Veli-Pekka Hentunen
AXA Observer HVP

Veli-Pekka Hentunen and the 14-inch Celestron on a Paramount ME at the Taurus Hill Observatory.

Controlling the 1.0 m Dall-Kirkham telescope of the Tuorla Observatory in Turku. The Taurus Hill Observatory does co-operation with the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Turku.

Veli-Pekka is a physics teacher at the high school in Varkaus, where he was born in 1963.

Observatory: Taurus Hill Observatory (MPC code = A95)
Mount: GEM (Paramount ME)
Camera: SBIG ST-8XME; AO-7 tip/tilt image stabilizer
Filters: UBVRI (Johnson-Cousins) + others
Observatory Type: Dome
Location: Härkämäentie 88, 79480 Kangaslampi, Finland
Coordinates: 62° 18.896" N and 28° 23.357" E
Software: TheSky5 controls telescope. MaxIm DL controls CCD. AIP4WIN processes images. Excel for final analysis & display.

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This site opened:  2009.08.06 Last Update:  2009.08.06