Luca’s Astronomy Page

Latest Images (on my Flickr page)

TSE Minutes in the Shadow

LocationEventTime
Casper, WyomingAug 21, 20172:26
Salloum, EgyptMar 29, 20063:56
ms Veendam, Caribbean SeaFeb 26, 19983:15
San Jose del Cabo, MexicoJul 11, 29916:50
Brandon, ManitobaFeb 26, 19792:51
Total19:18

Planetary Transits

LocationEventEventTime
Edmonton, AlbertaMercuryMay 9, 20166h 58m
Haleakala, MauiVenusJun 5, 20126h 40m
Catania, SicilyVenusJun 8, 20046h 12m

Articles

Sky Safari Observing Lists

Errors in some online Sky Safari Observing ListsBy Luca Vanzella I use SkySafari to plan and log my astronomical observing ...
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Genstar Wedge Base

Aiming a Genstar telescope to 5 degrees altitude: A $2.88 solution.By Luca Vanzella The ultra-portable 10" Genstar telescope is a ...
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The Herschel 400

The Herschel 400By Luca Vanzella By August 2015 at Saskatchewan Summer Star Party (SSSP), I had observed all but six ...
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Carbon Star Hunter List

Carbon Star Hunter ListBy Luca Vanzella It all started with RS Cyg in August 2009 when my observing buddy Jay ...
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TSE, Casper, Wyoming

Total Solar Eclipse, Casper, WyomingBy Luca Vanzella A summer road trip took us to Casper, Wyoming for the August 21, ...
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The RASC Finest NCG’s

The RASC Finest NGC'sBy Luca Vanzella For Canadian astronomers, a natural progression for deep sky observing after the Messier Catalogue ...
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Moment of Full Moon Montage

The Moment of Full Moon as photographed by 6 people simultaneously from 6 different locations in Edmonton on Sunday, 2015 ...
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The Solar Analemma over Edmonton

The Solar Analemma over EdmontonBy Luca Vanzella If observed at the same time each day, in the course of a ...
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TSE, Salloum, Egypt

Total Solar Eclipse, Salloum, EgyptBy Luca Vanzella We went to Salloum, Egypt (near the border with Lybia) with our friends ...
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TSE, ms Veendam, Caribbean Sea

Total Solar Eclipse, ms Veendam, Caribbean Sea By Luca Vanzella After futzing with a camera in 1991, I decided to ...
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TSE, San Jose del Cabo, Mexico

Total Solar Eclipse, San Jose del Cabo, Mexico By Luca Vanzella Luca , Kathryn and Jim were in San Jose ...
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TSE, Brandon Manitoba

Total Solar Eclipse, Brandon, ManitobaBy Luca Vanzella During reading week of my second year as an undergrad at the University ...
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