Tag Archives: atmospheric gravity waves

Dec 20-21, 2019 time lapse plus star trails

Some people mark the shortest day, but I always look forward to the longest night (tomorrow).

This time lapse contains 2,877 frames captured over 13+ hours between Dec 20, 2019 at 5:16pm MST – Dec 21, 2019 at 7:02am MST.

There’s a Starlink satellite constellation overpass near the start. It’s more obvious in the star trail version.

Nov 5-6, 2019 time lapses

This is a good one. The first half of the night was pretty moonlit and kinda meh. I woke up around 12:30am and went out to see the last glow of the moon setting on the western horizon. I cranked up the exposure times and ISO. The airglow after the moon set is 😍Like you are living under the water and looking up at the rippled surface. Best viewed full screen and 4K.

Not long after Zodiacal light appears in the east there’s a nice fireball on the horizon due north that left a persistent ion train as dawn broke.

The wave cloud over the Sangre de Cristos was magnificent and I recentered the view for it. I also put out a second camera because I knew it was going to be really, really nice.

Oct 24-25, 2019 time lapse

There’s a meteor with persistent ion train around 1:10 mark. Also more airglow and atmospheric gravity waves.