This Amazing Timelapse Video Shows Michigan Like You’ve Never Seen It Before

We thought we had seen just about every angle imaginable of Michigan. We’ve marveled at its lakes and rivers, cities and countrysides, and all corners of its peninsulas – Upper and Lower.

But we hadn’t considered looking up at the heavens. That is, until we came across the handy work of YouTube user Matthew Eddy. In this video, simply named Milky Way Time Lapse – Michigan, Eddy compiles 5,659 individual images, taken over 11 nights from May of 2013 until July of 2014, using two cameras (equaling 50.2 hours of footage!) to produce this spectacular show of lights brought to us by the Milky Way, by way of Leelanau County.

Have a look.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Wow – just wow. And to think all it took to make this was a couple of cameras and a little patience. Tell us though, where in Michigan are your favorite places for stargazing?