McDonald Observatory - West Texas
--Access limited to guest observers and UT Astronomy personnel.
Information regarding the West Texas operations of McDonald Observatory.
Policy regarding use of observatory facilities.
Proposal due dates, forms and advice.
Available Mt. Locke Filters.
Astronomical Calendar computed for altitude 2081.0 m, from year 2000 to current plus, from Observing Support.
McDonald Users' Committee reports (access restricted to McDonald Observatory and Astronomy Department
The McDonald Users' Committee meets at least quarterly to discuss issues of importance to observers at McDonald
Observatory, and to recommend solutions to problems.
Requesting Services at McDonald Observatory
To request services at McDonald in advance of an observing run,
please use one of the forms below.
All UT Astronomy/McDonald Observatory personnel:
Request for Travel Authorization
(RTA and RTA/RFS)
All other UT personnel and non fee-based visitors who have
completed an RTA (VE5), fee-based visitors (APS), and non UT funded visitors (cash, check or credit card):
Request for Services at McDonald
The form(s) should be submitted at least three weeks before you are scheduled to arrive at Mt. Locke.
Visiting McDonald Observatory