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Planetary Panoramas: 360 Degree Night-Sky Time-Lapse

A multiple camera, 360 degree, night-sky time-lapse by photographer Vincent Brady and musician Brandon McCoy.

Software used in the making:

  • Magic Lantern: A firmware hack to use the intervelometer in camera.
  • StarStax: Appropriately named software used to stack images of stars.
  • PTGui: Used to manually stitch panoramas together.
  • LR Time-Lapse: For smoothing out the time-lapse sequences via xmp files.
  • Adobe Photoshop CC: For all the photoediting fun and to create time-lapse sequences.
  • Adobe Premiere Pro: For slopping the whole video together.

For more info:
vincentbrady.com/planetarypanoramas

Space Video: Around Saturn

(WARNING: this video may not be suitable for people with photosensitive epilepsy)

This video shows a selection from more than 200.000 pictures taken by the Cassini Spacecraft around Saturn’s Rings in a period between 2004 and 2012, published through the Planetary Data System between June 2005 and June 2013

For more info: http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov

'Optimus Prime' Describes Hubble Telescope Successor's Transformation [NASA]

The James Webb Space Telescope will be folded up for its launch to an orbit nearly a million miles from Earth.

Voice actor Peter Cullen (Transformer’s Optimus Prime) describes how its ‘transformed’ to a working telescope and the science it will perform.

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