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NOAO Approved Programs for 2011B




Programs: 210
Nights: 768.54
Approved NOAO Survey Programs



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Grundy, William Lowell Observatory 2011A-0017 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.5

Mutual Orbits and Masses of Kuiper Belt Binaries and Multiple Systems


Kelson, Daniel Carnegie Observatories 2009A-0041 CTIO 4m 14

The Carnegie Spitzer IMACS Survey


Prsa, Andrej Villanova University 2011A-0022 KPNO 4m 5

Towards Unprecedented Accuracy of Fundamental Parameters for Kepler Eclipsing Binary Stars


Salzer, John Indiana University 2011A-0030 KPNO 2.1m 8

Making Hay with ALFALFA: The Star-Formation Properties of an HI-Selected Galaxy Sample


Stubbs, Christopher Harvard University 2011A-0034 GEM-S GEM-S 4

Spectroscopy of Galaxies in Massive Clusters: Galaxy Properties and Dynamical Cluster Mass Calibration


Stubbs, Christopher Harvard University 2011A-0034 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.55

Spectroscopy of Galaxies in Massive Clusters: Galaxy Properties and Dynamical Cluster Mass Calibration

  34.05

Approved Long Term Programs



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Bond, Howard Space Telescope Science Institute 2011A-0103 CTIO 1.0m 7

A Search for Reflection Nebulae around Galactic Cepheids


Bond, Howard Space Telescope Science Institute 2011A-0103 KPNO 2.1m 4.5

A Search for Reflection Nebulae around Galactic Cepheids


Dhital, Saurav Vanderbilt University 2011B-0300 KPNO 4m 2.5

Calibrating the Relative Metallicity Scale of M Subdwarfs Using Wide, Common Proper Motion Binaries


Long, Knox Space Telescope Science Institute 2010A-0243 CTIO 1.3m 1

Fighting for accretion: the origing of low states in cataclysmic variables


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 2011B-0001 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 5

Activity Cycles of Southern Asteroseismic Targets


Phillips, Mark Carnegie Institution of Washington 2011B-0262 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

Near-Infrared Spectroscopic Followup of Type Ia Supernovae in the Hubble Flow


Sahu, Kailash Space Telescope Science Institute 2011A-0460 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.3

Detecting Isolated Black Holes through Astrometric Microlensing


Sahu, Kailash Space Telescope Science Institute 2011B-0485 CTIO 1.3m 4

Detecting Isolated Black Holes through HST Astrometry and SMARTS Photometry of Microlensing Events


Winters, Jennifer Georgia State University 2011A-0318 CTIO 1.0m 7

Finding Friends for 1200 Red Dwarfs

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Approved Regular Programs



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Allen, Lori National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2011B-0133 KPNO WIYN 5

High Resolution Imaging of Orion protostars


Allen, Tom University of Toledo 2011B-0472 MMT MMT 0.5

Hectochelle Spectroscopy of the Cep OB3b CLuster


Allen, Tom University of Toledo 2011B-0584 KPNO 0.9m 1

Mosaic Imaging of the Cep OB3b Cloud


Ammons, S Mark Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 2011B-0538 MMT MMT 3

Finding the Most Powerful Gravitational Lens Telescopes with MMT Hectospec


Anthony-Twarog, Barbara University of Kansas 2011B-0203 CTIO 1.0m 7

Extended Stromgren Photometry in NGC 2506 and NGC 2204


Aragona, Christina Lehigh University 2011B-0189 KPNO 2.1m 7

A Study of Balmer Emission in Be Stars


Asa'd, Randa University of Cincinnati 2011B-0096 CTIO SOAR 4

Spectra of star clusters in the LMC as an age indicator.


Badenes, Carles Weizmann Institute of Science 2011B-0070 KPNO 4m 4

Spectroscopic follow-up of the SWARMS survey


Bailey, Vanessa University of Arizona 2011B-0576 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.8

A search for the perturbing planets in large gap debris disks


Bakos, Gaspar Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2011B-0600 Keck Keck-I 1.5

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


Baran, Andrzej Iowa State University 2011B-0052 CTIO 1.0m 9

Mt.Suhora survey - searching for pulsating M dwarfs


Barlow, Brad University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 2011B-0290 CTIO SOAR 3

The MUCHFUSS project: Searching for the most massive companions to hot subdwarf stars (follow-up)


Bartlett, James California Institute of Technology--JPL 2011B-0285 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.1

Planck SZ Clusters: Follow-up of the Planck Galaxy Cluster Catalog


Batuski, David University of Maine 2011B-0453 CTIO 1.0m 7

Imaging the Aquarius and Microscopium Supercluaters of Galaxies


Bean, Jacob Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2011B-0046 GEM-N GEM-N 1.5

The C/O and Metallicity of the Hot Jupiter Wasp-12b


Bedin, Luigi Space Telescope Science Institute 2011B-0131 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 3

Transit-Time Variations in the WASP-5 Exoplanetary System: A Third Body?


Beers, Timothy Michigan State University 2011B-0106 GEM-S GEM-SQ  

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


Bentz, Misty Georgia State University 2011B-0120 KPNO WIYN 4

The Black Hole Mass-Bulge Luminosity Relationship for Reverberation- Mapped AGNs in the Near-IR


Berger, Edo Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2011B-0258 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 2011B-0259 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.6

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


Bhatti, Waqas Johns Hopkins University 2011B-0463 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

Eclipse Photometry and Radial Velocity Measurements of Four M-Dwarf Eclipsing Binaries from SDSS Stripe 82


Bian, Fuyan University of Arizona 2011B-0366 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.5

Rest-frame UV Spectra of the most UV luminous Lyman Break Galaxies at z~3


Bond, Howard Space Telescope Science Institute 2011B-0044 CTIO 1.3m 1

SMARTS Monitoring of the Exotic Variable Star V838 Monocerotis


Boyd, Mark Georgia State University 2011B-0110 CTIO 1.0m 5

A Search for Close Red Dwarf-White Dwarf Binaries


Brown, Alexander University of Colorado 2011B-0309 MMT MMT 2

MMT Hectochelle Spectral Variability Study of Active Late-type Stars in the Kepler Field (2011B)


Carrasco, Rodrigo Gemini Observatory - South 2011B-0353 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.34

Constraining the Mass of the Spectacular Pandora's Cluster, Abell 2744


Cenko, S Bradley University of California, Berkeley 2011B-0410 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.3

Probing the Central Black Holes of Distant, Quiescent Galaxies via Tidal Disruption Flares


Chapman, Scott University of Cambridge 2011B-0086 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.23

GNIRS spectroscopy of HDF259, a candidate z=6.3 sub-millimetre galaxy.


Chatelain, Joseph Georgia State University 2011B-0360 CTIO 1.0m 12

Colors and Spins of Jupiter's Greeks and Trojans


Chornock, Ryan Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2011B-0522 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.2

Host Galaxies of the Most Luminous Supernovae Found by PAN-STARRS1


Chu, You-Hua University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2011B-0315 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

Completing the SEDs of Faint White Dwarfs with Mid-IR Excesses


Chu, You-Hua University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2011B-0537 CTIO 4m 6

Magellanic Cloud Emission Line Survey 2


Chynoweth, Katie Mae Naval Research Laboratory 2011B-0103 KPNO 2.1m 4

Towards a Better Understanding of Neutral Hydrogen in Galaxy Groups: The Search for Stars in the M81/M82 Galaxy Group HI Clouds


Clowe, Douglas Ohio University 2011B-0241 CTIO SOAR 3

Photometric Redshifts of Weak Lensing Tomography of Galaxy Clusters


Cobb, Bethany George Washington University 2011B-0135 CTIO 1.3m 4

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


Couch, Warrick Swinburne University of Technology 2011B-0084 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.5

Dynamical masses of superdense massive galaxies in the local universe


Coughlin, Jeffrey New Mexico State University 2011B-0016 KPNO 4m 3

Radial-Velocity Measurements of Long-Period, Low-Mass Eclipsing Binaries from Kepler II


Crenshaw, D Michael Georgia State University 2011B-0183 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.1

Resolving the Mechanisms of Feeding and Feedback in Nearby AGN


Crotts, Arlin Columbia University 2011B-0284 CTIO 0.9m 4

SN 1987A's Vacuum UV/Optical Light Echo Evolution


Crotts, Arlin Columbia University 2011B-0284 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 3

SN 1987A's Vacuum UV/Optical Light Echo Evolution


Crotts, Arlin Columbia University 2011B-0534 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.1

Spectroscopic Evolution of SNR 1987A & Its Light Echo


Cucchiara, Antonino University of California, Berkeley 2011B-0484 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.5

Exceptional Swift and Fermi GRBs: Gemini South Rapid Targets of Opportunity


Cummings, Jeff Indiana University 2011B-0417 MMT MMT 1.5

Initial Lithium of Metal-Poor Young Open Clusters and Its Connection to Primordial Lithium


Currie, Thayne NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2011B-0073 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.5

NIRI Imaging of Transitional Protoplanetary Disks with Submm-Resolved Inner Holes/Gaps


Cushing, Michael California Institute of Technology--JPL 2011B-0238 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3.77

Northern Hemisphere Follow-up Observations of WISE Brown Dwarf Candidates


de Pater, Imke University of California, Berkeley 2011B-0305 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.95

