This video time-lapse takes you to the mysterious and unexplained sliding stones of Racetrack Playa. Made by Sunchaser Pictures: No UFOs this time (we think) but plenty of wonder and amazement, including some insane star trails, a beautiful milky way pass over the lakebed, and an incredible pink desert aurora! Check out the video…
A long filament of solar material that had been hovering in the Sun‘s atmosphere, the corona, erupted out into space. The coronal mass ejection, or CME, traveled at over 900 miles per second, held on August 31, 2012 at 4:36 p.m. EDT. Watch the video
Scientists discover where the mysterious sounds of the Northern Lights are generated. The strange crackling noises of the Aurora Borealis have been explained by researchers at the Aalto University in Finland, and that they form about 70 meters above the ground. Image credit: by photo/video artist Ole C. Salomonsen.
As the Sun crosses the celestial equator heading south, spring begins in the southern hemisphere and autumn in the north. And though the seasonal connection is still puzzling, both spring and autumn bring an increase in geomagnetic storms. Image Credit: Yuichi Takasaka / TWAN
This spectacular time-lapse video of aurora in the Arctic skies is the latest creation by photo/video artist Ole C. Salomonsen.
“For this video I did shoot approx 150.000 exposures from sept.2011 – april.2012 using Canon DSLR’s and various wide angle lenses.”