Publications

Note! The publication list will be updated a few times per year.

Scientific Publications

  • A massive binary black-hole system in OJ 287 and a test of general relativity; M. J. Valtonen, H. J. Lehto, K. Nilsson, J. Heidt, L. O. Takalo, A. Sillanpää, C. Villforth, M. Kidger, G. Poyner, T. Pursimo, S. Zola, J.-H. Wu, X. Zhou, K. Sadakane, M. Drozdz, D. Koziel, D. Marchev, W. Ogloza, C. Porowski, M. Siwak, G. Stachowski, M. Winiarski, V.-P. Hentunen, M. Nissinen, A. Liakos & S. Dogru; Nature – Volume 452 Number 7189 pp851-853; Nature Publishing Group; 2008; 3 pages.
  • Asteroid shape and spin statistics from convex models; Torppa, J.; Hentunen, V.-P.; Pääkkönen, P.; Kehusmaa, P.; Muinonen, K.; Icarus – Volume 198 Issue 1 pp 91–107; 2008; 17 pages
  • A low-energy core-collapse supernova without a hydrogen envelope; Valenti, S.; Pastorello, A.; Cappellaro, E.; Benetti, S.; Mazzali, P. A.; Manteca, J.;
    Taubenberger, S.; Elias-Rosa, N.; Ferrando, R.; Harutyunyan, A.; Hentunen, V. P.; Nissinen, M.; Pian, E.; Turatto, M.; Zampieri, L.; Smartt, S. J.; Nature – Volume 459 Number 8023 pp674 -677; 2009; 4 pages
  • Variability and stability in blazar jets on time scales of years: Optical polarization monitoring of OJ287 in 2005-2009; Villforth, C.; Nilsson, K.; Heidt, J.; Takalo, L. O.; Pursimo, T.; Berdyugin, A.; Lindfors, E.; Pasanen, M.; Winiarski, M.; Drozdz, M.; Ogloza, W.; Kurpinska-Winiarska, M.; Siwak, M.; Koziel-Wierzbowska, D.; Porowski, C.; Kuzmicz, A.; Krzesinski, J.; Kundera, T.; Wu, J. -H.; Zhou, X.; Efimov, Y.; Sadakane, K.; Kamada, M.; Ohlert, J.; Hentunen, V. -P.; Nissinen, M.; Dietrich, M.; Assef, R. J.; Atlee, D. W.; Bird, J.; DePoy, D. L.; Eastman, J.; Peeples, M. S.; Prieto, J.; Watson, L.; Yee, J. C.; Liakos, A.; Niarchos, P.; Gazeas, K.; Dogru, S.; Donmez, A.; Marchev, D.; Coggins-Hill, S. A.; Mattingly, A.; Keel, W. C.; Haque, S.; Aungwerojwit, A.; Bergvall, N.; Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 402, Issue 3, pp. 2087-2111; 25 pages.

THO Publications Series


Other Publications

GCN Circulars

  • Optical observations of GRB 071020; M. Nissinen, H. Taino, V.-P. Hentunen; GCN Circular number: 6981; 2008
  • GRB 080430 optical observations; M. Nissinen, V.-P. Hentunen, A. Oksanen; GCN Circular number: 7657; 2008
  • GRB 080319B optical observations; V.-P. Hentunen, A. Oksanen, P.Kehusmaa; GCN Circular number: 7484; 2008
  • GRB 090418B: GRAS002 observations; Nissinen, M.; Hentunen, V.-P. GCN Circular number 9181; N2009
  • GRB 090530: GRAS002 optical observations; Nissinen, M.; Hentunen, V.-P. GCN Circular number 9441; 2009
  • GRB 090607: GRAS001 optical observations.Nissinen, M.; Hentunen, V.-P. GCN Circular number 9493; 2009
  • GRB 091024: GRAS004 optical observations; Nissinen, M.; Hentunen, V.-P. GCN Circular number10064; 2009
  • GRB 100901A THO optical observations: Nissinen, M.; Hentunen, V.-P.; Salmi T.; 2010GCNCircular number 11173, 2010
  • GRB 100906A GRAS07 optical observations.: Nissinen, M.; Hentunen, V.-P.; Salmi T.; GCN Circular number 11253; 2010
  • GRB 101024A: GRAS06 optical observations: Nissinen, M.; Hentunen, V.-P.; Salmi T.; GCNCircular number 11373; 2010
  • GRB 110205A; GRAS005 optical observations; Nissinen, M., Hentunen, V.-P., Salmi T; GCN Circular number 11637; 2011
  • GRB 110213A; GRAS011 optical observations; Nissinen, M., Hentunen, V.-P., Salmi T; GCN Circular number 11709; 2011
  • GRB 111228A; GRAS017 optical observations; Nissinen, M., Hentunen, V.-P., Salmi T; GCN Circular number 12754; 2011
  • GRB 120326A: T17 optical observations: Veli-Pekka Hentunen, Markku Nissinen and Tuomo Salmi; GCN Circular number 13119; 2012
  • GRB 130215A; iTelescope T11 observations; Nissinen, M., Hentunen, V.-P., Salmi T; GCN Circular number 14216; 2013
  • GRB 130418A; T18 and T21 optical observations; Nissinen, M., Hentunen, V.-P., Salmi T; GCN Circular number 14394; 2013
  • GRB 130418A; T21 optical observation; Nissinen, M., Hentunen, V.-P., Salmi T;GCN Circular number 14395; 2013
  • GRB 130420A; T21 optical observations; Nissinen, M., Hentunen, V.-P., Salmi T; GCN Circular number 14410; 2013
  • GRB 130427A: iTelescope T11 optical observations; Veli-Pekka Hentunen, Markku Nissinen and Tuomo Salmi; GCN Circular number 14457; 2013
  • GRB 130427A: Continued iTelescope T21 optical observations; Nissinen, M., Hentunen, V.-P., Salmi T; GCN Circular number 14488; 2013
  • GRB 130505A: iTelescope T12 optical observations; Nissinen, M., Hentunen, V.-P., Salmi T; GCN Circular number 14572; 2013
  • GRB 130610A: iTelescope T21 optical observations; Nissinen, M., Hentunen, V.-P., Salmi T; GCN Circular number 14891; 2013
  • GRB 130612A: iTelescope T21 optical observations; Nissinen, M., Hentunen, V.-P., Salmi T; GCN Circular number 14894; 2013

