The Sciences

While the Sun Was Sleeping

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitOct 18, 2012 3:00 PM

Newsletter

Sign up for our email newsletter for the latest science news
 

Three years in the making, this amazing time lapse video of the night sky is by Jeffrey Sullivan, and is really, really beautiful. It's called While the Sun Was Sleeping. Make sure you set it to HD and make it full screen.

[embed width="610"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YOxo7uI8ns[/embed]

The song (which I really like) is called "While You Were Sleeping"

by Life Audience. If some of the footage seems familiar, it may be because I've featured some of it on this blog before, like the Perseid meteor shower

, and the setting lunar eclipse behind the tower

(which is frakkin' incredible). It's videos like this why I follow so many photographers and astrophotographers on Google+. It's a haven for amazing imagery.


Related Posts featuring Jeffrey's work: - Ridiculously awesome photo and time lapse of a stormcloud at twilight (MUST SEE!) - Lunar eclipse time lapse - Perseids, writ large

1 free article left
Want More? Get unlimited access for as low as $1.99/month

Already a subscriber?

Register or Log In

1 free articleSubscribe
Magazine Examples
Want more?

Keep reading for as low as $1.99!

Subscribe

Already a subscriber?

Register or Log In

More From Discover
Recommendations From Our Store
Shop Now
Stay Curious
Join
Our List

Sign up for our weekly science updates.

 
Subscribe
To The Magazine

Save up to 70% off the cover price when you subscribe to Discover magazine.

Copyright © 2021 Kalmbach Media Co.