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Approved NOAO Survey Programs



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Grindlay, Jonathan Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2006B-0021 CTIO 4m 3

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


Kelson, Daniel Carnegie Observatories 2009A-0041 KPNO 4m 10.5

The Carnegie Spitzer IMACS Survey


Saha, Abhijit National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2006B-0013 CTIO 0.9m 4

The Outer Limits Survey: Stellar Populations at the Extremities of the Magellanic Clouds

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 0.25

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


Flohic, Helene University of California, Irvine 2009B-0321 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 5

Determining the Structure of an AGN Accretion Disk through Spectroscopic Monitoring of a Double-Peaked Emitter


Geller, Aaron University of Wisconsin, Madison 2009A-0161 KPNO WIYN 8

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


Huchra, John Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2009A-0267 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 5

Mapping the Nearby Universe: The 2MASS Redshift Survey


Jackson, Megan Lowell Observatory 2008B-0090 KPNO 4m 7

The Stellar Structure of Dwarf Galaxies


Lepine, Sebastien American Museum of Natural History 2009B-0341 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

A complete census of Galactic white dwarfs to 40 parsecs of the Sun.


Lepine, Sebastien American Museum of Natural History 2009B-0341 KPNO 4m 5

A complete census of Galactic white dwarfs to 40 parsecs of the Sun.


Mahmud, Naved Rice University 2009B-0504 KPNO 4m 8

Brown Dwarf and Giant Planet Companions to Young Stars in Taurus


Metcalfe, Travis High Altitude Observatory 2008B-0039 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 4.5

Activity Cycles of Southern Asteroseismic Targets


Ngeow, Chow-Choong University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2008B-0179 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 25

Observations of the Large Magellanic Cloud Cepheids in Sloan Filters


Richardson, Noel Georgia State University 2009B-0153 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 3.6

Spectroscopic Monitoring of Luminous Blue Variables


Schuler, Simon Clemson University 2006B-0303 KPNO WIYN 2

The Striking Li Dispersions in Pleiades G & K Dwarfs: Real or Illusory?


Smith, Nathan University of California, Berkeley 2008B-0119 CTIO SOAR 0.5

IR Variability of Eta Carinae: The 2009 Event

Approved Regular Programs



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A'Hearn, Michael University of Maryland 2009B-0260 KPNO 2.1m 9

Observations of comet 9P/Tempel 1 in support of NASA's Stardust NExT mission


Alberts, Stacey University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2009B-0084 KPNO 4m 2

H(alpha) Observations of Star Forming Regions in XUV disks: Breaking the IMF - Age Degeneracy


Aldering, Greg Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 2009B-0258 CTIO 4m 3

Host Galaxies of Hubble Flow Type Ia Supernovae


Allen, Peter Pennsylvania State University 2009B-0213 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.4

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


Allen, Peter Pennsylvania State University 2009B-0229 KPNO 4m 4.5

Wide Ultracool Companions to Spectroscopic Binaries: Testing Star Formation Simulations


Allen, Thomas University of Toledo 2009B-0449 MMT MMT 1

Hectospec and Hectochelle Spectroscopy of the Cep OB3b Cluster


Altmann, Martin Universitat Heidelberg 2009B-0166 CTIO 4m 1

Ground-based observations for Gaia`s calibrations: Creating initial test fields at the ecliptic poles


Andrews, Jennifer Louisiana State University 2009B-0201 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.02

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


Bakos, Gaspar Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2009B-0098 Keck Keck-I 1.5

Confirmation spectroscopy of HATNet transiting exoplanet candidates using Keck-I/HIRES


Bally, John University of Colorado 2009B-0291 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2

AO Imaging of the Explosive Orion OMC1 Outflow


Baran, Andrzej Cracow Pedagogical Unviersity 2009B-0179 KPNO 2.1m 7

RATJ0455+1305 - a prominent candidate for probing the interiors of subdwarf B stars


Barnes, Kate Indiana University 2009B-0301 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3

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


Barnes, Kate Indiana University 2009B-0301 GEM-S GEM-SQ 3.5

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


Bary, Jeff Colgate University 2009B-0232 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.55

Constraining the Effects of High Energy Photons on Proto-Planetary Disk Chemistry and Evolution


Batuski, David University of Maine 2009B-0279 CTIO 1.0m 7

Imaging the Aquarius and Microscopium Superclusters of Galaxies


Beaton, Rachael University of Virginia 2009B-0550 KPNO 4m 5

Exploring the Merger History of M31


Beck, Tracy Space Telescope Science Institute 2009B-0107 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.21

Spatially Resolving Molecular Hydrogen in Planet-Forming Disks


Benecchi, Susan Space Telescope Science Institute 2009B-0198 CTIO 4m 4

Correlating Color and Composition in the Kuiper Belt


Berger, Edo Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2009B-0163 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.6

Exotic Explosions and Eruptions: Exploring a New Transient Phase-Space with Pan-STARRS


