12.409 | Spring 2002 | Undergraduate
Hands-On Astronomy: Observing Stars and Planets

Lecture Notes

Week # Topics
1 Course Information (PDF)
2 Care and Feeding of Your Observing Notebook (PDF)
3 Meade 8" LX200 Set-up (PDF)
4 Can We Observe x Tonight? (PDF)
5 “Chez 12.409” Menu for Spring 2002 (PDF)
6 Observing Tips (PDF)
7 Useful Optics Information (PDF)
8 CCD User’s Guide (PDF)
9 Basic CCD Image Processing (PDF)
10 The LX200 Object Library (PDF)
11 Color Imaging (PDF)
12 Solar Observing (PDF)