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Approved NOAO Survey Programs



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Allen, Lori National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2013B-0536 CTIO 4m 10

The DECam NEO Survey


Desert, Jean-Michel Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2012B-0398 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3.512

Comparative Exoplanetology of Hot-Jupiter Prototypes


Desert, Jean-Michel Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2012B-0398 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.488

Comparative Exoplanetology of Hot-Jupiter Prototypes


Moskovitz, Nicholas Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2013B-0270 CTIO 1.3m 5.4

Mission Accessible Near-Earth Objects Survey (MANOS)


Moskovitz, Nicholas Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2013B-0270 CTIO SOAR 6

Mission Accessible Near-Earth Objects Survey (MANOS)


Moskovitz, Nicholas Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2013B-0270 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.25

Mission Accessible Near-Earth Objects Survey (MANOS)


Moskovitz, Nicholas Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2013B-0270 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.3

Mission Accessible Near-Earth Objects Survey (MANOS)


Moskovitz, Nicholas Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2013B-0270 KPNO 4m 6

Mission Accessible Near-Earth Objects Survey (MANOS)


Nidever, David University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2013B-0440 CTIO 0.9m 10

Survey of the MAgellanic Stellar History - SMASH


Nidever, David University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2013B-0440 CTIO 4m 7

Survey of the MAgellanic Stellar History - SMASH


Rhoads, James Arizona State University 2013B-0528 KPNO 4m 11

The Cosmic Deep And Wide Narrowband (Cosmic DAWN) Survey


Wood-Vasey, Michael University of Pittsburgh 2012B-0500 KPNO WIYN 17

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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Brickhouse, Nancy Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2013B-0623 KPNO 4m 3

Accretion-driven physics on the Young Star BP Tauri

Approved Long Term Programs



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Drozdov, Dina Clemson University 2013B-0337 KPNO 4m 4

Probing Type Ia Supernovae at Late Epochs


Guenther, Hans Moritz Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2014A-0200 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.3

Proto-stellar jets in the making


Lu, Jessica University of Hawaii/IfA-CFHT 2014A-0198 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.25

Young Massive Clusters in the Milky Way


Macri, Lucas Texas A & M University 2014A-0410 CTIO 1.3m 5

Towards a 2% measurement of H_0: Near-infrared light curves of Galactic Cepheids


Phillips, Mark Carnegie Institution of Washington 2013B-0147 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

Near-Infrared Spectroscopy of Type Ia Supernovae


Richardson, Noel University of Montreal 2013B-0328 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 1

Orbital Variability of Carinae

Approved Regular Programs



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Adams, Cade Clemson University 2013B-0376 KPNO 4m 1

A study of the OH emission in the disk around the Herbig Ae star V380 Ori


Aldering, Greg Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 2014A-0304 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.58

Dwarf Galaxy Hosts of Type Ia Supernovae


Aldering, Greg Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 2014A-0304 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.12

Dwarf Galaxy Hosts of Type Ia Supernovae


Alexander, Michael Lehigh University 2014A-0218 CTIO SOAR 2

Unveiling Hidden Massive Stars: Star Formation and the IMF in Carina


Ammons, S Mark Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 2014A-0467 GEM-N GEM-N 1

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


Andrews, Jennifer University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2014A-0295 KPNO 2.1m 8

The Stellar Initial Mass Function: Universal or Not?


Andrews, Jennifer University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2014A-0297 KPNO WIYN 3

The Heritage of LEGUS: Current Star Formation in Local Galaxies


Andrews, Jennifer University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2014A-0316 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.49

Dust Formation in CCSNe with Extensive Mass Loss Histories


Anthony-Twarog, Barbara University of Kansas 2014A-0278 KPNO WIYN 3

Constraining the Evolution and Origin of Li Using Giants in M92


Bakos, Gaspar Princeton University 2014A-0229 GEM-N GEM-N 1

Confirmation of transiting Neptunes from HATNet and HATSouth using Keck/HIRES and Subaru/HDS


Bakos, Gaspar Princeton University 2014A-0229 Keck Keck-I 0.5

Confirmation of transiting Neptunes from HATNet and HATSouth using Keck/HIRES and Subaru/HDS


Bassett, Robert Swinburne University of Technology 2014A-0523 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.36

Local Counterparts to High-Redshift Turbulent Galaxies: What are the Stellar Kinematics?


