Go Observing

Using Go Observing

Observing with the LT
Credit: Liverpool Telescope

The NSO's Go Observing tool allows teachers and students to request and download images from the Liverpool Telescope. It has been designed to simplify the process of scheduling observations on a robotic telescope, so that users can request observations with just a few clicks of the mouse.

Go Observing

Go Observing is at the core of the NSO - it is the system that guides you and your pupils through the process of choosing your observations, checking on their progress and downloading the data when it is ready.

Obviously there is a lot going on "behind the scenes" to make this as smooth as possible and below are a few frequently asked questions to help you to understand the system and make the best possible use of it.