UCSC Remote Observing Calendars

 

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Observers who want to use the UCSC Remote Observing rooms with Keck telescopes must begin the process of requesting reservations using the WMKO Observer Login Page as described on the Keck Policy on Mainland Observing page.

Observers who want to use the UCSC Remote Observing rooms with telescopes on Mt. Hamilton can request reservations via e-mail
UCSC Remote Observing <ucsc-remote-obs@ucolick.org>

Observers who need keys to the UCSC Remote Observing rooms or who need training for the login, setup, and Polycom operations should make an appointment via e-mail
UCSC Remote Observing <ucsc-remote-obs@ucolick.org>
The keys and training are not available at all hours of every day, so please make the appointment several days in advance of the observing.

As of June 2013 the two facilities have the following characteristics:

Remote Observing #1 Remote Observing #2
Keck Mainland-only mode Available Available
Keck Eavesdrop mode Available Available
uninterruptible power duration hours hours
failover telecomm (ISDN) Yes Yes
alternate computer Yes No
Lick telescopes Available Available

Remote Observing room usage for dates before April 2013 is still available at this old calendar page.