You have chosen to join as a
partner. If this is not what you intended, hit the back button and select the
link for the associate membership level.
This is the name of your facility, organization, institution, or observatory. This is the common
name that will be used to identify your group on the GTN.
This is your geographic location. This could be the city or town where
you are located, or the municipality nearest to your location. Below we will also ask for your longitude, latitude, and elevation
above sea level.
If you have a web site for your facility or organization or institution, please specify the URL here.
Intended Program Activities
Donate telescope time
Mentor other GTN members
Contribute to published papers
Adopt a blazar
Blazar a month
Blazar a week
Submit quick look magnitudes to AAVSO
Submit imaging reports to AAVSO or GCN
Submit images to the GTN archive
What will you/your group do? Indicate all that apply...
List all active participants associated with your group. These could be observers, faculty,
researchers, administrators, or students. Separate names using a semi-colon, no need to mention the name that is already on
List the primary email contact address for your GTN node. Information and announcements about the
GTN will be sent to this email address. This information will only be available to persons associated with the GTN.
District of Columbia
List a snail-mail address that may be used to contact you or your GTN node. This will be used for special
announcements or for mailing printed material about the GTN and associated space missions. This information will only be
available to persons associated with the GTN.
Additional Information or comments
If you wish, include here any information about you or your organization that may be of interest to
other GTN participants.
Please enter the geographic coordinates of your observing site here. For example, 122 41 14W, 38 33 55N, 335m are
the longitude, latitude and elevation for GORT. To convert feet to meters divide feet by 3.281.
Telescope and Mount
Please enter your observatory type (dome, sliding roof, clam shell, etc), the model and aperture of your telescope and
the mount type used.
Camera and Control Software
Please enter the type of CCD camera you have and the kind of software you use to reduce your data and control your
Observatory Description or Additional Comments
If you wish, you can use this box to provide a brief description of the kinds of activities typically carried out
using your observatory. This is not required, but it would be interesting for us to know.
Enter the text shown in the image and then hit the submit button. Your information will not be forwarded to us until
you have entered the text and hit submit.