This free course was first published in July 2019. It was written and produced by:
Authors and presenters; Jo Jarvis, Alan Cayless, Simon Clark, Stella Bradbury, Ulrich Kolb, Meredith Morrell, Colin Snodgrass.
Programmers; Geoff Austin, James Smith.
Contributors; thanks to Helen Fraser for advice and guidance
Contributors; Angela Lamont and Andrew Rix – filming and video production.
IAC/ODT; Miquel Serra-Ricart, Nayra Rodrigues-Eugenio, Rafael Rebolo.
With thanks to the staff and facilities of the IAC and ODT for their support and cooperation in the filming and production of this Badged Open Course.
Stellarium:GNU General Public License (GPL).
Week 1 Figures
Figures 1, 5 and 12: © Alan Cayless
Figures 2, 3, 4, 7 and 10: © Stellarium: http://stellarium.org
Figure 9: TWCarlson; https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en
Week 2 Figures
Figure 1, 3, 4 and 5: © Alan Cayless
Figure 2: © Stellarium: http://stellarium.org
Week 3 Figures
Figure 1 and 1a: © Alan Cayless
Week 4 Figures
Figure 1: taken from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Messier
Figure 2: NASA, ESA, J. Hester and A. Loll (Arizona State University)
Figure 3 and 5: © Alan Cayless
Figure 4: © Stellarium: http://stellarium.org
Week 5 Figures
Figure 1: © NASA
Figure 2: Courtesy of NASA/SDO and the AIA, EVE, and HMI science teams
Figure 3: Alamy
Figure 4: © NASA
Figure 5: taken from: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f9/4%2C030%2C000%2C000_Years_Acasta_Gneiss.jpg
Figure 6: taken from: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein#/media/File:Albert_Einstein_Head.jpg
Figure 7 and 8: © Alan Cayless
Week 5 Video
Video 2: Activity 3; NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center; The Sun in Ultra-High Definition (4k) Video; https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12034
Video 3: © NASA,SDO
Video 4: © Alan Cayless
Week 6 Figures
Figure 1: © Stellarium: http://stellarium.org
Figures 2, 3, 4 and 7: © Alan Cayless
Figure 5: ESO; https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Week 6 Video
Video 1: The Open University
Week 7 Figures
Figure 1, 2, 4 and 10: © Alan Cayless
Figure 6: taken from: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Leavitt_aavso.jpg;
Figure 7: © NASA, ESA and Z.Levay (STScl); Science Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) and the American Association of Variable Star Observers
Figure 8: © NASA/CXC/M.Weiss
Figure 9: © David Anderson; https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/
Figure 10: Telescope.org
Week 7 Videos
Video 3: ESO; https://www.eso.org
Thanks also to:
NASA Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)
American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO)
European Southern Observatory (ESO)
Week 8 Figure
Figure 1, 2: © Alan Cayless
Week 8 Video
Video 3: © Alan Cayless; Stellarium: http://stellarium.org
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Course image: © Alan Cayless
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