Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. Quick, make a wish! A meteor streaks across the sky above Arches National Park in Utah during the annual Perseid meteor shower, one of the most prolific meteor showers in the universe.
Aurora and meteor over Manitoba, Canada. This image was winner in the Beauty of the Night Sky category for the 2013 International Earth and Sky Photo Contest. Place in Beauty of the Night Sky category goes to "Meteor Magic" by Shannon Bileski