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Approved NOAO Survey Programs



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Gonzalez, Anthony University of Florida 2008A-0038 KPNO 4m 22.5

A NEWFIRM Survey of the SDWFS/NDWFS Field


Grindlay, Jonathan Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2006B-0021 CTIO 4m 8

ChaMPlane II: Optical spectra and IR imaging identification of ChaMPlane X-ray sources


Miller, Christopher Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2005B-0045 KPNO 4m 8

Optical Follow-up of the XMM Cluster Survey: The XCS-NOAO Survey


Van Dokkum, Pieter Yale University 2008A-0035 KPNO 4m 35

The NEWFIRM medium-band survey: accurate redshifts for 40,000 K-selected galaxies

Approved HST Programs



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Bond, Howard Space Telescope Science Institute 2008B-0920 CTIO 1.3m 0.95

The Luminous Galactic Cepheid RS Puppis: A Geometric Distance from ts Nested Light Echoes

Approved Chandra Programs



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Flaccomio, Ettore Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica Optica y Electronica 2008B-0956 KPNO 4m 3.5

V2129: a close look at a CTTS


Green, Paul Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2008B-0957 KPNO 4m 3

Two to Tango? Binary Quasars, their environments, and the merger hypothesis


Grindlay, Jonathan Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2008B-0955 CTIO 4m 5

Completing the Galactic Bulge Latitude Survey


Herczeg, Gregory California Institute of Technology 2008B-0952 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 1.8

Constraining the Effects of HIgh Energy Photons on Photo-Planetary Disk Chemistry and Evolution


Jonker, Peter Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2008B-0954 CTIO 4m 3

Completing the Galactic Bulge Survey


Long, Knox Space Telescope Science Institute 2008B-0958 MMT MMT 1

The Luminous Supernova Remnant in NGC4449


Orio, Marina Osservatorio Astrofisico di Torino 2008B-0953 CTIO 4m 3

CP Puppis, a template for the secular evolution of novae

Approved Long Term Programs



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Burgasser, Adam Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2008B-0290 CTIO 4m 6

The Brown Dwarf Kinematics Project: Parallaxes for Southern Low Luminosity Brown Dwarfs


Davidson, Kris University of Minnesota 2009A-0056 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1

Eta Carinae's Continuing Instability and Recovery - The 2009 ``Event''


Geller, Aaron University of Wisconsin, Madison 2009A-0161 KPNO WIYN 7

A Study Of Anomalous Stars and Binary Populations Within Open Clusters: Tests Of Theoretical Models


Hillwig, Todd Valparaiso University 2008B-0418 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 5

Determining the System Parameters for Poorly Studied Binary Central Stars of Planetary Nebulae


Hillwig, Todd Valparaiso University 2008B-0418 CTIO 1.3m 6

Determining the System Parameters for Poorly Studied Binary Central Stars of Planetary Nebulae


Huchra, John Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2009A-0267 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 4

Mapping the Nearby Universe: The 2MASS Redshift Survey


Jackson, Megan Lowell Observatory 2008B-0090 KPNO 4m 4.5

The Stellar Structure of Dwarf Galaxies


Metcalfe, Travis High Altitude Observatory 2008B-0039 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 5

Activity Cycles of Southern Asteroseismic Targets


Smith, Nathan University of California, Berkeley 2008B-0119 CTIO SOAR 1.5

IR Variability of Eta Carinae: The 2009 Event

Approved Regular Programs



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Aldering, Greg Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 2009A-0182 CTIO SOAR 3

Host Galaxies of Hubble Flow Type Ia Supernovae


Allen, Peter Pennsylvania State University 2009A-0173 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.53

A Survey for Faint, Close, Low-Mass Tertiaries to Nearby Spectroscopic Binaries


Andersen, Morten California Institute of Technology 2009A-0365 CTIO 4m 3

Optical spectroscopy of candidate pre-main sequence stars in the Trifid Nebula : Disk properties in a massive star-forming environment


Andrews, Jennifer Louisiana State University 2009A-0316 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.45

A Comprehensive Study of Dust Formation in Type II Supernovae with HST, Spitzer and Gemini


Balogh, Michael University of Waterloo 2009A-0221 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

The transition of galaxy groups from an invigorating environment to a suffocating one


Barnes, Kate Indiana University 2009A-0224 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

Star Formation Activity in the Outer Disk of a Sample of ``Normal'' Spiral Galaxies


Bary, Jeff Colgate University 2009A-0209 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.76

A Phoenix Variability Study of the He I 1.083 um Accretion/Outflow Signature in a 10 Myr T Tauri Star


Bayliss, Matthew University of Chicago 2009A-0414 CTIO SOAR 4

A Continuing Targeted Search for Strongly Lensed u-band Dropout Galaxies


Beck, Tracy Space Telescope Science Institute 2009A-0317 CTIO SOAR 3

Investigating Hot Water in YSO Disks using Cross Dispersed IR Spectroscopy


Beck, Tracy Space Telescope Science Institute 2009A-0323 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2

Spatially Resolving Molecular Hydrogen Emission in Planet-forming Disks


Beers, Timothy Michigan State University 2009A-0249 CTIO SOAR 6

A Survey for Unrecognized Carbon-Enhanced Metal-Poor Stars in the Galactic Halo


Berger, Edo Harvard University 2009A-0084 KPNO 4m 1.5

The Lifetime of Magnetic Fields in Fully Convective Brown Dwarfs


Bian, Fuyan University of Arizona 2009A-0311 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2

Clustering of z~3 Lyman Break Galaxies in NOAO Deep Wide Field: Tracing the Evolution of the Large Scale Structure


Bilikova, Jana University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2009A-0438 GEM-N GEM-N 2

IR Excesses of Central Stars of Planetary Nebulae


Biller, Beth University of Hawaii 2009A-0142 CTIO 4m 1

A Systematic Survey for Very Young Planetary Mass Objects


Bloom, Joshua University of California, Berkeley 2009A-0216 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.7

Concerted Follow-up of Swift and Fermi GRBs (Gemini South)


Bond, Howard Space Telescope Science Institute 2009A-0275 CTIO 1.3m 2.1

SMARTS Monitoring of Luminous Red Transients


Bridges, Terry Anglo-Australian Observatory 2009A-0135 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.6

Dynamical Modelling of the Dark Halo, Black Hole, and Orbital Structure in NGC4649


Brown, Michael E. California Institute of Technology 2009A-0122 CTIO 1.3m 0.5

Icy Dwarf Planets in the Southern Skies


Buckley-Geer, Elizabeth Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory 2009A-0222 KPNO 4m 4

An Imaging and Spectroscopic Survey of Bright Strongly-Lensed Galaxies in the SDSS


Buckley-Geer, Elizabeth Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory 2009A-0222 KPNO WIYN 3

An Imaging and Spectroscopic Survey of Bright Strongly-Lensed Galaxies in the SDSS


Burke, David Stanford University 2009A-0114 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 2.2

Towards Precision Photometry for Large Scale Surveys


Burke, David Stanford University 2009A-0114 CTIO 4m 3

Towards Precision Photometry for Large Scale Surveys


Buta, Ronald University of Alabama 2009A-0101 KPNO 2.1m 3.5

A Study of Bar Strengths in Early-Type Disk Galaxies


Butler, Paul Carnegie Institution of Washington 2009A-0338 Keck Keck-I 2

The Search for Terrestrial Mass Planets


Campbell, Ryan Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2009A-0003 CTIO 1.0m 7

CTIO REU/PIA Observations: Photometry of Polars


Caputo, Daniel University of Missouri, Columbia 2009A-0162 GEM-N GEM-N 2

NIRI/Altair imaging of PAH bands around carbon stars: determining the formation and processing mechanisms of organic molecules.


Chung, Sun Mi University of Florida 2009A-0411 Magellan-I 1

Star Formation in the Bullet Cluster


Ciardullo, Robin Pennsylvania State University 2009A-0272 CTIO 4m 3

The Distance to the Antennae Galaxy


Close, Laird University of Arizona 2009A-0248 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2

The First Thermal Images of the Planetary Mass Prototype Object 2M1207b: Does it have an Edge-On Disk?