Bastien, Fabienne Vanderbilt University 2014A-0146 KPNO WIYN 5

Correlating Photometric Variability and Chromospheric Activity in Kepler Stars


Beers, Timothy National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2014A-0323 KPNO 4m 4

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


Beers, Timothy National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2014A-0516 GEM-N GEM-NQ  

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


Beers, Timothy National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2014A-0516 GEM-S GEM-SQ 6.667

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


Berger, Edo Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2014A-0288 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.125

Exploring the Cosmic Dawn, Galaxy Evolution, and Exotic Stellar Deaths with Rapid GRB Follow-Up Observations


Berger, Edo Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2014A-0288 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.675

Exploring the Cosmic Dawn, Galaxy Evolution, and Exotic Stellar Deaths with Rapid GRB Follow-Up Observations


Bloom, Joshua University of California, Berkeley 2014A-0390 CTIO 4m 3

A Pilot DECam Time-Domain Survey


Bonev, Boncho NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2014A-0379 Keck Keck-II 1

Comet 209P/LINEAR's Very Close Approach to Earth: Probing the Inner-Coma Physical Environment and Volatile Composition


Bouy, Herve Centro de Astrobiologia 2014A-0035 CTIO 4m 2.5

Complementing Gaia from the ground: the DANCe survey


Bowler, Brendan University of Hawaii 2014A-0019 CTIO SOAR 4

Reconnaissance of Young M Dwarfs: Locating the Elusive Majority of Nearby Moving Groups


Bowler, Brendan University of Hawaii 2014A-0019 KPNO 4m 3

Reconnaissance of Young M Dwarfs: Locating the Elusive Majority of Nearby Moving Groups


Britt, Christopher Texas Technical University 2014A-0378 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.32

Spectroscopy of a New Candidate Black Hole Discovered in Quiescence


Brodwin, Mark University of Missouri, Kansas City 2014A-0421 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3.33

Massive Distant Clusters of WISE Survey (MaDCoWS)


Brown, Michael E. California Institute of Technology--Div of Geo and Planetary Science 2014A-0078 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.41

The Birth Environment of the Solar System


Buie, Marc Southwest Research Institute 2014A-0274 KPNO 4m 3

KBO orbits for occultations


Burchett, Joseph University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2014A-0506 KPNO WIYN 2

A Deep Search for Faint Galaxies Associated with Low-redshift C IV Absorbers


Bussmann, Robert Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2014A-0418 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.725

Gemini-South Imaging and Spectroscopy of ALMA Lensed SMGs Discovered by Herschel


Cai, Zheng University of Arizona 2014A-0395 KPNO 4m 2

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


Calamida, Annalisa Space Telescope Science Institute 2014A-0411 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.6

The nature of hot horizontal branch and blue straggler stars in the Galactic bulge


Cantalupo, Sebastiano University of California, Santa Cruz 2014A-0512 GEM-S GEM-S 4

Deep Lyman-alpha Imaging of Luminous z~2 Quasars: Testing the Cold Accretion Paradigm


Canton, Paul University of Oklahoma 2014A-0189 KPNO 4m 4

The ELM Survey: Finding the Shortest Period Binary White Dwarfs


Cenko, Stephen NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2014A-0319 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.2

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


Chiang, Poshih National Central University 2014A-0381 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.85

Population of planetary objects in the Ophiuchi star-forming region


Chornock, Ryan Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2014A-0336 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.61

Unveiling the Explosion Physics of Nature's Most Luminous Supernovae


Chornock, Ryan Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2014A-0336 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.61

Unveiling the Explosion Physics of Nature's Most Luminous Supernovae


Clement, Benjamin University of Arizona 2014A-0510 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.57

