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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EPSC 2013: Digital daylight observations of the planets with small telescopes

During the European Planetary Science Congress 2013 (Sep 8-13, 2013, London, UK) we presented the following work: Digital daylight observations of the planets with small telescopes Emmanuel (Manos) I. Kardasis Abstract Planetary atmospheres are extremely dynamic, showing a variety of phenomena at different spatial and temporal scales, therefore continuous monitoring…

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