To coincide with International Dark Sky Association’s Dark Sky Week – April 22-28, 2017 – and to help raise awareness for the release of their new book, timelapse artists and filmmakers Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovi of Project Skyglow released this beautiful new video, called POLI’AHU. It’s shot above the clouds at the famous Mauna Kea Observatories in Hawaii.
Music: “Genesis One” by David O’Brien / Chris Egan and “E Ala E” by Pualani Kanahele.
Gavin and Harun are dedicated to raising awareness about light pollution. They’re also giving away things, and it’s not too late to enter to win. Their Facebook video below explains it all. Details on the giveaway are toward the end of the video. Entering just involves sharing this Facebook video. If you don’t see a button to share the video on your Facebook page – thereby entering the giveaway – click here.
Bottom line: Project Skyglow video and giveaway.
Deborah Byrd created the EarthSky radio series in 1991 and EarthSky.org in 1994. Today, she serves as Editor-in-Chief of this website. She has won a galaxy of awards from the broadcasting and science communities, including having an asteroid named 3505 Byrd in her honor. A science communicator and educator since 1976, Byrd believes in science as a force for good in the world and a vital tool for the 21st century. "Being an EarthSky editor is like hosting a big global party for cool nature-lovers," she says.