Photometric downselection of z~7 quasars from the CFHQSIR survey


Clowe, Douglas Ohio University 2014A-0209 KPNO WIYN 2

Weak lensing observations of a galaxy filament


Cobb, Bethany George Washington University 2014A-0365 CTIO 1.3m 3

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


Coe, Dan Space Telescope Science Institute 2014A-0253 Keck Keck-I 1

MOSFIRE spectroscopy of lensed galaxies, including the brightest z ~ 8 candidate known


Cruikshank, Dale NASA Ames Research Center 2014A-0272 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1

Rotationally resolved spectrum of Pluto, ices and non-ice surface constituents


Daddi, Emanuele Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique 2014A-0131 Keck Keck-I 0.5

High-z clusters and 'proto'-clusters. Can you tell the difference ?


Dai, Xinyu University of Oklahoma 2014A-0306 CTIO 4m 8

Redshift Measurements of Galaxy Clusters from the Swift Serendipitous Cluster Survey


de Kleer, Katherine University of California, Berkeley 2014A-0195 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2

Linking Io's Volcanic Activity to Plasma Torus Variability


De Rosa, Robert Arizona State University 2014A-0465 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.29

Spectroscopic characterization of a newly-identified substellar companion to an early-type star


Dell'Antonio, Ian Brown University 2014A-0386 CTIO 4m 2

The low-redshift end of the cluster mass substructure function


Denney, Kelly D. Ohio State University 2014A-0144 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.438

Reverberation Mapping of a Gravitationally-lensed Quasar


Desai, Vandana California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2014A-0490 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.35

Large scale structures around typical clusters at intermediate redshift


Dickinson, Mark National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2014A-0440 Keck Keck-I 1

Are starbursts really mergers at high redshift? A kinematic investigation


Do, Tuan University of Toronto 2014A-0528 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.2

Determining the orgin and structure of the young stellar disk at the Galactic center with NIFS


Do, Tuan University of Toronto 2014A-0530 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.3

Measuring the orbital history of the ultra-faint dwarf galaxy Hercules with GSAOI


Eckert, Kathleen University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 2014A-0256 CTIO 4m 1

The Low Mass End of the Baryonic Mass Function in Two Extreme Environments


Everett, Mark National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2014A-0213 KPNO 4m 7

Spectroscopy of Kepler Candidate Exoplanet Host Stars


Farihi, Jay University of Cambridge 2014A-0090 KPNO 4m 2

Are All Dwarf Carbon Stars Binary?


Favia, Andrej University of Maine 2014A-0157 CTIO 4m 1

Mapping Dark Matter through Weak Lensing in the Extremely Overdense Aquarius and Microscopium Supercluster Cores


Figer, Don Rochester Institute of Technology 2014A-0074 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.46

Constraining the Properties of GLIMPSE-C01 - potentially the most massive young cluster in the Galaxy


Finkbeiner, Douglas Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2014A-0429 CTIO 4m 3

Mapping Dust in 3D with DECam: A Pilot Galactic Plane Survey


Fox, Derek Pennsylvania State University 2014A-0291 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.3

Exploring Exotic Stellar Deaths with Standard TOO GRB Follow-Up Observations


Fumagalli, Michele Carnegie Observatories 2014A-0266 GEM-S GEM-SQ 3

Resolving the small-scale structure of the circumgalactic medium at z~3


Garnavich, Peter University of Notre Dame 2014A-0351 KPNO 4m 5

The Heart of Darkness: Finding and Characterizing Star-Forming Galaxies in Extreme Voids


Ge, Jian University of Florida 2014A-0507 KPNO 2.1m 7.5

SDSS-III MARVELS Planet Candidate RV Follow-up


Geha, Marla Yale University 2014A-0321 CTIO 4m 3.5

An Abridged Tail: Mapping the Palomar 5 Tidal Stream with DECam


Geha, Marla Yale University 2014A-0325 SSO AAT 3

Searching for Dwarf Galaxy Satellites Around Milky Way Analogs


Gelino, Christopher NASA Exoplanet Science Institute 2014A-0393 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.4

Photometric Follow-up of AllWISE Brown Dwarf Candidates


Geller, Aaron Northwestern University 2014A-0128 KPNO WIYN 1.5

The Solar-Type Hard-Binary Frequency and Distributions of Orbital Parameters in the Open Cluster M37


