Instruments & Operations



Before you travel to the LBT Observatory, please review all of the background, safety, and logistical information below and in the associated links, as well as the information in the "Working @ LBTO" and "Living @ LBTO links in the menu at left. MGIO maintains an orientation package that should also be reviewed prior to travelling to the LBT.

To ensure your safety during your LBTO visit, all personnel must check in at the Base Camp to:

Additional details are available in the links below.

IMPORTANT: Slit mask designs must be submitted well in advance (MODS=3 weeks, LUCIFER=6 weeks) of your observing run to allow for manufacturing of the slit masks, transport to the observatory, and installation into the instrument. Visit these links for more information on MODS and LUCIFER.