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Las Cumbres Observatory

(LCO)
(world-wide network of telescopes)

Las Cumbres Observatory (LCO) is a world-wide network of telescopes with apertures in the 40 cm to 2 m range (Together they are known as LGOGT, for Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope). They are operated robotically, scheduled as a group, and can carry out continuous multi-day observations. Currently the network has six sites spread throughout the world. The individual sites each have one to five telescopes. Some of the instruments:


Note: abbreviation LCO is also used for Las Campanas Observatory.


(observatory,distributed,ground)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Las_Cumbres_Observatory
https://lco.global/
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011IAUS..276..553S/abstract

Referenced by pages:
Haleakala Observatory
Las Campanas Observatory (LCO)

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