Robotic Telescope Hugo E. Schwarz is an EPO NOAO-South project, whose goal is the refurbishing and updating the mount and dome of the Robotic Telescope donated by Las Campanas Observatory.
It began in 2008? in collaboration of the Universidad de la Serena (ULS) mechanical, electronical and physics students and voluntary participants of CTIO astronomers and engineers.
In 2008, 9 ULS students participated, divided in 2 teams: the first in the development of a new electronic drive system for the mount, and the second, dedicate to re-design the dome mechanism.
In 2009-2010, 3 students participated in this project's development.