Luca’s Astronomy Page

Latest Images (on my Flickr page)

TSE Minutes in the Shadow

Casper, WyomingAug 21, 20172:26
Salloum, EgyptMar 29, 20063:56
ms Veendam, Caribbean SeaFeb 26, 19983:15
San Jose del Cabo, MexicoJul 11, 19916:50
Brandon, ManitobaFeb 26, 19792:51

Planetary Transits

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


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A Moonrise and a Reflection

A Moonrise and a ReflectionBy Luca Vanzella First Opportunity On 27 October 2015, in a calm and crisp evening with ...
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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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