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CHOICE Schedule & Registration for 2020

Below please find a schedule of CHOICE courses that will be taught in 2020. To read more about each course, please click the title which will take you to the course description page.

The remaining 2020 CHOICE courses are free to encourage astronomy learning at home amidst COVID-19. Regularly, CHOICE course participation cost is $60 USD per course for non-members and $35 per course for AAVSO members. 

January 6 - 31
CCD Photometry (Part I)

Instructor: Phil Sullivan

Registration Closed

February 3 - 28
CCD Photometry (Part II)

Instructor: Ed Wiley

Registration Closed

March 2 - 27
Variable Star Classification and Light Curves

Instructor: Blake Crosby

Registration Closed

April 6 - May 1
Exoplanet Observing

Instructor: Dr. Jeff Robertson

Registration Closed

May 11 - June 5
How to Use VStar

Instructor: JoDee Baker-Maloney

Registration Closed

Developing a Visual Observing Program
is canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

August 17 - September 11
Analyzing Data with VStar

Instructor: Brad Walter

(This course is now full. If you would like to be on the waiting list, please email lward@aavso.org with the subject line "Enroll in Analyzing Data.") Please note, you must have passed How to Use Vstar to take this course. 

September 14 - October 9
Observing and Counting Sunspots

Instructor: Raffaello Braga

This year, this course is free of charge to help you in this hard time. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. To sign up, please email Lward@aavso.org with the subject line "Enroll in Sunspots."

November 9 - December 11
(5 weeks)
Exoplanet Observing

Instructor: Dr. Brian Hill

This year, this course is free of charge to help you in this hard time. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. To sign up, please email Lward@aavso.org with the subject line "Enroll in Exoplanet Observing."

November 9 - December 11
(5 weeks)
Classification variable des étoiles et courbes de lumière
Instructor: Jean-Bruno Desrosiers

(In French only for these weeks)

Cette année, ce cours est gratuit pour vous aider en ces temps difficiles. L'inscription se fait sur la base du premier arrivé, premier servi. Pour vous inscrire, veuillez envoyer un courriel à Lward@aavso.org avec l'objet "inscrire à courbes."

TBD
Photoelectric Photometry in the 21st Century

Instructor: Tom Calderwood
If you are interested in this subject, please contact AAVSO HQ at aavso@aavso.org

   

 

 

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