Applying for Observing Time

How to apply for time at the CHARA Array.

 

Planning an Observation

How to select baselines, calibrators, and other details necessary for planning observations.

 

Logistics of Observing

How to request a room on the mountain. Travel information.  How to submit your observing plan and configuration request. Links to instrument manuals.

 

Observing Schedule

Current observing schedule at the CHARA Array.

 

Remote Observing

Instructions for requesting remote access for observing.

 

Data Reduction Software

Information about data reduction.

 

Data Analysis Software

Information about data analysis software.

 

Data Policy and Access

Information about CHARA's data policy and how to access archival data.

 

Acknowledgments

When submitting publications based upon CHARA data or support, please use the following guidelines for proper acknowledgement.

 

Weather

Weather information for Mount Wilson Observatory.

 

Mount Wilson Tower Cam

Mount Wilson Tower Cam operated by UCLA.

 

CHARA Spy Cams

CHARA telescope status, all sky camera, and weather plot.