24 hours on top of the world

Da die Perseiden im Anflug sind (sic!), paßt dieses wunderschöne Video gut zu diesem himmlischen Ereignis. Also, ihr Freunde mit den Kameras, begebt euch raus in die Nacht...

Quelle: newscientist.com

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Want to capture a stunning view of the night sky amidst an other-worldly landscape?

The island of La Palma was the destination of choice for director Mike Moloney and photographer John Hooper, who shot this 24-hour time-lapse near the IAC observatory, nearly 2400 metres above sea level. Featuring galaxies, a volcanic crater and abandoned telescope control rooms, it's part of a series that captures an entire day at different locations.

Moloney used a programmable camera head to create a 360-degree view of the area. But he ran into trouble at 4.30 am when a gust of wind blew over his camera rig, smashing the camera head. The rest of the time-lapse had to break free of the rotational format but still gives a creative take on the surroundings.

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