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Approved NOAO Survey Programs



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Desert, Jean-Michel Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2012B-0398 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3

Comparative Exoplanetology of Hot-Jupiter Prototypes


Desert, Jean-Michel Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2012B-0398 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2

Comparative Exoplanetology of Hot-Jupiter Prototypes


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

Mutual Orbits and Masses of Kuiper Belt Binaries and Multiple Systems


Prsa, Andrej Villanova University 2011A-0022 KPNO 4m 12

Towards Unprecedented Accuracy of Fundamental Parameters for Kepler Eclipsing Binary Stars


Salzer, John Indiana University 2011A-0030 KPNO 2.1m 16

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


Stubbs, Christopher Harvard University 2011A-0034 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.4

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


Wood-Vasey, Michael University of Pittsburgh 2012B-0500 KPNO WIYN 9

Type Ia Supernovae in the Near-Infrared: A Three-Year Survey toward a One Percent Distance Measurement with WIYN+WHIRC

Approved Chandra Programs



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Hynes, Robert Louisiana State University 2012B-0617 CTIO 4m-TBD 2

Classifying X-ray sources from the Chandra Galactic Bulge Survey

Approved Fermi Programs



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Bailyn, Charles Yale University 2012B-0602 CTIO 1.3m 4.6

SMARTS Observations of Bright Fermi Blazars


Kaplan, David University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 2012B-0603 KPNO 2.1m 3

The Eclipsing Millisecond Pulsar J1816+4510 and its Strange Companion

Approved Long Term Programs



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Foley, Ryan Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2013A-0373 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.9

RAISIN: Tracers of Cosmic Expansion with SN Ia in the IR


Foley, Ryan Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2013A-0373 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.9

RAISIN: Tracers of Cosmic Expansion with SN Ia in the IR


Macri, Lucas Texas A & M University 2012B-0055 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 0.8

Mapping the Nearby Universe: The 2MASS Redshift Survey


Metcalfe, Travis High Altitude Observatory 2011B-0001 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 0.8

Activity Cycles of Southern Asteroseismic Targets


Saha, Abhijit National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2013A-0165 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.15

Establishing a Network of DA White Dwarf SED Standards


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

Approved Regular Programs



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Adams, Elizabeth Cornell University 2013A-0253 KPNO WIYN 4

Optical Imaging of Local Group Galaxy Candidates from the ALFALFA Survey


Allen, Peter Franklin & Marshall College 2013A-0145 KPNO 4m 4

Wide Ultracool Companions to Spectroscopic Binaries: Second Epoch Observations


Allen, Tom University of Toledo 2013A-0423 MMT MMT-SVC 0.37

Hectochelle and Hectospec Spectroscopy of the Cep OB3b Cluster


Allen, Lori National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2013A-0526 CTIO 4m-TBD 4

DECam NEO Search


Andrews, Jennifer University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2013A-0182 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.7

Continued Observations of Interacting and Dust Producing CCSNe


Atlee, David National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2013A-0457 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.2

Extinction and Stellar Populations of Star Formation-Dominated Dust- Obscured Galaxies


Atlee, David National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2013A-0489 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.1

A Spectroscopic Study of the Contribution of TP-AGB Stars to Integrated NIR Starlight


Baines, Ellyn Naval Research Laboratory 2013A-0128 CHARA 1

Measuring Candidate Exoplanet Host Star Radii


Baines, Ellyn Naval Research Laboratory 2013A-0178 CHARA 1.3

Measuring Potential Exoplanet and Brown Dwarf Host K Giant Stars


Barger, Amy University of Wisconsin, Madison 2013A-0016 AAT 3

Is the Universe Underdense at z < 0.1?


Bastien, Fabienne Vanderbilt University 2013A-0218 KPNO WIYN 4

Correlating Photometric Variability and Chromospheric Activity in Kepler Stars


Beck, Tracy Space Telescope Science Institute 2013A-0530 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.72

Revealing the Structure of Gas Mass Accretion in "The Ringworld" - GG Tau A


Beers, Timothy National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2013A-0103 GEM-N GEM-NQ  

Missing metal-poor stars from the HK and Hamburg/ESO Surveys


Beers, Timothy National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2013A-0103 GEM-S GEM-SQ 5.455

Missing metal-poor stars from the HK and Hamburg/ESO Surveys


Bennert, Vardha Nicola California Polytechnic State University 2013A-0002 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.71

Exploring the Origin of the BH Mass Scaling Relations


Berger, Edo Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2013A-0214 CTIO 4m 6

