The use of robotic telescopes is both acceptable and encouraged by Edexcel. An increasing amount of professional astronomy is now carried out using robotic telescopes that do not have an observer or operator at the actual telescope site. This change in the GCSE Astronomy reflects the change in the professional world of astronomy.
Before starting the GCSE activities, you may want to download or investigate the following resources:
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Edxcel GCSE Astronomy Web Pages
Once you have read the above guidance, you can investigate the following GCSE practical tasks: