THO observations presented in EPSC 2014

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Taurus Hill Observatory observations and research work is presented during the EPSC (European Planetary Science Congress) in Portugal this week. Unfortunately this time there was not possibility for any of THO research team member to be present, but Veikko Mäkelä from Astronomical association Ursa will present THO as part of the Finnish observation network poster presentation […]

All Sky Camera is back online (again).

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The All Sky Camera of the Taurus Hill Observatory is back online – again. After promising start of the season technical difficulties started showing up one by one. At first All Sky Camera’s USB-cable short circuited because of the condensed water. When the cable was replaced our ethernet router broke and we lost internet connection […]

Light curve of Exoplanet KOI127b

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The autumn season has started with usual rainy weathers but Taurus Hill Observatory’s research team member Veli-Pekka Hentunen managed to measure the light curve of exoplanet KOI127b. KOI127b is one of the exoplanet candidates found by the Kepler-satellite. For the light curve 102 images with 150 seconds exposure time were taken. The star wich expolanet […]

V. A. Heiskanen Memorial

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Professor Veikko Aleksanteri Heiskanen’s memorial was officially unveiled in the annual Sun Day event of Taurus Hill Observatory. V. A. Heiskanen’s memorial was relocated to Taurus Hill Observatory last autumn from the yard of Harjuranta School after the already closed down school was sold to a private owner. Taurus Hill Observatory was chosen a new […]