A guide to the user interface that was launched in June 2017. The latest version (January 2018) includes revisions to instrument overheads.
A one-page "jump start" to interacting with the LCO Network through the user interface.
Documentation relating to the LCO internal science archive.
Documentation of the BANZAI data reduction pipeline.
A description of the FLOYDS (low-resolution spectrograph) pipeline.
A description of the NRES (high-resolution spectrograph) pipeline.
Documentation, examples and code for working with LCO's extensive programmatic interfaces.
Advice on setting your airmass limit for best quality data
A description of the information on submitted observing requests now available in the observatory portal.
For observations of science targets (e.g. gamma-ray bursts) that must be carried-out as soon as possible after a request is submitted.
Iair Arcavi's description of the system for prioritizing observing requests.
Bright stars can leave ghost images in the SBIG 6303 cameras. Read why, and how to spot them.
Your use of time on some proposals maybe restricted to a maximum number hours (per semester). Read how it works and how to enable it, if you are a proposal PI.