Ralph Waldo Emerson writes, “If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years, how man would marvel and stare.” Of course, some of us still marvel and stare—and capture footage while doing so.

The uses for stock footage of stars are as infinite as the stars themselves, but if you’ve read our tutorial on how to create your own lightspeed travel effect, you also know of the infinite ways you can modify star footage in post to create realistic sci-fi effects.

Whether you’re searching for stock footage of romantic shooting stars or aiming to make your own hyperspace effects using shots of the night sky, we’ve got you covered with these selections from our library.

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Our Best Stock Footage: Time-Lapse Night Skies