Time-lapse animations have always fascinated me. With a time-lapse you can make things visible to the human eye that are normally happening too slow. The movement of stars in the sky or the process of putting up a house are very interesting to look at when the clock has been accelerated.
After a very nice display the day before, another solar eruption triggered an even more impressive display
All images were taken with a Coolpix 4500 camera, either with the wide-angle converter, or the fisheye converter.
Here are some images, additionally you can view these two videos:
Nikon Coolpix 4500, 12sec, ISO400, Wide angle converter, NR off
I also made an animation of this Aurora Display: 20031029_aurora_north.mpg. The images for this movie were made without noise reduction, the glow on the upper right border is a camera artifact…
Nikon Coolpix 4500, 60sec, ISO400, Fish Eye converter, NR on Read More