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Earthlapse

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitJul 10, 2012 3:30 PM

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You might think I'm trying to clear out all the time lapse videos I have jostling for attention in my blog post queue, but hold up! I have one that isn't your everyday video. Not by a long shot. A long, long shot. This one, using photographs by astronauts on the International Space Station, is different. It features different frame rates, different angles, different music, and even a different soundtrack: inspirational speeches play over the equally inspirational photographs, giving this video a feel that's, well, different than others.

[embed width="610"]http://vimeo.com/44987521[/embed]

The aspect ratio is very wide, and I had to shrink it to make it fit the blog, so I suggest watching it full screen. As usual, if you want to understand some of the things you're seeing, check out the links in Related Posts below. I live every single day of my life inspired by space. It's a true joy to know that so many other people feel the same way.


Related Posts: - The softly glowing night sky - Aurora in the pink - Real time footage of the aurora shows them dancing and shimmering - JAW DROPPING Space Station time lapse! - Followup: City lights from space

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