Timelapse of Aurora australis above New Zealand

Timelapse of Aurora australis above New Zealand

New timelapse video compiled by Maki Yanagimachi at Mt. John University Observatory in New Zealand shows multi-colored aurora australis on night of July 17,

Waterspout in Riga, Latvia (Video)

Waterspout in Riga, Latvia (Video)

A viewer in Kolka, Latvia, caught this waterspout on tape on June 13, 2012 off the coast of the Gulf of Riga.Courtesy of Jan van Ooijen, MeteoService.nlVideo autor: Uldis KrustiņšSource:

Lightning strike sends baseball players running for cover

Lightning strike sends baseball players running for cover

A lighting bolt crashed close to the stadium at a Twins-Rangers game in Arlington, Texas on Sunday night, July 8, 2012. It wasn’t raining at the time, and there were no Severe Thunderstorm Warnings in effect, both of which seemed to surprise the media.This

Monster sunspot M-flare attack / Solar Watch July 5, 2012

Monster sunspot M-flare attack / Solar Watch July 5, 2012

Monster Sunspot 1515 continues to unleash impulsive M-Class solar flares. In the last 24 hours 12 M-Class flare eruptions have been reported. Active Region 11513 produced an M 1.8 flare at 16:39 UTC and the resulting eruption has sent a coronal mass ejection headed

TERRA SACRA Time Lapses

TERRA SACRA Time Lapses

An around-the-world time lapse journey celebrating our Sacred Earth. Six years in the making… seven continents… 24 countries.Terra Sacra Time Lapses is a short film featuring remote landscapes and ancient monuments from around the globe. These images were

The 20th century’s greatest volcanic eruption: Mt. Katmai 100 years later

The 20th century’s greatest volcanic eruption: Mt. Katmai 100 years later

Bill Burton discusses the June 6-8, 1912 eruption of Mount Katmai in Alaska which was 30 times larger than the eruption of Mt. St. Helens in 1980. This eruption caused widespread devastation, and inspired heroic efforts at survival by the local people. Burton returns

This is our planet (Video)

This is our planet (Video)

Enjoy this video, assembled by 18-year-old Tomislav Safundžic from Croatia!Image courtesy of the Image Science & Analysis Laboratory, NASA Johnson Space Centereol.jsc.nasa.gov/Videos/CrewEarthObservationsVideos/Music: The XX – IntroSvaka čast

Colorado wildfires seen from ISS

Colorado wildfires seen from ISS

Astronauts on the International Space Station captured on camera the vast scale of wildfires raging across parts of Colorado.A video released by NASA on June 28 shows huge plumes of smoke billowing up into sky above the Rocky Mountains. Several fires have been

Timelapse: Aurora Australis on June 19 2012

Timelapse: Aurora Australis on June 19 2012

Skywatchers in Australia were treated to unexpected beautiful views of the Aurora Australis. This timelapse is by Alex Cherney in Flinders Victroia, Australia who captured auroral views on June 19th 2012 in between clouds and rain. CME generated geomagnetic storming