Berger, Edo Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2009B-0164 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.6

Exotic Explosions and Eruptions: Exploring a New Transient Phase-Space with Pan-STARRS


Bhatti, Waqas Johns Hopkins University 2009B-0356 KPNO 2.1m 7

Followup Observations of M-dwarf Eclipsing Binary Candidates in SDSS Stripe 82


Bilikova, Jana University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2009B-0135 KPNO 4m 4.5

High-Dispersion Spectroscopic Investigation of Hot WDs and CSPNs with IR Excesses


Bilikova, Jana University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2009B-0387 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.13

The Nature of IR Excess of CSPN NGC 6804


Bond, Howard Space Telescope Science Institute 2009B-0343 CTIO 1.3m 3.3

SMARTS Monitoring of Luminous Red Transients


Bond, Howard Space Telescope Science Institute 2009B-0343 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 1

SMARTS Monitoring of Luminous Red Transients


Bouy, Herve Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias 2009B-0077 Magellan-I 2

A definitive census of the IMF of a nearby young massive cluster


Briceno, Cesar Centro de Investigacion de Astronomia 2009B-0531 KPNO 4m 7.5

A Deep Synoptic JHK Survey for Brown Dwarfs in Orion OB1


Brittain, Sean Clemson University 2009B-0127 Keck Keck-II 1

Oxygen Isotope Ratios in Protoplanetary Disks


Brown, Michael California Institute of Technology 2009B-0475 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.36

Sedna and the Birth of the Solar System


Bryngelson, Ginger Clemson University 2009B-0448 KPNO 4m 3

Physics of Supernovae Ia at Late Epochs


Butler, Paul Carnegie Institution of Washington 2009B-0396 Keck Keck-I 1

The Search for Terrestrial Mass Planets


Caputo, Daniel University of Missouri, Columbia 2009B-0535 GEM-N GEM-N 2

PAH Formation around Carbon Stars and the Limit of the Hot Companion


Charlton, Jane Pennsylvania State University 2009B-0413 CTIO 4m 6

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


Chu, You-Hua University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2009B-0523 CTIO 4m 6

Nature of Blue Stars with IR Excesses: Young or Evolved


Ciardi, David NASA Exoplanet Science Institute 2009B-0383 KPNO WIYN 3

High Spatial Resolution Observations of CoRoT Exoplanetary Candidates


Clayton, Geoffrey Louisiana State University 2009B-0302 CTIO SOAR 4

A Study of the 18O/16O Ratio of R Coronae Borealis Stars in the in Magellanic Clouds


Clowe, Doug Ohio University 2009B-0340 CTIO SOAR 5

Photometric Redshifts for Weak Lensing Tomography of Galaxy Clusters


Clowe, Doug Ohio University 2009B-0340 KPNO WIYN 13

Photometric Redshifts for Weak Lensing Tomography of Galaxy Clusters


Cobb, Bethany University of California, Berkeley 2009B-0469 CTIO 1.3m 5

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


Cody, Ann Marie California Institute of Technology 2009B-0521 KPNO WIYN 2

A spectroscopic census of the Sigma Orionis cluster


Corradi, Wagner Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais 2009B-0379 CTIO 0.9m 7

Interstellar Dust and Magnetic Field towards the Orion-Eridanus Superbubble


Crotts, Arlin Columbia University 2009B-0236 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 4

The Echo from Supernova 1987A


Crotts, Arlin Columbia University 2009B-0243 CTIO 4m 2

Evolution of Supernova Remnant 1987A


Cruz, Kelle California Institute of Technology 2009B-0327 GEM-S GEM-S 3

Determining Cluster Membership for Nearby Young Brown Dwarfs


Cunha, Katia National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009B-0520 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.4

Chemical Evolution in the Inner Galactic Disk: Abundances in Red Giants of the Massive Cluster GLIMPSE13


Da Silva, Robert University of California, Santa Cruz 2009B-0451 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.27

Shining Light on a Pair of Merging Galaxies


Davidson, Jr, James University of Toledo 2009B-0388 CTIO 4m 3

The First Spectropolarimetric View of Potential Extragalactic Protoplanetary Disk Systems


De Buizer, James Universities Space Research Association 2009B-0212 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.62

Searching for the Massive Stars Associated with Methanol Maser Rings (T-ReCS)


De Buizer, James Universities Space Research Association 2009B-0214 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.23

Searching for the Massive Stars Associated with Methanol Maser Rings (Altair/NIRI)


De Buizer, James Universities Space Research Association 2009B-0215 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.93

Determining the Origin of Spitzer?s Green Fuzzy Emission


Degenaar, Nathalie University of Amsterdam 2009B-0154 CTIO 1.3m 0.3

Identification of Optical/near-IR Counterparts of very-faint X-ray Transients


Deliyannis, Constantine Indiana University 2009B-0456 MMT MMT 0.5

Do Young Stars Accrete Rocky Planetary Material?


