Timelapse

aral sea 1984 landsat f

Interactively explorable Earth's topographic changes since 1984

In a global, zoomable and interactively explorable timelapse, Google's Earth Engine has finally made available over 5 million satellite images acquired over the past three decades by 5 different satellites. You can search, pan, or zoom around to begin exploring...

November 29, 2016

light pillars denmark adrien mauduit november 8 2016

Light pillars and Moon halo over Denmark

Light pillars and halos are formed when the freezing cold atmospheric air is filled with tiny ice particles in suspension. When the wind is low and the sky is clear, you might observe strange beams coming from different sources of light. Ice particles reflect and...

November 09, 2016

Michael Shainblum Metropolis Cityscape Timelapse 4k

Metropolis: Cityscape Timelapse in 4K by Michael Shainblum

Metropolis is a collection of Michael Shainblum's favorite urban timelapses from his travels in the past few years. The cities included in the film are Dubai, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Chicago, and Las Vegas. Video...

October 19, 2016

pecos_hank_ _heavenly_storms_ _2016_f

The Heavenly Storms - Supercell, tornado and lightning storms time lapse

This 4K UHD time lapse of some of the most beautiful storms from the 2016 storm season was produced by Pecos Hank. Hank compiled his recordings of incredible supercell structures, explosive storm updrafts, rotating mesocyclones and unbelievably beautiful lightning...

August 13, 2016

DSCOVR_s_view_of_Earth_f

A full year of life on Earth as seen 1.6 million km away

On July 20, 2015, NASA released to the world the first image of the sunlit side of Earth captured by EPIC camera on NOAA's DSCOVR satellite. The camera has now recorded a full year of life on Earth from its orbit at Lagrange point 1, approximately 1.6 million km...

July 22, 2016

noctilucent_clouds_storm_ _12 14jul2016_denmark_by_adrien_maudit_YT

Noctilucent clouds storm from July 12 - 14 over Denmark

You are not dreaming, you can see waves, shock fronts or waterfalls in the night sky! On the nights of the 12-13th and 13-14th of July 2016, Denmark has witnessed two very powerful and bright noctilucent cloud shows in a row. The brightest and broadest I can...

July 16, 2016

nlc_alberta_canada_21jun2016_Derek_Mellott_f

Noctilucent clouds in motion

On the night of June 21, 2016, photographer Derek Mellott from the town of Gibbons, Alberta, Canada recorded this fantastic display of noctilucent clouds (NLCs). "They were the brightest I have ever seen," he said. "It seemed like a good time to...

June 22, 2016

sdo_6th_year_sun_2015_f

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

winter_storm_jonas_feat_2

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

aurora_borealis

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_by_jeff_boyce_feat

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

ag_earth_timelapse_dec_2014

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

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

sdo_aia_304_oct_22_2014_at_14 46_(1)

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_infocus_imagery

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

Wright_to_Newcastle,_WY_Supercell_Time Lapse

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_ _copyright_infocus_imagery

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