Partial solar eclipse – 20.3.2015

Partial eclipse sequence

ALBA SULLA SACRA DI SAN MICHELE / Sunrise over the Sacra of San Michele


:: Image taken on 21 October 2012 from Bruzolo  – Immagine ripresa da Bruzolo il 21 ottobre 2012 ::

Technical details: Canon Eos 5D, MkII, focal lenght: 700mm; Exp: 1/1600 sec; F/9, ISO: 100 

My “Sunspot at sunrise” image is published by CNN and gets great media coverage

My image of the sunspot AR 1476 rising alogside the Basilica of Superga (taken on May 10th) received a great media coverage being viewed by thousands of people around the web — a list of main webisites where it has been featured in the recent couple of weeks is provided below (click on the link to go to the relevant page):

EarthSky, Spaceweather (NASA),, CNN Mexico,, Picture of the Day, Meteoweb, POD.

Thanks for looking and best wishes for a great view of the Transit of Venus! Here are some useful resources to plan and follow the event: