the Lodge

VicSouth Desert Spring Star Party

time-lapse sequences & slideshows

A collective thanks to the creators of these videos, for allowing us to put the fruits of their hours of work online. In some cases these are low-resolution and/or abbreviated versions of their original videos.

Further contributions to this page welcomed.

Note : various video formats & resolutions have been used by the creators, over a period of several years, using many different computers. If your computer complains about an unrecognised video format or decode error, then you may need to install an appropriate Video Codec.
The Combined Community Codec Pack includes just about every video codec available for Windows, plus the Media Player Classic, which together can play all of these videos.


Greg Walton's time-lapse of the evening and night of October 13-14, including sunset, sunrise, and a night full of stars and aurorae (83MB MP4).


Blair Lade's time-lapse of distant lightning beneath southern stars (8MB AVI).

Leon Geljon's slideshow of his VicSouth 2008 (105MB WMV).

Phil Hart's time-lapse of the Moon and Venus setting behind approaching clouds (169MB AVI).


Leon Geljon's slideshow of his VicSouth 2007 (79MB AVI).


Leon Geljon's slideshow of his VicSouth 2006 (70MB AVI).