Genet, Russell California Polytechnic State University 2014A-0095 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

Speckle Interferometry and Photometry of Binary Stars


Ghez, Andrea University of California, Los Angeles 2014A-0457 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.72

Using MCAO to Enable Unique Test of General Relativity at the Galactic Center


Giguere, Matthew Yale University 2014A-0384 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 7.7

The CHIRON Rocky Planet Search


Graham, Melissa University of California, Berkeley 2014A-0215 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.007

Understanding the Power Source in Type Ia Supernovae with Nebular Phase Spectroscopy


Grillmair, Carl California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2014A-0270 CTIO 4m 1

Extending the Orphan Stream with DECam


Gullikson, Kevin University of Texas, Austin 2014A-0260 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 6.7

A Search for Close, Low-Mass Companions to Nearby A and B stars


Hainline, Kevin Dartmouth College 2014A-0186 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.81

Exploring the Narrow Line Region Sizes of IR-luminous Type II QSOs with GMOS-IFU Data


Hall, Patrick York University 2014A-0532 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.5

Monitoring Emergent Absorption Troughs in Quasars


Hall, Patrick York University 2014A-0532 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.48

Monitoring Emergent Absorption Troughs in Quasars


Hargis, Jonathan Haverford College 2014A-0339 CTIO 4m 3

Milky Way Stellar Streams: A Window to Purely Dark Subhalos


Heinze, Aren Stony Brook University 2014A-0484 KPNO 2.1m 21.5

Do Most T-dwarfs Show Large-Amplitude 0.9 (micron) Variability, or is Luhman 16 B Unusual?


Heinze, Aren Stony Brook University 2014A-0496 CTIO 4m 4

The Deepest Asteroid Survey Ever: Collisional Processes and the Source of Near-Earth Asteroids


Hildebrandt, Hendrik Universitat Bonn 2014A-0191 CTIO 4m 2

Lensing Magnification: A novel method to calibrate the mass-richness relation of galaxy clusters at high redshift


Hillwig, Todd Valparaiso University 2014A-0257 CTIO 1.3m 4

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


Hillwig, Todd Valparaiso University 2014A-0257 CTIO SOAR 4

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


Hillwig, Todd Valparaiso University 2014A-0257 KPNO 2.1m 5

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


Hinkel, Natalie San Francisco State University 2014A-0079 CTIO 0.9m 4

Detecting Transiting Southern Sky Exoplanets Around Bright Host Stars


Homan, Jeroen Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2014A-0439 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.51

Near-infrared spectroscopy of the brightest neutron-star X-ray binaries


Johnson, Christopher Louisiana State University 2014A-0399 CTIO 4m 2

Completing the DECam View of the Galactic Bulge Survey


Jonker, Peter Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2014A-0052 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.9

The unique opportunity to determine the mass of an accreting neutron star: the eclipsing accretion powered X-ray pulsar SWIFTJ1749.4-2807


Kaleida, Catherine Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2014A-0329 CTIO 0.9m 8

CTIO REU/PIA Observations: Targets of Opportunity


Kaleida, Catherine Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2014A-0494 CTIO 4m 1

Comparing Stellar Populations of Galaxies across the Hubble Sequence


Kasliwal, Mansi Carnegie Institution of Washington 2014A-0416 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.48

Rapid Spectroscopy of Elusive Transients and Young Supernovae


Kasliwal, Mansi Carnegie Institution of Washington 2014A-0416 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.42

Rapid Spectroscopy of Elusive Transients and Young Supernovae


Kawka, Adela Astronomicky ustav 2014A-0092 KPNO 4m 4

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


Keel, William University of Alabama 2014A-0044 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.25

Fading AGN with giant ionized clouds: mode switching and outflows


Keeney, Brian University of Colorado 2014A-0247 KPNO WIYN 3

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


Keeney, Brian University of Colorado 2014A-0355 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.2

Confirming the Discovery of Massive 10^6 K Gas Reservoirs in Spiral-Rich Galaxy Groups


