Phase 2 for Observing Period 102

Published: 04 Jul 2018
The VLT and the laser guide star system on UT4

With the release of the telescope schedule, the preparation of Service Mode (SM) observations (Phase 2) starts. The deadline for the submission of the Phase 2 material for Period 102 observations is 2 August 2018.

Detailed information on Phase 2 observation preparation can be found here.  Please note: Starting from Period 102, all Paranal users must use the web application p2 for Phase 2 preparation.  Feedback on this new application is welcome, and users can contribute to its further improvement by sending an e-mail to  La Silla users must continue to use P2PP Version 2.13.4, available here.

Further Phase 2 assistance is available via direct e-mail to