Important notice

27 September 2016: The Planetary Virtual Observatory and Laboratory has been upgraded to a new webserver with a new design and renamed to PVOL2. You should upgrade your bookmarks to:

The current webpage is no longer updated with new data. All the data in PVOL is available in the new PVOL2 server.

You will be redirected to the new PVOL2 service in 5 seconds.

Further Info & Help (English Speakers) | Información y Ayuda (Español)
  • Technical paper: The International Outer Planets Watch Atmospheres node database of giant-planet images, R. Hueso et al., PSS, 58, 2010.
  • Shorter document describing the database (EPSC-DPS 2011 abstract).
  • Documentos en Español: Articulo enfocado a astronomos amateurs: Pequeños telescopios al estudio de los planetas gigantes, J. Legarreta y R. Hueso, Astronomia, 137, 2010.
  • PVOL2.0 under development
    22 February 2016: We are working on a new improved and modernized version of the Planetary Virtual Observatory and Laboratory. The new service will host amateur images of all Solar System planets and will include new functionalities and a more clear layout. This project is part of VESPA (Virtual European Solar and Planetary Access), which is part of Europlanet 2020 RI. Europlanet 2020 RI has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 654208.
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