Tuorla Observatory blazar monitoring

Optical light curves


Main characteristics


Data policy

The lightcurves shown on these pages are intended as a quick-look service for our monitoring group and for the MAGIC consortium. They are made public here to aid multiwavelength campaigns, which sometimes require quick response times. If you want to use some of the data for a publication, please do not extract the data from the images. Contact us and ask for the possibility of getting the data you need.

Data reduction procedure and intrepretation for ten (2002-2012) years of R-band monitoring data for 31 northern sky blazars are available at K. Nilsson et al. (2018, A&A, 620, 185). The main properties of the targets and observing log are available at: Strasbourg astronomical Data Center (CDS-Vizier)


Manuals and useful links

KVA Operation Manual (password protected)
KVA Maintenance Manual (password protected)
Coordinated observations (password protected)
Sunset and sunrise time
KVA twilights (La Palma local time)
NOT weather page
GTC Sky camera
Summary of weather information in ORM
Location of telescopes at ORM


Light curves

Updated Thu Apr 11 12:31:43 PM EEST 2024

FERMI bright targets (password protected)

TeV blazars and AGNs

Name Finding chart Lightcurve Obs epochs
(last 100 days)
Days since
last observation
1ES 0033+595 Find Mag Jy 61
S2 0109+22 Find Mag Jy 60
RGB 0136+391 Find Mag Jy 58
RGB 0214+517 Find Mag Jy 23
B2 0218+35 Find Mag Jy 41
3C 66A Find Mag Jy 23
1ES 0229+200 Find Mag Jy 60
NGC 1275 Find Mag Jy 19
HB89 0317+185 Find Mag Jy 41
1ES 0414+009 Find Mag Jy 39
1ES 0502+675 Find Mag Jy 6
TXS 0506+056 Find Mag Jy 23
VER 0521+211 Find Mag Jy 18
VER 0648+151 Find Mag Jy 7
1ES 0647+250 Find Mag Jy 10
RGB 0710+591 Find Mag Jy 6
S5 0716+714 Find Mag Jy 2
NVSS J073326+515355 Find Mag Jy 2
1ES 0806+524 Find Mag Jy 2
RGB 0847+115 Find Mag Jy 7
OJ 287 Find Mag Jy 10
S4 0954+65 Find Mag Jy 2
1ES 1011+496 Find Mag Jy 2
RX J1058.5+2817 Find Mag Jy 2
Mkn 421 Find Mag Jy 2
Mkn 180 Find Mag Jy 2
RGB 1136+676 Find Mag Jy 2
4C 29.45 Find Mag Jy 2
ON 325 Find Mag Jy 2
1ES 1218+304 Find Mag Jy 2
ON 231 Find Mag Jy 7
MS 1221.8+2452 Find Mag Jy 1
ON 238 Find Mag Jy 2
ON 246 Find Mag Jy 2
3C 279 Find Mag Jy 7
B2 1308+32.6 Find Mag Jy 2
PKS 1413+135 Find Mag Jy 2
B2 1420+32 Find Mag Jy 1
PG 1424+240 Find Mag Jy 2
1ES 1426+428 Find Mag Jy 1
1ES 1440+122 Find Mag Jy 2
PKS 1441+25 Find Mag Jy 2
PKS 1510-089 Find Mag Jy 7
AP Lib Find Mag Jy 1675
TXS 1515-273 Find Mag Jy 1693
PG 1553+113 Find Mag Jy 2
Mkn 501 Find Mag Jy 2
H 1722+119 Find Mag Jy 1
OT 546 Find Mag Jy 7
1ES 1741+196 Find Mag Jy 2
HB89 1749+096 Find Mag Jy 9
B2 1811+31 Find Mag Jy 2
1ES 1959+650 Find Mag Jy 9
MG4 J200112+4352 Find Mag Jy 15
1ES 2037+521 Find Mag Jy 2
PKS 2155-304 Find Mag Jy 1576
BL Lac Find Mag Jy 1
RGB J2243+203 Find Mag Jy 89
B3 2247+381 Find Mag Jy 67
1ES 2344+514 Find Mag Jy 60

Other blazars and AGN

Name Finding chart Lightcurve Obs epochs
(last 100 days)
Days since
last observation
BZB J0022+0006 Find Mag Jy 77
RX J00352+1515 Find Mag Jy 67
B3 0037+405 Find Mag Jy 64
PKS 0047-051 Find Mag Jy 78
4C+31.03 Find Mag Jy 61
MS 0158.5+0019 Find Mag Jy 66
CGRaBS J0211+1051 Find Mag Jy 60
B2 0234+28 Find Mag Jy 39
AO 0235+164 Find Mag Jy 41
PKS 0256+075 Find Mag Jy 61
PKS 0310+013 Find Mag Jy 60
RX J03384+1302 Find Mag Jy 23
RGB 0505+612 Find Mag Jy 31
B2 0716+33 Find Mag Jy 10
PKS 0735+178 Find Mag Jy 10
CRATES J0905+1358 Find Mag Jy 2
RX J1022.7-0112 Find Mag Jy 2
RBS 0921 Find Mag Jy 2
RBS 0970 Find Mag Jy 5
CRATES J1209+1810 Find Mag Jy 7
TON 116 Find Mag Jy 7
PG 1246+586 Find Mag Jy 2
S4 1250+53 Find Mag Jy 1
B2 1348+308 Find Mag Jy 2
PKS 1406-076 Find Mag Jy 2
3FHL J1418.4-0233 Find Mag Jy 2
RBS 1409 Find Mag Jy 2
PKS 1502+106 Find Mag Jy 5
3FHL J1511.8-0513 Find Mag Jy 2
BZQ J1514+4450 Find Mag Jy 9
3FHL J1520.7-0348 Find Mag Jy 5
1ES 1544+820 Find Mag Jy 2
3FHL J1546.1+0818 Find Mag Jy 2
CRATES J1558+5625 Find Mag Jy 9
FGL 1656+6012 Find Mag Jy 5
RGB J1754+322 Find Mag Jy 9
GB6 J1838+4802 Find Mag Jy 9
GB6 B1842+1543 Find Mag Jy 2
RGB 1903+556 Find Mag Jy 2
3FHL J1942.7+1033 Find Mag Jy 2
RGB J2232+117 Find Mag Jy 89
TXS 2241+406 Find Mag Jy 68
PKS 2247-131 Find Mag Jy 150
3C 454.3 Find Mag Jy 93

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Background picture credit : Rami Rekola 2001