Observing Programs Arranged by Equipment Needed

Program Based on Equipment Required Naked-Eye Binocular Telescope Special Equipment
Active Galactic Nuclei Observing Program     X  
Advanced Binocular Double Star Observing Program   X    
Advanced Observer Award        
Analemma Observing Program X     Must build apparatus to measure analemma

Arp Peculiar Galaxy Observing Programs: Northern Observing, Southern Observing

    X  
Asterism Observing Program X X X  
Asteroid Observing Program - Regular     X  
Asteroid Observing Program - Gold     X  
Beyond Polaris Observing Certificate        
Binocular Double Star Observing Program   X    
Binocular Messier Observing Program   X    
Program Based on Equipment Required Naked-Eye Binocular Telescope Special Equipment
Binocular Variable Star Observing Program   X    
Bright Nebula Observing Program - Basic   X X  
Bright Nebula Observing Program - Advanced     X  
Caldwell Observing Program - Silver     X  
Caldwell Observing Program - Gold     X  
Carbon Star Observing Program   X X  
Comet Observing Program - Silver X X X  
Comet Observing Program - Gold X X X  
Constellation Hunter Observing Program - Northern Skies X      
Constellation Hunter Observing Program - Southern Skies X      
Dark Nebulae Observing Program     X  
Dark Sky Advocate Observing Award X X X  
Program Based on Equipment Required Naked-Eye Binocular Telescope Special Equipment
Deep Sky Binocular Observing Program   X    
Double Star Observing Program     X  
Earth Orbiting Satellite Observing Program X      
Flat Galaxy Observing Program - Regular     X  
Flat Galaxy Observing Program - Honorary     X  
Galaxy Groups and Clusters Observing Program - Partial     X  
Galaxy Groups and Clusters Observing Program - Complete     X  
Galileo Observing Program   X X Must use 20 power or less
Galileo Binocular Observing Program   X   Must use 20 power or less
Galileo Binocular Observing Program   X   Must use 20 power or less
Galileo T.O.E.S. Observing Certificate     X  
Globular Clusters Observing Program - Visual     X Camera
Globular Clusters Observing Program - Imaging     X Camera
Herschel 400 Observing Program     X  
Program Based on Equipment Required Naked-Eye Binocular Telescope Special Equipment
Herschel II Observing Program     X  
Hydrogen-Alpha Solar Observing Program     X Must use a Hydrogen-Alpha solar telescope
Local Galaxy Group and Neighborhood Observing Program     X  
Lunar Observing Program     X  
Lunar II Observing Program     X  
Master Observer Award        
Master Observer Award - Silver        
Master Observer Award - Gold        
Master Observer Award - Platinum        
Master Observer Award - Platinum     X  
Messier Observing Program - Regular     X  
Messier Observing Program - Honorary     X  
Meteor Observing Program - 6, 12, 18, 24, 30 hours X      
Program Based on Equipment Required Naked-Eye Binocular Telescope Special Equipment
Meteor Observing Program 36 hours X      
NASA Observing Challenge Special Award - New Horizons / Pluto     X Camera
NASA Observing Challenge Special Award - Comet Siding Spring / Mars     X Camera
NASA Observing Challenge Special Award - Rosetta / Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko     X Camera
NEO Observing Program - Intermediate     X  
NEO Observing Program - Advanced     X  
Observer Award        
Occultation Observing Program     X  
Open Clusters Observing Program - Basic     X  
Open Clusters Observing Program - Advanced     X  
Outreach Observing Award - Outreach        
Outreach Observing Award - Stellar        
Program Based on Equipment Required Naked-Eye Binocular Telescope Special Equipment
Outreach Observing Award - Master        
Planetary Nebulae Observing Program - Basic     X  
Planetary Nebulae Observing Program - Advanced     X  
Planetary Nebulae Observing Program - Imaging     X Camera
Planetary Transit Special Observing Award - Venus 2004     X Camera
Planetary Transit Special Observing Award - Venus 2012     X Camera
Planetary Transit Special Observing Award - Mercury 2016     X Camera
Radio Astronomy Observing Program - Bronze       Must build Radio  Telescopes
Radio Astronomy Observing Program - Silver       Must build Radio  Telescopes
Radio Astronomy Observing Program - Gold       Must build Radio  Telescopes
Sketching Observing Award     X  
Sky Puppy Observing Program     X  
Program Based on Equipment Required Naked-Eye Binocular Telescope Special Equipment
Solar Eclipse - 2017 Special Observing Award     X  
Solar System Observing Program     X  
Southern Skies Binocular Observing Program   X    
Southern Skies Telescope Observing Program     X  
Stellar Evolution Observing Program     X  
Sunspotters Observing Program     X Must use a solar filter
Two in the View Observing Program     X  
Universe Sampler Observing Program     X  
Urban Observing Program     X  
Variable Star Observing Program   X X