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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 […]

COVID-19 info for THO visitors

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Taurus Hill Observatory visits and public events cannot take place normally due to the corona epidemic. You can visit THO, but you have to stay is outside. The observatory equipment and telescopes are not in use. The maximum group size recommendation is 12 people. Events etc. are held outside so that everyone can hear the […]

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 […]

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 […]