Time Lapse Video Of Earth Released

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A time lapse video of Earth went viral this week and has gained immense popularity.

The amazing five minute video contains thousands of NASA photos which were compiled by Michael Konig.

The photography, captured at the International Space Station, features 18 different sequences of photos.

According to Webpronews.com, The time lapse sequences are courtesy of  Ron Garan and the crew of expeditions 28 & 29 operating from August to October 2011.

Konig says that the shots were taken at an altitude of around
350 km with a high ISO HD Camera developed by NHK Japan,
nicknamed the SS-HDTV camera.

The video features the following sequences as listed on Konig’s Vimeo page:

1. Aurora Borealis Pass over the United States at Night
2. Aurora Borealis and eastern United States at Night
3. Aurora Australis from Madagascar to southwest of Australia
4. Aurora Australis south of Australia
5. Northwest coast of United States to Central South America at Night
6. Aurora Australis from the Southern to the Northern Pacific Ocean
7. Halfway around the World
8. Night Pass over Central Africa and the Middle East
9. Evening Pass over the Sahara Desert and the Middle East
10. Pass over Canada and Central United States at Night
11. Pass over Southern California to Hudson Bay
12. Islands in the Philippine Sea at Night
13. Pass over Eastern Asia to Philippine Sea and Guam
14. Views of the Mideast at Night
15. Night Pass over Mediterranean Sea
16. Aurora Borealis and the United States at Night
17. Aurora Australis over Indian Ocean
18. Eastern Europe to Southeastern Asia at Night

This follows an amazing time lapse video that was released in earlier months features the Southern Lights.

Check out this amazing video of the Southern Lights

Check out the video.

Earth | Time Lapse View from Space, Fly Over | NASA, ISS from Michael König on Vimeo.