Welcome to Miquel's Online Astronomy Journal.
Thanks for visiting my log!
I hope we have a chance to learn from each other experiences, and feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
I'm from Bacelona, Spain. I moved to Portland, OR in 1997. I started to get hook into this hobby about a year ago (May 2008). My dad has been my influence to chase this passion. He has been doing it for 15 years, back in the days where he put regular film into gas tank to increase the sensitivity of the film. He has great insights and I'm learning a lot from him. Also, I've been fortunate to personally meet Neal Heacock who is an endless source of knowledge for digital AP.
My family, photography, astrophotography, wine, music, fishing, scubadiving, ...
Favorite Sky Object
I would say Saturn because it was the first object I could recognize through my telescope that brought back those memories from childhood and science school books.
Experience: 1-2 Years
Astrophotography: Yes, I do take pictures through my telescope
Where I live
Comments about where I live
I love the clean air in this city, the outdoors, the easy going, the bikes, the food, but instead of sharing with you what I think about Portland, I would rather shared with you a recent description from the New York Times: