Plate Workshop Resources

This is a catalog of resources which may be helpful for coordinating and organizing your own workshop on SDSS plates, such as accompanying documents and example schedules. For suggestions regarding what to do with plates once in your possession, see SDSS Plate Activities.

Anatomy of a Plate
Describes the purpose and meaning of each element of an SDSS aluminum targeting plate.

Plate Packet Cover Letter
A brief document shipped alongside every SDSS aluminum targeting plate and a matching poster of the image data taken using the plate.

Spectroscopic Plate Certificate.
Official certificate awarded along with an SDSS targeting plate.

Sample Agenda for Plate Workshop (1)
Emphasis on other ability learners.

Sample Agenda for Plate Workshop (2)
Emphasis on interacting with SkyServer.

Sample Agenda for Plate Workshop (3)
Emphasis on Voyages activities.

SDSS Host Institution Agreement