The poster concerns the observation of Exoplanet KELT-18b from Malta to refine the predicted time of transit time. Transits occur when an exoplanet crosses over the surface of its host star as seen from Earth. As exoplanets are much smaller than the apparent size of their parent stars, the observed dip in brightness is extremely small and thus it can be quite challenging to record the event if not observed under the right conditions.
Despite the limitations presented during the KELT-18b event, the analysis of the observations obtained showed that useful scientific data was obtained even though the full transit event as observed from Malta could not be fully recorded. This was due to the timing of the event that began shortly after sunset occurred.
Stephen M. Brincat