For Astronomers

Details about the network, observing, creating observing proposals, and accessing data.


Make observation requests and applications for observing time.

Technical details about all aspects of the telescopes in our network, the data, and tools for using them.

How to use LCO though NOAO for the U.S. community, call for Key Project proposals and current observing programs.

Learn about scientific research achieved using the LCO network.

Terms of service for data use and how to acknowledge LCO.

Tools under development for follow-up observations of astronomical alerts.

Participate in our workshops and meetings.

Learn about the Astronomical Events Observatory Network, including our partnership with the SOAR telescope.