Timelapse

Ultra-HD timelapse: SDO's sixth year watching the Sun

The Sun is always changing and NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory is always watching. Launched on February 11, 2010, SDO keeps a 24-hour eye on the entire disk of the Sun, with a prime view of the graceful dance of solar material coursing through the Sun's...

February 13, 2016

Blizzard 2016 claims at least 30 lives across the US East Coast

Although the massive Winter Storm "Jonas", that was battering the US East Coast since January 23, 2016, is now over, its effects are still felt. Some areas are still buried under large amounts of snow, and residents are unable to leave their homes. At...

January 25, 2016

Northern Lights over North Wales time-lapse video

Aurora lights, one of the most striking Earth's natural phenomena, have made a spectacular appearance over skies of north western Anglesey in North Wales, on September 8, 2015.Aurora lights, or Northern Lights are caused by electrically charged particles

September 10, 2015

Edge of Stability: 5 weeks of severe weather in 5 minutes

This timelapse video was produced by photographer Jeff Boyce of Negative Tilt Photography who spent five weeks from May to June of this year traveling around the United States to capture over 70 000 high-resolution photos of severe weather and the night sky.The result i

July 27, 2015

Alexander Gerst’s Earth timelapses

Watch Earth roll by through the perspective of ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst in this six-minute timelapse video from space. Combining 12 500 images taken by Alexander during his six-month Blue Dot mission on the International Space Station this Ultra High Definition vid

December 22, 2014

Aurora flyover in HD as seen from the International Space Station

The following video was compiled from time-lapse videos recorded from the International Space Station, courtesy of the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA Johnson Space Centre.

November 16, 2014

A timelapse of the late October solar activity

Awesome time-lapse video features show 15 days of solar action from October 14th to 30th, 2014, showing sunspot AR 2192, the largest sunspot of the last two solar cycles or more than two decades. During the transition time Sunspot 2192 produced six X-class and 37 M-clas

November 13, 2014

Flight of the Aurora - Time-lapse video by InFocus Imagery

On June 5, 2014, a giant filament erupted on the Sun. It released a Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) which left the Sun at 1.2 million mph (512 km/s). Although majority of plasma cloud was directed away from Earth we were still hit by a small part, a glancing blow.The i

June 26, 2014

Epic time-lapse of supercell storm cloud formation

A group of stormchasers called "Basehunters" have released two awesome videos of supercell cloud storms formed in northeast Wyoming (U.S.) over the last two days. Supercell storm clouds are rare, beautiful and extremely dangerous. The first vide

May 20, 2014

Genesis of a Lunar Halo - Time-lapse video by InFocus Imagery

This short time-lapse was captured on February 19, 2014. At approximately 02:00 UTC an unexpected CME (Coronal Mass Ejection) impacted our planet's magnetosphere. The aurora display was fairly active peaking at G2 storm levels. A large portion of the display

February 20, 2014

Sky Dance - Time-lapse video by InFocus Imagery

Found a little bit of Aurora on Februaty 8/9, 2014. There was a very subdued show. Conditions on Friday were blowing snow, -22 deg C with a 15 km/h wind from the north. I thought that was pretty cold until I headed out again on Saturday night when it was crystal clear

February 11, 2014

Into The Atmosphere - Time-lapse video by Michael Shainblum

"Into The Atmosphere" is photographer Michael Shainblum's tribute to the state of California and its stunning deserts, mountains and coastlines captured over the course of a year and brought to life as never before using about 12 400

December 13, 2013

The world outside my window - Time-lapse of Earth from the ISS

This great montage of time-lapse photography from the International Space Station was made by David Peterson and collected from many images taken in Expeditions 29, 30 and 31.  The goal with this sequence was to bring a bit more attention to the

December 04, 2013

Auroral Tempest - Time-lapse video by InFocus Imagery

This time-lapse was captured on the morning of November 11, 2013. It is suspected that two CMEs (Coronal Mass Ejections) on November 8th and 10th from two separate X-class solar flares combined to form one cloud of plasma. The interaction of this energy with

November 20, 2013

Eruption of Kliuchevskoi sends plume of ash 4 km into air

A giant steam ring was produced by an explosion this morning at Kliuchevskoi volcano, Kamchatka. The volcano emits a variable but often intense steam plume with some ash. Sporadic small explosions can be seen as well, suggesting that weak strombolian activity

November 14, 2013

Elemental Iceland - stunning timelapse video by Stian Rekdal

Norwegian photographer Stian Rekdal drove nearly 5 500 kilometers on his last month's trip to Iceland and took over 40 000 photos on the way. 3 500 of them were used to create this showcase of Iceland's natural beauty. The glacier lagoon

October 14, 2013

250 million protests worldwide visualized in one time-lapse (1979 - 2013)

Pennsylvania State University doctoral candidate John Beieler has created a time-lapse visualization that shows all global protest activity from 1979-2013. Beieler used monthly data available at GDELT (The Global Database of Events, Language, and Tone) - an

September 11, 2013