Thierry Legault

Giveaway: Win a Copy of “Astrophotography” by Thierry Legault

by Nancy Atkinson September 17, 2014

A newly published English version of the book, “Astrophotography” by Thierry Legault provides detailed, step-by-step instructions of how to start or improve your photography of astronomical objects. But this is not just a dry manual: Legault tells stories and explains details in a manner that seems like he is talking directly to you, and he […]

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Book Review: Learn from the Master with “Astrophotography” by Thierry Legault

by Nancy Atkinson September 17, 2014

If you’re looking for detailed, step-by-step instructions of how to start or improve your photography of astronomical objects, look no further. Astrophotographer Thierry Legault shares the expertise he has garnered from over 20 years of “amateur” photography in his newly translated book titled simply — and appropriately — “Astrophotography.” Nancy Atkinson on Google+

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Timelapse: Indonesian Volcanoes at Day and Night by Thierry Legault

by Nancy Atkinson August 18, 2014

Here’s a beautiful new timelapse from the extremely talented astrophotographer Thierry Legault. He recently traveled to Java Island in Indonesia to the Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park and shot imagery and footage of two active volcanoes, both during the day and at night. The views are absolutely stunning. “At night, the activity of the sky, nature (volcanoes, […]

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SpaceX Dragon Captured on Film in Orbit Over Paris 25 Minutes After Launch

by Nancy Atkinson April 18, 2014

UPDATE: Thanks to several people on Twitter who pointed out that what is seen in the footage here is the the upper stage of the Falcon 9, the Dragon capsule, and the ejected solar panel covers moving along together in orbit around the Earth. And as Phil Plait pointed out, since this was taken a […]

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Incredible Astrophoto: The Youngest Possible New Moon by Thierry Legault

by Nancy Atkinson July 8, 2013

It’s always striking to see a tiny sliver of the New Moon. But you’ve probably never seen a sliver this tiny or a Moon this “new” before. This brand new image by astrophotographer extraordinaire Thierry Legault was taken this morning and is the youngest possible lunar crescent, with the “age” of the Moon at this […]

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