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Eclipse Anular de Sol - UCM CAMPUS

El 3 de octubre de 2005 un conjunto de astrónomos aficionados y profesionales realizaron observaciones del eclipse anular de Sol con sus propios equipos desde los campos de deporte de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid que ofreció sus instalaciones de manera gratuita. Los astrónomos observaron desde el campo de rugby y de fútbol de la zona norte del campus y que están marcados (3) y (4) en las fotos.

Si necesitas más información contacta con Jaime Zamorano (jaz at astrax.fis.ucm.es).

Astronomers from everywhere gathered on october 3rd 2005 to observe the solar annular eclipse from Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM). The site where the sports fields at north of the campus (3 & 4 in the views) and was kindly offered by UCM.

For further information please contact with Jaime Zamorano (jaz at astrax.fis.ucm.es).

Artículo en el periódico El Mundo (pdf) sobre
el eclipse en la UCM.

The campus was organized by Jaime Zamorano with the help of Maleni Hernán and Cristina Díaz (phD students).

Members of ERASMUS Student Network Madrid Complutense supported us.

Clave:

(1) Observatorio UCM
(2) Jardín Botánico (observación pública)
(3) Campo de rugby
(4) Campo de fútbol

Key:

(1) UCM observatory
(2) Botanic Garden (public observation)
(3) Rugby field
(4) Football field
UCM Campo de Rugby.       Foto del 10 de septiembre a las 07h00 UT
UCM Campo de Fútbol.    Foto del 9 de septiembre a las 07h15 UT

Link to picture galleries of observers (under construction)

Departamento de Astrofísica de la UCM Jaime Zamorano et al Picture gallerie of Eclipse 2005 UCM Campus
Departamento de Astrofísica de la UCM David Montes, Alejandro Sánchez et al Eclipse picture gallerie
Japan Osamu & Kazuko OHGOE Snapshots and Eclipse photos
University of Technology Vienna Wolfgang Wohofsky Wolfgang Wohofsky's eclipse homepage
Photos of the sun and the landscape (every 5 minutes)
Gruppo Astrofili Giovanni Battista Lacchini (Faenza) Mario Bombardini Eclipse picture gallerie
Vereniging Voor Sterrenkunde (Antwerp) Jozef Dekoninc Video with two planes crossing
Philippus Lansbergen Observatory Rijk-Jan Koppejan http://www.lansbergen.net/waarnemingen/gallery/
Sciences-Physiques au Lycee Stéphane Strenta Video made by Stéphane Strenta with images taken at Observatorio UCM by David Montes
  Alex Conu http://photobucket.com/albums/v228/alexconu/eclipse de sol/  
Club samauritain d'astronomie Orion François Gouyaud http://astrosurf.com/csao38/madrid/index.html
  José Palacios García  http://www.focofijo.com/fotos_usuario.php?mic=1&id=22&album=311
  Angel Rafael López Sánchez http://angelrls.blogalia.com/historias/33563
 

Lista de asociaciones registradas para observar en la UCM (registered observers)


Rijk-Jan Koppejan with 5 observers from Philippus Lansbergen Observatory, Netherlands, Coronado Nearstar H-Alpha telescope, Skywatcher 127mm F12 Maksutov and Celestron 8 inches Schmidt-Cassegrain.

Mario Bombardini with 22 observers from Gruppo Astrofili "G.B. Lacchini" Faenza, Italia with 3 small telescopes, 11 photographic tripods with cameras, camcorders and binoculars.

José M. Vaquero with 6 colleagues from Departamento de Física de la Universidad de Extremadura. Three telescopes and some cameras.

Ricardo Trigo with 2 colleagues from Centro de Geofísica da Universidade de Lisboa

Francois Gouyaud, Boris Malzak and Vincent le Guern from Club Samauritain d'Astronomie Orion (Saint-Maurice l'Exil, France) will observe at UCM with binoculars and camera on tripod, fs78 with em10, Mak 105/1100 with tripod and ....chair.

André Bernasconi and 6 amateur astronomers from Associazione Astronomica Milanese (Milano, Italy) will use 7 photographic tripods with cameras, 1 small telescope and binoculars.

Gunther Konnen from Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI).

Liberto Rabal and his team will take images for the movie "La Inercia de los Cuerpos" with professional 35mm film cameras.

Philippe Durand and 2 more amateur astronomers from La Société Astronomique du Havre (France) will use cameras and small refractors.

Miguel Angel García Borrella, Javier Mora y Francisco Bermejo spanish amateur astronomers with TMB115 telescope CCDST9XE, canon 300D, Tou-Cam740pro, William optic fluorite triplet telescope, 200mm Newton telescope CANON300D, C-8 telescope NIKON-D70.

