iTelescope

Leaders in internet based Astronomy.

20 publicly accessible telescopes across 4 observatories, located in both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, that are fully controlled by you across the Internet.

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Siding Spring Observatory
Coonabarabran, NSW, 2357
[email protected]
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iTelescope Masterclass

Interactive Tutorials - One-on-One

Diving into the world of Remote Telescope operation and image processing can be a daunting task. Which telescope should I use, what location, settings and filters? What do I need to do to capture stunning color images; how do I process them? How do I operate iTelescope’s Science telescopes and calibrate my data? The good news is that there are steps and workflows which iTelescope can teach in an interactive tutorial and address your questions. We use Zoom and record your tutorial for you with excellent connection on our side to guide you through every step with examples.

TURBO STARTER

DURATION: 1 HOUR

COST: US $125

BONUS: 50 FREE POINTS TO YOUR ITELESCOPE ACCOUNT

You are new to iTelescope and and just want to get started? No worries, this is your hotline. No background required, we will get you up to speed quickly. We will give you a solid introduction, answer questions and get you going quickly.

In a 60 min crash tutorial (via Zoom, your private tutorial is recorded for you) –  you will make obtain an overview of  iTelescope and will be able to understand:

  • How to find beautiful objects to image with ease
  • Which telescope to use for what purpose
  • How to take an image
  • What settings to use
  • How to download your images
  • How to make a reservation
  • Answer your questions

Interested? Email us at [email protected]

★ TURBO EXTENDED
(MOST POPULAR)

DURATION: 3 HOURS

COST: US $300

BONUS: 100 FREE POINTS TO YOUR ITELESCOPE ACCOUNT

Want an even stronger boost to start? In a 180 min extended tutorial (via Zoom, your private tutorial is recorded for you) – you will learn how to operate telescopes, launch a plan, find suitable targets, capture amazing images and process color filter images. We provide you with  lots of high quality sample images to practice with! The aim is to get you to an advanced level without prior knowledge:

  • How to find beautiful objects to image with ease
  • Which telescope to use for what purpose
  • How to select an image and the right exposure time
  • What settings to use
  • How to download your images
  • How to make a reservation
  • How to launch a plan
  • Obtain lots of free sample images for practice
  • How to master LRGB image processing with CCDStack2 or APP (Astropixelprocessor works on all OS)- complete workflow with examples – become a master
  • Answer your questions

Interested? Email us at [email protected]

IMAGE PROCESSING NARROWBAND

DURATION: 2 HOURS

COST: US $200

BONUS: 75 FREE POINTS TO YOUR ITELESCOPE ACCOUNT

Narrowband imaging with Ease – (via Zoom, your private tutorial is recorded for you) – We will use APP (Astropixelprocessor) to process high quality narrowband images – SII, Ha and OIII mixed with RGB. Learn how to compose the Hubble palette and realistic color palette in Narrowband. We will also be using Photoshop to enhance images to amazing results. We provide you with  lots of high quality sample images to practice with! The aim is to get you to an expert level without prior knowledge:

  • OIII, SII and Ha Image calibration and processing in APP
  • Exporting to Photoshop in TIFF
  • Super-luminance processing in Photoshop
  • Layer masking and high pass filtering
  • Hubble palette in Photoshop
  • Realistic color palette in Photoshop
  • RGB color correction and LAB colors
  • RGB color correction and realistic star sizing

Interested? Email us at [email protected]

SCIENCE IMAGING AND PROCESSING

DURATION: 2 HOURS

COST: US $200

BONUS: 75 FREE POINTS TO YOUR ITELESCOPE ACCOUNT

Operating scientific telescopes requires deeper knowledge of calibration and planning as well as correct image processing and astrometry. iTelescope has specific telescopes dedicated to scientific observations. Examples are variable stars, photometry, astrometry, minor planets, comets, asteroids, supernovae and distant quasars. T17 is also equipped with a star analyzer.

This tutorial will be customized to address your Science application such as photometry and how that can be applied to research applications like Exoplanets, Binary/Variable stars, etc. – (via Zoom, your private tutorial is recorded for you) – 

Interested? Email us at [email protected]