Posts Tagged ‘auroras’

Beautiful Photos of Auroras Shimmering Over Iceland by Stéphane Vetter

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French photographer Stephane Vetter is a master of capturing gorgeous photos of landscapes at night. One of his favorite things to shoot are the northern lights (AKA aurora borealis) over Iceland, so many of his long exposure photographs show greenish glows illuminating the sky above.
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First-Ever Hyperspectral Photo of Auroras

Auroras are quite popular as a photo subject these days, especially for time-lapse photography, but a team of researchers in Norway recently snapped pictures of one in a way that hasn’t been done before: with a hyperspectral camera. The special device can simultaneously capture multiple spectral bands of light. The composite photograph above was created by combining three such bands of light, with each one assigned a different RGB color.
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Time-Lapse of the Auroras From Above

Inspired by the incredible ISS time-lapse that went viral recently, YouTube user isoeph collected NASA photographs from The Gateway To Astronaut Photography of Earth and created this equally impressive time-lapse video showing the ISS passing over the auroras.

(via Laughing Squid)