ALTAIR/NIRI AO Imaging of Volcanic Eruptions on Io


Deming, Leo NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2011B-0426 KPNO 2.1m 9

A Near-infrared Exoplanet Transit and Eclipse Survey


Desai, Shantanu University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2011B-0389 CTIO SOAR 5

Optical Confirmation and Redshift Measurements for South Pole Telescope Selected Galaxy Clusters


Desert, Jean-Michel Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2011B-0387 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.2

Searching for high altitude absorbers in the atmospheres of two hot Jupiter prototypes


Drake, Andrew California Institute of Technology--Ctr for Advanced Computing Research 2011B-0458 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.2

Lumnious Optical Transients and their Progenitors


Duchene, Gaspard University of California, Berkeley 2011B-0261 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.06

Towards a complete census of brown dwarfs in IC 348


Dupuy, Trent Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2011B-0117 Keck Keck-II 1

Testing Ultracool Atmospheres with Mass Benchmarks


Eisenhardt, Peter California Institute of Technology--JPL 2011B-0579 CTIO SOAR 6

Spectroscopy and Imaging of a Complete Sample of WISE HyperLuminous Galaxy Candidates


Eisenhardt, Peter California Institute of Technology--JPL 2011B-0579 GEM-S GEM-S 2

Spectroscopy and Imaging of a Complete Sample of WISE HyperLuminous Galaxy Candidates


Eisenhardt, Peter California Institute of Technology--JPL 2011B-0579 KPNO WIYN 5

Spectroscopy and Imaging of a Complete Sample of WISE HyperLuminous Galaxy Candidates


Emery, Joshua University of Tennessee 2011B-0530 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.4

Near-IR photometry of KBOs and Centaurs in support of Spitzer space telescope data


Erb, Dawn University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 2011B-0256 Keck Keck-I 1

The Earliest Stages of Galaxy Formation: A Detailed Study


Faherty, Jacqueline American Museum of Natural History 2011B-0456 CTIO 4m 2

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


Faherty, Jacqueline American Museum of Natural History 2011B-0466 CTIO 1.3m 3

The Brown Dwarf Kinematics Project: Parallaxes for Southern Bright Low- Gravity dwarfs


Farihi, Jay University of Leicester 2011B-0206 MMT MMT 2

The Bulk Composition of Rocky Planetary Debris and a Search for Water


Farihi, Jay University of Leicester 2011B-0554 Keck Keck-II 0.5

Identifying Water and Differentiation in a Rocky Exoplanetary Body Orbiting GD 61


Fesen, Robert Dartmouth College 2011B-0197 KPNO 4m 6.5

Mapping the Unshocked Interior Ejecta in the Cas A Supernova Remnant


Findeisen, Krzysztof California Institute of Technology-Dept. of Astronomy 2011B-0434 KPNO 0.9m 1

Variability and the Physics of Young Stars


Fischer, Jacqueline Naval Research Laboratory 2011B-0515 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.75

A Pilot Study of Mid-IR Molecular Outflows in AGN Powered ULIRGs


Fleming, Scott University of Florida 2011B-0352 KPNO 2.1mQ 8

BiRDS in STEREO: High Precision Masses and Radii of Bright Eclipsing Binaries From STEREO


Fletcher, Leigh University of Oxford 2011B-0072 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.5

Jupiter's Global Dynamics a Decade after Cassini: Spectroscopic Mapping


Foley, Ryan Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2011B-0491 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.29

The Most Precise Distances to Type Ia Supernovae


Foley, Ryan Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2011B-0491 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.29

The Most Precise Distances to Type Ia Supernovae


French, Linda Illinois Wesleyan University 2011B-0495 CTIO 0.9m 3

Rotation Studies of Jovian Trojan Asteroids


French, Linda Illinois Wesleyan University 2011B-0495 CTIO 4m 4

Rotation Studies of Jovian Trojan Asteroids


Garcia Perez, Ana University of Virginia 2011B-0535 KPNO 4m 3

Chemical Abundance Tagging of Candidate Cen Giant Stars in Tidal-Streams


Ge, Jian University of Florida 2011B-0536 KPNO 2.1mQ 6

SDSS-III MARVELS Planet and Brown Dwarf Candidate RV Follow-up


Gelino, Christopher California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2011B-0283 CTIO SOAR 5

Photometric Follow-up of WISE Brown Dwarf Candidates


Gelino, Christopher California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2011B-0286 Keck Keck-II 0.5

In Search of the Coldest Atmospheres: Identifying Companions to the Latest WISE Brown Dwarfs


Glazebrook, Karl Swinburne University of Technology 2011B-0141 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

Local counterparts to high-redshift turbulent galaxies: what are the stellar kinematics?


Gonzalez, Anthony University of Florida 2011B-0378 CTIO SOAR 5

A WISE Search for the Most Massive High Redshift Galaxy Clusters


Gonzalez, Anthony University of Florida 2011B-0378 KPNO WIYN 5

A WISE Search for the Most Massive High Redshift Galaxy Clusters


Greene, Jenny University of Texas, Austin 2011B-0077 Keck Keck-II 1

Weighing the Black Hole in Megamaser Galaxy NGC 1194


Haisch, Jr, Karl Utah Valley University 2011B-0168 CTIO 4m 3

A Methane Imaging Survey for T Dwarf Candidates in the Serpens and Corona Australis Star-Forming Regions


Hebb, Leslie Vanderbilt University 2011B-0144 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 2.5

Detecting Star-grazing comets in young debris disk systems


Hebb, Leslie Vanderbilt University 2011B-0228 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 7

Defining the M dwarf Mass-Radius relation as a function of activity and metallicity


Hebb, Leslie Vanderbilt University 2011B-0228 GEM-N GEM-NQ 4.9

Defining the M dwarf Mass-Radius relation as a function of activity and metallicity


Hebb, Leslie Vanderbilt University 2011B-0228 KPNO 4m 2.5

Defining the M dwarf Mass-Radius relation as a function of activity and metallicity


Henry, Alaina University of California, Santa Barbara 2011B-0222 KPNO WIYN 3

Galaxies at the Epoch of Peak Star Formation: Stellar population properties of a WFC3 spectroscopically selected sample


Herbst, William Wesleyan University 2011B-0114 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.21

Near Infrared Spectroscopy of the Unique T Tauri Binary System KH 15D


Hidalgo, Sebastian Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias 2011B-0051 CTIO 1.0m 6

Toward a detailed, reliable and comprehensive star formation history of the Small Magellanic Cloud


Hillwig, Todd Valparaiso University 2011B-0339 CTIO 1.3m 7

Detecting Close Binary Central Stars of Planetary Nebulae: The Photometric Monitoring Campaign


Hillwig, Todd Valparaiso University 2011B-0339 KPNO 2.1m 6

Detecting Close Binary Central Stars of Planetary Nebulae: The Photometric Monitoring Campaign


Howell, Steve NASA Ames Research Center 2011B-0048 KPNO WIYN 8

Speckle and Lucky Imaging of Kepler Exoplanet Candidate Host Stars


Howell, Steve NASA Ames Research Center 2011B-0074 KPNO 4m 9.5 (4.5 DD)

Spectroscopy of Kepler Exo-planet Transit Candidate Stars


Howell, D. Andrew University of California, Santa Barbara 2011B-0373 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.45

Type Ia supernovae: the progenitor revolution


Hsieh, Henry University of Hawaii 2011B-0521 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.6

The Sublimation-Driven Nature of Main-Belt Comet Activity


Hwang, Narae National Astronomical Observatory of Japan 2011B-0435 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.5

Spectroscopic Study of New Extended Star Clusters in NGC 6822


Jacobson, Seth University of Colorado 2011B-0297 KPNO 2.1m 5.5

Directly detecting the BYORP effect and further characterization of near- Earth asteroid binaries


Jha, Saurabh Rutgers University 2011B-0311 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.78

Adding to the Treasury: Spectroscopic Classification of High-Redshift Supernovae Discovered by HST


Jha, Saurabh Rutgers University 2011B-0311 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.52

Adding to the Treasury: Spectroscopic Classification of High-Redshift Supernovae Discovered by HST


Johnson, Christian University of California, Los Angeles 2011B-0514 CTIO 4m 5

Chemical Abundances and the Formation and Evolution of the Galactic Bulge


Kalirai, Jason Space Telescope Science Institute 2011B-0419 Keck Keck-I 1

Measuring the Lower Mass Limit of Type II SNe


Keeney, Brian University of Colorado 2011B-0253 CTIO 4m 5

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


Kelly, Patrick Stanford University 2011B-0567 KPNO 4m 4

Type IIb SN: Sensitive Probes of Pre-Explosion Stellar Evolution


Kilic, Mukremin Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory 2011B-0009 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.25

The Two Shortest Period Detached Binary White Dwarfs


Kilic, Mukremin Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory 2011B-0009 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.45

The Two Shortest Period Detached Binary White Dwarfs


Koss, Michael University of Maryland 2011B-0559 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.07

Searching for Compton-Thick Dual AGN In Extremely Close Mergers


Koss, Michael University of Maryland 2011B-0559 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.49

Searching for Compton-Thick Dual AGN In Extremely Close Mergers


Kraus, Stefan University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2011B-0161 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.7

Resolving planet-cleared gaps in transitional/pre-transitional disks with NIR+MIR+sub-mm interferometry


