THO research team organized a small CCD workshop 4.1.2009. The participants were Harri Vilokki, Tuomo Salmi, Jari Torpakko, Esa Heikkinen, Markku Nissinen and Veli-Pekka Hentunen. In workshop they photographed some well known Messier objects, M1 and M15. In workshop the research team practiced how to calibrate, align and track the objects. One main target was to become acquainted with to MaximDL software.