Dell'Antonio, Ian Brown University 2009B-0552 KPNO WIYN 3

OPTIC Observations of Clusters: Testing PSF-Induced Biases in OT Guided Weak Lensing Analyses


Deming, Drake NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2009B-0331 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

An Exoplanet Radius and Transit Timing Survey


Depoy, D Texas A & M University 2009B-0266 CTIO 1.0m 7

Engineering Tests and Initial Calibration of DECam CCDs


Devine, David University of San Diego 2009B-0491 KPNO 0.9m 6

Monitoring Mega-Year T Tauri Stars With Disks: Which Ones Blow?


Dey, Arjun National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009B-0458 KPNO 4m 4

Probing the Low-Mass End of the Galaxy Mass Function at z~2: A Survey for Low-z Ly(alpha) Emitters


Dieterich, Sergio Georgia State University 2009B-0425 CTIO SOAR 6

Probing Stellar Physics at the Bottom of the Main Sequence: Populating the Optical Color Space for Spectral Types M6V to L6


Dieterich, Sergio Georgia State University 2009B-0432 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.88

Probing Stellar Physics at the Bottom of the Main Sequence: Connecting Masses to Photospheric Observables


Dodson-Robinson, Sarah NASA Exoplanet Science Institute 2009B-0374 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.5

Planet Formation around Massive Stars


Drinkwater, Michael University of Queensland 2009B-0382 CTIO 4m 2

The formation of globular clusters and ultra-compact dwarf galaxies


Duchene, Gaspard University of California, Berkeley 2009B-0296 CTIO 1.3m 0.2

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


Duchene, Gaspard University of California, Berkeley 2009B-0297 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.34

Probing grain growth in protoplanetary disks: scattered light imaging of edge-on disks in the mid-infrared


Duchene, Gaspard University of California, Berkeley 2009B-0300 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.45

Probing the nature of optically obscured companions to young stars


Elias-Rosa, Nancy Spitzer Science Center 2009B-0462 CTIO 1.3m 1.4

Light Curves for Core-Collapse Supernovae.


Ellison, Sara University of Victoria 2009B-0133 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.24

Chemical abundances in Virgo cluster spirals - what drives the environmental dependence of galaxy metallicity?


Fadely, Ross Rutgers University 2009B-0174 GEM-N GEM-N 2

Testing CDM with Substructure Gravitational Lensing


Ferguson, Annette University of Edinburgh 2009B-0421 KPNO 4m 4.5

Radial Velocity and Metallicity Determinations for Remote Globular Clusters in M31 and M33


Fernandez, Yanga University of Central Florida 2009B-0361 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 1.6

Studying the Nucleus of Nearly-Dead Comet 107P/Wilson-Harrington


Finkelstein, Steven Texas A & M University 2009B-0371 Magellan-I 2

Spectroscopy of Population III Hosting Galaxies at z ~ 3.1 and Lyman Alpha Galaxies at z ~ 4.5


Finkelstein, Steven Texas A & M University 2009B-0377 KPNO 4m 2

Luminosity Function and Evolution of Lyman Alpha Galaxies at z ~ 2.1


Finn, Rose Siena College 2009B-0118 KPNO 4m 3.5

H(alpha) Narrow-band Imaging of z ~ 0.8 Galaxy Clusters


Fleming, Scott University of Florida 2009B-0226 KPNO 2.1m 9.5

This is For the BiRDS: Binary Science with EXPERT/ET


Fox, Derek Pennsylvania State University 2009B-0487 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.83

Gamma-Ray Bursts: From Progenitors to Probes


Gal-Yam, Avishay Weizmann Institute of Science 2009B-0140 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.1

Identifying progenitors of core-collapse supernovae


Gallagher, John University of Wisconsin, Madison 2009B-0372 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

Spectroscopic Study of Young Star Clusters in the Outskirts of NGC 1275 (Perseus A)


Garnavich, Peter University of Notre Dame 2009B-0176 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.79

Social Insecurity: What Influences Stellar Death in Old Populations?


Gawiser, Eric Rutgers University 2009B-0514 CTIO 4m 4

Finding Our Birth Parents: Searching for Milky Way Progenitors at z=2.1


Gebhardt, Karl University of Texas, Austin 2009B-0073 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.65

Black Hole Mass and Orbital Structure in NGC507 and NGC741


Gelino, Christopher California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2009B-0494 Keck Keck-II 1

Hidden Gems: Resolving M/L Dwarf + T Dwarfs Binaries


Gorlova, Nadya University of Florida 2009B-0017 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.25

Post-Outburst Dust Formation in Warm Hypergiant Rho Cassiopeiae


Hanes, Dave Queen's University 2009B-0261 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.34

Globular Clusters as Probes of Galaxy Formation: The Isolated Elliptical NGC 720


Harrison, Craig Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2009B-0533 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.4

