Yale-Keck Remote Observing Facility

Requests for use of the Yale Keck Remote Observing Facility (located in KT CO6) should be submitted through the Keck Observer’s Login Page. Requests made through this link will automatically be sent to Yale for the approval and booking of the Keck ROF. Requests must be made at least 4 weeks prior to the scheduled observing run to ensure required IT support.
The current semester schedule can be found here: 

Please see the Yale University Remote Observing Facility Allocation Policy for more information.

User Guides and Policies


Keck Conditions

New Haven at Night

Night Food Options

Suggested Lodging



Note:  E-mail addresses are formatted first.last@yale.edu.  The best way to reach your support during an observing run is via telephone and a reply to E-mail is not guaranteed outside of business hours (8:30am-5:00pm EST).