Instruments & Operations

Welcome to the Instrumentation and Science Operations web pages for the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory (LBTO). The telescope is located on Mt. Graham in south eastern Arizona. The LBTO is a private telescope operated by an international consortium of institutes and universities located in Italy, Germany, and the United States. On these pages you will find the information needed to prepare for observations or writing proposals, details about the instruments available, and logistical information related to living and working at the 10,500 foot elevation of the observatory.

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Additional details about the Mt. Graham International Observatory (MGIO) site can be found on the MGIO web pages. Additional technical details about the mechanics and optics of the Large Binocular Telescope can be found on the website.

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