A spectroscopic analysis of the stellar populations of fossil groups


Hartigan, Patrick Rice University 2009B-0255 KPNO 4m 7.5

Young Stars in the Cygnus OB2 Association


Hebb, Leslie Vanderbilt University 2009B-0160 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

Establishing the Effects of Metallicity and Activity on the Fundmental Properties of M Dwarfs Using Eclipsing Binaries


Helton, L Andrew University of Minnesota 2009B-0314 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.3

Michelle and T-ReCS Monitoring of Classical Novae


Herrmann, Kimberly Lowell Observatory 2009B-0360 KPNO WIYN 4

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


Hillwig, Todd Valparaiso University 2009B-0467 KPNO 4m 3

Determining the Nature of EGB1 and its Central Star


Hong, Sungryong University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2009B-0310 GEM-N GEM-N 4

The Structure of Shock Fronts in Starburst Galaxies


Howell, Steve National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009B-0110 KPNO WIYN 3

Speckle Imaging of Kepler Exo-planet Transit Candidate Stars


Howell, D. Andrew University of California, Santa Barbara 2009B-0290 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.4

UV and Early-time Studies of the Evolution of Type Ia Supernovae


Howell, D. Andrew University of California, Santa Barbara 2009B-0294 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.4

UV and Early-time Studies of the Evolution of Type Ia Supernovae


Hrivnak, Bruce Valparaiso University 2009B-0224 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.7

Testing the Binary Hypothesis for Bipolar Proto-Planetery Nebulae


Hughes, John Rutgers University 2009B-0389 CTIO 4m 1

Mass Calibration of Nearby SZE Galaxy Clusters


Indriolo, Nick University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2009B-0239 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.9

Using H_3^+ Observations to Estimate the H_2 Temperature


Irwin, Jonathan Harvard University 2009B-0144 CTIO 1.0m 14

Rotation periods of solar-mass stars in NGC 2547 and NGC 2516


Ivezic, Zeljko University of Washington 2009B-0222 GEM-S GEM-S 3

The Most Distant Sub-structure in the Galactic Halo


Jacoby, George National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009B-0284 KPNO WIYN 4

Spectroscopic Confirmation of Very Old Planetary Nebula Candidates


Jannuzi, Buell National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009B-0392 Keck Keck-II 1

Comparing the Distribution of the IGM and Galaxies using a Triple QSO System


Janson, Markus University of Toronto 2009B-0093 Keck Keck-II 0.5

Deep high-contrast imaging of an exceptional planet-search target


Jiang, Linhua University of Arizona 2009B-0262 KPNO WIYN 3

Identifying Faint Quasars at Redshift ~6 in the SDSS Deep Stripe: Improve i-band Photometry of i-dropout Objects


Kasliwal, Mansi California Institute of Technology 2009B-0515 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.3

Transients in the Local Universe


Kassis, Marc W. M. Keck Observatory 2009B-0318 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.06

Early evolution of photoevaporating protoplanetary disks: mid-infrared spectra of the Orion Nebula proplyds


Keeney, Brian University of Colorado 2009B-0230 CTIO 4m 6

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


Keremedjiev, Mark University of Florida 2009B-0259 KPNO 2.1m 5

On-Sky Demonstration of Speckle Stabilization for SPIFS: Part II Loop Closure


Kulkarni, Varsha University of South Carolina 2009B-0556 Magellan-II 2

Metals, Molecules, and Star Formation in Sub-Damped Lyman-alpha Quasar Absorbers


Kwitter, Karen Williams College 2009B-0053 GEM-N GEM-N 3

The Light Metals in the Oldest PN Population of M31


Lacy, Mark California Institute of Technology 2009B-0181 CTIO 4m 2

Optical imaging of southern extragalactic fields with multiwavelength coverage


Lacy, Mark California Institute of Technology 2009B-0540 CTIO SOAR 3

The evolution of luminous obscured quasars


Lada, Elizabeth University of Florida 2009B-0545 KPNO 4m 7.5

Constraining the Star Forming History in Monoceros: A Study of Embedded Cluster Ages and Spatial Structure


Landolt, Arlo Louisiana State University 2009B-0002 CTIO 1.0m 24

Faint UBVRI Photometric Standard Star fields: CTIO


Landolt, Arlo Louisiana State University 2009B-0003 KPNO 2.1m 21

Faint UBVRI Photometric Standard Star fields: KPNO


Leaman, Ryan University of Victoria 2009B-0337 CTIO 4m 4

Mapping the Metallicity Gradient in the Dwarf Galaxy WLM


Lebzelter, Thomas Universitat Wien (University of Vienna) 2009B-0078 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.8

The role of stellar variability in mid-IR circumstellar spectra


Lebzelter, Thomas Universitat Wien (University of Vienna) 2009B-0083 GEM-S GEM-S 3

