Timelapse videos

Spectacular Ultra-High Definition Timelapse from the Space Station

by Nancy Atkinson September 9, 2014

Holy moly! Take a look at this new 4K timelapse video from ESA created from imagery taken by astronaut Alexander Gerst. Before you watch, however, you might want to change your video viewing setting to as high as they can go. Nancy Atkinson on Google+

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Incredible Timelapse: 7,000 Miles of Clear Skies

by Nancy Atkinson June 23, 2014

Wow! This video brought tears to my eyes because of its sheer beauty. Our friend and frequent astrophoto contributor César Cantu fulfilled a lifelong dream this past month of taking a trip through the southwestern of the United States, to “see and feel the shocking nature reflected in the Grand Canyon, in the Arches National […]

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Jaw-Dropping Sunset Timelapse from Sweden

by Nancy Atkinson June 9, 2014

This is not your basic sunset timelapse! It combines a close-up view of the Sun with a solar telescope along with the landscape in the foreground. Astrophotographer Göran Strand from Sweden has been planning this photoshoot for a year, and it turned out spectacularly. “Yesterday I went out to shoot a sunset I’ve planed since […]

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Timelapse: Anticrepuscular Rays at Monument Valley

by Nancy Atkinson May 29, 2014

Astrophotograher César Cantú from Mexico is visiting Utah and captured an incredible timelapse of the view at sunset along with the formation of anti-crepuscular rays — a spectacular optical phenomena where light rays scattered by dust and haze appear on the horizon opposite to the setting Sun. The word crepuscular means “relating to twilight,” and […]

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Stunning Timelapse: Stargazing in the Canadian Rockies

by Nancy Atkinson December 19, 2013

One of our favorite photographers, Jack Fusco, recently visited Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada, one of the worlds largest dark sky preserves. He went there on behalf of Travel Alberta, during the annual Night Sky Festival. “I was lucky enough to have two clear nights to explore and shoot as many photos as possible […]

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