Kraus, Stefan University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2011B-0161 Keck Keck-I 0.5

Resolving planet-cleared gaps in transitional/pre-transitional disks with NIR+MIR+sub-mm interferometry


Kraus, Stefan University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2011B-0161 Keck Keck-II 0.5

Resolving planet-cleared gaps in transitional/pre-transitional disks with NIR+MIR+sub-mm interferometry


Kriek, Mariska Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2011B-0509 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.75

Physical Properties of z~1.5 Galaxies as a Function of Spectral Type


Kulkarni, Shrinivas California Institute of Technology-Dept. of Astronomy 2011B-0552 KPNO 4m 3

Palomar Transient Factory: A Discovery Machine


Kunder, Andrea Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2011B-0332 CTIO 4m 6

Structure of the Galactic Bulge from Infrared Photometry of RR Lyrae Variables


Landolt, Arlo Louisiana State University 2011B-0003 KPNO 2.1m 21.5

Faint UBVRI Photometric Standard Star fields: KPNO


Lee, Jae-Woo Sejong University 2011B-0139 CTIO 4m 3

Ca by Photometry of Southern Globular Clusters: Now or Never


Lepine, Sebastien American Museum of Natural History 2011B-0581 KPNO 2.1m 3.5

Calibration the absolute metallicity scale of M subdwarfs using wide, common proper motion binaries.


Lepine, Sebastien American Museum of Natural History 2011B-0581 KPNO 4m 4

Calibration the absolute metallicity scale of M subdwarfs using wide, common proper motion binaries.


Li, Yiming University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2011B-0193 CTIO 4m 3

The Golden Standard for Star Formation Rate Indicators


Lonsdale, Carol National Radio Astronomy Headquarters 2011B-0392 CTIO SOAR 4

Young and Highly Obscured Radio Feedback Candidates in the WISE Survey


Ly, Chun Space Telescope Science Institute 2011B-0376 CTIO 4m 5

Extending Deep Wide Galaxy Surveys to Higher Redshift with NEWFIRM


Mahabal, Ashish California Institute of Technology-Dept of Physics, Math, Astronomy 2011B-0236 CTIO 1.3m 12

Follow-up/light-curves of transients from the Catalina Realtime Transient Survey


Majewski, Steven University of Virginia 2011B-0575 KPNO 2.1m 7

Testing Dynamical Models of Star Cloud Formation with the Tri-And System


Malo, Lison University of Montreal 2011B-0302 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 2.5

Age-Dating and Radial Velocity of Low-Mass Candidate members of Nearby Young Kinematic Groups


Marois, Christian Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics 2011B-0310 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.3

Altair/NIRI L-band Imaging of a Fifth Planet Around HR 8799


Martin, Eduardo University of Central Florida 2011B-0464 KPNO 4m 2

A spectroscopic follow-up of ultracool dwarf candidates in the Kepler field of view


Massey, Philip Lowell Observatory 2011B-0083 MMT MMT 1

The Wolf-Rayet Content of M31


Maund, Justyn University of California, Santa Cruz 2011B-0205 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.3

Return to the site of the Type IIP Supernova 2008bk


McConnachie, Alan Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics 2011B-0396 KPNO 4m 6

Deconvolving the stellar haloes of Andromeda and the Milky Way


McDermid, Richard Gemini Observatory - North 2011B-0420 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.5

Feedback in action: mapping the molecular outflow in NGC1266 with NIFS+LGS-AO


McMillan, Robert University of Arizona 2011B-0383 KPNO 4m 6

Astrometry and Multicolor Taxonomic Photometry of Asteroids and Comet Candidates Detected by WISE


Meibom, Soren Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2011B-0323 KPNO WIYN 2

The connections between binarity, circumstellar disks, and stellar rotation


Melis, Carl University of California, San Diego 2011B-0138 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.2

A Search for Giant Planets around a Nearby, Young, Low-mass Star


Menanteau, Felipe Rutgers University 2011B-0137 GEM-S GEM-S 3

Mass Calibration of a Sample of ACT SZE-Selected Galaxy Clusters


Merline, William Southwest Research Institute 2011B-0591 GEM-S GEM-S 1

High-Resolution AO Imaging of Asteroids/Satellites


Metchev, Stanimir State University of New York, Stony Brook 2011B-0215 GEM-S GEM-S 1

A Sensitive Search for Exozodi Across the Ten-Micron Silicate Feature


Milisavljevic, Dan Dartmouth College 2011B-0486 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.65

Resolving SN Ejecta Asymmetries with High-Dispersion Spectra


Milisavljevic, Dan Dartmouth College 2011B-0503 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.33