A taste of the interior: oxygen abundances in cluster red giants


Lee, Jae-Woo Sejong University 2009B-0049 CTIO 1.0m 7

Ca uvby Photometry of Globular Clusters


Lee, Jae-Woo Sejong University 2009B-0287 CTIO 4m 3

Chemical Self-Enrichment History of 47 Tuc (NGC 104)


Lee, Janice Carnegie Observatories 2009B-0385 KPNO 4m 9.5

Extending Deep Wide H(alpha) Galaxy Surveys to Higher Redshift with NEWFIRM


Lepine, Sebastien American Museum of Natural History 2009B-0120 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 7.5

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


Lepine, Sebastien American Museum of Natural History 2009B-0120 CTIO 4m 2

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


Lepine, Sebastien American Museum of Natural History 2009B-0537 KPNO 4m 4

Calibrating the metallicity scale of low-mass halo stars using wide binaries


Levenson, Nancy University of Kentucky 2009B-0183 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.67

Testing AGN Unification through IR Spectral Energy Distributions--North


Levenson, Nancy University of Kentucky 2009B-0184 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.17

Testing AGN Unification through IR Spectral Energy Distributions--South


Liu, Xin Princeton University 2009B-0191 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.73

Stellar Populations in the Host Galaxies of Luminous Obscured Quasars


Liu, Guilin University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2009B-0397 KPNO 2.1m 3.5

Exploring the Scaling Laws of Star Formation: the High Density Centers of Galaxies


Long, Knox Space Telescope Science Institute 2009B-0407 KPNO 2.1m 5

UV Lightbulbs behind Young Supernova Remnants


Luhman, Kevin Pennsylvania State University 2009B-0006 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.6

Searching for the Bottom of the Initial Mass Function


Luhman, Kevin Pennsylvania State University 2009B-0038 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.59

Searching for Proto-Brown Dwarfs


Madore, Barry Carnegie Observatories 2009B-0051 KPNO WIYN 3

Calibrating The Metallicity Sensitivity of the Cepheid Period-Luminosity Relation at Near-Infrared Wavelengths


Mandelbaum, Rachel Institute for Advanced Study 2009B-0092 KPNO 4m 6

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


Marchesini, Danilo Yale University 2009B-0480 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.3

Measuring the evolution of the size-mass relation using a complete, mass- limited sample of galaxies at 1.5<z<2.5


Marois, Christian Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics 2009B-0306 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.3

HR 8799 and the Search of Jupiter-like Planets Around Young & Nearby Early-Type Stars.


Marois, Christian Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics 2009B-0322 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1

A NICI Search of Jupiter-like Planets Around HR 8799 and Young & Nearby Stars.


Mason, Brian US Naval Observatory 2009B-0044 CTIO 4m 3

Nearby Dwarf Stars: Duplicity, Binarity, and Masses


Massey, Philip Lowell Observatory 2009B-0034 CTIO 4m 5

A Census of Yellow Supergiants in the SMC: Testing Massive Star Evolutionary Models at Low Metallicities


Massey, Philip Lowell Observatory 2009B-0149 MMT MMT 3

Massive Star Evolution as a Function of Metallicity: Closing the Loop in the Local Group


Matheson, Thomas National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009B-0529 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.1

CluLeSS: Cluster and Lensed Supernova Search


Matheson, Thomas National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009B-0529 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.52

CluLeSS: Cluster and Lensed Supernova Search


Matheson, Thomas National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009B-0530 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.2

Constraining the Hubble Constant with Type II Supernovae


Mathieu, Robert University of Wisconsin, Madison 2009B-0328 MMT MMT 2.5

The Formation and Evolution of Blue Stragglers in Open Clusters


Matson, Rachel Georgia State University 2009B-0319 GEM-N GEM-N 1

The Structure of Mass Loss from Massive Stars


McConnachie, Alan Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics 2009B-0104 Keck Keck-II 1

A direct measure of the dark mass of M31


McConnachie, Alan Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics 2009B-0112 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.2

The dynamics of the Andromeda sub-group: spectroscopy of two new dwarf galaxies around M31


Megeath, Tom University of Toledo 2009B-0549 KPNO 4m 1.5

NEWFIRM Extinction Mapping of the Orion Molecular Cloud


Meibom, Soren Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2009B-0553 KPNO WIYN 2

The connections between binarity, circumstellar disks, and stellar rotation


Melbourne, Jason California Institute of Technology 2009B-0197 GEM-S GEM-SQ 3

Resolving Sources of Mid-IR Flux in Luminous Infrared Disk Galaxies


Menanteau, Felipe Rutgers University 2009B-0355 CTIO SOAR 4

Testing the Selection Function of Galaxy Clusters in the New SZE Surveys


Merline, William Southwest Research Institute 2009B-0557 GEM-N GEM-N 2

High-Resolution AO Imaging of Asteroids/Satellites


Merline, William Southwest Research Institute 2009B-0557 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1

