After your observing run

End of Run Author Instructions
  • Instructions to authors publishing papers with Keck data explaining how to acknowledge Keck and the data acquisition instrument.
Data Processing
We support data reduction for KCWI using a Python-based DRP. Instructions to download and use the stable version of the blue pipeline are provided here: The constantly changing latest version of the blue+red pipeline is provided here: The previous IDL pipeline for the KCWI blue side is still available at: IMPORTANT: The IDL pipeline is NO LONGER supported.

Contact Information

KCWI Information
General Instrument Information
Telescope/Schedule Concerns
Mainland Observing Reservations
Travel & Lodging Reservations
Summit visits Allowed with advanced notice if a tour guide can be found. Contact the tour commit with dates. Visitors must provide their own 4WD transportation up to the summit.