The song "My Soul" is by Peter Mayer, from his CD "Midwinter." Peter's website is

Time lapse scenes were captured by Mark Ellis over the course of a year in northern Minnesota, on nights when the sky was mostly clear and very dark, with little to no moon present. Some of the best captures where on very cold nights, as low as -30°F (-35°C). Mark's website is

This video is a tribute to all four of Mark's grandparents. Time spent at each of their northern Minnesota lake homes while growing up, and the awe from the night sky and nature, was the inspiration for this project. Perhaps their souls were looking back from the stars during the miracle of these peaceful night sky photo captures.

Bad Astronomy article featuring this video:

Loading more stuff…

Hmm…it looks like things are taking a while to load. Try again?

Loading videos…