NASA Infrared Telescope Facility (IRTF)
Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii

Information and Forms
for IRTF Observers

The IRTF Observing Schedule

Current and past observing schedules

How to Apply For Time at the IRTF

Instruction and forms to apply for observing time

Preparing For Your Run

Contains Logistics, Communication and Safety Information that all observers should review.
Basic telescope information and catalog data for preparing your run is also listed

During Your Run

Provides links to vehicle Information, Safety, Software links as well as catalog data helpful during your observing run.

After Your Run

Information on transferring your data, and how to acknowledge the IRTF. Also take time to fill out your Observer Feedback Form.