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That Wave

Credit: Gavin Heffernan & Harun Mehmedinović
Friday, Nov. 28, 2014: Astrophotographer Gavin Heffernan and his shooting partner Harun Mehmedinovic created this timelapse image of star trails over Arizona’s…Read More »





Wave rock formation, for a video commissioned by BBC Earth. The Wave, located near the Arizona-Utah border, consists of sandstone dunes that hardened, and then underwent erosion by water and wind, carving out smooth troughs in the laminated rock. Heffernan remarks in an email message to Space.com: “As far as I know, this is the first astrophotography timelapse ever filmed at this amazing location.” Image submitted Nov. 17, 2014.

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