“Full Moon over the Alps” shortlisted for the 2015 Astronomy Photographer of the year award!

Great news!¬†my image “A full Moon above the Alps in Turin” has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2015’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year award, run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich in London¬†!!!

The competition, now in its seventh year, received a record number of entries, with 2,700 images submitted from amateurs and professional photographers in 60 countries.

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Here are some of the articles that announced the shortlist:

Venus and Jupiter conjunction

Venere, Giove e Sacra

:: This evening splendid Venus-Jupiter pair captured next to the Sacra di San Michele, the Symbolic monument of the Piedmont region, in the North-West of Italy. The book The Name of the Rose was inspired by this monumental abbey ::

Moon and Venus at sunset

Mon and Venus at sunset

Moon, Aldebaran and Venus over the Castle of Valentino

Moon, Aldebaran and Venus

Crescent Moon (with earthshine) and the tower of Medieval Castle

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Partial solar eclipse – 20.3.2015

Partial eclipse sequence

L’ORA BLU DEL CASTELLO DEL VALENTINO / BLUE HOUR OF THE VALENTINO CASTLE

L'ora blu del castello del Valentino

LA MOLE SOTTO IL PONTE / MOLE UNDER THE BRIDGE

La Mole sotto il ponte

SCALONE D’ONORE PALAZZO MADAMA – TORINO

Scalone d'onore Palazzo Madama (Juvarra)

PANORAMI TORINESI / VIEWS OF TURIN

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TORINO ALL’IMBRUNIRE / Turin at nightfall

Amazing Torino

CUPOLA DELLA REAL CHIESA DI SAN LORENZO / Cupola of Church of San Lorenzo

Cupola chiesa di San Lorenzo