21Dec2011

 Spectacular Time-Lapse Video of Australian Night Sky

An amateur astronomer from Australia created this stunning time-lapse video of the night sky over the ocean. It shows clouds streaming across the sky, star-spangled heavens and the oscillations of the tide. It took Alex Cherney of Victoria, Australia a year to compile the 30 hours of exposure. In May, Cherney took the overall prize at the STARMUS astrophotography competition for this video.

Source; Wired Science   Video: Ocean Sky from Alex Cherney.

 

ESA’s ‘Earth from Space’ web-TV takes off

Discover more about our planet with the new Earth from Space video program. Join in every Friday at 10:00 CET for an 800 km-high tour with spectacular images from Earth-observing satellites.
 
Unusual perspectives and stunning scenes supplemented by interesting facts and new insights await you. In the first editions of Earth from Space, presenter Kelsea Brennan-Wessels shows us satellite views of natural and man-made magnificence from an underwater volcano off the coast of the Canary Islands to the floating city of Venice.

This ESA Web-TV programme has been created to complement the successful Image of the Week – published every Friday since 2004 on ESA’s Observing the Earth portal. Future editions will include information on ESA’s satellites as well as interviews with Earth observation experts on the latest discoveries of changes in our environment.

Watch Earth from Space on ESA app on your mobile device. 

Dave says:

Gotta agree Ed… the best I've seen and totally transfixing.

Ed Catoe says:

What a fantastic time-lapse video of the night sky! Well done Alex Cherney. The sky is like a sparkling veil of diamonds and the Earth is the precious jewel we live on.

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