Access and Data Policies

Information for astronomers concerning observing and publishing

ILT Observations

Getting Started

If you are interested in observing with the International LOFAR Telescope (ILT) and are not sure where to start, please refer to the LOFAR Quick Start Guide.

ILT Data Policies

Please refer to the LOFAR Data Policies document for policies on data rights and, e.g. how to handle data from the Long Term Archive (LTA).

Acknowledgements for papers based on ILT data

Should you have written a paper that somehow involves LOFAR data, you are requested to include proper acknowledgements. There are different phrases depending on the exact scenario, please refer to the policy page on the Astron website to determine which one to use in your particular case, and further relevant policies.