With an entire row to himself on a flight between San Francisco and Paris' Charles De Gaulle, Vimeo user Beep Show set up an SLR camera and snapped a picture every two to 30 seconds for 11 hours straight. After the flight, he pieced together all of the images and ended up with this stunning time-lapse that takes viewers over the Arctic.

"The photos during take-off and landing are all computer models and totally rendered because I would never use an electronic device when the FAA prohibits them," Beep Show explained. The rest of the shots, included those about halfway through the video of the Aurora Borealis, are all real. "I did get lucky and have a whole row to myself to setup the tripod and gear."

H/T: BoingBoing.

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