Lizard Hollow Observatory
Tucson, AZ USA

Thomas L. Gandet, Director

Theodore W. Fusby, Engineering Consultant

LHO Observing Programs and Research Include:
From 2001 until 2009, a 0.28-m SCT was used for UBVRcIc photometry of program targets.
Photometry of B
e and Be-like stars
and of visual double stars
comprised virtually the entire observing program during those years.

LHO's current telescope is the 0.36-m Beardsley Memorial SCT, which became operational in May 2011.
The observing program with the 0.36-m is now devoted to visual observations of various types of
unusual or poorly-studied variable stars. These observations are submitted to the AAVSO International
Database. "Desk reseaarch" continues on early-type spectroscopic and eclipsing binary stars,
nova-like and cataclysmic variables, as well as variable stars of unusual or uncertain type.

LHO research programs have also used the 0.9-m coudé feed spectrograph
at the
Kitt Peak National Observatory.

Spectra for LHO's 2003 delta Sco campaign were generously prorvided by the
Mt. Laguna Observatory of the San Diego State University.

Stellar photometry for several projects has been carried out at the LHO and
using telescopes of the
United States Naval Observatory/Flagstaff Station,
the Tenagra Observatories, and the AAVSONet world-wide telescope network.

Please click here to enter the main LHO main pages.

LHO has been proud to support the IAU Task Force
for the Preservation and Digitization of Photographic Plates
The Task Force is sponsored by IAU Commission 5, Astronomical Data.
Since 2005, LHO has hosted the PDPP web site, which also contains links to
PDPP-related web sites. It is still accessible here at the current PDPP web site.
A newly re-designed PDPP web site is coming together and visitors landing here
are directed to the new PDPP web site. All issues of SCAN-IT are now available there.
The web site hosted by LHO will be availble, but not updated, until the new web site is accessible.

SCAN-IT #6 is available only from the new web site.

This weather forecast for the Lizard Hollow Observatory is provided by the Canadian Meteorological Centre.
Atila Danko maintains the web site, and Allan Rahill and colleagues at the CMC prepare the forecasts.

Thom Gandet, Director

Lizard Hollow Observatory
P.O. Box 89175
Tucson, AZ 85752-9175

This web site was last updated on April 15, 2013.