High-Resolution AO Imaging of Asteroids/Satellites


Mohr, Joseph University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2009B-0415 GEM-S GEM-SQ 4.26

Spectroscopic Confirmation and Dynamical Mass Estimates of South Pole Telescope SZE Selected Galaxy Clusters


Monelli, Matteo Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias 2009B-0192 CTIO 4m 3

Constraints on the formation of the halo of dwarf galaxies


Moran, Sean Johns Hopkins University 2009B-0060 MMT MMT 4

A Comprehensive Picture of Star Formation, HI Content, and Dynamics for Galaxies Across the Blue to Red Transition: Resolved Spectroscopy of Galaxies in GASS, the GALEX-Arecibo-SDSS Survey


Mouhcine, M Liverpool John Moores University 2009B-0423 CTIO 4m 4

The panoramic view of spiral galaxies: the nature of the outskirts of spirals


Mueller, Beatrice Planetary Science Institute 2009B-0363 KPNO 2.1m 9.5

Confirmation of the change in rotation period of comet 2P/Encke


Nemec, James Camosun College 2009B-0005 CTIO 0.9m 9

Physical Characteristics of Variable Stars in LMC Halo Globular Clusters: NGC1841


Norris, Mark University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 2009B-0282 CTIO SOAR 4

Unified Analysis of Spheroid and Disk Dynamics in S0s


O'Meara, John St. Michael's College 2009B-0151 Keck Keck-I 2

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


O'Meara, John St. Michael's College 2009B-0394 Magellan-II 2

The Optical Depth of the Universe and the Search for Missing Metals at 2.5 < z < 3.4


Ohyama, Youichi Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics 2009B-0141 KPNO WIYN 3

Deep [FeII] 1.644(micron) Imaging and Excitation Mechanism of Huge Nebula around NGC 1275=Per A


Okajima, Takashi NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2009B-0373 CTIO 4m 1

Redshift Measurement of the New Cluster of Galaxies Discovered by Swift


Olszewski, Edward University of Arizona 2009B-0199 CTIO 4m 3

An Efficient Search for Extratidal Structure in Globular Clusters


Orton, Glenn California Institute of Technology-JPL 2009B-0216 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.6

First Thermal Maps of the Stratosphere of Uranus: Follow-up to Detection of Rotational Variability by the Spitzer IRS


Otsuka, Masaaki Space Telescope Science Institute 2009B-0516 KPNO WIYN 1.5

A comprehensive study of dust formation in Type II Supernovae: the case of SN 2004et


Parker, Alex University of Victoria 2009B-0225 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.46

Weighing KBOs II: Continued Charaterization Kuiper Belt Binaries


Patel, Shannon University of California, Santa Cruz 2009B-0433 KPNO 4m 3

The Environmental Dependence of Star Formation Rates in the Outskirts of Galaxy Clusters at z=0.8


Pettini, Max Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge University 2009B-0016 Keck Keck-I 1

The Most Metal-Poor DLAs as Probes of Early Nucleosynthesis


Posselt, Bettina Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2009B-0170 CTIO 1.0m 7

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


Poteet, Charles University of Toledo 2009B-0481 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3

The Orion Protostar Survey: NIRI Spectroscopy of Spitzer Identified Protostars in the Orion Complex


Pott, Jorg-Uwe W. M. Keck Observatory 2009B-0139 Keck Keck-I 0.5

Studying Seyfert AGN at highest angular resolution with the Keck Interferometer


Pott, Jorg-Uwe W. M. Keck Observatory 2009B-0139 Keck Keck-II 0.5

Studying Seyfert AGN at highest angular resolution with the Keck Interferometer


Povich, Matthew University of Wisconsin, Madison 2009B-0221 KPNO WIYN 4

The Initial Mass Function and Star Formation Rates in Obscured Galactic Massive Open Clusters


Radigan, Jacqueline University of Toronto 2009B-0538 Keck Keck-II 0.5

Complementary Keck LGS AO Observations of T-dwarfs Targeted in a Variability Monitoring Program


Rajagopal, Jayadev Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2009B-0524 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.5 (DD)

The circumbinary disk and environs of post-AGB stars at high resolution and deep contrast


Rest, Armin Harvard University 2009B-0493 KPNO 4m 8.5

Echoes of Historical Supernovae in the Milky Way Galaxy


Rest, Armin Harvard University 2009B-0528 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.2

Echoes of Historic Milky Way Supernovae: Spectroscopy of the Cas A, Tycho, 3C 58, and Crab SNe at Maximum Light.