The DECam Advanced LIGO Pilot Survey: A Benchmark for the Era of Joint GW/EM Astronomy


Bian, Fuyan University of Arizona 2013A-0384 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2

Gas Kinematics in the Most Luminous Lyman Break Galaxies at Z~3


Bloom, Joshua University of California, Berkeley 2013A-0400 CTIO 4m 2

A Pilot DECam Time-Domain Survey


Bloom, Joshua University of California, Berkeley 2013A-0400 CTIO 4m-TBD 4

A Pilot DECam Time-Domain Survey


Bowler, Brendan University of Hawaii 2013A-0454 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.5

An Efficient Search for Young Wide Planetary-Mass Companions


Brodwin, Mark University of Missouri, Kansas City 2013A-0379 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.94

The Massive Distant Clusters of Wise Survey (MaDCoWS)


Brown, Michael California Institute of Technology--Div of Geo and Planetary Science 2013A-0208 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.4

First detection of Kozai evolution in an astrophysical system


Brown, Alexander University of Colorado 2013A-0286 MMT MMT-SVC 3

MMT Hectochelle Spectral Variability of Active Late-type Stars in the Kepler Field (2013A)


Buie, Marc Southwest Research Institute 2013A-0088 KPNO 4m 3

KBO orbits for occultations


Bussmann, Robert Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2013A-0374 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.8

The H-ATLAS 1000 lens survey: a pilot study


Cai, Zheng University of Arizona 2013A-0434 KPNO 4m 3

Probing the Large Scale Overdensity with Quasar Groups at the Peak Era of Galaxy Formation


Cantalupo, Sebastiano University of California, Santa Cruz 2013A-0104 GEM-S GEM-SQ 4.5

Ly-alpha imaging of dark protogalactic clouds and circumgalactic streams using z~2 quasars


Canton, Paul University of Oklahoma 2013A-0276 KPNO 4m 4

The ELM Survey: Finding the Shortest Period Binary White Dwarfs


Cauley, Paul Wilson Rice University 2013A-0230 KPNO 4m 6.5

Measuring Mass Flows and Magnetic Fields on Herbig Ae/Be Stars


Cenko, Stephen University of California, Berkeley 2013A-0111 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.1

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


Chatelain, Joseph Georgia State University 2013A-0053 CTIO 0.9m-TBD 7

Photometric observations of the brightest Jupiter Greeks.


Chornock, Ryan Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2013A-0125 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.8

Unveiling the Explosion Physics of Nature's Most Luminous Supernovae


Chornock, Ryan Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2013A-0125 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.8

Unveiling the Explosion Physics of Nature's Most Luminous Supernovae


Clayton, Geoffrey Louisiana State University 2013A-0309 CTIO SOAR 4

What is the true Population of R Coronae Borealis Stars in the Galaxy?


Cobb, Bethany George Washington University 2013A-0092 CTIO 1.3m 4

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


Cobb, Bethany George Washington University 2013A-0114 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.25

Exceptional Swift and Fermi GRBs: Gemini Standard Targets of Opportunity


Cobb, Bethany George Washington University 2013A-0114 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.25

Exceptional Swift and Fermi GRBs: Gemini Standard Targets of Opportunity


Cote, Patrick Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics 2013A-0004 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.6

The Origin of Low-Mass, Early-Type Galaxies: A GMOS/IFU Survey of the Virgo Cluster


Covey, Kevin Lowell Observatory 2013A-0405 MMT MMT-SVC 1.5

A coordinated optical/NIR survey for low-mass pre-main sequence binaries in NGC 2264


Crenshaw, D Michael Georgia State University 2013A-0093 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.68

NIFS Observations of the Seyfert 1 Galaxy Mrk 509: A Minor Merger Caught in the Act of Fueling the AGN?


Cucchiara, Antonino University of California, Santa Cruz 2013A-0364 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.08

Exploring the first stars with rapid GRB follow-up observations


Cucchiara, Antonino University of California, Santa Cruz 2013A-0364 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.72

Exploring the first stars with rapid GRB follow-up observations


Currie, Thayne NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2013A-0166 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2

An Optimized NICI Imaging Search for Planets around Young Stars with Luminous Debris Disks


Dai, Xinyu University of Oklahoma 2013A-0265 KPNO 4m 4

Optical Confirmation of Cluster Candidates from the Swift Serendipitous Cluster Survey


den Brok, Mark University of Utah 2013A-0356 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.4

