Let’s Make a Planetarium Show: Part 7 – After Effects

At this point I have an audio track (usually still without music) and all of my scenes and photography stuff rendered and ready to be compiled within After Effects.  It’s within AE that I can crossfade scenes, add any additional video or image elements, warp text or images, create complementary transitions between scenes or pictures, create a dome mask, title sequences, etc.

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Tonight: The Remnants of Halley’s Comet Brings Us The Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower

Eta Aquarids

The second meteor shower of the year will be in the form of the Eta Aquarids, an event that springs from the result of the passing of Halley’s Comet.  The Eta Aquarids is an annual event that runs from around April 19th through May 28th.  This year, the peak viewing time will be May 4 through Tuesday night, May 5th.

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