Marco Guidi has been fond of astronomy since adolescence and was an astrophotographer of the solar system since 2004.
The self-construction of his telescopes has been with him for many years and led him to realize the computerized 60cm f / 3.5 Newton reflector he currently uses. He has had important national and international awards including 2 images published on the cover of the magazine ” Astronomy UAI ”, his image of the storm on Saturn was one of the best 12 images published on the book donated by the UAI to ‘ then President of the Republic Giorgio Napolitano.
The most important recognition is dated November 26, 2014 consisting of the publication on the official website APOD NASA (American space agency) of an image depicting the occultation of a moon of Jupiter by a second Jovian moon . He was one of the 30 astrophotographers to whom NASA has asked to photograph Jupiter in the JUNO program . Currently he is dedicating himself to the photograph of the solid surface of Venus, not visually visible, at a wavelength of 1020nm (thermal emission) He lectures around Italy on the themes of high-resolution photography and related issues. Other numerous planetary images can be found on his personal website www.marcoguidihires.com