Research and GCSE Projects

Preview Age Suitability Title Short Description Duration
11 to 14
14 to 16
16 to 18
18+
Asteroid Watch Search for asteroids in our observations and report back their positions. Ongoing
14 to 16
B1 - Lunar Features Produce a series of telescopic drawings and/or photographs of three lunar surface features. Use them to show their changing appearance at different lunar phases. 6 hours
14 to 16
B11 Drawings/Photographs of Messier/NGC Objects Use binoculars/telescope/robotic telescope to produce detailed drawings and/or photographs of at least three Messier/NGC objects. 6 hours
14 to 16
16 to 18
18+
Exoplanets Project Use the exoplanet.eu website and plotting tool to search for patterns and correlations in the data we have from all the exoplanets discovered so far. Ongoing
16 to 18
18+
Star Clusters Project Study images of open clusters of stars and measure the brightnesses of stars to create your own colour magnitude (Hertzsprung-Russell) diagrams. Ongoing