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Connolly, Andrew University of Pittsburgh 2005B-0033 KPNO 4m 10.5

A Census of the High Redshift Radio Universe


Miller, Christopher Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2005B-0045 CTIO 4m 6

Optical Follow-up of the XMM Cluster Survey: The XCS-NOAO Survey

Approved HST Programs



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Goudfrooij, Paul Space Telescope Science Institute 2005B-9003 KPNO 4m 2

The Formation of Spiral Spheroids and their Globular Cluster Systems

Approved Chandra Programs



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Green, Paul Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2006A-0101 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.6

The History of Supermassive Black Hole Accretion from the ChaMP


Grindlay, Jonathan Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2006A-9003 CTIO 4m 4

Galactic Bulge Latitude Survey


Miller, Jon Smithsonian Astrophysics Observatory 2006A-9002 CTIO 1.3m 1.1

CHAZSS: The Chandra HETGS Atoll/Z Spectroscopic Survey


Nandra, Kirpal NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2004B-0915 KPNO 4m 2.5

Bringing in the Last Sheep

Approved Long Term Programs



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Gizis, John University of Delaware 2006A-0478 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 0.9

Parallaxes of Three Young Brown Dwarfs and a Planet


Goudfrooij, Paul Space Telescope Science Institute 2004B-0333 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 5

How accurately can we determine Ages and Metallicities of Stellar Systems using Integrated-Light Spectroscopy ?


Majewski, Steven University of Virginia 2004A-0347 CTIO 4m 5

Mapping the Structure, Dynamics and Chemistry of the Galactic Halo


Majewski, Steven University of Virginia 2004A-0347 KPNO WIYN 11

Mapping the Structure, Dynamics and Chemistry of the Galactic Halo


Massey, Philip Lowell Observatory 2005B-0108 CTIO 1.0m-SVC 7.6

Taking Things to the Extreme: Using High Mass Stars to Resolve the Mass Discrepancy


Sokoloski, Jennifer Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2006A-0519 CTIO 1.3m 1.45

The Outbursts of Symbiotic Binary Stars


van Dokkum, Pieter Yale University 2006A-0359 GEM-S GEM-S 4

A Public GNIRS Survey of Massive Galaxies at z~ 2.5


Whiting, Alan Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2005A-0008 CTIO 1.3m 0.75

Photometric Monitoring of Eta Carinae

Approved Regular Programs



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Agol, Eric University of Washington 2006A-0525 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.03

Searching for Substructure


Agol, Eric University of Washington 2006A-0525 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.28

Searching for Substructure


Ahumada, Javier Universidad Nacional de Cordoba 2006A-0214 CTIO 1.0m 3

CCD UBVRI Photometry of Southern Open Clusters


Alonso, Maria Victoria Observatorio Astronomico de Cordoba 2006A-0146 CTIO 4m 3.5

Triplets of Quasars as lighthouses of galaxy and structure formation


Andersen, David Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics 2006A-0436 KPNO WIYN 4

The Distribution of Mass in Spiral Galaxies


Apai, Daniel University of Arizona 2006A-0376 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.6

Resolving Bright Debris Disks with Michelle: Dust after Exoplanetary Collisions


Baldwin, Jack Michigan State University 2006A-0083 KPNO 4m 4

High-Metallicity QSOs


Barkhouse, Wayne University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2006A-0524 KPNO 2.1m 2.5

Optical Follow-up of Serendipitous Chandra X-ray Cluster Candidates


Barman, Travis University of California, Los Angeles 2006A-0472 Keck Keck-II 1

Direct Detection of a New Transiting Extrasolar Planet


Barton, Elizabeth University of California, Irvine 2006A-0438 GEM-N GEM-NQ 6.3

Searching for Star Formation at z=7.7 and z=8.2


Bechtold, Jill University of Arizona 2006A-0461 Keck Keck-II 1

The IGM and the Distribution of Galaxies at z~1


Biller, Beth University of Arizona 2006A-0142 CTIO 1.3m 8.64

Direct Distance Determination for an Extrasolar Planet Candidate and Young Brown Dwarfs


Blum, Robert Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2006A-0213 CTIO 4m 5

A Near Infrared Investigation of Galactic Giant H II Regions: Quantifying the Global Lyman Continuum Output of the Milky Way


Bonanos, Alceste Carnegie Institution of Washington 2006A-0098 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.4

Massive Stars in the Arches Cluster


Bond, Howard Space Telescope Science Institute 2006A-0300 KPNO WIYN 2

The Stellar Environment around V838 Monocerotis


Bond, Howard Space Telescope Science Institute 2006A-0509 KPNO 4m 7

Searching for Spectroscopic Binaries Among Central Stars of Planetary Nebulae


Boogert, Adwin California Institute of Technology 2006A-0500 GEM-S GEM-S 2

Phoenix Observations of CH4, HCN and CO in the Planet Formation Zone


Brinkworth, Carolyn California Institute of Technology 2006A-0516 CTIO 1.3m 0.72

Probing the Paradigm for Cataclysmic Variable Evolution: the Search for Circumbinary Disks


Brittain, Sean National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2006A-0309 GEM-S GEM-S 1

Measurement of Warm Gas in Transitional Disks around Young Stars


Brodwin, Mark Jet Propulsion Laboratory 2006A-0563 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.55

Spectroscopy of three 1< z <2 Galaxy Cluster Candidates


Brotherton, Michael University of Wyoming 2006A-0183 KPNO 4m 3.5

Characterizing the Post-Starburst Quasar Population and their Companion Galaxies


Brown, Michael Princeton University 2006A-0344 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.2

A Complete Survey of Obscured Quasars


Buchanan, Catherine Rochester Institute of Technology 2006A-0386 CTIO 4m 3

The Optical and Infrared Emission from Seyfert Galaxies: Towards a comprehensive understanding


Buchanan, Catherine Rochester Institute of Technology 2006A-0386 KPNO 4m 2.5

The Optical and Infrared Emission from Seyfert Galaxies: Towards a comprehensive understanding


Buckalew, Brent California Institute of Technology 2006B-0190 KPNO 4m 1

Optical Spectroscopy of the SINGS Low Metallicity Extranuclear Target NGC 6822 Hubble I


Bushouse, Howard Space Telescope Science Institute 2006A-0423 KPNO 4m 2

Unveiling the Dynamics and Stellar Populations of Interacting Starburst Galaxies


Buxton, Michelle Columbia University 2006A-0434 CTIO 1.3m 4.2

Monitoring the Accretion Flow in the Black-Hole X-ray Binary GX 339-4


Carney, Bruce University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 2006A-0063 MMT MMT 2

Radial and Rotational Velocities for SIM/PlanetQuest Target Selections


Charbonneau, David Harvard University 2006A-0568 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.2

Detecting the Thermal Emission from an Extrasolar Planet


Chen, Christine National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2006A-0534 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1 (DD)

Resolving the Dusty Disk Around the Nearby, Young Star HD 181327


Chou, Mei-Yin University of Virginia 2006A-0578 KPNO 4m 3.5

Testing The Sagittarius-LMC Collision Hypothesis


Chu, You-Hua University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2005B-0513 CTIO 4m 3.5

The On-Going Star Formation in HII Complexes in the Large Magellanic Cloud


Chynoweth, Katie Vanderbilt University 2006A-0462 KPNO WIYN 4

Spatially Resolved Kinematics and Excitation of Ionized Gas in Starburst Galaxies


Clark, David University of Florida 2006A-0502 KPNO 4m 2

Search for Infrared Counterparts to X-Ray Point Sources in M 51 and NGC 4559


Clark, David University of Florida 2006A-0575 KPNO 4m 3

FISICA Observations of the Starforming Galaxy M51


Clayton, Geoffrey Louisiana State University 2006A-0289 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.03

Dust and the Late-Time Evolution of Type II Supernovae


Cohen, Judith California Institute of Technology 2006A-0038 CTIO 1.3m 0.66

Photometry of Extremely Metal Poor Stars from the Hamburg/ESO Stellar Survey


Colbert, James California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2006A-0427 CTIO 4m 3

