Posts Categorized: Variables

Quasar Oj 287 observed at THO

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Veli-Pekka Hentunen made an observation about the quasar Oj 287 23./24.1.2014 and measured the brightness. According the Veli-Pekka’s photo, the brightness of the Oj 287 was 14,96 magnitudes (R).

Taurus Hill Observatory’s mesurements as part of the OJ 287 Nature -article.

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Taurus Hill Observatory’s research team members Veli-Pekka Hentunen and Markku Nissinen made photometric observations about the blazar OJ 287 over one year for the research team that is led by the professor Mauri Valtonen from the Tuorla Observatory, Turku. Now there is an article about the results of the OJ 287 research campaign in the the well recognized science […]

Taurus Hill Observatory is participating in OJ287 research.

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The team led by professor Mauri Valtonen of Turku University in Finland has weighed the most massive black hole known. Object has mass of 18 billion times the mass of our Sun. It is though six times heavier than previous record. Details of this were presented at the 211th meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) […]

Blazar OJ287 observations made in Taurus Hill Observatory.

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Blazar OJ287 is one of the most important observational objects for Tuorla Observatory. Taurus Hill Observatory research team has made brightness observations about the OJ287 once a week from December 2006 to mid of May 2007 (total 21 times). OJ287 is an Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN) that is located about 4,3 billion light years from Earth. There […]