Astronomy


If you have been reading this blog for a few years, you know it : I am very much interested in astronomy and even happen to practice it from time to time. But this is becoming harder and harder globally because of light pollution. But is light pollution really a […]

Light pollution is harming us all


The previous nights were the occasion to see the Perseid meteor shower. It was also the Nuits des Etoiles in France, where hundreds of events are organized to allow people to watch stars and (re)discover the sky and stars above our heads. As you perhaps know, I am quite an […]

Animation : Borrowed light, by Olivia Huynh


I think this is a record of some sort as I am only publishing today my selection of astrophotographies for February… Anyway, here is my selection of the best pictures of the NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD). This month is a bit special as my favorite is a […]

Great astrophotographies – February 2011



With some late – again – I would like to propose you my selection of the best pictures of the NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD). As always, here is my selection of the best pictures of last month. Today’s picture : Sometimes it looks like the Sun is […]

Great astrophotographies – January 2011


With some late I would like to propose you my selection of the best pictures of the NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD). As always, here is my selection of the best pictures of last month. Today’s picture : ” A big, bright, beautiful Full Moon slid into planet […]

Great astrophotographies – December 2010


This is time for me to present my selection of the best pictures of the NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD). As always, here is my selection of the ten best pictures of last month. Today’s picture : ” On Reunion Island, it is known simply as “The Volcano.” […]

Great astrophotographies – November 2010



This is time for me to present my selection of the best pictures of the NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD). This month was a bit special as I could only select ten of them. To the NASA, today’s picture : “Look closely at this surreal nightscape. In the […]

Great astrophotographies – October 2010


I already wrote a few articles on dark skies and light pollution. It seems the phenomenon is even worse as one can see with the image on left (courtesy of Stellarium, a great astronomy freeware) This also has an important impact on greenhouse gases emissions. In Australia alone, public lightning […]

For many, the sky isn’t dark anymore


This is time for me to present my selection of the best pictures of the NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD). This month was a bit special as I could only select eight of them. To the NASA, today’s picture : Storms on the distant horizon and comet dust […]

Great astrophotographies – August 2010



This is time for me to present my selection of the best pictures of the NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD). As always, this month was packed with beautiful images. It was difficult to select just ten. To the NASA, today’s picture : On July 11, after a long trek […]

Great astrophotographies – July 2010


This is time for me to present my selection of the best pictures of the NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD). As always, this month was packed with beautiful images. It was difficult to select just ten. To the NASA, today’s picture : The full fisheye frame shows everything above […]

Great astrophotographies – June 2010


This is time for me to present my selection of the best pictures of the NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD). As always, this month was packed with beautiful images. It was difficult to select just ten. To the NASA, today’s picture : ” Flanked by two bright stars, Mu […]

Great astrophotographies – May 2010