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These guides are a series of "recipes" for using Sloan Digital Sky Survey data to accomplish common tasks in astronomy. You will learn how to accomplish these tasks using the same tools that professional astronomers use.
Each guide is organized around questions of "How do I...", such as "How do I get an image and spectrum of my favorite object? The guide for each task will take you step-by-step through how to accomplish that task, using different tools of the SkyServer web site.
We encourage you to open the tools from the links provided in the guides and follow along as you read. Each guide also has a printable version - click on the Flash or PDF icon on the first page of the guide.
Click on one of the categories below to see the guides. Bon appetit!