Kilic, Mukremin University of Oklahoma 2014A-0006 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.4

A Search for Pulsating White Dwarf Companions to Millisecond Pulsars


Kilic, Mukremin University of Oklahoma 2014A-0073 CTIO 4m 4

A Search for Habitable Planets Around White Dwarfs


Kishimoto, Makoto Max Planck Institut fur Radioastronomie 2014A-0072 CHARA 2

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


Koekemoer, Anton Space Telescope Science Institute 2014A-0255 CTIO 4m 2

Large Scale Structure in the Epoch of Reionization


Kong, Albert National Tsing Hua University 2014A-0094 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.25

Searching for the optical counterparts of gamma-ray emitting black widow- type millisecond pulsars


Kraus, Adam University of Texas, Austin 2014A-0501 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 6.7

Membership and Binarity of High-Mass Stars in Scorpius-Centaurus


Kronberger, Matthias EBG MedAustron 2014A-0176 KPNO 2.1m 5

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


Kunder, Andrea Leibniz-Institut fuer Astrophysik 2014A-0143 SSO AAT 3

Characterization of Stellar Sub-Structure in the Galactic Bulge


Landolt, Arlo Louisiana State University 2013B-0002 KPNO 2.1m 3

Faint UBVRI Photometric Standard Star Fields: KPNO


Landolt, Arlo Louisiana State University 2014A-0002 KPNO 2.1m 30

Faint UBVRI Photometric Standard Star Fields: KPNO


Lee, Kyoung-Soo Purdue University 2014A-0164 KPNO 4m 6

Unveiling the Most Massive Structure at z=3.78


Leggett, Sandy Gemini Observatory North 2014A-0521 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.96

Y Dwarf Characterization


Leggett, Sandy Gemini Observatory North 2014A-0521 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.513

Y Dwarf Characterization


Leggett, Sandy Gemini Observatory North 2014A-0535 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.42

Discovering and Characterizing new Y Dwarfs at the Faint Limits of WISE


Leggett, Sandy Gemini Observatory North 2014A-0535 GEM-S GEM-SQ 3.081

Discovering and Characterizing new Y Dwarfs at the Faint Limits of WISE


Lena, Davide Rochester Institute of Technology 2014A-0276 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.95

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


Lena, Davide Rochester Institute of Technology 2014A-0282 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.76

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


Lewis, Karen College of Wooster 2014A-0481 CTIO SOAR 8

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


Liu, Guilin Johns Hopkins University 2014A-0159 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

Quasar feedback at the peak of the galaxy formation epoch


Liu, Guilin Johns Hopkins University 2014A-0382 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.42

Feedback in Luminous Red Quasars at z~0.5


Livermore, Rachael University of Texas, Austin 2014A-0279 Keck Keck-II 1.5

Spectroscopic Study of High-z Galaxy Candidates in CANDELS


Luhman, Kevin Pennsylvania State University 2014A-0180 CTIO SOAR 5

A Census of the Stellar Population in Upper Scorpius


Ma, Bo University of Florida 2014A-0389 KPNO 2.1m 20

Follow-up of MARVELS Brown Dwarf Candidates using EXPERT


Mann, Andrew University of Texas, Austin 2014A-0154 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.88

Prospecting in Ultracool Dwarfs: Measuring the metallicity of L dwarfs


McGurk, Rosalie University of California, Santa Cruz 2014A-0356 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.84

Exploring the Origin of Double-Peaked Emission Lines in AGN


McMillan, Robert University of Arizona 2014A-0414 KPNO 4m 2

Astrometry and Photometry of Faint, High Priority Solar System Objects


McSwain, M Virginia Lehigh University 2014A-0250 SSO AAT 1

They Might Be Giants: Physical Properties of Newly Discovered OB Stars in Carina


McSwain, M Virginia Lehigh University 2014A-0345 KPNO 4m 5

Stellar Parameters for Pulsating B Star Candidates in the Kepler Field


Melin, Henrik Space Environment Technologies 2014A-0168 GEM-N GEM-N 4

Energy flows in the auroral region of Saturn


Menanteau, Felipe University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2014A-0349 CTIO SOAR 2

Is ``El Gordo'' the fattest cluster in the Universe?


