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Masi Gianluca


Ceccano (fr), Italy

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Gianluca Masi, 36, lives in Rome and works as a professional astrophysicist and science communicator at the local Planetarium, where he is Curator of Science. After graduating with full marks in Physics - astrophysical address - at the University of Rome "La Sapienza", he earned a PhD in Astronomy at the University of Rome "Tor Vergata". He has been and is involved in many research projects, his main scientific interests being potentially hazardous asteroids, minor bodies i ... more

May 12, 2008
Gianluca Masi uses mainly Canon equipment. His setup includes two digital bodies: a 20D and 30D, using the same 8.2MP CMOS sensor. As for lenses, he uses a Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM zoom and a Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM. Both are excellent optics, providing an amazing imaging quality. For special needs, he uses two Carl Zeiss (180-f/2.8 and 80-f/2.8) lenses, as well as a Takahashi FS-102NSV flourite refractor. All his long (night) exposures are calibrated by dark subtraction (especially at summer), to provide the best possible results.
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