Communicator (communicator) wrote,

Galaxy rising

A link to this clip has been sitting on metafilter for a couple of days but I didn't bother to look at it.

'Time lapse video of night sky in Fort Davis, Texas.'


Anyway, I was wrong. Because the sky moves so slowly each frame represents a 20-second exposure. This means the camera is much more sensitive to light than the human eye, which means that the visuals on the Milky Way are a good deal more vivid than you have ever seen before.

Recommended to astronomy fans.

ETA - I've watched it on two computers, and it looked much better on the desktop than the laptop.

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