A deep look into nuclear star clusters


Desai, Vandana California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2013A-0479 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2

The role of post-starburst galaxies in the growth of the red sequence in intermediate redshift clusters


Dey, Arjun National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2013A-0351 CTIO 4m 4

Large Scale Structure in COSMOS: A Calibration Field for DECam Extragalactic Surveys


Dhital, Saurav Boston University 2013A-0232 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.6

The Extremely Extreme: Searching for Companions in Wide M-dwarf Binaries


Dipompeo, Michael University of Wyoming 2013A-0312 KPNO 4m 5

The KPNO Synergistic Sky Survey (KPNO-S^3) Pilot Program


Dupree, Andrea Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2013A-0256 KPNO 4m 3

Search for Winds from M Dwarf Stars


Eisenhardt, Peter California Institute of Technology--JPL 2013A-0468 CTIO SOAR 5

Hot DOGs: The Most Luminous Galaxies Found by WISE


Eisenhardt, Peter California Institute of Technology--JPL 2013A-0468 GEM-S GEM-S-TBD 2

Hot DOGs: The Most Luminous Galaxies Found by WISE


Eisenhardt, Peter California Institute of Technology--JPL 2013A-0468 KPNO WIYN 4

Hot DOGs: The Most Luminous Galaxies Found by WISE


Emery, Josh University of Tennessee 2013A-0383 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.4

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


Erb, Dawn University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 2013A-0102 Keck Keck-I 1

The Mass-Metallicity Relation of Faint Galaxies at


Farihi, Jay University of Cambridge 2013A-0247 KPNO 4m 2

Are All Dwarf Carbon Stars Binary?


Farihi, Jay University of Cambridge 2013A-0301 MMT MMT-TBD 1

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


Farrah, Duncan Virginia Polytechnic Institute 2013A-0362 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2

Deep Near-Infrared Imaging of Extreme Starburst Galaxies at 3<z<7


Fassnacht, Christopher University of California, Davis 2013A-0419 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.12

Quantifying the line-of-sight mass distributions to time-delay lenses


Finn, Rose Siena College 2013A-0369 KPNO 4m 3.5

NEWFIRM H-alpha Survey of z=0.8 Galaxy Clusters


Fiorenza, Stephanie City University of New York 2013A-0389 KPNO 4m 2

The starburst-AGN connection in LIRGs and ULIRGs from the 2 Jy Redshift Survey


FLAGEY, Nicolas California Institute of Technology--JPL 2013A-0070 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.38

Hunting for missing massive stars in the Galaxy


Fu, Hai University of California, Irvine 2013A-0215 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.94

Understanding the Nature of Submillimeter Galaxies with Gas Kinematics


Fumagalli, Michele Carnegie Observatories 2013A-0078 Keck Keck-I 1

Imaging pristine gas systems at z>2.5


Gagne, Jonathan University of Montreal 2013A-0233 CTIO SOAR 4

Spectroscopic confirmation of very low-mass stars and brown dwarf candidates in nearby, young moving groups


Ge, Jian University of Florida 2013A-0467 Keck Keck-II 1.5

Chemical Enrichment History in z~1-2 Quasar 2175 ADust Absorbers


Gezari, Suvi University of Maryland 2013A-0130 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.5

Transient Spectroscopic Signatures of Tidal Disruption Events


Grcevich, Jana American Museum of Natural History 2013A-0358 KPNO WIYN 3

Searching for Milky Way Companions: pODI Follow-up of HI-Detected Dwarf Galaxy Candidates


Gullikson, Kevin University of Texas, Austin 2013A-0139 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 4

A Search for Low-mass Stellar Companions to A and B-type Stars


Hall, Patrick York University 2013A-0544 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.473

Monitoring Emergent Absorption Troughs in Quasars


Hall, Patrick York University 2013A-0544 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.547

Monitoring Emergent Absorption Troughs in Quasars


Heinze, Aren Stony Brook University 2013A-0486 KPNO 2.1m 17

Wild Weather: Do Rapid Cloud Changes Mask Rotational Modulation of Brown Dwarf Variability?


Herbst, William Wesleyan University 2013A-0216 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.9

Planet Formation in the KH 15D Circumbinary Ring


Hinkel, Natalie NASA Exoplanet Science Institute 2013A-0229 CTIO 0.9m-TBD 7

Detecting Transit Signatures for Southern Sky Exoplanets Orbiting Bright Hosts


Hinkle, Kenneth National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2013A-0308 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.1

Imaging the debris cloud around Sakurai's object


Horch, Elliott Southern Connecticut State University 2013A-0052 KPNO WIYN 2

A Multiplicity Survey of M35 and M67 with the Differential Speckle Survey Instrument, II


Hoversten, Erik University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 2013A-0437 CTIO SOAR 4

The Origin of Gas in Post-Starburst E/S0 Galaxies


Howell, Steve NASA Ames Research Center 2013A-0079 KPNO WIYN 3

High-resolution Speckle Imaging of Kepler Exoplanet Host Stars - The Search for Other Earths


Howell, Steve NASA Ames Research Center 2013A-0246 KPNO 4m 4.5

Spectroscopy of Kepler Exo-planet Transit Candidate Stars


Howell, D. Andrew University of California, Santa Barbara 2013A-0392 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

Early-time observations of Type Ia supernovae to reveal progenitor material


Howell, D. Andrew University of California, Santa Barbara 2013A-0392 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1

Early-time observations of Type Ia supernovae to reveal progenitor material


Hsieh, Henry University of Hawaii 2013A-0465 CTIO SOAR 2

Nucleus Characterization of Main-Belt Comet P/La Sagra


Hughes, John Rutgers University 2013A-0339 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.225

Proper Motion of Oyxgen-Rich Ejecta Clumps in SN1006


Janson, Markus Princeton University 2013A-0048 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.11

Proper motion follow-up of young planet and brown dwarf candidates in Sco-Cen


Janson, Markus Princeton University 2013A-0095 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.2

Probing the inner gap of a newly imaged debris disk


Jeffery, Elizabeth James Madison University 2013A-0509 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.34

Deep Observations of the Open Cluster NGC 6253


Jensen, Adam Wesleyan University 2013A-0174 Keck Keck-I 1

A Detailed Study of the Hot n=2 Hydrogen in Transiting Exoplanet HD 189733b


Jeon, Yiseul Seoul National University 2013A-0506 KPNO 4m 3

Optical Spectroscopic Observation of z~5 Quasar Candidates


Jha, Saurabh Rutgers University 2013A-0242 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.12

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


Jha, Saurabh Rutgers University 2013A-0242 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.39

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


Johnson, Christian University of California, Los Angeles 2013A-0304 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.63

A 10,000 Star Survey for Li-rich K giants in the Galactic Bulge


Johnson, Christian University of California, Los Angeles 2013A-0306 KPNO WIYN 2

Exploring the Population of Galactic Bulge Globular Clusters


Jorgensen, Inger Gemini Observatory North 2013A-0541 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.6

RDCS J0848+4453: Stellar populations in a z=1.27 galaxy cluster


Kaleida, Catherine Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2013A-0494 CTIO 0.9m-TBD 8

CTIO REU/PIA Observations: Targets of Opportunity


Kaplan, David University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 2013A-0199 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.9

Understanding the Strange Metal-Rich Companion to PSR J1816


Kawka, Adela Astronomicky ustav 2013A-0074 KPNO 4m 4

Polluted, peculiar, and duplicitous: The true nature of local white dwarfs


Kilic, Mukremin University of Oklahoma 2013A-0084 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.5

Gravitational Waves from the 12 minute Orbital Period Binary White Dwarf J0651+2844


Kilic, Mukremin University of Oklahoma 2013A-0084 Keck Keck-I 0.5

Gravitational Waves from the 12 minute Orbital Period Binary White Dwarf J0651+2844


Kishimoto, Makoto Max Planck Institut fur Radioastronomie 2013A-0241 CHARA 1.2

Resolving the innermost dusty accretion in the brightest Type 1 AGN with the CHARA array


Kling, Thomas Bridgewater State University 2013A-0148 KPNO 4m 3.5

Uncovering the Distribution of Star Formation in z=0.25 Galaxy Clusters


Kloppenborg, Brian Max Planck Institut fur Radioastronomie 2013A-0151 CHARA 1

Unveiling the inner structure of EXor eruptive variables


Kong, Albert National Tsing Hua University 2013A-0160 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.5

Orbital modulation of the black hole binary MAXI J1659-152


Kronberger, Matthias European Organization for Nuclear Research 2013A-0073 KPNO 2.1m 5

Narrow-Band Imagery of New Planetary Nebula Candidates at High Galactic Latitudes.


