UKIRT users (non-UKIDSS)
This page contains information for non-UKIDSS observing. If you are
planning on physically visiting Hawaii, you should also review
the information in the visitor's
|| Information about the Wide Field Camera including its focal
plane layout, sensitivity, and other information you need on
determining feasibility and constructing your observation strategy
| Observing Tool
|| All UKIRT observing, including service and remote observing,
is done from programmes defined using the UKIRT Observing Tool. Click
through for installation instructions and documentation on how to
prepare your programme.
|| For very large areas, you might find it easier to use the
Survey Definition Tool to pre-define target lists for the Observing Tool.
Discuss with your support scientist whether this is the right approach.
|| Your entire project's history is tracked in the (OMP) Observation Management Project
pages. You need to interact with the OMP in order to submit your
programme, annotate your observing logs, interact with your support
scientist and so on. Click here to
obtain an OMP password for your project if you do not have one or if
you have forgotten it.
|| Various general-purpose astronomical utilities that may be
of help for observation preparation and calibration.
|| How to get UKIRT data (both WFCAM and older data),
proprietary periods, etc. If you use UKIRT data in a publication,
please don't forget to acknowledge us.
|| Data reduction information on current and past instruments.