Menanteau, Felipe University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2014A-0349 KPNO 4m 5

Is ``El Gordo'' the fattest cluster in the Universe?


Metchev, Stanimir University of Western Ontario 2014A-0527 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.4

Weather on Other Worlds: Magnetic Fields or Clouds?


Metchev, Stanimir University of Western Ontario 2014A-0527 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.45

Weather on Other Worlds: Magnetic Fields or Clouds?


Metchev, Stanimir University of Western Ontario 2014A-0533 GEM-S GEM-S 0.5

Unraveling the Cloud Structure in the Brightest Brown Dwarfs


Mueller, Beatrice Planetary Science Institute 2014A-0424 KPNO 2.1m 9

Tying Changes in Cometary Rotation to Nuclear Activity: A Substantial Increase in the Database


Najarro, Francisco Centro de Astrobiologia 2014A-0208 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

Massive Stars in Clusters and in Isolation in the Galactic Center: Origins, IMFs, and Chemical Enrichment Histories


O'Dea, Christopher Rochester Institute of Technology 2014A-0514 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.57

A Sleeping Giant Awakened: Reignition of AGN Activity, Reborn Star Formation, and a Multiphase Outflow in one of the Largest Radio Galaxies Known


Oka, Takeshi University of Chicago 2014A-0054 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.1

Study of the gas in the Central Molecular Zone of the Galactic center by H3+ spectroscopy (continuation)


Oswalt, Terry Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 2014A-0115 CTIO SOAR 5

Observational Constraints on the White Dwarf Mass-Radius Relation


Oswalt, Terry Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 2014A-0115 KPNO 4m 4

Observational Constraints on the White Dwarf Mass-Radius Relation


Ouellette, Nathalie Queen's University 2014A-0531 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2

Populating the Virgo Velocity Function with Early-Type Galaxies at Gemini


Ouellette, Nathalie Queen's University 2014A-0531 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.75

Populating the Virgo Velocity Function with Early-Type Galaxies at Gemini


Padgett, Deborah NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2014A-0206 CTIO SOAR 4

Characterization of WISE Debris Disk Stars - 2014A


Patel, Rahul Stony Brook University 2014A-0394 SSO AAT 2

Age Diagnostics of New WISE Detected Debris Disk-Host Stars


Patel, Rahul Stony Brook University 2014A-0407 GEM-N GEM-N 1

Confirmation of Debris Disks from WISE Using High Resolution Mid-IR Imaging


Person, Michael Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2014A-0228 CTIO SOAR 3

Intra-day Investigation of Pluto's Atmosphere with Stellar Occultations


Person, Michael Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2014A-0228 SSO AAT 1.5

Intra-day Investigation of Pluto's Atmosphere with Stellar Occultations


Pforr, Janine National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2014A-0509 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3.5

A GMOS spectroscopy survey of Herschel sources in the CANDELS COSMOS field


Pilachowski, Catherine Indiana University 2014A-0147 KPNO 4m 3

The Abundance of Fluorine in the Galactic Halo


Polishook, David Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2014A-0468 CTIO 1.3m 2.5

A search for color heterogeneity on the surfaces of rapidly rotating rubble pile asteroids


Puzia, Thomas H. Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile 2014A-0536 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.3

The GeMS/GSAOI Galactic Globular Cluster Survey (G4CS)


Rajagopal, Jayadev National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2014A-0294 KPNO WIYN 4

Deep wide-field imaging of main belt comets and asteroids


Reed, Mike Missouri State University 2014A-0141 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

Constraining structural models of stellar helium cores using the pulsations of Feige 48


Reed, Mike Missouri State University 2014A-0141 KPNO 4m 4

Constraining structural models of stellar helium cores using the pulsations of Feige 48


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2014A-0327 CTIO 4m 9.5

Light Echoes of Galactic Explosions and Eruptions


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2014A-0327 KPNO 4m 4.5

Light Echoes of Galactic Explosions and Eruptions


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2014A-0412 CTIO 4m 3

Spectrophotometric Time Series of Carinae's Great Eruption


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2014A-0412 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.35

