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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