Resolving SN Ejecta Asymmetries with High-Dispersion Spectra


Monier, Eric State University College at Brockport 2011B-0585 MMT MMT 1

The Upper Envelope of Cosmic Metallicity near z=1.2 from ZnII-Selected Quasar Absorption Line Systems


Morales-Calderon, Maria California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2011B-0424 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 1.8

Confirmation and Characterization of Four New Low-Mass Pre-Main-Sequence Eclipsing Binaries in Orion


Morales-Calderon, Maria California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2011B-0424 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.89

Confirmation and Characterization of Four New Low-Mass Pre-Main-Sequence Eclipsing Binaries in Orion


Moskovitz, Nicholas Carnegie Institution of Washington 2011B-0328 GEM-N GEM-N 1.5

The near-Earth encounter of asteroid 2005 YU55


Moskovitz, Nicholas Carnegie Institution of Washington 2011B-0328 KPNO 2.1m 2

The near-Earth encounter of asteroid 2005 YU55


Mould, Jeremy Swinburne University of Technology 2011B-0473 KPNO 4m 6.5

The dynamics and excitation of circumnuclear disks in radio-active galaxies


Mueller, Beatrice Planetary Science Institute 2011B-0494 KPNO 2.1m 12.5

Continuing changes in the rotation period of comet 2P/Encke


Muzerolle, James Space Telescope Science Institute 2011B-0433 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.5

Periodic Protostellar Variability: Testing the Pulsed Accretion Hypothesis


Myers, Adam University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2011B-0497 KPNO 4m 4.5

Cosmology with Close Quasar Pairs


Naud, Marie-Eve University of Montreal 2011B-0321 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.2

A Planet Search around Young-associations M dwarfs (PSYM survey)


Nemec, James Camosun College 2011B-0204 CTIO 0.9m 7

Blazhko, RRd and other `difficult' RR Lyrae Stars in LMC Outer-Halo Globular Clusters


Nemec, James Camosun College 2011B-0204 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 7

Blazhko, RRd and other `difficult' RR Lyrae Stars in LMC Outer-Halo Globular Clusters


Nichelli, Elisa Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma 2011B-0242 CTIO 1.0m 1

Optical study of a peculiar X-ray pulsator


Oey, Sally University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2011B-0289 KPNO 4m 2

The Optical Depth of Regions of M33


Olszewski, Edward University of Arizona 2011B-0361 CTIO 1.0m 4

Are There Old SMC Stars Scattered Across the LMC/SMC Bridge?


Olszewski, Edward University of Arizona 2011B-0361 CTIO 4m 5

Are There Old SMC Stars Scattered Across the LMC/SMC Bridge?


Pagnotta, Ashley Louisiana State University 2011B-0340 CTIO 1.0m 7

Testing the Hibernation Hypothesis: Measuring Long-Term Brightness Changes in Classical Novae


Patterson, Maria New Mexico State University 2011B-0355 KPNO 4m 4

Stellar Streams and Star Formation in the Outskirts of HALOGAS Spiral Galaxies


Pepper, Joshua Vanderbilt University 2011B-0199 KPNO WIYN 2

Identifying Photometric and Chromospheric Activity Correlations of Kepler Stars


Pepper, Joshua Vanderbilt University 2011B-0301 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 2

Follow-up and Confirmation of Transiting Planet Candidates From the KELT Survey


Pepper, Joshua Vanderbilt University 2011B-0301 KPNO 2.1mQ 7

Follow-up and Confirmation of Transiting Planet Candidates From the KELT Survey


Platais, Imants Johns Hopkins University 2011B-0119 CTIO 4m 2.5

Deep Astrometric Standards (DAS)


Provencal, Judith University of Delaware 2011B-0095 CTIO SOAR 4

The Empirical Determination of Convection in Pulsating White Dwarf Stars


Provencal, Judith University of Delaware 2011B-0095 KPNO 2.1m 7

The Empirical Determination of Convection in Pulsating White Dwarf Stars


Radigan, Jacqueline University of Toronto 2011B-0129 Keck Keck-II 0.5

Resolved Spectroscopy and Imaging of the First Triple T-dwarf System


Reddy, Naveen National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2011B-0115 Keck Keck-I 1

The Impact of Sub-L* Galaxies on the IGM at High Redshift


Reed, Mike Missouri State University 2011B-0358 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

Testing subdwarf B stellar models using multicolor photometry and time- resolved spectroscopy


Reed, Mike Missouri State University 2011B-0358 KPNO 4m 3

Testing subdwarf B stellar models using multicolor photometry and time- resolved spectroscopy


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2011B-0130 KPNO 4m 7.5

Echoes of Historical Supernovae in the Milky Way Galaxy


Richstone, Douglas University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2011B-0405 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.2

