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Marvel at the Wonder of the Aurora Australis in This Stunning Time-lapse Video

A filmmaker named Martin Heck of Timestorm Films has posted a truly stunning new video.

The time-lapse video was filmed at the Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station and shows the sky lit up by the Aurora Australis. (H/T Laughing Squid)

As he explains in the video description, capturing the footage was incredibly difficult.

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“The South Pole is one of the coldest, driest and harshest places on earth,” he said. “The Aurora Australis can be seen together with the core of the milkyway only here in Antarctica. Temperatures below -70°C/-95°F during the polar night are not uncommon. Together with strong winds and exceptional aridity this is one of the hardest places to shoot timelapse in. Special equipment has been constructed and modified to keep the cameras running.”

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