Global Sky Partners

LCO launched the Global Sky Partners program in 2017 with the goal of inspiring students, teachers and the public around the world to engage in astronomy and science endeavors. LCO annually provides over 1,000 hours of observing time on our telescope network to educational organizations.

The Global Sky Partners are a diverse group of educators and scientists who run their own fully-supported education projects and investigations using our telescopes.

Active Partners 29
Student Publications 18

Current Global Sky Partners

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Exoplanet Watch

Exoplanet Watch is a citizen science project to observe transiting exoplanets — planets outside our solar system — with small telescopes. A transiting exoplanet is one that periodically passes in …

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MicroObservatory Exoplanet Exploration Partnership

Through a pilot partnership with LCO, MicroObservatory aims to enhance our users’ learning experience. Specifically, we will offer our audiences periodic opportunities to request “Target of Opportunity” exoplanet datasets from …

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Stanford Online High School Astronomy Research Club

Stanford Online High School (SOHS) is an accredited, independent school for intellectually passionate students in grades 7 - 12. The SOHS Astronomy Research Club involves students across the world in …

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Where's the Flux?

Community observations of secular dimming in the enigmatic dipper, KIC8462852. This is an open collaboration with interested users connected through the sub-Reddit, /r/KIC8462852.