Rhee, Jaehyon Purdue University 2009B-0509 CTIO 4m 4

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


Rhee, Jaehyon Purdue University 2009B-0509 KPNO 2.1m 6

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


Rich, R Michael University of California, Los Angeles 2009B-0507 CTIO 4m 4

The Bulge Radial Velocity Assay: Extension toward the Plane and the Inner Halo


Richter, Matthew University of California-Davis 2009B-0276 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.63

Dust Emission in Edge-on Protoplanetary Disks


Ridgway, Susan Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2009B-0534 GEM-N GEM-N 3

Near-infrared spectroscopy of high redshift obscured quasars


Rivkin, Andrew Johns Hopkins University 2009B-0241 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

Small Koronis-Family Asteroids as a Probe of Space Weathering


Rodgers, Bernadette Gemini Observatory 2009B-0411 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.59

Expanding Herbig Ae/Be Multiplicity Survey to Southern Hemisphere


Roe, Henry Lowell Observatory 2009B-0072 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.6

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


Roe, Henry Lowell Observatory 2009B-0072 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.4

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


Saha, Abhijit National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009B-0157 CTIO 4m 5

Deep Imaging of Nearby Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies


Sahai, Raghvendra California Institute of Technology-JPL 2009B-0362 GEM-S GEM-SQ 3

Caught in the Act II: A High-Velocity Outflow in ^1Gru, an S-type AGB star evolving into a Bipolar Planetary Nebula


Sahai, Raghvendra California Institute of Technology-JPL 2009B-0364 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.6

Caught in the Act I: mapping the Collimated Outflows in V Hya, an AGB star evolving into a Bipolar Planetary Nebula


Sakai, Shoko University of California, Los Angeles 2009B-0511 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 12

Surface Photometry of Local Volume Galaxies


Sakai, Shoko University of California, Los Angeles 2009B-0511 KPNO 2.1m 3

Surface Photometry of Local Volume Galaxies


Salimbeni, Sara University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2009B-0339 GEM-S GEM-S 3

GOODS-South field: Large scale structure and forming clusters at z=2.3


Schaefer, Gail Georgia State University 2009B-0040 Keck Keck-II 1.5

Precise Masses of Young Stars in Taurus


Schmidt, Samuel University of California-Davis 2009B-0329 KPNO 4m 5

A Near Infrared View of DLS


Scholz, Alexander University of St. Andrews 2009B-0090 CTIO 4m 6

The rotation of brown dwarfs: photometric monitoring in NGC2264


Schuler, Simon National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009B-0099 Keck Keck-I 1

How Carbon Enhanced are Carbon-Enhanced Metal-Poor Stars?


Scott, Jennifer Towson University 2009B-0205 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.7

Star Forming Galaxies in the Field of the UV Bright QSO HE2347-4342


Seifahrt, Andreas University of Goettingen, 2009B-0142 CTIO 1.0m 2

Rotation periods and activity of low mass stars: supporting a large near- infrared radial velocity campaign


Seifahrt, Andreas University of Goettingen, 2009B-0142 CTIO 1.0m-PRE 5

Rotation periods and activity of low mass stars: supporting a large near- infrared radial velocity campaign


Seifahrt, Andreas University of Goettingen, 2009B-0142 CTIO 1.3m 1.25

Rotation periods and activity of low mass stars: supporting a large near- infrared radial velocity campaign


Shaw, Richard National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009B-0349 CTIO SOAR 5

LMC Planetary Nebulae with Binary Progenitors


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2009B-0473 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.3

The First Known Equal Sized Plutino Binary


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2009B-0522 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 4

Precise Astrometry for Predicting Kuiper Belt Object Occultations


Sherry, William National Solar Observatory 2009B-0463 KPNO 0.9m 3

Photometric Survey of Intermediate Mass Members of the Orion OB1 Association


Sherry, William National Solar Observatory 2009B-0472 KPNO 4m 3

A Census of Brown Dwarfs and Giant Planets in the Orion OB1b Sub- Association


Skemer, Andrew University of Arizona 2009B-0325 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.4

Resolved Silicate Emission in T Tauri Binaries: Determining the Parameters that Lead to Planet Formation


Smith, Nathan University of California, Berkeley 2009B-0274 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.2

IR Variability of Eta Carinae: The 2009 Event


Smith, J Allyn Austin Peay State University 2009B-0418 CTIO 1.0m 8

Stellar Content of the Blanco Cosmology Survey Field


Soderberg, Alicia Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2009B-0264 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.65

A New Search for Supersoft Source Ionization Nebulae in the Magellanic Clouds


Song, Inseok University of Georgia 2009B-0209 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.62

Resolving the Asteroid Belt of HR 8799


Song, Jeeseon University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2009B-0400 CTIO 4m 17

Optical/NIR Confirmation and Photo-z's for South Pole Telescope SZE Selected Galaxy Clusters


Stauffer, John California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2009B-0035 CTIO 1.3m 4

Synoptic Monitoring of Star Forming Cores


Stauffer, John California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2009B-0039 KPNO 2.1m 7

