Hello, welcome on my personnal web site. This site is dedicaded to pratical amateur astronomy. You'll find sky pictures, asteroids, supernovae and comets measrurements and some articles about telescopes and telescope making. I hope you'll enjoy it.

Clear sky,

What's new on this site?

a new page with my exoplanets transits observations
occultations page updated 
my time-lapses
page updated 

This site exist since 0ctober 4th 2000

Any comment can be sent at: patrick.sogorb(at)gmail.com

I have also a page on Facebook:
You can also visit my astronomy club website: 

Adjust my monitor
How adjusting the setting of my monitor to look at picture like the webmaster wants.

 

Who I am?
Some words about me and my amateur astronomy

Somes articles and presentations about telescope making or practical observing
(clic here)


My pictures and measurements

Exoplanets transits
My observations of exoplanets transits.
Supernovae observations
A page about my photometric measurements of extragalatic supernovae with differents telescopes, cameras and locations.
My asteroids page
A page about my astrometric and photometric measurements of asteroids with differents telescopes, cameras and locations.
Occultations
A page about star occulted by asteroids or something else...
Comets observations
A page about my astrometric and photometric measurements of comets with differents telescopes, cameras and locations.
Deep sky pictures
analogic, CCD and APN deep sky pictures. Updated October 2014.
2007 september T60 mission
A page about the REOSC mission on the pic du midi T60 telescope
 Coronographe picture
Pictures of sun prominences with my home-made coronographe (not updated since many years)
Venus transit of May 8th, 2004
A very rare event, seen from home.
Mars pictures
Planetary digital pictures with a webcam  (not updated since many years)
Jupiter pictures
Planetary digital pictures with a webcam (not updated since many years)
Saturne pictures
Planetary digital pictures with a webcam (not updated since many years)


Telescope and Telescope Making

The T400 telescope
My actual telescope, a 400mm f/3.5 Newtonian
Losmandy G11 modification
As Vertex compagny owner I made somes upgrades for this mount
A compact folded coronagraph (Vertex, 2014 version)
A small coronagraph witch can fit on all refractors without modifications
Direct Drive equatorial Mount
I designed, assembled and ajusted direct drive mounts.
Takahashi history
All the instrumentss of the famous telescope maker
How to make a mobile pier for heavy telescope
Sorry, this article is available only in french. If you can help me to translate it, your helpwill be enjoyed
The T430 telescope
A telescope I build for a friend
The T200 telescope
My fist home made telescope
How to make a coronographe (2003 version)
Sorry, this article is available only in french. If you can help me to translate it, your helpwill be enjoyed
How to make cheap rock solid rings for telescope guide
Sorry, this article is available only in french. If you can help me to translate it, your helpwill be enjoyed
The building of my Observatory
How I built my observatory for my telescope

Astronomy travels
Annular eclipse of October 3th, 2005
A web page about the trip to Madrid Spain
Islande 2012
A 3 weeks trip trought Icelande to see aurora
Christmas 2013, Tromso, Norway
A one week trip to see aurora



 

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