Kunder, Andrea Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2013A-0120 AAT 2

Surveying the Northern Bulge (SNOB) with AAOmega


Landolt, Arlo Louisiana State University 2013A-0003 KPNO 2.1m 27

Faint UBVRI Photometric Standard Star Fields: KPNO


Lebzelter, Thomas Universitat Wien (University of Vienna) 2013A-0055 KPNO 2.1m 6

Mass loss along the giant branch


Lebzelter, Thomas Universitat Wien (University of Vienna) 2013A-0282 KPNO 2.1m 3

Post-AGB Circumstellar Winds


Lee, Ting-Hui Western Kentucky University 2013A-0417 CTIO SOAR 2

Chemical Abundances of Compact Planetary Nebulae in the Galactic Disk


Leggett, Sandy Gemini Observatory North 2013A-0269 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.8

Near-Infrared Characterization of Y Dwarfs


Leggett, Sandy Gemini Observatory North 2013A-0272 GEM-N GEM-NQ 4.8

Observing Weather on Y Dwarfs


Lena, Davide Rochester Institute of Technology 2013A-0331 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.03

Mapping sub-kpc gas flows in a sample of nearby, hard X-ray selected AGNs.


Lena, Davide Rochester Institute of Technology 2013A-0335 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.84

Mapping sub-kpc gas flows in a sample of nearby, hard X-ray selected AGNs.


Lewis, Karen College of Wooster 2013A-0473 KPNO 4m 3.5

Optical Spectroscopy of Hard-band Sources in the XMM Slew Survey


Li, K National Tsing Hua University 2013A-0146 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.23

Measurement of redshift from a Blazar Candidate TXS 1530-131


Liu, Guilin Johns Hopkins University 2013A-0343 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

Quasar Feedback at the Peak of Galaxy Formation Epoch


Luhman, Kevin Pennsylvania State University 2013A-0224 CTIO SOAR 3

A Census of Low-mass Stars and Brown Dwarfs in Upper Scorpius


Lundquist, Michael University of Wyoming 2013A-0488 KPNO 4m 4.5

Investigating the Intermediate-Mass Stars that Power Intermediate-Mass Star-Forming Regions


Ly, Chun Space Telescope Science Institute 2013A-0031 KPNO 4m 2

Galaxy Evolution with a Complete Photometric Redshift Census at z~2-3


Ly, Chun Space Telescope Science Institute 2013A-0072 MMT MMT-SVC 0.5

Investigating the Processes Driving Low-Mass Galaxy Evolution with Gas Metallicities of Starburst Galaxies


Ly, Chun Space Telescope Science Institute 2013A-0348 KPNO 4m 2

Extending Deep Wide Galaxy Surveys to Higher Redshift with NEWFIRM


Ma, Bo University of Florida 2013A-0490 KPNO 2.1mQ 22.5

Follow-up of MARVELS Brown Dwarf Candidates using EXPERT


Maksym, Peter University of Alabama 2013A-0520 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.45

A Candidate Tidal Disruption Flare in Abell 1795


Manne-Nicholas, Emily Georgia State University 2013A-0438 KPNO WIYN 3

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


Marchesini, Danilo Tufts University 2013A-0228 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.8

Revealing the Monsters: GNIRS Spectroscopy of Ultra-Massive Galaxies at 1.5<z<3.0


Marzke, Ronald San Francisco State University 2013A-0528 KPNO 4m 1

Spectroscopic Confirmation of Candidate Compact Elliptical Galaxies and Ultracompact Dwarfs identified in UKIRT Infrared Deep Sky Survey


Mason, Rachel Gemini Observatory North 2013A-0535 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.4

NIR spectroscopy of Palomar AGN


Matson, Rachel Georgia State University 2013A-0290 KPNO 4m 3

Spectroscopic Orbits for Kepler FOV Eclipsing Binaries


Mauerhan, Jon University of Arizona 2013A-0482 CTIO SOAR 3

Continuing Classification of Paschen-(alpha) Excess Sources in the Galactic Center Field with SOAR/OSIRIS


McConnell, Nicholas University of Hawaii, Manoa 2013A-0396 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.25

Black Holes in Luminous Southern Hemisphere Galaxies


McMillan, Robert University of Arizona 2013A-0418 KPNO 4m 4

Astrometry and Photometry of NEOs Discovered by Ground-based Surveys.