Clowe, Douglas Ohio University 2009A-0137 CTIO 4m 7

Applying Weak Lensing Tomography to EDisCS


Cobb, Bethany University of California, Berkeley 2009A-0318 CTIO 1.3m 7.2

Optical/IR Follow-Up of Gamma-Ray Bursts from SMARTS


Cohen, Roger University of Florida 2009A-0191 CTIO 1.0m 4

Blue Straggler Variability in Galactic Globular Clusters


Collins, Karen University of Louisville 2009A-0384 CTIO 1.3m 0.1

Disk Wall Variability in Pre-Main Sequence Disks


Cook, Jason Southwest Research Institute 2009A-0372 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2

Searching for Gaseous CO in Pluto's Atmosphere


Cotera, Angela SETI Institute/NASA Ames Research Center 2009A-0237 CTIO SOAR 3

Massive Stars in the Galactic Center: NIR Spectroscopy of Newly Discovered Emission Line Stars


Crossfield, Ian University of California, Los Angeles 2009A-0120 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.4

Thermal Emission from a Non-transiting Extrasolar Planet


Crotts, Arlin Columbia University 2009A-0075 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 2

The Echo from Supernova 1987A


Cruz, Kelle California Institute of Technology 2009A-0259 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.5

Confirming Cluster Membership for Nearby Young Brown Dwarfs


Cunha, Katia National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009A-0308 GEM-S GEM-S 4

Chemical Evolution within 2pc of the Central Galactic Black Hole


Daddi, Emanuele Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique 2008B-0151 Keck Keck-II 1.5

Gas rich massive disk galaxies at z=1.5 in GOODS-North: spatially resolved H-alpha kinematics


Dello Russo, Neil Johns Hopkins University 2009A-0186 Keck Keck-II 1

The Volatile Chemistry of Comets C/2007 N3 Lulin and 22P/Kopff


Deming, Drake NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2009A-0078 KPNO 2.1m 7

An Exoplanet Radius and Transit Timing Survey


Depoy, D Texas A & M University 2009A-0154 CTIO 1.0m 6

Engineering Tests and Initial Calibration of DECam CCDs


Dey, Arjun National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009A-0253 GEM-N GEM-N 2

The Temperature, Ionization, and Metallicity of a Protogalactic Lyman Alpha `Blob'


Dey, Arjun National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009A-0253 Keck Keck-I 1

The Temperature, Ionization, and Metallicity of a Protogalactic Lyman Alpha `Blob'


Dickinson, Mark National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009A-0429 KPNO 4m 5

Deep near-infrared imaging of the Extended Groth Strip


Dieterich, Sergio Georgia State University 2009A-0178 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.06

GJ 433: Resolving a Suspected Binary Near the Stellar/Substellar Boundary


Doppmann, Greg National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009A-0452 MMT MMT 2

Origin of the Hot Compact Excess in Circumstellar Disks


Dowell, Jayce Indiana University 2009A-0226 KPNO 2.1m 4.5

Deciphering the Origins of Unusually Extended HI Disks and Their Connection to Damped Lyman-alpha Systems


Duchene, Gaspard University of California, Berkeley 2009A-0279 CTIO 1.3m 1.4

Optical/infrared ancillary photometry of young stars for the Herschell Key Project GASPS


Dupke, Renato University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2009A-0231 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.1

An extensive study of the Fossil Groups of galaxies


Dupree, Andrea Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2009A-0227 GEM-S GEM-S 3

Fast Winds from Stars in M4


Egami, Eiichi University of Arizona 2009A-0406 Keck Keck-II 2

Identifying z~7 Galaxies in the Subaru Deep Field Ultra-Deep z'-Band Image


Farihi, Jay University of Leicester 2009A-0057 Keck Keck-I 2

The Origin of Metals in Cool White Dwarfs: Disrupted Minor Planets or Interstellar Gas?


