Timelapse Captures Rocket Zooming Across New Zealand Night Sky

A New Zealand resident filmed a mesmerizing timelapse video of a rocket zooming across the night sky of Wellington, New Zealand, on December 15.

Sean Gillespie posted the video to Twitter stated that he spotted the odd clouds before he started to created the timelapse video. The rocket flew through the night sky and left behind blue trails of light.

Gillespie said in the Twitter post he captured a “twilight phenomena” from a rocket’s launch by Rocket Lab.

Rocket Lab launched a satellite called The Owl’s Night Begins on December 15 from New Zealand’s Māhia Peninsula, which is around 500 km north of Wellington. Credit: Sean Gillespie via Storyful