Space Rocks Falling on Ancient Rocks: The Perseid Meteor Shower As Seen From Stonehenge

Perseid Meteor Shower as Seen from Stonehenge. Photograph by Adam Gray.

Photographer Adam Gray posted this jaw-dropping image to his Twitter account yesterday, taken while he was alone at Stonehenge during the Perseid meteor shower (click the image to megalithenate). Though there's only two fireballs caught in the shot, it's still a wonderful photo.

Also, below is a timelapse video taken from Stonehenge during the Perseids. You'll definitely have to keep your eyes peeled to catch the fireballs in this one though...perhaps better just to take in the whole amazing vista instead: