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Programs: 113
Nights: 543.84
Approved NOAO Survey Programs



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Drlica-Wagner, Alex Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory 2019A-0305 CTIO 4m 22

DECam Dwarf Galaxy Survey


Finn, Rose Siena College 2019A-0224 KPNO 0.9m 20

Halpha Imaging of Virgo Filament Galaxies


Hardegree-Ullman, Kevin California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2019A-0364 CTIO SOAR 5

Atmospheric Survey of Giant Exoplanets Discovered by TESS


Hartigan, Patrick Rice University 2019A-0101 CTIO 4m 21

The Carina Time-Series Deep Field


Hartigan, Patrick Rice University 2019A-0101 CTIO SOAR 3

The Carina Time-Series Deep Field


Penny, Matthew Ohio State University 2019A-0315 CTIO 4m 3

Multi-band Imaging Survey for High-Alpha PlanetS (MISHAPS): Surveying the demographics of transiting hot Jupiters in the alpha-rich Galactic bulge


Schlegel, David Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 2014B-0404 CTIO 4m 7

The DECam Legacy Survey of the SDSS Equatorial Sky


Trilling, David Northern Arizona University 2019A-0337 CTIO 4m 8.5

The Deep DECam Outer Solar System Survey (DDOSSS)


Zenteno, Alfredo Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2019A-0272 CTIO 4m 9

The DECam eROSITA Survey (DeROSITAS)

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Approved Chandra Programs



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Zepf, Steve Michigan State University 2018B-0927 CTIO SOAR 1

The Nature of the Two Globular Cluster ULXs in the Galaxy NGC 4472

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Approved Long Term Programs



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Bechtol, Keith Large Synoptic Survey Telescope 2018A-0242 CTIO 4m 6

Magellanic Satellites Survey: The Search for Hierarchical Structures within the Local Group (Phase 2)


Burgasser, Adam University of California, San Diego 2017A-0141 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.154

Mass Measurements Across the Hydrogen Burning Limit: Astrometric Orbits for Spectral Binaries (Northern Sample)


Dawson, William Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 2018A-0273 CTIO 4m 6

PALS: Paralensing Survey of Intermediate Mass Black Holes


Macri, Lucas Texas A & M University 2019A-0247 CTIO SOAR 5

Cosmography of the innermost Zone of Avoidance with the 2MASS Redshift Survey


Malhotra, Sangeeta NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2018B-0327 CTIO 4m 5

Lyman Alpha Galaxies in the Epoch of Reionization


Moskovitz, Nicholas Lowell Observatory 2017B-0111 CTIO SOAR 6

The Mission Accessible Near-Earth Object Survey (MANOS)


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2018A-0369 CTIO 4m 1.5

Light Echoes of the Crab Supernova (SN 1054)


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2018B-0122 CTIO 4m 4.5

Photometric Time Series of Carinae's Great Eruption


Tokovinin, Andrei National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2018A-0004 CTIO SOAR 2

Dynamics of resolved triple systems and ``fast'' binaries


Treu, Tommaso University of California, Los Angeles 2017A-0190 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.88

A reverberation mapping black hole mass measurement at z=2.82


Wong, Michael University of California, Berkeley 2018A-0139 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.704

Time-Critical M-band Mapping of Jupiter --- Synergy with Juno, Hubble, VLA, Keck, and IRTF

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Approved Regular Programs



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Agueros, Marcel Columbia University 2019A-0234 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.2

Monitoring H-alpha and TiO Emission of M Dwarfs in the TESS Southern Continuous Viewing Zone


Barlow, Brad High Point University 2019A-0255 CTIO SOAR 4

The EREBOS Project: Determining the Influence of Substellar Objects on Stellar Evolution


Battisti, Andrew Australian National University 2018B-0140 KPNO WIYN 2

Sweeping Away the Dust: Understanding Attenuation up to the Peak of Cosmic Star Formation


Bezanson, Rachel University of Pittsburgh 2019A-0164 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

The Morphological Transformation as Revealed by Age Gradients and Rotational Support in Post-starburst Galaxies at z~0.6


Bianconi, Matteo University of Birmingham 2019A-0125 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.1

GMOS Discovery of Kilonova Counterparts to Strongly-lensed Binary Neutron Star (NS-NS) and Neutron Star- Black Hole (NS-BH) Mergers in LIGO/Virgo’s Third Observing Run (O3)


Blanchard, Peter Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2019A-0303 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.98

Chasing Superluminous Supernovae into the Nebular Phase


Bouy, Herve University of Bordeaux 2019A-0060 CTIO 4m 2

Complementing Gaia from the ground: the COSMIC-DANCE survey


Burgasser, Adam University of California, San Diego 2019A-0182 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.87

Completing the Local Census of VLM Dwarfs with Gaia-selected Sources


Cann, Jenna George Mason University 2019A-0123 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.2

NIR coronal line ratios as a mass estimator for intermediate-mass black holes


Casares, Jorge Instituto de Astrofisica de Caanarias (IAC) 2019A-0169 CTIO 4m 2

A feasibilty test of crowded field photometry for a new BH survey strategy


Casetti, Dana Southern Connecticut State University 2019A-0194 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.94

Measuring Internal Motions of Globular Cluster Cores with 'Alopeke


Colon, Knicole NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2019A-0233 KPNO WIYN 8

Characterizing K2 and TESS Exoplanets with Near-Infrared Transit Photometry


Currie, Thayne National Astronomical Observatory of Japan 2019A-0331 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.38

Confirming and Characterizing Infant Protoplanets around HD 100546


de Kleer, Katherine California Institute of Technology--Division of Geological and Planetary Science 2019A-0040 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.65

The Impact of Io's Volcanism on Jupiter's Plasma Environment


De Rosa, Robert Stanford University 2019A-0219 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.9

A Targeted Search to Discover Substellar Companions with GPI and Gaia


Debes, John Space Telescope Science Institute 2019A-0110 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.94

Determining the mass of a new, rare eclipsing white dwarf-brown dwarf system


Dell'Antonio, Ian Brown University 2018A-0276 KPNO WIYN 3

Mapping dark matter in Nearby Galaxy Clusters


Dennihy, Erik Gemini Observatory North 2019A-0104 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.74

Probing for planetesimals closely orbiting white dwarfs


Douglas, Stephanie Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2019A-0257 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 3.2

Connecting stellar rotation and multiplicity at the ZAMS with TESS and Gemini


Dupree, Andrea Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2019A-0089 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 1.67

Direct Measure of Helium in NGC 2808


Dupuy, Trent Gemini Observatory North 2019A-0180 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.89

Improved Calibration of M Dwarf Fundamental Parameters with Alopeke


Esplin, Taran University of Arizona 2019A-0053 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.06

Searching for the Least-massive Brown Dwarfs in Chamaeleon I


Fan, Xiaohui University of Arizona 2019A-0218 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.37

Probing Cosmic Reionization and Super-Massive Black Hole Growth with Newly Discovered z~7 Quasars


Finkbeiner, Douglas Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2019A-0265 CTIO 4m 8

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


Foley, Ryan University of California, Santa Cruz 2019A-0289 CTIO SOAR 6

Young Supernova Experiment


Fong, Wen-fai Northwestern University 2019A-0267 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.505

Probing the Properties of Neutron Star Mergers: Rapid Observations of Short Gamma-ray Bursts


Fox, Andrew Space Telescope Science Institute 2019A-0193 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.16

Molecular Gas in the Galactic Center Outflow


Gelino, Christopher California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2019A-0170 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.54

Determining the low-mass cutoff for star formation


Giles, Rohini Jet Propulsion Laboratory 2019A-0046 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.53

High-resolution mapping of Jupiter's clouds in the near infrared: support for the Juno mission PJ18-PJ21


Gosnell, Natalie Colorado College 2019A-0261 KPNO WIYN 2

Clusters with K2: systematics from membership and binarity


Graykowski, Ariel University of California, Los Angeles 2019A-0317 KPNO 0.9m 5

Astrometry of Long-Period Comets and Cometary Fragmentation Investigation


Guenther, Hans Moritz Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2019A-0142 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 0.5

A Contemporaneous Multiwavelength Campaign to Characterize Accretion on the Surface of TW Hya


Hartman, Zachary Georgia State University 2019A-0301 KPNO WIYNQ 4

Characterizing the Components of Wide Binaries as Potential Exoplanet Hosting Stars


Hartman, Zachary Georgia State University 2019A-0302 KPNO WIYN 3

Looking for Higher Order Multiples in M+M and Halo Wide Binaries


Homan, Jeroen Eureka Scientific 2019A-0181 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.4

Winds and jets in GX 13+1: a multi-wavelength campaign


Howell, Steve NASA Ames Research Center 2019A-0016 KPNO WIYNQ 5

K2 and TESS Exoplanet Validation and Characterization: Small Planets and Host Systems


Howell, Steve NASA Ames Research Center 2019A-0047 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 11

K2 and TESS Exoplanet Validation and Characterization: Small, Rocky Planets, Host Star Systems and Zorro Commissioning


Hung, Tzu-Yu University of California, Santa Cruz 2019A-0268 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.02

Early spectroscopic evolution of tidal disruption events


Hwang, Hsiang-Chih Johns Hopkins University 2019A-0252 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.41

The mysterious infrared emitter around a white dwarf


Hynes, Robert Louisiana State University 2019A-0284 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.41

The Hidden Population of Galactic Bulge Symbiotics Revealed in X-rays


Kartaltepe, Jeyhan Rochester Institute of Technology 2019A-0198 GEM-S GEM-SQ 3.87

The Role of Galaxy Mergers and Interactions Over Cosmic Time


Khatu, Viraja University of Western Ontario 2019A-0209 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.54

Mapping the Accretion Disk and Broad Line Region of the Super-Eddington Active Galactic Nucleus Mrk 142


Kilic, Mukremin University of Oklahoma, Norman 2019A-0134 CTIO SOAR 4

A Unique Opportunity to Identify Short Period Binary White Dwarfs in the Gaia Era


Kilpatrick, Charles University of California, Santa Cruz 2019A-0281 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.3

Identifying the Progenitors of Astrophysical Transients


Knight, Matthew University of Maryland 2019A-0187 CTIO SOAR 1

Roasting small bodies: Testing the effects of low perihelion distance on comets and asteroids


Kosakowski, Alek University of Oklahoma, Norman 2019A-0131 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.35

A Detached, Eclipsing 40 Min Period Double White Dwarf Binary


KPED Team, 2019A-0919 KPNO 2.1m 181

KPED VIS


Kumar, Sahana Florida State University 2019A-0172 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.69

Understanding the origins of Type Ia Supernovae through nebular phase near-infrared spectroscopy


Labadie-Bartz, Jonathan University of Delaware 2019A-0274 GEM-N GEM-N-SVC 0.13

Weighing and classifying the exotic massive Beta Cephei pulsator + hot evolved companion eclipsing binary


Labrie, Kathleen Gemini Observatory North 2019A-0069 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.46

Microimaging the Inner Regions of Quasars


Liu, Xin University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2019A-0099 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.32

Radial Velocity Test for Sub-parsec Binary Supermassive Black Holes: Continued Spectroscopic Monitoring of Strong Candidates


Luhman, Kevin Pennsylvania State University 2019A-0086 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3.29

Toward a Complete Census of Brown Dwarfs in Upper Sco


Luhman, Kevin Pennsylvania State University 2019A-0127 CTIO 4m 6

Toward a Complete Census of Stars in Upper Scorpius


Martinez, Clara Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2019A-0325 CTIO 4m 4

Towards an homogeneous distance scale using DECam filters


McCully, Curtis Las Cumbres Observatory 2019A-0217 GEM-S GEM-SQ 3.04

Optical to IR Observations of the Next Kilonovae


Meech, Karen University of Hawaii 2019A-0228 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.11

2I – Characterizing the Second Interstellar Object


Melis, Carl University of California, San Diego 2019A-0291 GEM-S GEM-SQ 5.39

Gemini-South Polluted White Dwarf Survey


Mendez, Rene A. Universidad de Chile 2019A-0051 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 0.29

TOWARDS A TRULY EMPIRICAL POPULATION II MASS-LUMINOSITY RELATIONSHIP


Merritt, Rachael Georgia State University 2019A-0077 KPNO WIYN 2

The Host Galaxies of Reverberation-Mapped AGNs in the Near-Infrared


Milisavljevic, Danny Purdue University 2019A-0215 GEM-N GEM-N-SVC 0.5

Variable Diffuse Interstellar Bands


Morris, Patrick California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2019A-0160 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.79

Pre-Main Sequence Clusters Around Wolf-Rayet Stars


Moskovitz, Nicholas Lowell Observatory 2019A-0128 GEM-S GEM-SQ 4

The Mission Accessible Near-Earth Object Survey (MANOS)


Nielsen, Eric Stanford University 2019A-0298 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.802

Orbits of Moving Group Binaries: Constraining the Ages of Planet-Hosting Moving Groups using GPI NRM, DSSI, and 'Alopeke


Nitta, Atsuko Gemini Observatory North 2019A-0136 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.65

White dwarf stars as tracers of stellar, galactic, and planetary evolution


Nitta, Atsuko Gemini Observatory North 2019A-0195 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.05

Towards better understanding of convection and neutrino production in stellar interior


patience, Jennifer Arizona State University 2019A-0318 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.3

Completing a Survey for Resolved Debris Disks in the Sco-Cen Association


Puzia, Thomas H. Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile 2019A-0244 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.2

The Structure and Stellar Populations of the Milky Way Nuclear Star Cluster seen by GeMS/GSAOI


Robinson, Andrew Rochester Institute of Technology 2019A-0259 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.22

Study of the gas kinematics and optical classification of OH Megamaser Galaxies


Schambeau, Charles University of Central Florida 2019A-0095 KPNO 0.9m 14

Characterizing the Activity and Behavior of Comets in the Centaur-to- Jupiter Family Transition


Schindler, Jan-Torge University of Arizona 2019A-0058 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.08

Weighing the most massive accreting black holes at Cosmic Noon


Schlaufman, Kevin Johns Hopkins University 2019A-0186 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.5

An All-Sky Search for the Brightest Metal-poor Stars


Schmidt, Carl Boston University 2019A-0223 KPNO WIYN 2

Confirming a High Velocity Exo-Exosphere at HD 80606b


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2019A-0332 CTIO 4m 2

Extreme Trans-Neptunian Objects: Making a More Uniform Survey


Smith, J Allyn Austin Peay State University 2018B-0095 CTIO SOAR 1

Targeted Samples of the Hot Stellar Content in the Southern Sky


Smith, Verne National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2019A-0334 KPNO WIYN 8.5

Accurate Stellar Characterization for Kepler and Kepler Extended Mission (K2) Exoplanet Host Stars and Prototyping TESS Follow-up


Sonnett, Sarah Planetary Science Institute 2019A-0145 KPNO 0.9m 6

Investigating Solar System History through Binary Trojan and Hilda Asteroids


Soraisam, Monika National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2017A-0281 CTIO 4m 10

Time Domain Imaging of Archetypical Galaxies


Spolaor, Sarah West Virginia University 2019A-0258 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.5

Seeking the hosts of the first localized FRBs


Stahl, Asa Rice University 2019A-0292 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 2.5

Two T-Tauri Stars With Potential Embedded Companions


Stroe, Andra European Southern Observatory 2019A-0054 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.35

Understanding the dichotomy in the radio galaxy population


Terreran, Giacomo Northwestern University 2019A-0126 CTIO SOAR 4

The turbulent end of massive stars


Thomas, David Stanford University 2019A-0345 CTIO 4m 0.5

Probing Short Duration Stellar Variability with Star Trail Images of Four K2 Fields


Tremonti, Christy University of Wisconsin, Madison 2019A-0342 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.82

Measuring the Mass Outflow Rates of Compact Massive Starbursts


Troja, Eleonora University of Maryland 2019A-0130 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.505

Mapping the diversity of neutron star mergers with rapid Gemini observations of short gamma-ray bursts


Troja, Eleonora University of Maryland 2019A-0144 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.43

Off-axis afterglows from compact binary mergers


Waniak, Waclaw Jagiellonian University in Krakow 2019A-0341 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.6

Origin end evolution of the first known binary main belt comet 288P/300163


Watkins, Aaron University of Oulu 2019A-0121 KPNO WIYN 4

Circumgalactic ionized gas around the Whirlpool: shock heated outflow or AGN-photoionized ejecta?


Winkler, P Frank Middlebury College 2019A-0278 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.34

Velocity Broadening in M83 Supernova Remnants


Winters, Jennifer Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2019A-0163 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 2

Searching the Nearby M Dwarfs for Stellar Companions at Solar System Scales


Winters, Jennifer Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2019A-0207 KPNO WIYNQ 1.5

Searching the Nearby M Dwarfs for Stellar Companions at Solar System Scales


Wong, Michael University of California, Berkeley 2019A-0316 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.62

Time-Critical M-band Mapping of Jupiter --- Synergy with Juno, Hubble, VLA, Keck, and IRTF


Xu, Siyi Gemini Observatory North 2019A-0070 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

The Gaia View of Dust Disks around White Dwarfs


Ziegler, Carl University of Toronto 2019A-0132 CTIO SOAR 4

Death Stars? Understanding how tight binaries effect TESS planets with SOAR speckle imaging

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Programs: 113
Nights: 543.84

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