Science Collaboration Institutions

These institutions are guaranteed observing time with the LCO Network.

Institution   Approximate hours per year
    2m 1m 0.4m
Australian National University   200 400 400
AURA (on behalf of the Chilean astronomical community)   0 600 400
Faulkes Telescope Project   1020 0 0
Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii   300 0 600
National Astronomical Observatories of China   0 400 0
National Science Foundation   440 2400 0
South African Astronomical Observatory   0 600 200
St. Andrews University   0 3300 0
University of Texas   0 600 200
Wise Observatory/I-CORE   0 1400 0
Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias   0 0 800
Las Cumbres Observatory, Inc.   1965 8525 17400
Total   4000 18000 20000

The approximate number of hours per year is scaled to an estimate of 1000 usable hours per telescope per semester.

Additional Science Collaboration Institutions

These institutions are not guaranteed observing time with the LCO Network but are eligible to apply for LCO's share.

Institution  
Infrared Processing and Analysis Center (IPAC) at Caltech  
University of California at Santa Barbara  
University of Colorado