Feldmeier, John Youngstown State University 2009A-0210 KPNO 4m 5

Searching for Planetary Nebulae in Ursa Major: Studies of the Tully- Fisher relation and Intracluster Light


Fitzgerald, Michael Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 2009A-0412 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.33

Tracing Asymmetries in a Newly Discovered Debris Disk


Ford, Holland Johns Hopkins University 2009A-0326 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

Spectroscopy of an Exceptionally Bright Candidate Galaxy at z~6 in Abell 1703


French, Linda Illinois Wesleyan University 2009A-0233 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 6

Photometric Survey of L5 Trojan Asteroids


French, Linda Illinois Wesleyan University 2009A-0233 CTIO 1.0m 7

Photometric Survey of L5 Trojan Asteroids


Gal-Yam, Avishay Weizmann Institute of Science 2009A-0089 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.1

Identifying progenitors of core-collapse supernovae


Gauthier, Jean-Rene University of Chicago 2009A-0291 Magellan-II 2

Probing the Gaseous Halos of SDSS Galaxies at z<0.4


Ge, Jian University of Florida 2009A-0344 KPNO 2.1m 20.5

Follow-up of planet candidates from the SDSS-III MARVELS planet survey


Gerardy, Christopher Florida State University 2009A-0310 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.68

Mapping the Kinematic Structure of Radioactive Ejecta in Type Ia Supernovae


Gerardy, Christopher Florida State University 2009A-0310 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.36

Mapping the Kinematic Structure of Radioactive Ejecta in Type Ia Supernovae


Gies, Douglas Georgia State University 2009A-0247 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.5

Angular Momentum of Newborn Massive Stars in M17


Gies, Douglas Georgia State University 2009A-0255 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 7

Massive Eclipsing Binary Stars


Graham, James University of California, Berkeley 2009A-0364 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.7

L-prime Imaging of an Exoplanet Candidate


Greissl, Julia University of Arizona 2009A-0424 CTIO SOAR 3

Probing the IMF Beyond the Milky Way: Spectroscopy of Two Young Super- Star Clusters in NGC 5253 and NGC4038/9


Harrison, Thomas New Mexico State University 2009A-0009 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 0.2

The Ages of Globular Clusters and the Population II Distance Scale


Harrison, Thomas New Mexico State University 2009A-0009 CTIO 4m 2

The Ages of Globular Clusters and the Population II Distance Scale


Harrison, Thomas New Mexico State University 2009A-0009 KPNO 4m 6.5

The Ages of Globular Clusters and the Population II Distance Scale


Harrison, Thomas New Mexico State University 2009A-0016 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 0.6

An Astrometric Calibration of Population II Distance Indicators


Hennawi, Joseph University of California, Berkeley 2009A-0422 GEM-N GEM-NQ 4

Spectroscopy of Giant Arcs Behind the Strongest Lenses in the Universe


Herrmann, Kimberly Lowell Observatory 2009A-0082 KPNO WIYN 2

The Stellar Kinematics of Outer Disks: Evidence for Halo Substructure?


Hinkle, Kenneth National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009A-0115 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 5.5

Orbital Survey of Red Giant - White Dwarf SNe Ia Progenitors


Holberg, Jay University of Arizona 2009A-0309 KPNO 0.9m 4

Calibrating Observations made with the NASA Kepler Discovery Mission


Holberg, Jay University of Arizona 2009A-0309 KPNO 2.1m 3

Calibrating Observations made with the NASA Kepler Discovery Mission


Howell, Steve National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009A-0052 KPNO WIYN 3

Speckle Imaging of Kepler Exo-planet Transit Candidate Stars


Howell, Paul Boston University 2009A-0201 KPNO 2.1m 8

Angular Momentum Correlation between Hosts and Satellites of Isolated SDSS Disk Galaxies


Indriolo, Nick University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2009A-0130 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.2

Investigating the Cosmic-Ray Ionization Rate Near Supernova Remnants Using H_3^+


Johnson, Christian Indiana University 2009A-0230 CTIO 4m 3

Chemical Evolution in Omega Centauri


Joyce, Richard National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009A-0270 KPNO WIYN 2

Narrowband IR Imaging of Final Flash Stars


Kane, Stephen California Institute of Technology 2009A-0289 CTIO 1.0m 14

Photometric monitoring of known southern exoplanets for transit signatures


Kaplan, David University of California, Santa Barbara 2009A-0258 CTIO SOAR 2

Chicago: Chasing the Identification of ASCA Galactic Objects - Near-IR Spectroscopy


Kawara, Kimiaki University of Tokyo 2009A-0125 KPNO 0.9m 4

Cosmic Optical Background


Keeney, Brian University of Colorado 2009A-0207 KPNO 0.9m 2

Gas and Galaxies in the Cosmic Web: A Galaxy Redshift Survey around HST/COS Target Sight Lines


