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Timelapse: Indonesian Volcanoes at Day and Night by Thierry Legault

Here’s a beautiful new timelapse from the extremely talented astrophotographer Thierry Legault. He recently traveled to Java Island in Indonesia to the Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park and shot imagery and footage of two active volcanoes, both during the day and at night. The views are absolutely stunning.

“At night, the activity of the sky, nature (volcanoes, clouds and fog) and humans (cars and hikers) is very intense!” Legault said via email.

Below are a couple of still photos from the video:

The Milky Way over a volcano in Indonesia. Credit and copyright: Thierry Legault.

The Milky Way over a volcano in Indonesia. Credit and copyright: Thierry Legault.

Fog surrounds the volcanoes of Tengger-Bromo-Semeru Park in Java, Indonesia. Credit and copyright: Thierry Legault.

Fog surrounds the volcanoes of Tengger-Bromo-Semeru Park in Java, Indonesia. Credit and copyright: Thierry Legault.

Thanks to Thierry Legault for sharing his videos and images with Universe Today!

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Nancy Atkinson is currently Universe Today's Contributing Editor. Previously she served as UT's Senior Editor and lead writer, and has worked with Astronomy Cast and 365 Days of Astronomy. Nancy is also a NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador.

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  • Tim Reyes August 19, 2014, 2:22 AM

    Ok. I’m hooked. I posted it on my facebook.

  • 2stepbay August 19, 2014, 4:14 AM

    Thierry Legault has a knack for raising the bar quite often in the realm of time-lapse.

  • Aqua4U August 19, 2014, 8:20 PM

    Mais oui! Masterful works from Thierry’s gifted hands… Merci. Plus s’il vous plaît?

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