Spectrophotometric Time Series of Carinae's Great Eruption


Rettura, Alessandro California Institute of Technology--JPL 2014A-0498 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2

The GMOS-S imaging survey of the most distant clusters in the the Spitzer SPT Deep Field


Rich, R Michael University of California, Los Angeles 2014A-0480 CTIO 4m 8

The Blanco DECam Galactic Bulge Survey: Completing the Southern Bulge


Riedel, Adric Hunter College 2014A-0312 Keck Keck-II 1

Confirmation of Young Brown Dwarfs in Nearby Moving Groups


Rigby, Jane NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2014A-0311 GEM-N GEM-N 3

The z~2 mass-metallicity relation from lensed galaxies


Rivkin, Andrew Johns Hopkins University 2014A-0420 KPNO 2.1m-PRE 5

How do the surfaces of Trojan asteroids evolve?


Rodney, Steven Johns Hopkins University 2014A-0156 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.75

The Next Frontier: High-Redshift Supernovae in the HST Frontier Fields


Runnoe, Jessie Pennsylvania State University 2014A-0098 KPNO 4m 3.5

A Systematic Search for Close Binary Supermassive Black Holes


Runnoe, Jessie Pennsylvania State University 2014A-0098 KPNO WIYN 3

A Systematic Search for Close Binary Supermassive Black Holes


Sand, David Texas Technical University 2014A-0183 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.898

Constraining Type Ia Supernova Physics with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy


Sand, David Texas Technical University 2014A-0183 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.272

Constraining Type Ia Supernova Physics with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy


Sand, David Texas Technical University 2014A-0258 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.5

Spectroscopy of lensed and intracluster supernovae at intermediate redshift


Sankrit, Ravi NASA Ames Research Center 2014A-0269 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.15

Shock Velocities in Kepler's Supernova Remnant, and Spectra of Progenitor-Companion Candidates


Schlaufman, Kevin Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2014A-0287 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.7

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


Schombert, James University of Oregon 2014A-0046 KPNO 2.1m 4

Star Formation in Dwarf Spirals


Seitzer, Patrick University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2014A-0049 CTIO 4m 1

A Search for Optically Faint Space Debris at GEO


Sellgren, Kris Ohio State University 2014A-0132 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.5

Characterization of Methanol Ice around Massive YSOs in the Galactic Center


Seth, Anil University of Utah 2014A-0241 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.17

Resolving the Nature of Ultracompact Dwarfs


Sharon, Keren University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2014A-0427 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.65

“Resolving the Star Formation in Distant Galaxies” – supporting ground-based spectroscopy for a large HST program


Shemmer, Ohad University of North Texas 2014A-0182 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.75

Weak Line Quasars at High Redshift: Unusual Ionization Conditions or Anemic Broad-Line Regions?


Shen, Yue Carnegie Observatories 2014A-0124 KPNO 4m 5.5

A Transformative Multi-Object AGN Reverberation Mapping Campaign: Improving Spectrophotometry


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2014A-0479 CTIO 4m 5

Beyond the Edge of the Solar System: The Sednoid Population


Shinn, Jong-Ho Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute 2014A-0366 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.8

Study on the accretion of massive young stellar objects using the outflow features around ultracompact H II regions


Shporer, Avi California Institute of Technology--Div of Geo and Planetary Science 2014A-0454 KPNO WIYN 3

Studying low-mass short-period binary companions to stars across the main sequence


Simon, Michal Stony Brook University 2014A-0116 CHARA 1

Diameters of the Components of EQ Peg, the Nearest PMS Binary


Smith, Verne National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2014A-0289 Keck Keck-I 0.5

Using Chemical Abundance Signatures in Kepler-Field Solar-Twins to Infer the Existence of Inner Rocky-Planet Architectures


Spencer, John Southwest Research Institute 2014A-0450 GEM-N GEM-N 2

Finding KBO flyby targets for New Horizons


Stanghellini, Letizia National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2014A-0264 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.05