Keeney, Brian University of Colorado 2009A-0207 KPNO WIYN 6

Gas and Galaxies in the Cosmic Web: A Galaxy Redshift Survey around HST/COS Target Sight Lines


Kelly, Patrick Stanford University 2009A-0136 KPNO 2.1m 4

Photometric Calibration of Subaru Massive Cluster Survey Fields


Keremedjiev, Mark University of Florida 2009A-0156 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

On-Sky Demonstration of Speckle Stabilization for SPIFS


Kobulnicky, Henry University of Wyoming 2009A-0160 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.2

Establishing the Missing Link: Validating New Transition/Debris Disk Objects


Kulkarni, Varsha University of South Carolina 2009A-0441 MMT MMT 3

Structure of Interstellar Matter in Distant Galaxies


Landolt, Arlo Louisiana State University 2009A-0049 CTIO 1.0m 24

Faint UBVRI Photometric Standard Star fields: CTIO


Landolt, Arlo Louisiana State University 2009A-0050 KPNO 2.1m 14.5

Faint UBVRI Photometric Standard Star fields: KPNO


Lepine, Sebastien American Museum of Natural History 2009A-0436 CTIO 4m 2

Completing the inventory of the nearest 20pc: spectral classification of 1,178 candidate nearby stars


Lucey, John University of Durham 2009A-0140 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.6

The origin of S0 disks in the dense cluster environment


Luhman, Kevin Pennsylvania State University 2009A-0022 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.25

Estimating the Mass of a Young Substellar Companion


Luhman, Kevin Pennsylvania State University 2009A-0083 GEM-S GEM-S 2

Improving the Mass Estimates of Young Brown Dwarfs


Lynds, Roger National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009A-0086 KPNO 4m 1

Precursors to Galaxy Merging


Majewski, Steven University of Virginia 2009A-0423 GEM-N GEM-N 3

A New Problem for Lambda-CDM on Small Scales: Too Many Tidally Disrupting dSphs?


Majewski, Steven University of Virginia 2009A-0423 Keck Keck-II 2

A New Problem for Lambda-CDM on Small Scales: Too Many Tidally Disrupting dSphs?


Mandelbaum, Rachel Institute for Advanced Study 2009A-0110 KPNO 4m 4

Normalization and scatter of the mass-temperature relation for supermassive galaxy clusters


Marois, Christian Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics 2009A-0245 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.55

A Volume-Limited Direct Imaging Exoplanet Survey of Young & Nearby Early-Type Stars (IDPS survey).


Marzke, Ronald San Francisco State University 2009A-0432 MMT MMT 2

The Faint End of the Red Sequence in the Coma Cluster: A Comprehensive Spectroscopic Survey from the Core to the Virial Radius


Matheson, Thomas National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009A-0264 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.27

Revealing the Heart of the Explosion: Nebular-Phase Spectroscopy of Type I Supernovae


Matheson, Thomas National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009A-0265 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.2

Constraining the Hubble Constant with a Type II Supernova


McIntosh, Daniel University of Missouri, Kansas City 2009A-0107 KPNO WIYN 3

In Search of Remnants from Gas-Rich Major Mergers


Meech, Karen University of Hawaii 2009A-0315 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.6

Rotation Period for Comet P/Hartley 2, Support for the EPOXI Mission


Meibom, Soren Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2009A-0431 KPNO WIYN 2

The Connections between Binarity, Circumstellar Disks, and Stellar Rotation


Meiring, Joseph University of Louisville 2009A-0440 CTIO SOAR 4

Searching for the Host Galaxies of Sub-Damped Lyman-(alpha) Systems.


