Photo credit: Daniel Lopez via Peta Pixel

Photographer Daniel Lopez has shot the moon before, but never quite like this. For his latest adventure, he decided to mount an ultra telephoto lens onto his camera approximately 10-miles away from a volcano and captured an incredible 2-minute video of a moonset in real-time. Continue reading to see his setup.

“The focal length, distance, and people on the volcano make the moon look like it’s a Death Star colliding into the Earth. Lopez shot the footage near Mount Teide in the Canary Islands off the coast of Africa. He used a giant telescopic lens, Canon teleconverters, and a Sony a6300 camera,” reports Peta Pixel.