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HomescienceThe Perseid meteor shower was captured on the Oregon coast

The Perseid meteor shower was captured on the Oregon coast

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Portland photographer Jay Shah visited the Peter Iredale shipwreck at Fort Stephens State Park on Aug. 12, 2023, along the northwest Oregon coast Saturday night to capture the Perseid meteor shower during its peak. His photos from the shower captured falling stars, the Milky Way, glowing bioluminescent and a ship on the horizon resembling a sunset.

Portland Photographer Jai Shah He visited the Peter Iredale shipwreck at Fort Stevens State Park along the northwest Oregon coast Saturday night to catch the Perseid meteor shower during its peak. His photos from the shower captured falling stars, the Milky Way, glowing bioluminescent and a ship on the horizon resembling a sunset.

Shah stresses that he only shoots single long exposure shots. He also said bioluminescence shone all over his shoes the night he took the photos.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration currently expects clear or mostly clear skies over Oregon at the height of the meteor shower tonight.

Check out where to watch the Perseid meteor shower in Oregon.

Click here to learn more about the Peter Iredale shipwreck.

Image above:

  • Taken 10:39 pm, Aug 12, 2023.
  • Camera: Sony Alpha 7 IV.
  • Lens: FE 24mm F1.4.
  • Exposure: 15 seconds.
  • ISO: 3200
  • Aperture: f/1.6
Portland photographer Jay Shah visited the Peter Iredale shipwreck at Fort Stephens State Park on Aug. 12, 2023, along the northwest Oregon coast Saturday night to capture the Perseid meteor shower during its peak. His photos from the shower captured falling stars, the Milky Way, glowing bioluminescent and a ship on the horizon resembling a sunset.

Image above:

  • Taken at 10:27 PM, Aug 12, 2023.
  • Camera: Sony Alpha 7 IV.
  • Lens: FE 24mm F1.4.
  • Exposure: 20 seconds.
  • ISO: 3200
  • Aperture: f/1.6

Escape from light pollution

Where are the darkest spots in Oregon? The interactive map below shows the light produced by human activity at night, as well as six suggested locations for viewing the night sky.

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