Synoptic Monitoring of YSOs in Orion with Flamingos and Spitzer


Stevenson, Rachel University of Hawaii 2009B-0536 CTIO 4m 3

Investigating Potential Main Belt Comets


Stevenson, Rachel University of Hawaii 2009B-0536 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

Investigating Potential Main Belt Comets


Stevenson, Rachel University of Hawaii 2009B-0536 KPNO 4m 2

Investigating Potential Main Belt Comets


Stringfellow, Guy University of Colorado 2009B-0492 KPNO 4m 7

A Definitive Test of Triggered-Sequential Star Formation in the Massive Star Forming Regions W3/4/5


Tokovinin, Andrei Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2009B-0111 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2

Sub-systems with low-mass companions in nearby multiple stars


Tremblay, Pier-Emmanuel University of Montreal 2009B-0155 Keck Keck-I 1

Direct Detection of Helium in Cool DA White Dwarfs


Trilling, David Northern Arizona University 2009B-0501 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 6

Visible photometry of NEOs in support of a Warm Spitzer program


Trueblood, Mark National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2009B-0256 KPNO 2.1m 2.5

Near Earth Object Follow-up


Trujillo, Chadwick Gemini Observatory 2009B-0336 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.1

Primordial Solar System Ices


Valenti, Jeff Space Telescope Science Institute 2009B-0070 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.49

Simultaneity of Accretion and Outflow in Young Stars


van Zee, Liese Indiana University 2009B-0270 MMT MMT 2

Dust Properties, Star Formation, and Chemical Enrichment of Low Luminosity Galaxies


Venn, Kim University of Victoria 2009B-0057 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.8

Search for Circumstellar Material around the Ultra Metal-Poor Stars


Verma, Aprajita University of Oxford 2009B-0161 GEM-N GEM-N 1

SuprimeCam-SERVS: A search for optical counterparts of high-z galaxies and quasars


Vieira, Joaquin University of Chicago 2009B-0457 CTIO SOAR 4

A New Population of Strongly-Lensed High-Redshift Sub-Millimeter Galaxies


Vieira, Joaquin University of Chicago 2009B-0457 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.15

A New Population of Strongly-Lensed High-Redshift Sub-Millimeter Galaxies


Wade, Richard Pennsylvania State University 2009B-0365 KPNO 2.1m 5

F dwarfs with hidden hot subdwarf companions


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

Luminosity Functions of Evolved Populations in Galactic Globular Clusters


Walker, Matthew University of Cambridge 2009B-0148 KPNO 4m 7

New Milky Way Satellites: Survival of the Densest


Waller, William Tufts University 2009B-0275 KPNO 4m 5

Star-forming Environments in M33: A Near-infrared Emission-line Imaging Survey with NEWFIRM


Williams, Stephen Georgia State University 2009B-0240 CTIO 4m 5

Weighing the Most Massive Stars of the Magellanic Clouds


Williams, T Rutgers University 2009B-0247 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 0.75

Cold Dark Matter and the Structure of Spiral Galaxies


Wilson, Gillian University of California, Riverside 2009B-0376 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.7

The Gemini Cluster Astrophysics Spectroscopic Survey (GCLASS)


Wilson, Gillian University of California, Riverside 2009B-0486 CTIO 4m 6

Galaxy Evolution in Rich Clusters at z>1


Wilson, Gillian University of California, Riverside 2009B-0486 Magellan-I 2

Galaxy Evolution in Rich Clusters at z>1


Wing, Joshua Boston University 2009B-0430 KPNO 4m 4

Radio Selected Clusters of Galaxies at High Redshift


Winkler, P Frank Middlebury College 2009B-0019 KPNO WIYN 2

Tycho's Supernova Remnant: Deep Imaging, Proper Motions, and a Direct Distance Measurement


Wisniewski, John University of Washington 2009B-0280 KPNO 0.9m 3

M Dwarf Flares: Exoplanet Implications


Wisniewski, John University of Washington 2009B-0280 KPNO 2.1m 6

M Dwarf Flares: Exoplanet Implications


Wooden, Diane NASA Ames Research Center 2009B-0391 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.2

Catching the LCROSS Impact Excavation of Lunar Dust+Ice at K-band with NIFS


Woodgate, Bruce NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2009B-0228 CTIO 4m 8

Extreme emission-line galaxies at high redshift.


Wright, Jason Cornell University 2009B-0313 MMT MMT 0.5

Determining Distance, Age, and Activity in a New Benchmark Cluster: Ruprecht 147


Yang, Yujin University of Arizona 2009B-0532 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.72

Galaxy Formation in Action: Resolving the Nature of Newly Discovered Lyman-(alpha) Blobs in the Chandra Deep Field South


Zenteno, Alfredo University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2009B-0484 CTIO 4m 4

ISPI H-band imaging of distant X-ray selected galaxy cluster candidates


Zijlstra, Albert University of Manchester 2009B-0267 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

Spectroscopic follow-up of Planetary Nebulae candidates from the IPHAS survey

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