Yellowstone became the first designated national park in 1872 for good reason. The area—which spreads across Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho—is treasured for its sprawling vistas, majestic wildlife, and ongoing geothermal features, which are fueled by the Yellowstone Caldera, the biggest supervolcano in North America.

Millions of people flock to Yellowstone every year to take in the park’s dynamic and spectacular sights, but thanks to the team at the Skyglow project, you don’t have to book a plane ticket to get in on the action. Creators Harun Mehmedinovic (who shot and edited) and Emina Becirovic (who produced) created a timelapse that displays the park’s thermal activity in all its glory, including a view of Yellowstone at night tha most have never seen.

Part of the Skyglow project’s initiative is to examine the effects of light pollution on dark sky environments, and was created in conjunction with the International Dark-Sky Association.

Watch “Hades Exhales” below, and see more of the Skyglow project’s videos on Vimeo.


[h/t The Creators Project]

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