A green and red Orionid meteor striking the sky below Milky Way and to the right of Venus. Zodiacal light is also seen at the image. The trail appears slightly curved due to edge distortion in the lens. (I'm just quoting Wikipedia.
Leonid Meteor Storm, as seen over North America on the night of November Date Published 1888 Source E. Weiß: "Bilderatlas der Sternenwelt" Author E. Weiß Permission Copyright expired (book printed in author died in
Major Meteor Showers visible during the night where the expected Zenith Hourly Rate (ZHR) will be 10 or more, or where the rate may be variable. Since more meteors are always seen after midnight, these dates are the best mornings to observe.
The sky is falling "Snowy Range Perseid Meteor Shower" by David Kingham of the U. was "highly commended" in the Earth and Space category. Kingham combines 23 individual stills to convey the excitement and dynamism of August's Perseid meteor shower.