Using The Photographer’s Ephemeris, a landscape photography tool, and Google Maps to stake out his location, he caught the light show with four different cameras and five lenses. The result is a visual tapestry of 2,452 still images, further condensed into another 1,315 images.
And yeah, it looks pretty trippy.
"I was a little off target on my initial shot, but... I was able to crop into the 6K time-lapse sequence and salvage the framing," Watson wrote in the video's description.
What's even more jarring, the rocket landed safely on Earth in an upright position, as if it hadn't just charted to the outer recesses of the atmosphere. Now, if Elon Musk could just stop tweeting his phone number.