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Recent images and videos My best images and videos
       
Solar transit of China's Tiangong Space Station
July 27 2021
February 2011:
the shuttle mission STS-133 (Discovery) in 3D video

First and only ground-base image of astronaut in spacewalk by amateur telescope!
       
Thomas Pesquet, June 2021: the partial solar eclipse
and the installation of the new IROSA solar arrays
The Moon in August 2016:
the largest and sharpest quarters ever!
       
The exceptional conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn
December 22 2020
Indonesian volcanoes time-lapses, night and day
       
The occultation of Mars by the Moon from Portugal
September 6 2020

July 8th 2013:
The New Moon crescent

World record!
       
Mars in 3D stereo with the Pic du Midi 1-meter telescope
October/November 2020
Lunar transit of the ISS
Expedition 50 with French astronaut Thomas Pesquet
       
The comet Neowise over the Mont St Michel
July 12 2020
Spain, May 16th 2010:
Atlantis and the ISS in front of the Sun
       
ISS solar transits with the CFF200 refractor
June 2020
Switzerland, May 22nd 2010:
Atlantis and the ISS in front of the Sun
       
The full crescent of Venus
June 2 2020
High resolution solar granulation animation and pictures,
August 2018
       
  3 ISS transits (lunar and solar) without telescope ! Very large prominences of April, May and September 2015 -
       
ISS lunar transit
April 4 2020
High resolution H-alpha solar images
with C11 HaT telescope
       
2019 July 2nd: double eclipse from Argentina

APOD (Astronomy Picture of the Day), August 5th!
January 31st 2018: the lunar eclipse over Singapore bay -
       
May 2019 : visit of the astronauts training center in Houston and meeting with 3 astronauts:

Donald Pettit, Steve Bowen and Thomas Pesquet
November 3rd 2017: the full Moon rises over the Empire State Building, New York -
       
Norway January 4 2019, geomagnetic storm G1 (Kp5): our most beautiful northern lights in 6 years in real time video! July 26th 2018 : the 4 bright planets (Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn), the Moon and the ISS filmed over Los Angeles
       
Iceland, March 2019: photos of the mount Kirkjufell, day and night Lunar images of August 2015 -
       
January 21st 2019: the lunar eclipse from the Sully bridge, near Notre-Dame de Paris

...and a transit of the ISS just 2 hours before the eclipse
Lunar images of September 2015 -
       
    June 3rd 2017: passage of the SpaceX CRS-11 Dragon filmed over France -
       
    Astronomy in Puerto Rico: one night at the bioluminescent bay and a visit to the Arecibo radiotelescope -
       
    Philadelphia, May 9th 2016:
solar transits of Mercury with the ISS and a plane
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    Iridium flares in real-time -
       
   
Florida, May 2009:
the shuttle Atlantis and the Hubble space telescope photographed for the first time in front of the Sun!
       
    May 2017: the ISS marathon (4 passages in 1 night) -
       
    August 21st 2015:
transit of the ISS in front of a solar prominence
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    The Geminids 2015 in real time with Sony 7S
       
    Mai 13th 2015:
Iridium flare over Jupiter
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    September 28th 2015:
transit of the ISS during the lunar eclipse
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    June 2013:
Double transit of the Chinese Space Station
Tiangong-1 and Shenzhou-10
       
    Spain, March 20th 2015:
transit of the ISS during the solar eclipse
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    21 July 21st 2011:
STS-135 (Atlantis),
the last images of a space shuttle in orbit!
       
    Spy satellites (X-37B, Keyhole, Lacrosse)
       
    Florida, May 2009:
The launch of Atlantis

The last Hubble servicing mission!
       
    Two shadows in front of the Moon: the solstice 2010 eclipse over Mont-Saint-Michel and a transit of the ISS
       
    Gathering of Venus and the Moon
       
    Juin 27th 2005:
Exceptional gathering of Venus and Mercury
       
    Passage of the comet SW3 near M13
       
    The solar flares of June 6, July 13 and 14 2005
       
    Solar activity on May 1 2005
       
    The transit of Venus of June 8 2004
       
    The transit of Mercury - images and animations
       
    The annular eclipse of October 3 2005
       
    The lunar eclipse of November 9 2003
       
    Comet Machholz and the Pleiades on January 7 2005
       
    Mars on 08/20/2003
       
    Saturn with a webcam on 01/05/2003
       
    The total solar eclipse of June 21 2001 from Angola
       
    The crash of the comet SL9 on Jupiter in July 1994
       
    NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day 01/29/01:
a plane in front of the Sun!
       
    September 17th 2006:
Transit of ISS and Atlantis in front of the Sun
       
    The occultation of Saturn of April 16 2002