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CHOICE Courses

CHOICE: Developing a Visual Observing Program

Whether you are a new observer or a returning observer or just interested in getting some fresh ideas on how to get the most out of your time at the telescope, this course is for you!

Contrary to what some people might think, visual observations of variable stars are just as important as ever! By learning how to customize your observing program to suit your equipment, site conditions, and interests, you will discover how to maximize the scientific value of your work while increasing your enjoyment of observing.

CHOICE: Variable Star Classification and Light Curves

Did you ever wonder what a light curve actually means or why they can be so different from each other?

Now is your chance to find out! By taking the Variable Star Classification and Light Curves CHOICE course, you will learn how to decipher light curves to unlock the secrets of the stars. 

NEW Exoplanet CHOICE Course


A CHOICE Course on Exoplanet Observing


We are pleased to announce a new CHOICE Course: Exoplanet Observing.

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