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Observing Information

Support Pages

If you are undertaking a project using LCO's robotic telescope network you may find these guides helpful.

Observing Cheat Sheet

Video guide and cheat sheet for our observing portal.

Kiosk Cheat Sheet

A quick guide to using the Kiosk observing portal.

Common Image Problems

Identify problems with your images and find out what to do about them.

Target Visibility

Checking the visibility of your targets.

Time-series observations

How to make time-series observations.

Exposure time

A guide to estimating exposure time.

Compressed FITS files

Using image and photometry data from LCO FITS files.

Managing proposals

How to manage your observing proposal.


LCO infographics that are free to use alongside your educational projects.