1. Venus - Lunar Occultation.
    Taebaek, Korea.

    Kwon, O Chul.

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  2. On a remote island hours away from Key West lies the largest masonry structure in the Americas: Fort Jefferson. Built with 16 million bricks, but never finished, the fort served as a prison during Civil War. In 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, upon visiting the island, named it a National Monument, and in 1992 it became part of Dry Tortugas National Park.

    Besides serving as a safe haven for the most preserved coral reef in the United States, the set of islands that comprise the national park also protect countless marine animals and bird species. However, the true treasure of this amazing place was noted by one of its most famous prisoners, Dr. Samuel Mudd, who once said that the the only escape from the hell of this prison was gazing at the night skies. Today, Dry Tortugas National Park is the darkest spot on USA's East Coast.

    This video was filmed as part of SKYGLOW (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. This project is being produced in collaboration with International Dark-Sky Association (darksky.org), a non-profit fighting for the preservation of night skies around the globe.

    The film was shot on Canon 5DSR & 5DIII cameras & lenses sponsored by Canon USA, aided by Alpine Labs' Michron, powered by Paul C. Buff Vagabond Mini. LRTimelapse was used to process some of the shots.

    High resolution stills can be found here: dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/24210546/JPEG/SKYGLOW-TORTUGAS%20ROCK-STILLS.zip

    Producer/Editor/Shooter: Harun Mehmedinovic
    Music: Terry Devine-King

    Special Thanks:
    Kelly Clark & Nick Fuechsel
    National Park Service
    Semezdin & Sanja Mehmedinovic
    Matt Walker & Pierangelo Pirak
    Aaron McNally & Canon USA
    Kevin Noble & Paul C. Buff Inc.
    Greg Horvath & Alpine Labs
    International Dark-Sky Association
    Northern Arizona University
    State Of Florida

    Dry Tortugas National Park, FL

    *****You can support SKYGLOW by visiting WWW.SKYGLOWPROJECT.COM. All your support goes to creation of more videos and images.*****

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    Email: info@skyglowproject.com

    This video is COPYRIGHT 2016 Harun Mehmedinovic / SKYGLOWPROJECT.COM. Any use beyond embedding this video in it's unaltered form and properly credited to SKYGLOW PROJECT/SKYGLOWPROJECT.COM on another website requires permission from the creator. Any use of the entirety or portion(s) of this video to drive advertising traffic, sales or any other profit-driven venture on a third party website without express permission from the content creator will result in prosecution to the full extent of the law.

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