Víctor Sánchez González student at de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid and amateur astronomer with some colleagues. They will use a Tasco Galaxsee 675x60.

Agrupación Astronómica Magallanes of Jerez de la Frontera.
Francisco Daza with 6 observers using a Celestron refractor of 150mm.

Jorge Molina investigator at Department of Neurobiology University of Vienna and amateur astronomer will take pictures of the eclipse with a Celestron C90 1000 mm f/11 and a Canon AE1 and will enjoy the event with his binoculars.

Richard Van Seggelen, Marina Verhoeven, Jozef Dekoninc and Nancy Vermeulen from Vereniging Voor Sterrenkunde (Antwerp, Belgium) with Skywatcher 102 mm f/5 telescope, Vixen portable telescope and Sony Digital Video Camera. They are members of Urania Public Observatory.

Ignacio Cárdenas from Sociedad de Ciencias Aranzadi (San Sebastián) with 20 amateur astronomers with many telescopes.

Mario Monsalve and another colleague from OTRI Oficina de Transferencia de Resultados de Investigación of Universidad Complutense de Madrid will observe with camcorder on tripod.

Osamu OHGOE from Japan Solar Eclipse Information Center and his wife Kazuko from Bunkyo Ward Educational Center Planetarium will observe with a small telescope, some cameras, some video camcorders and a data logger (for temperature and illuminance). Osamu is an eclipse chaser and vice-principal of public junior high school in Tokyo.

Wolfgang Meirich, Axel Zerinius and Holger Rendelmann german amateur astronomers from Privatsternwarte Wolfgang Meirich (Germany) with canon 350D, canon 20D, 2 analog pentax cameras, 2 Maksutow 10/1000 telescope, and f 300mm, f 200mm short teleoptic .

Jean-Marc Girot and 5 amateur astronomers from Club d'Astronomie de Louviers (France).

José Palacios García photographer from Spain with digital Canon EOS-20D and old fashioned Pentax LX.

Carlos Rodríguez and Mariano Hoyos mexican amateur astronomers from Sociedad Astronómica de Sonora Carl Sagan (Hermosilla, Sonora) with camcorders on tripods.

Guy Wauters, Eric, Liliane, Ruben, Ewout and Tom from VVS Mercurius (Halle, Belgium). using a Orion ED80 refractor, Nikon D70, ToUcam Pro II and other small telescopes and cameras and Frank Van der Putten two more with 70mm telescope with mounted digital camera. Accompanied by Inge Willekens (camera), Steven Van Roy (sound), Sander Tas (director) from Production House Sputnik TV for the Belgian Television (Flemish).

Christoph Schmidt amateur astronomer, photographer and member of the "Scientific Association for Swabia" Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Schwaben e.V. (Germany) will use a camcorder.

Perluigi Corno, Paola Battaglia, Filippo Riccio, Valeria Flacco and Fabrizio Meneghin amateur astronomers from Circolo Astrofili di Milano (Italy) with two small telescopes and three cameras with tripods.

Wolfgang Wohofsky and Waltraud Wohofsky from Vienna (Austria) with one small telescope (ETX 90 MEADE) and two cameras (for sun with 300mm Lens and for the landscape) and a video camera and a Luxmeter. Three tripods and the MEADE on the floor.

Alex Conu with another amateur astronomer from The Romanian Society for Meteors and Astronomy, with a 70mm refractor telescope and three more tripods for cameras.

Steve Wright astronomer from London and Andy Salmon from University of Birmingham Astronomical Society.

Angel R. López Sánchez phD student at IAC and two colleagues from Agrupación Astronómica de Córdoba.
Arthur Lee and five more amateur astronomers from USA and Germany with tak 106 F5 and ETX 90mm at F10 mounted on a AP600 mount. They also filmed with video camera and 3 X tele extender with white light filters and 60mm Coronado filter on the Tak 106. Austin Taylor from Shetland (northern islands of Scotland, UK) with one (terrestrial) telescope, an SLR camera with mirror lens, one or two CCD cameras and, possibly, a DV camcorder Damir Hrzina and one colleague from Zagreb astronomical Observatory (Croatia)
Javier Bustamante member of Agrupación Astronómica de Madrid with Vixen GP mount, 100mm Borg refractor with two piggy-back cameras.
Natasja Brughmans and a colleague. Natasja is working at the planetarium and observatory in Erkrath, close to Düsseldorf-Köln in Germany.
Peter Jacobi from Aaachen (Germany) Tugal Bielsa and five colleagues with Meade ETX-90. camcorder.

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