astrophotography has an important role in astronomical research and, in
sense, it has displaced the direct observation through the telescope.
With it the detection of objects invisible to the human eye is
it allows rendering, in a permanent way, the details that can be
analyzed later. The moon was the first astrophotography target in 1840.
then the improvement has been exponential, especially since the first
Great advances in the comprehension of the Cosmos have been done using
pictures taken by the Hubble telescope, in orbit around the Earth.
astrophotography was born to improve the astronomical research, the
current technological advances allow amateur astronomers, with modest
equipments, to take better pictures than the big astronomical
installations were able to take some years ago. This allows the
artistic aspect of
the astrophotography, that is, to render in a beautiful way the objects
of the universe. This
is more or less the objective of this page. It does not try to be very
scientific but it presents the pictures that I take in my free time,
when I am allowed by
the clouds and my family.
to this astrophotography page. I hope you will enjoy it.