Contribution to the 11th Hellenic Astronomical conference

The Hellenic Astronomical conference is the biennial meeting of the Greek professional astronomers’ society. During the 11th version of this conference (held in Athens, Sep. 8-12, 2013), we contributed with a poster presenation on the need of pro-am collaborations for Jupiter and Saturn. In particular: “The need for Professional-Amateur collaborations…

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The need for Professional-Amateur collaborations in studies of Jupiter and Saturn – a JBAA publication

This work is a collective presentation of the type of contributions within the professional-amateur framework for the study of gaseous giants. In particular: The need for Professional-Amateur collaborations in studies of Jupiter and Saturn Emmanuel Kardasis, John H. Rogers, Glenn Orton, Marc Delcroix, Apostolos Christou, Mike Foulkes, Padma Yanamandra-Fisher, Michel…

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Stellar occultation of HIP 54057 by Jupiter and Ganymede

Results (15/04/2015): Announcement (13/12/2015): The structure and variability of the upper atmospheres of the giant planets may be investigated by occultation techniques [1]. Ground-based photometric monitoring of stellar occultations measure the attenuation of starlight by the planet’s intervening atmosphere due to differential refraction. This requires a sufficiently bright star to act…

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