Merline, William Southwest Research Institute 2009A-0450 GEM-N GEM-N 2

High-Resolution AO Imaging of Asteroids/Satellites


Miller, Adam University of California, Berkeley 2009A-0302 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.9

Late-time Observations of the Extremely Luminous Supernova 2008es


Montgomery, Michael University of Texas, Austin 2009A-0194 CTIO SOAR 4

Measuring Convection on the Surface of a Pulsating White Dwarf


Montgomery, Michael University of Texas, Austin 2009A-0194 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

Measuring Convection on the Surface of a Pulsating White Dwarf


Nestor, Daniel University of Cambridge 2009A-0158 KPNO WIYN 3

An unbiased survey of galactic superwind environments at 0.4 < z < 0.8


Nkundabakura, Pheneas University of the Free State 2009A-0063 CTIO SOAR 0.5

Identification for possible high energy blazars among the unidentified EGRET objects: detemination of the redshift of 3EG 0706-3837 and 3EG J0821-5814 using the Goodman SOAR Spectrograph


Norris, Mark University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 2009A-0297 CTIO SOAR 4

Unified Analysis of Spheroid and Disk Dynamics in S0s


O'Meara, John St. Michael's College 2009A-0184 Keck Keck-I 1

LRIS Imaging of z > 2.3 Damped Lyman-(alpha) Systems


Oka, Takeshi University of Chicago 2009A-0454 GEM-S GEM-S 4

The physical extent of the diffuse gas in the Central Molecular Zone from H_3^+ and CO spectroscopy


Oyabu, Shinki Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency 2009A-0399 KPNO 2.1m 4.5

New survey for Active Galactic Nuclei using AKARI mid-infrared all sky survey


Packham, Christopher University of Florida 2009A-0064 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.5

High spatial resolution mid-infrared observations of LIRGs


Parejko, John Drexel University 2009A-0363 KPNO 2.1m 4.5

Investigating the properties of interacting void galaxies from the SDSS


Parker, Joel Southwest Research Institute 2009A-0218 KPNO WIYN 3

Resonance in the Kuiper Belt: The History of the Outer Solar System


Parker, Alex University of Victoria 2009A-0236 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.82

Weighing KBOs: Characterizing Kuiper Belt Binaries


Parker, A/Prof Macquarie University 2009A-0405 CTIO 4m 5

A new Galactic Bulge Planetary Nebulae Luminosity Function


Peng, Eric Peking University 2009A-0313 MMT MMT 2.5

A Deep Spectroscopic Survey of the Virgo Cluster Core


Perrin, Marshall University of California, Los Angeles 2009A-0202 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.4

Resolved Imaging of Two New Protoplanetary Disks around Young Fe stars


Perrin, Marshall University of California, Los Angeles 2009A-0202 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.2

Resolved Imaging of Two New Protoplanetary Disks around Young Fe stars


Pettini, Max University of Cambridge 2009A-0060 Keck Keck-I 1

The Most Metal-Poor DLAs as Probes of Early Nucleosynthesis


Posselt, Bettina Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2009A-0098 CTIO 0.9m 7

Constraining the radius of the neutron star RX J0806.4-4123


Pott, Jorg-Uwe W. M. Keck Observatory 2009A-0085 Keck Keck-I 0.5

Studying Seyfert AGN at highest angular resolution with the Keck Interferometer


Pott, Jorg-Uwe W. M. Keck Observatory 2009A-0085 Keck Keck-II 0.5

Studying Seyfert AGN at highest angular resolution with the Keck Interferometer


Pryor, Carlton Rutgers University 2009A-0407 KPNO 4m 3

Search for QSOs and AGNs behind dwarf galaxies of the Milky Way


Rest, Armin Harvard University 2008B-0482 CTIO SOAR 1.5

Geometric Distances to Cepheids with Light Echoes


Rest, Armin Harvard University 2009A-0341 CTIO 4m 8

Echoes of Historical Supernovae in the Milky Way Galaxy


Rest, Armin Harvard University 2009A-0383 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.4

Echoes of Historic Milky Way Supernovae: Spectroscopy of the Kepler, RCW 86, and SN1006 SNe at maximum light


Reynolds, Mark University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2009A-0292 MMT MMT 1

K-band photometry of XTE J1118+480 in Quiescence


Rhee, Jaehyon Purdue University 2009A-0356 KPNO 2.1m 5.5

Purdue Ultra Metal-Poor Star Survey (PUMPSS). Discovery of Very Metal- Poor Stars in the Galaxy


Rho, Jeonghee California Institute of Technology 2009A-0359 CTIO SOAR 2

Near-infrared Imaging of Spitzer Detected Supernova Remnants: Molecular hydrogen and Dust destruction


Richter, Matthew University of California-Davis 2009A-0269 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.95

