Indian Astronomical Observatory, Hanle


IAO Weather and Sky Condition (Live)

HCT Schedule: 2020 Cycle1 (2020 January - April)

2020 Cycle1 Accepted Proposals

2m HCT Call for Proposals

Information for Guest Observers

Guidelines for HCT time allocation and Data Policy

Important Notice For All Observers

  • The HESP instrument will not be available until further notice due to a problem with the CCD controller.
  • Please use the HCT online proposal management system for submission of proposals.

  • 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 on: February 4, 2020