The guide to using Stellarium as used in the SPIRIT 101 workshop.
A quick guide that explains the celestial coordinates system.
Fine tune your understanding of celestial motion and choose the best time to image objects of interest with SPIRIT.
A background sheet that explains concepts such as telescope resolution and field of view for SPIRIT users.
Basic imaging with SPIRIT 1 & 2
Using SPIRIT 1 or 2 for the first time? This may help!
This procedure details steps required to take a series of images through different filters, using SPIRIT 1 & 2.
How to write a simple program for SPIRIT 1 and 2 to follow during a scheduled viewing time
Creating a plan for live viewing
Basic imaging with SPIRIT 4 & 6
Other useful guides
Exposure and Binning help.
A further guide to choosing exposures .
Looking for some bright objects to get started? See this post.
A short guide that helps explain the orienation of images acquired by SPIRIT telescopes.
SPICE Evolution of the Universe target lists
The SPICE sequence Evolution of the Universe has been developed to address year 10 Australian Curriculum Science requirements. Optimised monthly target lists for the SPIRIT telescope component of the sequence can be downloaded here.
Advanced imaging with SPIRIT
SPIRIT 4 & 6 Scheduler
Advanced Scheduling with SPIRIT
Tips for using the SPIRIT 2 telescope (compared to SPIRIT 1).
Astrophotography and image processing
A short guide that explains how to use FITS Liberator to convert FITS files to TIFF files for processing in Photoshop.
Creating a colour image with SPIRIT using Photoshop (from the SPIRIT 103 workshop).
Advanced science projects
Guides from the SPIRIT 102 workshop, Using SPIRIT to Image Asteroids.
The workshop guide from SPIRIT 301: Variable star photometry.