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How to use SPIRT

SPIRIT telescopes utilise a scheduling system. Booking is not required.

New users: please contact us using the form below for guidance on gaining telescope access, training and education.

Returning users: Please make contact with us for before scheduling new requests.

Refer to this technical description for specific information on each of the telescopes.

Telescope Access

Step 1: A login is required to access all SPIRIT telescopes.

Step 2: Once logged in, submit image requests using the SPIRIT Scheduler menu item. Refer to the SPIRIT Scheduler guide for instructions.

Step 3 (optional): Add your email address to your request using the Schedule Browser menu item referred to in the SPIRIT Scheduler guide if you wish to receive email alerts.

Downloading Images:
Individual images can be downloaded from the web interface. For larger numbers of images please use our FTP interface. Contact us for information on how to do this.

New users: Please keep total imaging time to 1 hour or less. For extended requirements please contact us.


SPIRIT 2

STATUS: SPIRIT 2 is Operational

LOGIN TO SPIRIT 2

Important imaging information:

  • Fully calibrated images are available at Bin 2 & Bin 3 only.
  • Available Filters – Clear, Red, Green Blue, B, V and R.

SPIRIT 3

STATUS: SPIRIT 3 is Operational

LOGIN to SPIRIT 3

Important imaging information:

  • Fully calibrated images are provided at Bin 2 only.
  • Available Filters – Clear, Red, Green Blue, Hydrogen Alpha (Ha)

SPIRIT 4

STATUS: SPIRIT 4 is Operational

LOGIN to SPIRIT 4

Important imaging information:

  • Fully calibrated images are provided at Bin 2 only.
  • Available Filters – Clear, Red, Green Blue, Ha, B, V.

SPIRIT 6

STATUS: SPIRIT 6 is Operational

LOGIN to SPIRIT 6

Important imaging information:

  • Fully calibrated images are provided at Bin 1 only. DO NOT USE BIN 2.
  • Available Filters – Clear, Red, Green Blue, Ha, B, V.

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