Tag Archives: Milky Way

Tempest Vermilion

“Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona hosts some of the most unique landscapes on the planet, from the red iron oxide cliffs of its namesake, to the Jurassic-era petrified sandstone of White Pocket. This area features what some have described … Continue reading

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Stormscapes 2

“High plains storms are some of the most beautiful and wild in the world. I spent May – September 2014 photographing all types of severe weather in Wyoming, Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Colorado. This time lapse project is a … Continue reading

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The ESO Observatories: Atacama Transitions And Landscapes Under The Southern Sky

This is a simply superb piece of time lapse photography, taken by Christoph Malin. It is set at the ESO Observatories in the Atacama Desert, which is known for its super clear night skies. And what skies they are! It’s breathtaking seeing the … Continue reading

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Kings Time Lapse

“Kings” is an excellent time lapse video by Gavin Heffernan. It was shot over 3 days and two nights at the stunning Kings Canyon National Park. The effort really paid off, as we’re treated to some sublime landscape shots, beautiful … Continue reading

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That Night Over Half Dome

“Captured one night last May this eight frame mosaic starts on the left, down Northside Drive through Yosemite National Park. It ends thousands of light-years away though, as the arc of the Milky Way tracks toward the center of our galaxy on the right, far … Continue reading

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Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2013

The winners of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 were recently announced, and the pictures are incredible. The overall winning picture is shown above. Titled “Guiding Light to the Stars”, this image by Mark Gee is truly spectacular. Not … Continue reading

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Noctilucent Clouds And Aurora Over Scotland

“Why would the sky still glow after sunset? Besides stars and the band of our Milky Way galaxy, the sky might glow because it contains either noctilucent clouds or aurora. Rare individually, both are visible in the above time lapse … Continue reading

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