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Comet C/2020 R4 (ATLAS) photographed at THO

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Comet C/2020 R4 (ATLAS) photographed at Taurus Hill Observatory on April 28, 2021 at 23:53 Finnish time. A sum image of ten individual images and a single image with an R filter were taken. Exposure in a single image is 80 seconds. The size of the image in the sum image is about 12 ‘x […]

Europlanet Science Congress (EPSC) 2021 will be virtual meeting – Helsinki meeting postponed to 2024

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The Europlanet Science Congress (EPSC) is the major European meeting on planetary science. In light of the COVID-19 situation, EPSC 2021, originally planned for Helsinki, will be held as a virtual meeting. EPSC2021 is the second time that EPSC has been held as a virtual meeting. The virtual meetings are likely to play an increasingly important role in supporting […]

GRB 210306A after glow observed

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GRB 210306A after glow observed with iTelescope T24 remote telescope. Photo by: Markku Nissinen.   Full GCN Circular and below. TITLE: GCN CIRCULAR NUMBER: 29603 SUBJECT: GRB 210306A: iTelescope T24 optical observations DATE: 21/03/06 14:23:19 GMT FROM: Veli-Pekka Hentunen at Taurus Hill Obs,A95 Veli-Pekka Hentunen and Markku Nissinen (Taurus Hill Observatory, Varkaus, Finland) report: […]

Exoplanets observed at THO on December 2020

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The clear weather that lasted for a few nights last week made it possible to make observations at the Härkämäki Observatory. With the observation deck of Celestron, a light curves of seven different exoplanets were observed from 7 to 10 December 2020. The SBIG ST-8XME CCD camera with a photometric R-filter was used for the […]