Dust Emission in Edge-on Protoplanetary Disks


Richter, Matthew University of California-Davis 2009A-0271 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.8

CO Fundamental Absorption in Edge-on Protoplanetary Disks


Ridgway, Susan Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2009A-0416 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.8 (DD)

Deep rest-frame optical imaging of Type 2 quasar host galaxies


Rivkin, Andrew Johns Hopkins University 2009A-0176 KPNO 2.1m 6

Small Koronis-Family Asteroids as a Probe of Space Weathering


Roche, Nathan University of Pennsylvania 2009A-0277 GEM-N GEM-NQ 4.3

Kinematics of extremely high velocity dispersion E/S0 galaxies in the SDSS


Roe, Henry Lowell Observatory 2009A-0123 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

Titan methane weather at Equinox: Seasonal climate change and surface geology


Rosenberg, Jessica George Mason University 2009A-0195 KPNO 4m 3

Determining the Baryonic Properties of Low Redshift Galaxies


Saha, Abhijit National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009A-0147 GEM-N GEM-N 3

The Ancient stellar population of Leo A.


Sakamoto, Tsuyoshi Japan Spaceguard Association 2009A-0223 KPNO 2.1m 5.5

Stellar kinematics of Galactic disk: Short-period Mira stars


Sand, David University of Arizona 2009A-0389 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.7

Spectroscopy of Hostless Supernovae Candidates


Schmidt, Edward University of Nebraska 2009A-0058 KPNO 2.1m 4.5

The Nature of Small Amplitude Cepheid-Like Variable Stars


Scholz, Alexander University of St. Andrews 2009A-0067 CTIO 4m 4

The rotation of brown dwarfs: photometric monitoring in NGC2547


Seth, Anil Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2009A-0095 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.05

Surveying Nearby Nuclear Star Clusters


Shapley, Alice University of California, Los Angeles 2009A-0335 KPNO 4m 6

Unveiling The Red Proto-cluster Population at z=2.3


Shemmer, Ohad University of North Texas 2009A-0174 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.6

Lineless Quasars at High Redshift: Extremely High Accretion Rate Sources?


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2009A-0312 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 3.5

Precise Astrometry for Predicting Kuiper Belt Object Occultations


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2009A-0339 CTIO 4m 3

A Survey for L5 Neptune Trojans


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2009A-0339 CTIO SOAR 0.5

A Survey for L5 Neptune Trojans


Sinnott, Brendan McMaster University 2009A-0190 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.2

Optical Spectroscopy of the Light Echo System of SN1987A


Skemer, Andrew University of Arizona 2009A-0285 CTIO 1.3m 1.3

The Periodicity of Extinction Events in VV Ser: A Map of Dust Structures in the Inner-Rim of a Herbig Be Disk


Smith, Nathan University of California, Berkeley 2009A-0254 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.4

Dust in the SN1987A-analog SBW1 in Carina


Sneden, Christopher University of Texas, Austin 2009A-0211 KPNO WIYN 2

Searching for Abundance Anomalies in the Old, Metal-rich Open Cluster NGC 6791


Stassun, Keivan Vanderbilt University 2009A-0096 CTIO 1.0m 5

Fundamental Properties of a New Low-Mass Pre-Main-Sequence Ecliping Binary System


Stassun, Keivan Vanderbilt University 2009A-0096 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 0.7

Fundamental Properties of a New Low-Mass Pre-Main-Sequence Ecliping Binary System


Stevenson, Rachel University of Hawaii 2009A-0417 CTIO SOAR 1

Hydrated Hildas - The Search for Liquid Water in the Early Solar System


Stevenson, Rachel University of Hawaii 2009A-0417 KPNO 2.1m 4

Hydrated Hildas - The Search for Liquid Water in the Early Solar System


Stott, John Liverpool John Moores University 2009A-0149 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.63

The XCS/DXS search for the highest redshift galaxy clusters


Tal, Tomer Yale University 2009A-0350 CTIO 4m 3

H(alpha) Observations of Gravitationally Interacting Ellipticlas


Tanvir, Nial University of Leicester 2009A-0145 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.29

Rapid observations of gamma-ray bursts


Thanjavur, Karun University of Victoria 2009A-0126 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.47

