Went to work a little early last night and spent the extra few minutes trying to photograph the Geminid meteor shower. I was able to capture a couple of them with my camera's sensitivity set to ISO 8000.
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|Faint meteor passing between Jupiter and the Pleiades star cluster|
|The zoomed in inset shows Jupiter with its moon Ganymede|
Now the birds.....
|Adult Black-crowned Night Heron|
|Immature Black-crowned Night Heron|
|Male Wood Ducks|
|Pair of Hooded Mergansers|