The M81 radial metallicity gradient and its discontinuity through HII region weak-line abundances


Staudaher, Shawn University of Wyoming 2014A-0265 KPNO 4m 3

EDGES: Studying the mass and stellar populations of the extended stellar structures of nearby galaxies


Sullivan, Mark University of Southampton 2014A-0239 CTIO 4m 4

SUDSS: Survey Using Decam for Superluminous Supernovae


Szkody, Paula University of Washington 2014A-0106 KPNO 2.1m 6

Characterizing Accreting White Dwarf Pulsators


Tilvi, Vithal Texas A & M University 2014A-0236 GEM-N GEM-N 4

Completing the Galaxy Census from z=0 to z~7 in the CANDELS/COSMOS Field


Tilvi, Vithal Texas A & M University 2014A-0236 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.1

Completing the Galaxy Census from z=0 to z~7 in the CANDELS/COSMOS Field


Tinney, Chris University of New South Wales 2014A-0009 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.74

MCAO Astrometry of WISE Y dwarfs


Tokovinin, Andrei Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2014A-0038 CTIO SOAR 3

Speckle interferometry of ``fast'' binaries


Tokovinin, Andrei Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2014A-0039 CTIO SOAR 1

Low-mass close binaries paired to solar-type stars


Trafton, Laurence University of Texas, Austin 2014A-0296 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.6

Hemispherical Constraint of Titan's Methane Cycle


Trilling, David Northern Arizona University 2014A-0283 CTIO 4m 3

A DECam search for Centaurs: Probing planetary formation in the outer Solar System


Trueblood, Mark Winer Observatory 2014A-0085 KPNO 2.1m 6

Long Term Follow-up of Near Earth Objects


Tumlinson, Jason Space Telescope Science Institute 2014A-0332 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2

The CGM in HD: New Maps of Galactic Accretion, Quenching, and Chemical Feedback in the Circumgalactic Medium


Tumlinson, Jason Space Telescope Science Institute 2014A-0332 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2

The CGM in HD: New Maps of Galactic Accretion, Quenching, and Chemical Feedback in the Circumgalactic Medium


Van Belle, Gerard Lowell Observatory 2014A-0133 CHARA 2.4

A Direct Imaging Study of Rapid Rotators with the CHARA Array


Van Sistine, Angela Indiana University 2014A-0148 KPNO 2.1m 10

Making Hay with ALFALFA: The Star-Formation Properites of an HI-selected Sample of Galaxies


Vivas, Kathy Centro de Investigacion de Astronomia 2014A-0313 CTIO 4m 3

The Dwarf Cepheid Population in the Sextans Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy


Von Der Linden, Anja Stanford University 2014A-0415 CTIO 4m 11

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


Weingrill, Joerg Leibniz-Institut fuer Astrophysik 2014A-0088 KPNO WIYN 3

Radial velocity membership for the open cluster IC4756


Wilson, Paul Anthony University of Exeter 2014A-0016 CTIO 1.3m 2

Monitoring the Stellar Activity of the Exoplanet Host Star WASP-19: Supporting HST Observations of the First Spectroscopic Phase Curve


Winkler, P Frank Middlebury College 2014A-0031 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.07

Supernova Remnants in the Most Fertile Galaxy: NGC 6946


Winkler, P Frank Middlebury College 2014A-0307 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.84

Fast SNR Shocks and Cosmic Rays: Unique Opportunities in SN 1006


Woo, Jonghak Carnegie Observatories 2014A-0100 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.521

Investigating the M-sigma relation using rotation-corrected velocity dispersions


Yan, Haojing University of Missouri, Columbia 2014A-0348 CTIO 4m 2

DECam z and Y-band Imaging of the H-ATLAS SDP Field


Zakamska, Nadia Johns Hopkins University 2014A-0353 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.46

Quasar feedback at the peak of galaxy formation epoch


Zepf, Steve Michigan State University 2014A-0179 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.72

Long-Term X-ray and Optical Study of the Black Hole X-ray Binaries in the Elliptical Galaxies NGC 4472

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