Ragusa Ibla, la Luna e G. B.Hodierna

Il 7 Ottobre 2017 dalla mia postazione tra le scalinate che collegano Ibla a Ragusa, la Luna (Gibbosa Calante) è sorta in corrispondenza della Salita della Specola o salita di San Nicola. Testi di Pavone e Licitra  sull’ astronomo G.B. Odierna riportano il culmine della Salita della Specola come punto di osservazione dell’astronomo. Il Centro Ibleo Studi Astronomici ha organizzato un evento dedicato a Giovan Battista Hodierna in occasione del riconoscimento di Nunzia Magnano, socia del Cisa,  a Greenwich durante il quale Nunzia ha donato da parte del Cisa un testo di Mario Pavone su Odierna. Durante la conferenza che si terrà il 13 ottobre 2017 alle ore 20.30 presso […]

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Sunset 11 April 2017

11 April 2017 Sunset at: 7h32m02s p.m        Azimuth: 281°15′ WNW * Sunset at:7h34m29s p.m        Azimuth: 281°37′ WNW  (with refraction)* The Sunset data take into account the depression of the horizon. *All data provided by the opensource software “Cartes du Ciel”. The Sun is always below the horizon. Refraction data calculated from weather data (see below). As you scroll the images, you can read (as provided by my Canon’s Exif data) the exact time when the Sun touches the horizon and the time of the last ray and of the last shot. Location: https://goo.gl/maps/YYRmq86uXak Gatto Corvino – Marina di Ragusa (Rg) – Sicily – Italy Elevation: […]

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Sunset 18 March 2017

18 March 2017 Spring equinox (20 March) Sunset at: 6h11m02s p.m        Azimuth: 269°40′ W * Sunset at:6h13m27s        Azimuth: 270°01′ W  (with refraction)* The Sunset data take into account the depression of the horizon. *All data provided by the opensource software “Cartes du Ciel”. The Sun is always below the horizon. Refraction data calculated from weather data (see below). As you scroll the images, you can read (as provided by my Canon’s Exif data) the exact time when the Sun touches the horizon and the time of the last ray and of the last shot. On 20 March Sunset at:6h12m48s p.m     Azimuth:270°39′ W […]

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Sunset 21 June 2017

21 June 2017 Solstice Sunset at: 8h23m14s p.m        Azimuth: 300°22′ WNW * Sunset at:8h25m56s p.m        Azimuth: 300°47′ WNW  (with refraction)* The Sunset data take into account the depression of the horizon. *All data provided by the opensource software “Cartes du Ciel”. The Sun is always below the horizon. Refraction data calculated from weather data (see below). As you scroll the images, you can read (as provided by my Canon’s Exif data) the exact time when the Sun touches the horizon and the time of the last ray and of the last shot. Location: https://goo.gl/maps/YYRmq86uXak Gatto Corvino village ( Marina di Ragusa (Rg) Sicily – […]

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Sunset 27 May 2017

27 May 2017 Sunset at: 8h11m01s p.m        Azimuth: 297°42′ WNW * Sunset at:8h13m41s p.m        Azimuth: 298°06′ WNW  (with refraction)* The Sunset data take into account the depression of the horizon. *All data provided by the opensource software “Cartes du Ciel”. The Sun is always below the horizon. Refraction data calculated from weather data (see below). As you scroll the images, you can read (as provided by my Canon’s Exif data) the exact time when the Sun touches the horizon and the time of the last ray and of the last shot.   Location: https://goo.gl/maps/YYRmq86uXak Gatto Corvino village ( Marina di Ragusa (Rg) Sicily – […]

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