Posts Categorized: Observations

Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks

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Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks photographed with Taurus Hill Observatory’s Meade16″ACF telescope and SBIG STT-8300M camera without filter. Photo was taken 12 February 2024 at 18:45 Finnish time. Image stacked from a 10 x 120 s image.

HAT-P-61b exoplanet transit observation

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HAT-P-61b exoplanet transit observation. The observed values differ quite a lot from the catalog values: the duration of the transit was 85 min (vs. 100 min) and the dimming was 17.3 mmag (vs. 10.4 mmag). The focus was done poorly and maybe the choice of reference stars was not quite right. This object has been […]

Exoplanet WTS-2b transit measured.

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The first exoplanet transit observation of the new observation season at Taurus Hill Observatory on August 20 – 21, 2023. Now, towards the end of August, the night sky is already dark long enough for the entire transit to be observed. At night, the target was the transit of the exoplanet WTS-2b in the constellation […]

THO in Europlanet Science Congress 2022 in Granada, Spain

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After several years, the European planetary research community will gather at the traditional EPSC (Europlanet Science Congress) conference on September 18-23. This year, EPSC will be held in Granda, Spain, where it was originally supposed to be held already in 2020. The last two EPSC conferences have been held as remote conferences via the internet, […]