Indian Astronomical Observatory, Hanle


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2m HCT Call for Proposals

HCT Schedule: 2016 Cycle3 (2016 September - December)

Information for Guest Observers

Guidelines for HCT time allocation and Data Policy

Important Notice For All Observers

  • The Hanle Echelle Spectrometer (HESP) is released for observations beginning Cycle 2017 January - April
  • To ensure the safety of components, the telescope will not be operated when the ambient temperature is below -20 deg C.
    The dome shall also be closed at this temperature limit


    Indian Astronomical Observatory
    Indian Institute of Astrophysics
    Post Box No. 100, Leh-Ladakh 194 101 INDIA
    Tel : 91 (01982) 252195, 253104

    Last updated 24.10.2016