Travel Arrangements

Note: All observers and visitors traveling to the Las Campanas Observatory are required to fill out and submit the following form (one per person). Permission must be obtained from the Director's office for more than two observers per telescope. If observing, make sure you also fill out an instrument setup request form for your instrument. Expense Charges: Observers from Carnegie and Chilean institutions are not charged for lodging and meals. All other observers should refer to the Visiting Observer Guide.


1) General Information

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Network device registration HERE

2) Santiago Arrival

(Do not fill in this section if you are originating from Chile.)
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3) La Serena Arrival

(Do not fill in this section if you are in La Serena.)

4) LCO Arrival


6) LCO Departure


7) La Serena Departure

(Do not fill in this section if you are in La Serena.)


8) Santiago Departure

(Do not fill in this section if you are originating from Chile.)
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9) Other Information

If you are observing for someone else, tell us who that person is.
Please give any other information or requirements here (e.g., if you prefer vegetarian meals, wish to stay at the El Pino Motel, etc.)


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Please be advised that if you are expected to pay for your Room and Board, we can only accept payment in cash. check or credit/debit card. Explicitly, we cannot accept wire transfers since these imply extra charges to us (and you). See the lco.cl web page on instructions to visitors, in order to determine if you are expected to pay.