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This movie, called “Death Valley Dreamlapse” illustrates the apparent movements of the celestial sphere (caused by Earth’s own rotation) during the course of the night, asĀ  (see Figure 4-19). See if you can identify what might be planes, satellites and meteors!

Credits: hosted by the LA Times. Shot and edited by Gavin Heffernan. Produced by Sunchaser Pictures.