Las Cumbres Observatory (LCO)www.lco.global
Las Cumbres Observatory (LCO) is a nonprofit corporation based in Goleta, California, USA, dedicated to advancing worldwide understanding of the universe through science with its global network of fully robotic optical telescopes. LCO began its mission in 2005 and has been operating a global network continuously since May of 2014. The network currently consists of twenty-three telescopes, located at seven sites of high astronomical quality, which together serve as a single integrated observatory. The observatory is leading the future of time domain astronomy with observations that capitalize on the network’s unique capabilities.