Probing the Envelope of the Black Hole Mass - Galaxy Dispersion Relation


Roe, Henry Lowell Observatory 2011B-0035 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.6

Titan's Methane Weather post-Equinox: Seasonal climate change and surface geology


Roe, Henry Lowell Observatory 2011B-0035 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.4

Titan's Methane Weather post-Equinox: Seasonal climate change and surface geology


Rojas-Ayala, Barbara Cornell University 2011B-0588 KPNO 4m 3.5

Robustly Calibrating the Near-Infrared M Dwarf Metallicity Scale


Romani, Roger Stanford University 2011B-0092 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 3

The Radial Velocity Curve of a Gamma-ray Binary


Rothberg, Barry George Mason University 2011B-0377 KPNO WIYN 2

The Evolution of Monsters: Measuring the True Sizes of ULIRGS


Rupke, David Rhodes College 2011B-0438 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.8

Looking for QSO Feedback: Two's a Company, Three's a Crowd


Russo, Neil Dello Johns Hopkins University 2011B-0184 Keck Keck-II 1

Determining the volatile chemistry of comet C/2010 X1 Elenin


Salyk, Colette University of Texas, Austin 2011B-0145 GEM-N GEM-N 2

Observations of water vapor in planet-forming regions


Sargent, Benjamin Space Telescope Science Institute 2011B-0532 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 0.6

Spectroscopic Confirmation of Four Low-Luminosity B[e] Supergiant Candidate Stars


Schaefer, Bradley Louisiana State University 2011B-0397 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.25

Solving the Type Ia Supernova Progenitor Problem By Identifying the Ex- Companion Stars in Three LMC Supernova Remnants of Confident Type Ia Events


Scott, Jennifer Towson University 2011B-0440 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.7

Galaxies and AGN in the Field of the UV Bright QSO HE2347-4342


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2011B-0319 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 8.5

Precise Astrometry for Predicting Kuiper Belt Object Occultations


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2011B-0555 KPNO 4m 5

Beyond the Kuiper Belt Edge


Simon, Joshua Carnegie Observatories 2011B-0539 KPNO WIYN 3

Testing the Bottom-Heavy IMF as a Function of Environment


Smith, J. Austin Peay State University 2011B-0465 CTIO 1.0m 11

Targeted Samples of the Hot Stellar Content in the Blanco Cosmology Survey


Som, Debopam University of South Carolina 2011B-0587 GEM-N GEM-N 2

Probing Chemical Enrichment and Star Formation in Galaxies Using Sub- Damped Lyman-alpha Quasar Absorbers


Spencer, John Southwest Research Institute 2011B-0331 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.6

The Nature of the Hydrated Material on Europa


Sromovsky, Lawrence University of Wisconsin, Madison 2011B-0125 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.8

Probing Uranus' Atmosphere With Discrete Cloud Observations


Stanghellini, Letizia National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2011B-0057 GEM-N GEM-N 1 (DD)

The HII region population in M81 and the evolution of the radial metallicity gradient


Stanghellini, Letizia National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2011B-0057 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.08 (DD)

The HII region population in M81 and the evolution of the radial metallicity gradient


Stauffer, John California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2011B-0214 KPNO 2.1m 11

Using Multiwavelength, time series photometry to Deduce the Physical Processes Causing Variability in Young Stellar Objects


Stern, Daniel California Institute of Technology--JPL 2011B-0542 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.5

Spectroscopic Confirmation of Spitzer-Selected Galaxy Clusters at ~ 1.4


Stringfellow, Guy University of Colorado 2011A-0368 CTIO 4m 3

A Deep Emission Line Study of the Ophiuchus Cloud


Stringfellow, Guy University of Colorado 2011B-0454 CTIO 1.3m 1.2

Confirming LBV Candidates Through Variability: A Photometric and Spectroscopic Monitoring Study


Stringfellow, Guy University of Colorado 2011B-0454 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 1.5

Confirming LBV Candidates Through Variability: A Photometric and Spectroscopic Monitoring Study


Subasavage, John Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2011B-0100 CTIO 1.0m 10

Identifying New Nearby White Dwarfs in the Southern Hemisphere


Subasavage, John Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2011B-0100 CTIO SOAR 5

Identifying New Nearby White Dwarfs in the Southern Hemisphere


Subasavage, John Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2011B-0127 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.28

The Hidden Radial Velocity Companion to the Nearby Halo Star and Prototype Carbon Dwarf G77-61


Tanvir, Nial University of Leicester 2011B-0187 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.4

Investigating gamma-ray bursts and their use as cosmological probes


Telesco, Charles University of Florida 2011B-0400 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.56

Resolving an Asteroid Belt in a Multi-Planet System


Teske, Johanna University of Arizona 2011B-0432 MMT MMT 1

Investigating What Causes Hot Jupiter Temperature Inversions with NIR Spectroscopy


