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Astronomy with an online telescope
Astronomy with an online telescope

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2.2 Register with COAST

You are now almost ready to request your first images from COAST. Before you start, you will need an account on telescope.org – the website that is used to control COAST, to request images and to view and download your images when they have been acquired.

To register, if you haven’t done so already, you will first need to have enrolled on this course by clicking the ‘Enrol now’ button at the top of this page. Having done this, follow this link to the Open University’s Open Science Laboratory [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] for instructions on how to create a telescope.org account:

Once your account is set up, make a note of the login information that you have created. You will need this in the next section to request your images.