News & Press Releases

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

03 Jul 2013
Thirty-six science and engineering students visited LCOGT headquarters today. The students are participating in the residential Summer Science Program at Westmont College.
02 Jul 2013

The LCOGT education operations centre is based in Cardiff University, School of Physics and Astronomy alongside the UK Herschel Outreach OfficeHerschel Space Observatory spent over three years taking stunning images of the Universe in far in

24 Jun 2013

Ten grade eight students from Roggeveled primary school in the small town of Sutherland (Northern Cape, South Africa), which is the home of the 3 x 1-meter class Las Cumbres Observatory (LCOGT) robotic telescopes, participated in an essay competition based on variou

03 Jun 2013

“Lets do some great science.” With these words Wayne Rosing announced that the LCOGT Southern ring was complete. Like many projects, science on the LCOGT network began before the completion of construction.