Thalmann, Christian University of Amsterdam 2011B-0093 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.3

A Complete Image of the LkCa 15 Disk Gap


Thomas, Cristina Northern Arizona University 2011B-0364 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.1

Confirming Q-type asteroids in the main asteroid belt


Thomas, Cristina Northern Arizona University 2011B-0364 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.33

Confirming Q-type asteroids in the main asteroid belt


Thomas, Cristina Northern Arizona University 2011B-0589 KPNO 4m 6

Physical Characterization of Warm Spitzer Observed Near-Earth Objects


Thompson, Grant University of Kentucky 2011B-0362 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.62

High Spatial Resolution MIR Spectroscopy of Seyfert Nuclei


Trueblood, Mark National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2011B-0019 KPNO 2.1m 3.5

Long Term Follow-up of Near Earth Objects


Tucker, Brad Australian National University 2011B-0143 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.2

Catching Supernovae in the Act with KISS (Kepler International Supernova Search)


Ueta, Toshiya University of Denver 2011B-0155 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.6

Probing of the Structure of Proto-Planetary Nebulae with Angular Differential Imaging


van Dokkum, Pieter Yale University 2011B-0274 Keck Keck-I 1

Does the IMF vary with galaxy velocity dispersion?


Van Dyk, Schuyler California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2011B-0345 CTIO 1.3m 1.4

Monitoring Core-Collapse Supernovae with Potential Progenitor Identifications


Vennes, Stephane Astronomicky ustav 2011B-0191 KPNO 4m 3

Hot subdwarf binaries in the GALEX survey


Walker, Matthew Harvard University 2011B-0230 CTIO SOAR 1

Distant Tracers of the Milky Way Halo


Walsh, Jonelle University of California, Irvine 2011B-0128 Keck Keck-II 1

Exploring the Most Massive Black Holes through Stellar Dynamical Modeling


Walter, Frederick State University of New York, Stony Brook 2011B-0307 KPNO WIYN 4

Spectroscopy of Intermediate Mass Members of the Orion OB1a and b associations


Wang, Ji University of Florida 2011B-0450 KPNO 2.1mQ 7

Multi-Band Study of Radial Velocity Induced by Stellar Activity with EXPERT


Wegner, Gary Dartmouth College 2011B-0088 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.4

The dark matter density of elliptical galaxies in voids


Werk, Jessica University of California, Santa Cruz 2011B-0367 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.2

Finding the Edge of the Galactic Wind's Influence


Williams, T Rutgers University 2011B-0031 CTIO 0.9m 7

Cold Dark Matter and the Structure of Spiral Galaxies


Williams, Stephen Georgia State University 2011B-0270 KPNO 4m 5

Spectroscopic Orbits for Kepler FOV Eclipsing Binaries


Wilson, Gillian University of California, Riverside 2011B-0413 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.95

The Gemini Cluster Astrophysics Spectroscopic Survey (GCLASS)


Winter, Lisa University of Colorado 2011B-0207 CTIO SOAR 2

Determining the Optical Outflow Properties of Low Redshift Seyfert 1s Detected in the Hard X-rays


Wong, Kenneth University of Arizona 2011B-0544 KPNO WIYN 2

Finding the Most Powerful Gravitational Lens Telescopes with WIYN/MiniMo


Wood-Vasey, Michael University of Pittsburgh 2011B-0482 KPNO WIYN 7

Type Ia Supernova as Standard Candles in the Near Infrared


Worseck, Gabor University of California, Santa Cruz 2011B-0407 KPNO 4m 3

Detecting Cold Flows around 2 < z < 3 Galaxies


Yeh, Sherry University of Toronto 2011B-0448 CTIO 4m 0.5

Energy Feedback via Shocks in Starburst Environments: the Case of 30 Doradus


Zezas, Andreas Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2011B-0550 CTIO 4m 2

Investigation of Supernova Remants in Nearby Galaxies


Zezas, Andreas Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2011B-0550 KPNO 4m 1.5

Investigation of Supernova Remants in Nearby Galaxies


Zhang, Hongxin Lowell Observatory 2011B-0379 CTIO 4m 2

Deep JH Imaging of the LITTLE THINGS Galaxies: Stellar Mass Assembly in Dwarf Galaxies


Zhang, Hongxin Lowell Observatory 2011B-0379 KPNO 4m 4

Deep JH Imaging of the LITTLE THINGS Galaxies: Stellar Mass Assembly in Dwarf Galaxies


Zheng, Zhenya Arizona State University 2011B-0569 CTIO 4m 4

Understanding Lyman Alpha Emitters by concentrating discovery in the CDF- S

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