CBET Circulars

  • Supernova 2009iy in UGC 8520; Hentunen, V.-P.; Nissinen, M.; Oksanen, A.; CBET Circular number 1944; 2009
  • Supernova 2009gt in NGC 3106; Drake, A. J.; Djorgovski, S. G.; Mahabal, A.; Graham, M. J.; Williams, R.; Catelan, M.; Beshore, E. C.; Gibbs, A.; Larson, S. M.; Christensen, E.; Nissinen, M.; Hentunen, V.-P.;CBET Circular number 1862; 2009
  • Supernova 2009ds in NGC 3905; Nakano, S.; Kadota, K.; Wells, W.; Nissinen, M.; Hentunen, V.-P.; CBET Circular Number 1784; 2009
  • Supernova 2009fi in Pgc 50294; Boles, T.; Nissinen, M.; Hentunen, V.-P.; CBET Circular Number 1821; 2009
  • Supernova 2009bw in UGC 2890; M.Nissinen, E.Heikkinen, V.-P.Hentunen; CBET Circular number 1743; 2009
  • Supernova 2009bt in UGC 2542; Cortini, Hentunen, Nissinen, Jacques, Pimentel; CBET Circular number 1737; 2009
  • Supernova 2009an in NGC 4332; Cortini, G.; Antonellini, S.; Kehusmaa, P.; Päivinen, M.; Nissinen, M.; Hentunen, V.-P.; Yamaoka, H.; Itagaki, K.; Moretti, S.; CBET Circular number 1707; 2009
  • Supernovae 2009ak and 2009al; Drake, A. J.; Djorgovski, S. G.; Williams, R.; Mahabal, A.; Graham, M. J.; Boattini, A.; Nissinen, M.; Hentunen, V.-P.; CBET Circular number 1705; 2009
  • Supernova 2009Q in UGC 9982; E.Kankare, S.Mattila, V.-P.Hentunen, A.Pastorello; CBET Circular number 1692; 2009
  • Nova Ophiuchi 2009; Nissinen, M.; Hentunen, V.-P.; Kiyota, S.; Elenin, L.; CBET Circular number 1910; 2009
  • Supernova 2009Q in UGC 9982 ; Nissinen, M.; Hentunen, V.-P.; Oksanen, A.; CBET Circular number 1675; 2009
  • Supernova 2008gx in NGC 3144; M.Nissinen, V.-P. Hentunen; CBET Circular number 1561; 2008
  • Supernova 2008gf in UGC 5201; Duszanowicz, G.; Nissinen, M.; Hentunen, V.-P.; CBET Circular number 1537; 2008
  • Supernova 2008fb in UGC 2813; M.Nissinen, V.-P. Hentunen; CBET Circular number 1479; 2008
  • Supernova 2008bo in NGC 6643; M.Nissinen, V.-P. Hentunen; CBET Circular number 1342; 2008
  • Supernova 2007ae in UGC 10704; M.Nissinen, V.-P. Hentunen; CBET Circular number 856; 2007

Posters

  • Organized network for supporting the amateur–scientist co-operation in Finland; V. Mäkelä, H. Haukka, A. Oksanen and V-P. Hentunen; European Planetary Science Congress 2014; Vol. 9, EPSC2014-168, 2014 [PDF]; Poster
  • Pro-Amateur Observatories as a Significant Resource for Professional Astronomers – Taurus Hill Observatory; H. Haukka, V-P. Hentunen, M. Nissinen, T. Salmi, H. Aartolahti, J. Juutilainen and H. Vilokki; European Planetary Science Congress 2013; Vol. 8, EPSC2013-443, 2013 [PDF]; Poster
  • Amateur astronomy by Taurus Hill Observatory; T. Salmi, V-P. Hentunen; European Week of Astronomy and Space Science (EWASS) 2013, Turku, Finland; Oral talk
  • Transit Observations in Taurus Hill Observatory; H. Haukka, V-P. Hentunen, M. Nissinen, T. Salmi, H. Aartolahti, J. Juutilainen and H. Vilokki; European Planetary Science Congress 2012; Vol. 7 EPSC2012-169 2012 [PDF]; Poster
  • Ground Based Support for Exoplanet Space Missions, Oral presentation; H. Haukka, V-P. Hentunen, M. Nissinen, T. Salmi, H. Aartolahti, J. Juutilainen and H. Vilokki; EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting 2011; Vol. 6, EPSC-DPS2011-683, 2011 [PDF, abstract]; Oral talk
  • Small telescope stellar object light curve measurements; H. Haukka, V-P. Hentunen, M. Nissinen, T. Salmi and H. Aartolahti; European Planetary Science Congress 2010; Vol. 5, EPSC2010-170, 2010 [PDF]; Poster
  • Small Telescope Exoplanet Observations in Taurus Hill Observatory; V.-P. Hentunen, M. Nissinen, H. Haukka and H. Aartolahti; European Planetary Science Congress 2009; Vol. 4, EPSC2009-119, 2009 [PDF]; Poster
  • Astronomical Research by Amateurs at Taurus Hill (Härkämäki) Observatory; V.-P. Hentunen; A National Meeting of the Finnish ESO Scientist and Students, Tuorla Observatory; 2008 [PDF]; Poster
  • VT-2004 in Finland; A. Oksanen, H. Haukka; “The Venus Transit Experience” -meeting in Paris; 2004 [PDF]; Poster