Basic imaging

Basic imaging with SPIRIT 2

Using SPIRIT 2 for the first time? This may help!
Taking your first image with SPIRIT (PDF file, 817 kb)

This procedure details steps required to take a series of images through different filters, using SPIRIT 2.
Taking a colour series with SPIRIT (PDF file, 1 Mb)

Basic imaging with SPIRIT 4 & 6

This document provides instruction on how to schedule an automated request using the SPIRIT Scheduler.
Scheduling your first request with SPIRIT (PDF file, 400 kb)

Other useful guides

Exposure and Binning help.
Exposure and Binning Help (PDF file, 400 Kb)

A further guide to choosing exposures .
SPIRIT exposure guide (PDF file, 1.1 Mb)

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.
Which way is up? (PDF file, 3.3 Mb)

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.
SPIRIT target lists (PDF file, 41 kb)