LCO INSTRUCTIONS YEAR 3

 

Instructions for gathering, processing and analysing data for the HOYS / Las Cumbres Observatory project.

Setting up your LCO account

The following video takes you through the process of creating a user account on the LCO observing portal.

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Submitting Observations

The following video takes you through the process of submitting observations for HOYS on the LCO observing portal.

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Creating Colour Images

The following video takes you through the process of creating colour composite images from the LCO data.

Creating Colour Images using DS9

The following video takes you through the process of creating colour composite images from the LCO data using DS9.

Downloading your Images

The following video takes you through the process of downloading your images from the LCO data archive to your computer.

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Stacking Images

The following video takes you through the process of stacking the LCO images.

Link to the online software used in the video

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Processing Images

The following video takes you through the process of uploading and processing your images into the HOYS database.

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Analysing Light Curves

The following video takes you through the process of analysing light curves from the HOYS database.

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