Solar System

Transits, Eclipses, Asteroids and other curiosities...

AF,  FA, JG: mean that the images were taken / processed in collaboration with Alberto Fernando and/or Filipe Alves and/or Joao Gregorio

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Huge prominence

registered in 20/2/2005. From photos of Nuno de Macedo

Big prominence (7/9/2005)

Ha

Total solar eclipse

Akkise, Turquia, 29/3/2006

The diamond ring

Akkise, Turquia, 29/3/2006

Anular Eclipse

Valverde, Braganša, em 3/10/2005

Transit of Mercury

Em 7/5/2003

Transit of Venus

Em 8/6/2004

Venus

AF

Rotation of Mars

26/08/2003, at its historic approximation

Mars (2007/12/16)

Near opposition. With FA and AF.

Io transits J˙piter

The black dot in the planet is the umbra of Io. FA e AF

Occultation of Ganymede by Io 3/1/2003

AF

The Great Red Spot

AF

Saturn

AF e FA

Uranus

AF

Neptune

AF

At the edge of Mare Orientale.

AF, FA processed, I rotated the field.

Asteroid Portugal

In 18/5/2004. AF e FA

Asteroid Nunes (20110205)

In honour of Pedro Nunes, Portuguese Mathematician, XVI Cent. AF, FA, JG, AS

Asteroid Toutatis

This one may fall on our heads "par Toutatis". 24/9/2004. AF e FA

Venus-Jupiter conjunction (2005-09-01/07)

Centred in Venus

Total lunar eclipse 03/03/2007

Moon passes Earth's shadow. FA & Anselmo Dias

When Saturn meets the Moon (20070522)

AF, JG

Comet 17P/Holmes (20071026)

In a spectacular outburst P17 changed from mag16 to mag2. With FA, AF, JG and Francisco Gomes.

Midnight sun at solstice

Narvik, 20th Jun 2008, 23h 55 min

Venus occulted by the Moon (20081201)

Just after the occultation. AF, FA, JG

Meteor (20081225-23:10:21)

Known as falling stars, these dust grains shine due to the friction with the atmosphere.

Parcial solar eclipse

2013-11-03

Lisbon