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Caprile Observatory is a small astronomical observatory located in the Appennine Mountain ridge of Tuscany, Italy.

Join me in a passionate discovery of the Deep Sky through the lens of my telescope. Check out the Gallery section for more astrophotography content!

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Solar Prominence August 18th, 2023

Strong prominence activity on August 18th, 2023. Got lucky with a very good seeing while shooting the about 2.5hrs timelapse animation . Quark Chromosphere on 127/1200 Acro Firecapture, Autostakkert!, IMPGG, Photoshop

M-Class solar flare

M-Class solar flare captured in H-alpha on August 2nd, 2023. A solar flare is an intense localized eruption in the Sun’s atmosphere that happens when energy stored in ‘twisted’ magnetic fields is released. M-class flares are medium-sized flares.

NGC 2264

NGC 2264 including the Christmas Tree Cluster and Cone Nebula is a magnificent star forming region located in Monoceros, not far from Orion. Total 18 hours integration time in SHO narrowband palette with RGB stars. Read more…