Wow! Yellowstone geysers time-lapse
Our friend Harun Mehmedinovic at Skyglow shared this new video with us. It’s called Hades Exhales, and it’s pretty awesome. Harun wrote:
Located at the corner of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, Yellowstone, America’s first National Park, sits on one of the most powerful supervolcanoes on the planet.
Yellowstone Caldera last erupted approximately 64 million years ago, sending pyroclastic flows across hundreds of miles in diameter, and covering most of North America with a thick layer of ash … Today, Yellowstone provides the visitors a spectacle of geothermal features and prismatic colors as pressure underneath builds to eventual geyser explosions across the basin. This breathtaking volcanic ritual serves as reminder that some of the most beautiful parts of nature are often the most dangerous.
This time-lapse was filmed as part of SKYGLOWPROJECT.COM, an ongoing crowdfunded quest to explore the effects and dangers of urban light pollution in contrast with some of the most incredible dark sky areas in North America.
Bottom line: Time-lapse of geyser basins at Yellowstone National Park.