The show put on by the Perseid meteor shower early this morning over the Remaiolo beach (Isola d’Elba) was really great! Here you can find some fireballs captured during the photo session. La scorsa notte lo sciame meteorico delle Perseidi ha offerto uno spettacolo eccezionale sulla Spiaggia del Remaiolo (vicino Capoliveri, Isola d’Elba)! Ecco alcune dei […]
This morning I have been so lucky to capture (from Isola d’Elba) a Perseid meteor in the same frame together with the Moon-Jupiter-Venus line-up. Few minutes earlier also a -7 mag. Iridium Flare joined the scene:
I took these images from Villefranche (located in Côte d’Azur, the Mediterranean coastline of the southeast corner of France) before dawn on July 7, 2012 and showing the beautiful line-up of (from top to bottom) Pleiades, Jupiter, Venus (sitting in the V-shaped Hyades star cluster) and Aldebaran in the twilight colors over Cap-d’Ail. In the […]
NASA just presented a video illustrating the conjunction show that will take place before sunrise in the upcoming days. With my great surprise, the last image of the video (@2:21) is that I took last March with my kids contamplating a similar conjunction :-)
Picture taken on June 17, 2012, showing a slide crescent Moon and Jupiter in the twilight sky captured less than a hour before sunrise in the same frame together with busy fishermen at the Candia Lake (few km from Turin).
I took the photo above last evening (April 22, 2012) from Turin (Italy): it shows a 36 hours old crescent Moon pairing with a bright Jupiter setting behind the peak of Rocciamelone (3,538 m -11,608 ft), a mountain of the Graian Alps. A great way to celebrate Earth Day :-) Tech details: Canon EOS […]
The image shows the crescent Moon (with a beautiful earthshine), three planets (Earth, Jupiter and Venus)…and three kids (one of them is called Miranda…another Moon): what a great conjunction! Technical details: Turin (Italy), 25 March 2012, Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens set @ 70 mm; Exp: 0.5 sec; F/5.6; ISo: 1600
Enjoy my new video showing images I took in Turin and its surroundings ;-) Clicking the links below you will find more info on some of the images included: Full Moon and the Sacra of San Michele Crescent Moon and Venus over Monviso A contact with the Old Moon Not a Blue Moon Venus-Jupiter over […]
Enjoy a great collection of the recent Venus-Jupiter conjunction from around the world. I am delighted and honoured to have four of my images incuded in this glorious parade. Congratulations again to Thilina Heenatigala and Astronomers Without Borders for the great work!
This evening the view of Venus and Jupiter close together over the Cascinette Lake looked to me like an impressionist painting: what a beautiful sight! Tech. details: Canon EOS 5D Mark II; EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens set @ 40mm; Exp: 5 sec; F/4; ISO: 320.