Visiting the NRAO and the GBO

The Observatory welcomes short- and long-term visits to Socorro, New Mexico; Charlottesville, Virginia; and Green Bank, West Virginia from investigators of successful Observatory programs or archival researchers for expert assistance with processing and analyzing data. Visits for data reduction have to be requested at least one month in advance and are expected to last about a week. Novice visitors are required to be accompanied by an experienced investigator, e.g., a collaborator. Resources for visitors are available online at; GBO specific policies and information can be found at