The relative distribution of visible and dark matter in galaxy groups selected by gravitational lensing


Thorman, Paul University of New Mexico 2009A-0393 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.7

Identifying High-z QSOs in the Deep Lens Survey


Tokovinin, Andrei Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2009A-0069 CTIO SOAR 3

Orbital spins in multiple stars


Torres, Manuel Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2009A-0061 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.4

The primary role of the SW Sextantis stars in the evolution of cataclysmic variables


Troutman, Matthew Clemson University 2009A-0280 GEM-S GEM-S 1

Using Spectro-Astrometry to Trace Gas in the Inner Disk of Young Intermediate-mass Stars


Tytler, David University of California, San Diego 2009A-0281 Magellan-II 2

Measuring Winds from Galaxies using Absorption in Pairs of QSOs


Tzanavaris, Panayiotis Johns Hopkins University 2009A-0360 CTIO 4m 2

Groups around Groups: Multi-Object Spectroscopy of Hickson Compact Groups


Vaccaro, Todd Francis Marion University 2009A-0415 KPNO 4m 4

Low Mass Eclipsing Binaries and LP133-373's Tertiary White Dwarf.


Van Dyk, Schuyler Spitzer Science Center 2009A-0421 CTIO 1.3m 1.9

Light Curves for Core-Collapse Supernovae


Wachter, Stefanie California Institute of Technology 2009A-0278 CTIO SOAR 3

The Nature of Mid-Infrared Circumstellar Shells discovered with the Spitzer Space Telescope


Walker, Alistair Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2009A-0116 CTIO 4m 3

Luminosity Functions of Evolved Populations in Galactic Globular Clusters


Walter, Frederick State University of New York, Stony Brook 2009A-0117 GEM-S GEM-S 2

Space Motions of Nearby Field Brown Dwarfs


Webb, Tracy McGill University 2009A-0219 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.18

Spectroscopy of Infrared Galaxies in Clusters to z = 1


Webb, Tracy McGill University 2009A-0220 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.33

Spectroscopy of Infrared Galaxies in Clusters to z = 1


Weissman, Paul California Institute of Technology-JPL 2009A-0409 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 4

CCD Photometry of Comet-Asteroid Transition Object 107P/Wilson- Harrington


Wilking, Bruce University of Missouri, St. Louis 2009A-0257 KPNO WIYN 4

Spectroscopic Confirmation of Young Stars in the Serpens Molecular Cloud: Placing Spitzer and Chandra in Context


Williams, T Rutgers University 2009A-0152 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 1

Cold Dark Matter and the Structure of Spiral Galaxies


Wilson, Gillian University of California, Riverside 2009A-0327 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.6

The Gemini Cluster Astrophysics Spectroscopic Survey (GCLASS)


Winkler, P. Frank Middlebury College 2009A-0446 Magellan-I 2

Searching for Young Supernova Remnants in the Most Fertile Galaxies


Winn, Josh Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2009A-0164 Keck Keck-I 0.5

Measurement of Exoplanetary Spin-Orbit Angles


Wisniewski, John University of Washington 2009A-0200 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.17

New Dust Production in V838 Monocerotis


Yang, Bin University of Hawaii 2009A-0166 KPNO 2.1m 3.5

U-band Photometry of Jovian Trojan Asteroids


Yang, Yujin University of Arizona 2009A-0380 CTIO 4m 4

Determining the Nature of Extended Lyman Alpha Nebulae


Zaritsky, Dennis University of Arizona 2009A-0118 GEM-S GEM-S 2

The Mysterious Case of MCG -01-31-002


Zaritsky, Dennis University of Arizona 2009A-0256 KPNO 2.1m 1

Exploring Possible Variations in the Fine Structure Constant


Zepf, Steve Michigan State University 2009A-0204 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.75

A GMOS Study [of the Optical Spectrum] of the Black Hole Hosting Globular Cluster RZ2109


Zuckerman, Ben University of California, Los Angeles 2009A-0181 CTIO 4m 6

Hunting the Coolest Substellar Dwarfs


Zwintz, Konstanze Universitat Wien (University of Vienna) 2009A-0062 CTIO 1.0m 14

Watching stellar evolution in `real time': the case of HR 5999

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