McQuinn, Kristen University of Minnesota 2013A-0083 KPNO 4m 5

Outflows in Nearby Starburst Dwarf Galaxies


Mechtley, Matthew Arizona State University 2013A-0531 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.25

PSF Star Selection for HST Program 12974: UV-Faint Quasars at z=6


Meixner, Margaret Space Telescope Science Institute 2013A-0429 KPNO WIYN 2

Near-infrared light-curves of Core Collapse Supernovae


Melis, Carl University of California, San Diego 2013A-0141 Keck Keck-II 0.5

Toward a Resolution of the Pleiades Distance Controversy


Moody, J. Ward Brigham Young University 2013A-0106 KPNO 4m 5

Dwarf Galaxies In and Behind Void FN8


Mortazavi, S Alireza Johns Hopkins University 2013A-0456 KPNO WIYN 3

SparsePak Kinematics of Tidally Interacting Galaxy Pairs


Moskovitz, Nicholas Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2013A-0365 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.625

Characterization of spacecraft target asteroid 2002 GT


Moskovitz, Nicholas Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2013A-0387 KPNO 2.1m 1

Post-Flyby Observations of Near-Earth Asteroid 2012 DA14


Moskovitz, Nicholas Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2013A-0387 KPNO WIYN 0.5

Post-Flyby Observations of Near-Earth Asteroid 2012 DA14


Mueller-Sanchez, Francisco University of California, Los Angeles 2013A-0320 CTIO SOAR 3

Using the Near-IR Emission Lines to Probe AGN Feedback.


Mueller-Sanchez, Francisco University of California, Los Angeles 2013A-0320 KPNO 4m 3.5

Using the Near-IR Emission Lines to Probe AGN Feedback.


Najarro, Paco Centro de Astrobiologia 2013A-0057 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.9

Metallicity in the Quintuplet Cluster and the Galactic Center: Evidence for a top-heavy star formation history?


Nidever, David University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2013A-0411 CTIO 4m 4

DECam Search for the Stellar Component of the Magellanic Leading Arm


Nielsen, Eric University of Hawaii 2013A-0421 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.6

The Deepest Search for Planets Around Newly Identified Young, Nearby Stars


Oka, Takeshi University of Chicago 2013A-0212 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

Morphology and Kinematics of the Galactic Center's Central Molecular Zone and Expanding Molecular Ring


Olsen, Knut National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2013A-0527 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.08

Observing an Ongoing Minor Merger in NGC 5128


Padgett, Deborah NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2013A-0428 CTIO SOAR 2

Characterization of WISE Debris Disk Stars


Papovich, Casey Texas A & M University 2013A-0451 Keck Keck-II 1

Spectroscopic Study of High-z Galaxy Candidates in the CANDELS Fields


Patel, Rahul Stony Brook University 2013A-0170 KPNO 4m 3

Age Diagnostics of New WISE Detected Debris Disk-Host Stars


Patel, Rahul Stony Brook University 2013A-0170 AAT 2

Age Diagnostics of New WISE Detected Debris Disk-Host Stars


Patience, Jenny Arizona State University 2013A-0415 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.1

Confirmation of Substellar and Degenerate Companion Candidates


Pepper, Joshua Vanderbilt University 2013A-0185 KPNO 2.1mQ 8

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


Peters, Geraldine University of Southern California 2013A-0422 KPNO 4m 3.5

Orbital and Systemic Parameters for Algol Binaries in the Field-of-View of the Kepler Spacecraft


Pettini, Max University of Cambridge 2013A-0019 Keck Keck-I 1.5

Probing Early Nucleosynthesis with the Most Metal-Poor DLAs


Povich, Matthew Cal Poly Pomona 2013A-0181 AAT 1

They Might Be Giants: Confirming Candidate OB Stars While Netting a Large Sample of Massive Star Spectra in the Great Nebula in Carina


Prato, Lisa Lowell Observatory 2013A-0493 Keck Keck-II 1

Dynamical Young Star Masses


Provencal, Judith University of Delaware 2013A-0100 CTIO SOAR 4

Empirical Determination of Convection in Pulsating White Dwarfs


Provencal, Judith University of Delaware 2013A-0100 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

Empirical Determination of Convection in Pulsating White Dwarfs


Pursimo, Tapio Nordic Optical Telescope 2013A-0075 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.66

Redshifts and Optical Identifications of TANAMI/Fermi AGN


Quinn, Samuel Georgia State University 2013A-0280 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.23

Close visual companions to transiting exoplanet host stars


Rajagopal, Jayadev National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2013A-0464 KPNO WIYN 2 (DD)

Deep wide-field imaging of main belt comets and asteroids in their fields


Reed, Mike Missouri State University 2013A-0491 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

Testing theoretical models of subdwarf B stars using multicolor photometry


Reiter, Megan University of Arizona 2013A-0534 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.24

