Trip to visit the LIGO Hanford Observatory

The day after the workshop ends, Wednesday July 27, there will be a bus trip to visit the LIGO Hanford Observatory and the new LIGO Exploration Center (LExC).

The itinerary is as follows:

  • Depart the UW Seattle Campus at 9am
  • Arrive at LIGO Hanford Observatory 1pm
  • Depart LIGO Hanford Observatory 3:30pm
  • Arrive at the UW Seattle Campus at 7pm

Meet the buses in the turnaround behind Kane Hall no later than 8:45am.

There will be a box lunch on the bus, please register using the standard workshop registration form. The dietary requests you enter there will be used for this box lunch. The LIGO Hanford Observatory requires that all visitors provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 when they arrive at the observatory, defined as two vaccination shots and a booster, and to wear surgical, KN95, or N95 masks while visiting.