Watch Seven Years' Worth Of Meteor Showers Condensed Into Two Minutes

Need a quick escape from your day? Put on your headphones and watch this dizzying time-lapse video at full screen as meteors from years and years of showers flit across the sky.

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Thomas O'Brien shot and edited this video, which captures the Perseid, Geminid and Leonid meteor showers, sometimes showing the path of the meteors against the long-exposure star trails. Watch it in HD if you can to see even more meteors streaking your screen.

You can also read O'Brien's tips for photographing meteor showers and see more of his photographs at his website.

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[via The Daily What]

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salamihawk
salamihawk

How do they get such incredible dynamic range in those images? I see city lights and starfields, headlights and galaxies... One of those timelapses even looked like it was done in broad daylight (0:40, though I'm assuming that the firey orb in the sky was actually a wildly overexposed moon)