Untangling the protostars and jets in HH 900


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2013A-0327 CTIO 4m 6

Light Echoes of Galactic Explosions and Eruptions


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2013A-0327 CTIO 4m-TBD 6

Light Echoes of Galactic Explosions and Eruptions


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2013A-0327 KPNO 4m 3

Light Echoes of Galactic Explosions and Eruptions


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2013A-0349 CTIO 4m 0.5

Spectrophotometric Time Series of Carinae's Great Eruption


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2013A-0349 CTIO 4m-TBD 0.15

Spectrophotometric Time Series of Carinae's Great Eruption


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2013A-0349 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.35

Spectrophotometric Time Series of Carinae's Great Eruption


Reynolds, Mark University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2013A-0381 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2

The Mass of the Black Hole in the Galactic Microquasar GRS 1915+105


Rhoads, James Arizona State University 2013A-0287 KPNO 4m 6

Narrow-band search for Redshift 7.7 Lyman-(alpha) Galaxies


Rich, R Michael University of California, Los Angeles 2013A-0529 CTIO 4m-TBD 6

The Blanco DECam Galactic Bulge Survey


Roe, Henry Lowell Observatory 2013A-0056 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.8

Titan's Methane Weather post-Equinox: Seasonal climate change and large storm systems


Roe, Henry Lowell Observatory 2013A-0056 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.2

Titan's Methane Weather post-Equinox: Seasonal climate change and large storm systems


Roettenbacher, Rachael University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2013A-0193 KPNO 4m 1

Breaking the Inclination Degeneracy: Accurate Spot Modeling of Young Solar Analogs


Romani, Roger Stanford University 2013A-0005 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.7

Weighing the Most Extreme Black Widow


Romani, Roger Stanford University 2013A-0006 AAT 2

The Physics of Pulsar H(alpha) Bow Shocks


Ross, Colin Dalhousie University 2013A-0537 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.98

Gas morpholigies and dyamics of SMGs; comparing the ionized and molecular gas


Rudnick, Gregory University of Kansas 2013A-0393 KPNO 4m 4.5

The Suppression of Star Formation in the Infall Regions of Clusters


Rupke, David Rhodes College 2013A-0206 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

QSO Feedback in Action: Ionization and Dust in the Wind


Sales, Dinalva A Rochester Institute of Technology 2013A-0311 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.55

Mapping the Inner Structure of OH Megamaser Merger Galaxies


Salyk, Colette National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2013A-0514 KPNO 4m 2

Spectroscopic detection of hot debris disks around A stars


Sanmartim, David Universidad Federale do Rio Grande do Sul 2013A-0540 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.72

The Nature of Post-Starburst Quasars


Sargent, Benjamin Rochester Institute of Technology 2013A-0458 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.5

Identifying B[e] Supergiants in the Magellanic Clouds from Photometry


Schlaufman, Kevin Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2013A-0186 KPNO 4m 3

The Brightest (and Therefore Best) Extremely Metal-Poor Stars


Seth, Anil University of Utah 2013A-0161 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.8

Testing IMF universality through the direct detection of low mass stars in starburst galaxies


Sheffield, Allyson Columbia University 2013A-0341 CTIO SOAR 3

Testing Dynamical Models of Star Cloud Formation with the Hercules- Aquila Cloud


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2013A-0455 CTIO 4m 2

Beyond the Kuiper Belt Edge


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2013A-0487 CTIO 1.3m 3

Precise Astrometry for Predicting Kuiper Belt Object Occultations


Simon, Michal Stony Brook University 2013A-0054 CHARA 0.5

Diameter of HIP 25486 in the Beta Pic Moving Group


Sokal, Kimberly University of Virginia 2013A-0317 KPNO 4m 3

Emerging Wolf-Rayet Stars in Embedded Super Star Clusters


Sonnenfeld, Alessandro University of California, Santa Barbara 2013A-0321 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.76

The mass assembly of early-type galaxies with SL2S


Spencer, John Southwest Research Institute 2013A-0340 GEM-N GEM-N 1

Finding KBO flyby targets for New Horizons


Spencer, John Southwest Research Institute 2013A-0391 KPNO 4m 2

A Search for Molecular Oxygen on Enceladus


Stanghellini, Letizia National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2013A-0240 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.88

Chemical evolution of two Sculptor galaxies through PN and HII regions abundances


Stovall, Kevin University of Texas, Brownsville 2013A-0420 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.6

