Yale-Palomar Remote Observing Facility

The Yale-Palomar Remote Observing Facility, located at Kline Tower Concourse CO4, is currently open to Yale observers who have been awarded time on TripleSpec, WIRC, LFC, WaSP, and DBSP. Please read the Palomar Observatory Remote Observing Guidelines before submitting your request. Observers shall request remote observing for their run using the request portal.

All Palomar ROF requests should be submitted at least four (4) weeks in advance of the scheduled observing run. The request must be made via the request form by the lead PI. Any scheduled observing runs not requested before the 4-week window will be assessed a late request fee of $100 if the run is approved.

Please ALSO complete the internal Yale Palomar ROF Request Form to submit your request for the Yale-Palomar ROF. Requests will receive a response within three (3) business days of submission.