Tag Archives: Time Lapse

Time lapse of Earth rotating under the night sky

The Very Large Telescope (VLT) is an array of four, movable optical telescopes operated by the European Southern Observatory in Chile. According to its Wikipedia entry the array is capable of seeing the gap between the headlights of a car … Continue reading

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The Changing face of America

Policylink is a US research institute with an aim ‘to advance economic and social equity’. Its latest publication, Prosperity 2050, explores changes in the racial make-up of the nation and how current inequalities will impact economic growth, To put his … Continue reading

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Six years of edits to the OS Mastermap

The UK’s national mapping agency, the Ordnance Survey (OS), claims to produce the largest, most detailed and up to date map of any country in the world. Mastermap, as it’s known is compiled by 250 surveyors, 2 aircraft, has 5,000 … Continue reading

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Time lapse of London from space

A fascinating, but all too  brief time-lapse video from rocket scientist, Nathan Bergey . The animation is a compilation of daily pictures of southern England and Wales over the course of 2010. Images are from the MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging … Continue reading

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Asteroid discovery visualization

Last week I mentioned a live map on the Antrim Observatory Website displaying near earth asteroids. Scott Malloy the creator of that app also came up with this stunning animation showing asteroid discovery since 1980. The visualization is a time … Continue reading

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