The Hunt for the Companion of PSR J0636+51


Stringfellow, Guy University of Colorado 2013A-0329 CTIO 1.3m 4

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


Stringfellow, Guy University of Colorado 2013A-0329 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 5

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


Syphers, David University of Colorado 2013A-0009 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.07

Finding an Accurate Redshift for a Unique He II Quasar


Szkody, Paula University of Washington 2013A-0430 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.31

Uncovering the faintest cataclysmic variables in the SDSS footprint


Tanner, Angelle Mississippi State University 2013A-0433 KPNO 2.1m 4

Using Phoenix to Study the Planetary and Stellar Multiplicity of the Nearest M Dwarfs


Thompson, Benjamin Texas Christian University 2013A-0385 KPNO 4m 1.5

WIYN Open Cluster Study (WOCS): Infrared Cluster Characteristics


Thorman, Paul University of California, Davis 2013A-0386 CTIO 4m-TBD 4

Galaxy and Mass Evolution via Deep u-band Imaging in the Deep Lens Survey


Tinney, Chris University of New South Wales 2013A-0322 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.6

Gemini MCAO Observations of WISE Y dwarfs


Tobin, John National Radio Astronomy Observatory 2013A-0355 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.91

Edge-on Disks Around the Youngest Protostars


Tokovinin, Andrei Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2013A-0132 CTIO SOAR 3

Speckle interferometry of ``fast'' binaries


Treu, Tommaso University of California, Santa Barbara 2013A-0135 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.57

Spectroscopic study of the environment of two time-delay lenses for accurate cosmology


Trippe, Margaret University of Maryland 2013A-0410 CTIO SOAR 1

Optical spectroscopy of a mysterious periodic X-ray source


Trueblood, Mark Winer Observatory 2013A-0044 KPNO 2.1m 5

Long Term Follow-up of Near Earth Objects


Tucker, Brad Australian National University 2013A-0548 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.63

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


Verbiscer, Anne University of Virginia 2013A-0435 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.93

Mutual Event of Transneptunian Binary (79360) Sila-Nunam


Vilas, Faith Planetary Science Institute 2013A-0503 MMT MMT-TBD 0.5

MMT UV/Blue Reflectance Spectra of PHA 163249 (2002 GT) Prior to NASA's Deep Impact Fly-By


von der Linden, Anja Stanford University 2013A-0360 CTIO 4m 3.5

Setting the Scale: Determining the Absolute Mass Normalization and Scaling Relations for Clusters at z~0.1


von der Linden, Anja Stanford University 2013A-0360 CTIO 4m-TBD 5

Setting the Scale: Determining the Absolute Mass Normalization and Scaling Relations for Clusters at z~0.1


Vrtilek, Saeqa Dil Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory 2013A-0184 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.312

Imaging Black Hole and Neutron Star Binaries


Walsh, Jonelle University of Texas, Austin 2013A-0205 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

Studying the Black Hole in the Compact, High-Dispersion Galaxy Mrk 1216


Walter, Frederick Stony Brook University 2013A-0197 CTIO 0.9m-TBD 7

Photometric Periods of Recent Southern Novae


Walter, Frederick Stony Brook University 2013A-0284 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.75

The relation between quiescent novae, the V Sge stars, and SNe Ia progenitors


Williams, Rik Carnegie Institution of Washington 2013A-0466 KPNO WIYN 2

Finding the galactic counterparts to low-redshift X-ray absorption systems


Winkler, P Frank Middlebury College 2013A-0397 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.22

SNR Shocks and Cosmic Rays: a Critical Test in RCW86


Wong, Kenneth University of Arizona 2013A-0496 GEM-N GEM-N 1

Studying the Most Powerful Gravitational Lens Telescopes with Subaru/Suprime-Cam


Wooden, Diane NASA Ames Research Center 2013A-0439 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.5

Searching for organic nano-grains using GNIRS spectra of the naked eye comet C/2011 L4 (PanStarrs)


Young, Andrew University of Bristol 2013A-0119 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.4

Feedback in 3C 277.3


Zacharias, Norbert US Naval Observatory 2013A-0147 CTIO 0.9m-TBD 7

Radio-optical reference frame link


Zaritsky, Dennis University of Arizona 2013A-0203 CTIO SOAR 3

Searching for Systematic Effects in SNe Ia Distances


Zhao, Ming Pennsylvania State University 2013A-0248 Keck Keck-II 1

AO-Assisted Observations of the Dayside Emission Spectrum of KOI-13.01

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