News & Press Releases

13 Dec 2013

The lifecycle of stars is one of the core parts of the science curriculum in many countries around the World. It is, however, one of the more challenging parts of the curriculum for teachers. Many teachers are not specialists in astronomy and possibly did not study physics past their own school careers.

04 Nov 2013

Call for Proposals for Key Projects to use the LCOGT 1m and 2m telescope networks

Semester dates and deadline

The 2014A semester runs from April 1 to September 30 , 2014 . The 2014B semester runs from October 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015.

17 Oct 2013

The Division for Planetary Science' (DPS) annual meeting unfolded last week in Denver, CO. This is the main gathering for Solar System and exoplanet scientists, and LCOGT, of course, was there!

11 Oct 2013

Recently the annual Siding Spring Open Day took place. There were several hundred people who were taken on tours around the LCOGT observatory by the observatory manager, Mark Willis.

19 Aug 2013

Here are some of the best images created using our Astrophotography "How-to" guide, with observations made on various LCOGT telescopes.


19 Aug 2013

Get a Flickr account by going to and filling out the information they need.

Near the top of the screen click the button that says Communities, then click Search Groups. Under all Groups search astrometry. Click on the astrometry page. On the left click join group. A new page will open, click join group again.

08 Aug 2013

Call for Proposals to use the LCOGT 2m telescope facilities

Semester dates and deadline

The 2013B semester runs from 2013 October 1 to 2014 March 31 UTC.

01 Aug 2013

This weekend LCOGT are hosting a live astronomy Google+ Hangout.

31 Jul 2013

FORT DAVIS — McDonald Observatory held their semi-annual University of Texas at Austin Astronomy Program’s Board of Visitors meeting over the weekend with more