A beautiful selection of nightscape scenes by Colin Legg for entry into the 2012 David Malin Awards. The awards are for images of the night sky and landscape captured by Australian astrophotographers. “I am very happy and honored to report that this video won 1st prize in the ‘animation’ category at the 2012 awards.”
A number of interesting sky and space phenomena are included in the clip:
1. Comet Lovejoy.
2. Exploding Meteor and Train.
3. A Total Lunar eclipse from start to finish.
4. Multi coloured air glow in the upper atmosphere and ionosphere.
5. Lightning storms.