May 23, 2014 1:56 PM EDT

Get pumped for tonight’s never-before-seen meteor shower with a look back at similar celestial events from the past seven years. This gorgeous time-lapse video, created by photographer Thomas O’Brien, features footage shot during Perseid, Geminid and Leonid showers.

We’ve seen plenty of time-lapse videos, but this one is the real STAR of the show. (Sorry.)

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