Observing at MSO-CTIO
This page contains all the information needed to conduct your observations with the MSO-CTIO facilities. Click on the links below for additional information. For general information, you can also refer to the MSO section of our Where to get help page.
Observing at Cerro Tololo
Planning, Executing, Wrapping up your run at CTIO, Director's Discretionary (DD) Time, ToO Policy, CTIO Staff Responsibilities, Visitor's computer Guidelines, Remote Observing at Blanco, and Support Staff
Observing with SOAR
Summary of instrumentation capabilities, overheads and tips for observing efficiently, visiting Astronomer's guide, remote Observer's guide, creating targets lists, instrument setup forms, Night/End-of-Run Reports, among others.
Observing with SMARTS
Description of capabilities and available observing modes.
List of daily ephemeris divided by year and month.
List of spectrophotometric standards available for observation at Cerro Pachón and Cerro Tololo.
Updated on June 1, 2021, 4:06 pm