An Example Template for SJS to use in creating a paper


In this space you want to write 2-4 sentences stating the question you are investigating and your conclusion.


In the introduction clearly state the question you are investigating and why you think it is interesting. If your question is an extension of someone elses work you will want to reference that work in this paragraph by clicking on the plus sign in the edit view and entering the DOI (Gould)} or by using this markdown: (P. Sadler 2001)

You will then include a citation of their work in the reference section.

If you want to cite a web-page that your work is based on you can do so like this.

Example: We decided to compare exposure times for different objects with the PROMPT telescopes to the reccomendations listed for the Faulkes Telescopes.


Here you explain your experiment.

Example: The purpose of this investigation was to compare the images resulting from different exposure times using the PROMPT Telescopes to the recommendations listed for the Faulkes Telescope:

Object Type Lower Limit Usual Exposure Range Better Images
Galaxy 30s 60s 120+s
Nebula 30s 60s 120+s
Star Cluster 2-5s 5-30s Ask for advice
Planetary Nebula 10-20s 30-40s Ask for advice
Asteroids Mag < 10: Avoid imaging.
Mag. 10-13: 20s
Mag. 14-16: 30s
Mag. 16-18: 60s
Mag. 18-20: 90s
Mag. > 20 Ask for advice.

Based on our findings we will create our own recommendation table for the PROMPT telescopes. For this experiment we conducted three trials. That is three images for each recommended exposure time were collected for each type of object. We analysed our data by visual inspection of the images. We used the image processing software Afterglow to change the min and max and determine the level of detail we could see and if any part of the image was over exposed.

NOTE: This table did not come out well at all when I exported as an article ( I used Markdown conventions.)


Here show the results of your experiment. You need to download any image or figure to your computer first and then insert it into the document using insert figure.

As you can see below in Figure 1, imaging planets is not easy because they are so bright. Going clockwise from the upper left images blah blah.

Fig.1 Images of Mars made with x second exposures through a variety of filters.


We see a different result when imaging galaxies. As seen in the figure below with M123, longer exposure times result in images with greater clarity.