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.
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
Solitary Geyser in Yellowstone Park is anything but solitary this night. While it steams and erupts so does a large eruption from the Lion Group far below. Additionally 2 Perseid meteors flash across the vista.