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Double solar transits of Mercury with the ISS and a plane, May 9th 2016


My best all-sky northern lights filmed in real-time, Norway November 2015


2015: Astrofotografie in German!

Occultation of Aldebaran by the Moon on October 29 2015


Transit of the ISS during the lunar eclipse of Sept 28 2015


Lunar images of September 2015


Lunar images of August 2015


The ISS transits the Sun and a prominence


Very large prominences of April, May and September 2015


Lightsail solar sail tumbling over France


Yaogan 6 tumbling and flashing


Iridium flare over Jupiter on May 13 2015


Solar eclipse with transit of the ISS - March 20 2015


Low passage of Protostar2 (Breeze-M) tank on March 13 2015


Yaogan triplets in real-time


Iridium flares in real-time


Northern Lights (auroras) filmed in real-time from Norway

ISS and the ATV-5 European cargo, september 2014

Indonesian volcanoes, night and day

July 2014: Astrophotography in English!

SpaceX Dragon over Paris 25 minutes after launch

The New Moon crescent of July 8 2013

Double transit of Tiangong-1 and Shenzhou-10 in June 2013:

The asteroid 2012 DA 14:

Polar auroras dancing over Norway, December 2012:

New lunar images of September 2012:

Uranus with cloud belts on September 9:

Mercury with details on August 23:

After the transit of Venus: Australian nights

Transit 2012: the atmosphere of Venus

June 6 2012: the transit of Venus...and the Hubble space telescope!

The journey of Venus (...waiting for the transit)

First image ever of a solar transit of the Chinese space station Tiangong-1!

The spy satellite Lacrosse 5 and its "disappearace trick"

My article about ISS imaging in the March 2012 issue of Sky&Telescope

Phobos-Grunt a few days before reentry

ROSAT satellite before reentry

UARS satellite a few days before reentry

STS-135 (Atlantis): the last images of a space shuttle in orbit!

April/May 2011: spy satellites (X-37B, Keyhole, Lacrosse)

May 2011: the shuttle mission STS-134 (Endeavour) in 3D video and solar transits

February 2011: the shuttle mission STS-133 (Discovery) in 3D video
First-ever ground-base image of astronaut in spacewalk!

January 4th 2011 : double solar eclipse : by the Moon and by the Space Station!

Two shadows in front of the Moon: the solstice 2010 eclipse over Mont-Saint-Michel and a transit of the ISS

Atlantis and the ISS in front of the Sun on May 22nd 2010 from Switzeland

Atlantis and the ISS in front of the Sun on May 16th 2010 from Spain

Passage of the space station in 3D video

The space shuttle Discovery during STS-131 mission

World record: photographed for the first time, the thin New Moon crescent of April 14th 2010!

The shuttle Endeavour and the ISS in front of the Sun on July 26th 2009

The shuttle Atlantis and the Hubble space telescope photographed for the first time in front of the Sun!

The launch of Atlantis on May 11th 2009

June 2009: Thierry Legault featuring in the new Robert Gendler's book: Capturing the stars, astrophotography by the masters

Feb 2008: Thierry Legault admitted in SBIG's Hall of Fame

Best of

Transit of ISS and Atlantis in front of the Sun

Lunar crescent of 4 days

Gathering of Venus and the Moon

Passage of the comet SW3 near M13

Full Moon

July 3 and 4 2006 sunspots

Exceptional gathering of Venus and Mercury of June 27 2005

The area of the Horsehead nebula

The annular eclipse of October 3 2005

The Last Quarter of November 24 2005 in detail

The solar flares of June 6, July 13 and 14 2005

Solar activity on May 1 2005

Comet Machholz and the Pleiades on January 7 2005

Mission in Angola May 2004 : nebulae, star clusters, galaxies...

The transit of Venus of June 8 2004

June 6 2004: Venus 36 hours before the transit!

The lunar eclipse of November 9 2003

October 28 2003: a white light flare!

Mars on 08/20/2003

The transit of Mercury - images and animations

Jupiter with a webcam on 03/06/2003

Saturn with a webcam on 01/05/2003

The planetary conjunction of May 2002 above Paris and Versailles

The occultation of Saturn of April 16 2002

Jupiter, the Great Red Spot and the shadow of Io on January 6 2002

The total solar eclipse of June 21 2001 from Angola

NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day 01/29/01: a plane in front of the Sun!

The crash of the comet SL9 on Jupiter in July 1994

The collimation

The solar flare of July 19 2000

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