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Welcome to my personal webpage. On this site you’ll find my astrophotography work and information about my professional profile and collaborations.

I am Aleix Roig. I live in Prades (Tarragona, Catalonia – Spain) where I have the Astrocat Observatory.

I work in astronomy management and outreach at Parc Astronòmic Muntanyes de Prades @parcastroprades and Mizar Xperience @mizarxp. Our project focuses on astrotourism and the protection of the dark sky.

I would like to thank my wife and my family for all their support, and to all the people that inspired and helped me along the way. Now more than ever “if we have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants” (Sir Isaac Newton).

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If you enjoyed this website and want to help me continue with my work, please feel free to buy, just for a few pennies, one or several of my images.

 

The price does not reflect the amount of effort involved in each one of the images. Some of them implied weeks, months and even years of hard work. With your purchase I will be able to continue capturing photons of our amazing universe.

 

All images, videos and content of this website are copyrighted © Aleix Roig Mateu.

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IFN around the COMET 2022 E3

IFN around the COMET 2022 E3

Last Monday morning Jan.30 I had the chance to spend the whole night under the dark sky of Montsant, a Starlight region close to home. I took a series of images before and after the Moon set. The resulting work is a blended image that shows how long the Comet’s 2022...

Comet 2022 E3 ZTF with startrails

Comet 2022 E3 ZTF with startrails

The comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) is approaching Earth and changing its appearance. Its ionic tail gives us an amazing show tonight. This telescopic image of the Comet 2022 E3 (ZTF) was captured on the early morning of the 27th of January 2023, at 01:12 UTC, from my backyard...

Comet over Prades crossing a galaxy field

Comet over Prades crossing a galaxy field

The night of the 22nd to the 23rd of January 2023 the Comet 2022 E3 crossed an interesting field of galaxies, including NGC5709. While capturing telescopic images from my backyard observatory I managed to take this landscape photo of the event. The comet just rose...

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