This is a timelapse video captured from the backyard of a stargazer in the White Mountains of Arizona featuring the Milky Way moving across the sky (plus some shooting stars!) over the course of an evening. Their living room light is also heavily featured, and more than a little distracting.
This is a beautiful and well-edited timelapse video captured by amateur astronomer and Youtuber k2qogir featuring the James Webb Space Telescope passing in front of Alnilam, the middle and brightest star in Orion’s Belt, part of a nebula some 2,000 light years away. In k2gogir’s own words while I pound
This is a video of crafter of things, writer, rider (motorcycle and bike), part-time teacher, and animal lover Becky Stern (links to her website with free downloadable patterns) demonstrating how to make some illuminated zodiac embroideries that light up thanks to LEDs and conductive thread in the back. Pretty cool!
This is a short timelapse video captured by sky watcher Preston Chamblen of the Milky Way beginning to rise in the early morning hours. In his own words while I grab some binoculars and stare at the sun until I can see through walls, or not at all. Go big
Remember the post from two days ago of the entire interior of a room being painted with Musou black, the world’s darkest commercially available paint, absorbing 99.4% of light that hits it? I certainly hope you remember, otherwise we might have a The Notebook situation on our hands. I would
This is Starsounds, an ambient music track created by composer Brian Eno (who, FUN FACT: actually coined and popularized the term ambient music) using the infrasound acoustic waves stars produce, which have been sped up to be heard by human ears. That’s cool. You know what would be even cooler?