U-band study of the z=2.38 Filament


Cotera, Angela SETI Institute/NASA Ames Research Center 2006A-0548 CTIO 4m 3

Towards an Understanding of Star Formation in the Galactic Center


Crotts, Arlin Columbia University 2006A-0366 CTIO 4m 1

The Formation of Supernova Remnant 1987A


Crotts, Arlin Columbia University 2006A-0366 Magellan-II 1

The Formation of Supernova Remnant 1987A


Cunha, Katia National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2006A-0021 GEM-S GEM-S 2

Mapping Chemical Evolution in the Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy from Abundances in Red-Giant Stars


Daddi, Emanuele National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2006A-0128 Magellan-I 2

A census of fossil galaxies in the redshift desert


de Jong, Roelof Space Telescope Science Institute 2006A-0326 MMT MMT-PRE 3

Resolved Stellar Populations of Massive Galaxies


Deliyannis, Constantine Indiana University 2006A-0222 CTIO 4m 5

Spectroscopic Analysis of NGC 6253: The Most Metal-Rich Open Cluster?


Dellenbusch, Kate University of Wisconsin, Madison 2006A-0464 KPNO 2.1m 5

Oxygen Abundances and Evolutionary Paths in Starbursting Transition Dwarf Galaxies


Dey, Arjun National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2006A-0303 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.3

NIRI Spectroscopy of the Extreme R-[24] Red Galaxy Population


Dickinson, Mark National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2006A-0580 Keck Keck-I 3

A survey of galaxy mass assembly at 1.5 < z < 3 via faint GOODS (micron) sources


Doyon, Rene University of Montreal 2006A-0304 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.5

The Gemini Deep Planet Survey (GDPS) - 2nd Epoch


Edwards, Michelle University of Florida 2006A-0170 KPNO 4m 4

Probing the Extent and Membership of Cl 1806-20


Elias, Jonathan National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2006A-0039 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.37 (DD)

Star Formation Below the Main Sequence


Ellison, Sara University of Victoria 2006A-0030 KPNO 2.1m 3.5

The Damped Lyman-alpha System - Galaxy Connection: Clues from Local HI Galaxy Surveys


Evans, Ian Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2006A-0253 CTIO 4m 1

Jet/ISM Interactions: A case study of Centaurus A


Fadda, Dario California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2006A-0260 KPNO WIYN 3

Star Formation in Medium-z Clusters: a Search for Infalling Galaxies beyond the Virial Radius.


Fan, Xiaohui University of Arizona 2006A-0050 KPNO 4m 4

A Complete Survey of z~ 6 Quasars from the SDSS


Fan, Xiaohui University of Arizona 2006A-0364 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.3

A Near-Infrared Spectroscopic Survey of the Highest Redshift Quasars


Farihi, Jay Gemini Observatory 2006A-0163 CTIO 1.0m 2

Fundamental Parameters of White Dwarf / Red Dwarf Binaries Observed by the Hubble Space Telescope


Farihi, Jay Gemini Observatory 2006A-0163 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 2

Fundamental Parameters of White Dwarf / Red Dwarf Binaries Observed by the Hubble Space Telescope


Farihi, Jay Gemini Observatory 2006A-0163 KPNO 0.9m 3

Fundamental Parameters of White Dwarf / Red Dwarf Binaries Observed by the Hubble Space Telescope


Farihi, Jay Gemini Observatory 2006A-0163 KPNO 2.1m 7

Fundamental Parameters of White Dwarf / Red Dwarf Binaries Observed by the Hubble Space Telescope


Ferguson, Henry Space Telescope Science Institute 2006A-0499 KPNO 4m 3

A Search for Dusty Halos of Post-Starburst Galaxies


Fingerhut, Robin York University 2006A-0528 CTIO 4m 2

Probing the Uniformity of the Local Sheet Environment (PULSE)


Fischer, Debra San Francisco State University 2006A-0012 Keck Keck-I 1

N2K: Detection of Short-Period Extrasolar Planets


Fulbright, Jon Johns Hopkins University 2006A-0565 CTIO 4m 3

Composition for a large sample of K giants in the Galactic Bulge at -6


Gal, Roy University of Virginia 2006A-0237 KPNO 4m 3

Building a Supercluster: The Stellar Content of the Cl1604 Supercluster at z=0.9


Garnavich, Peter University of Notre Dame 2006A-0374 KPNO 0.9m 5

Anomalously Large Lensing Signature in High Redshift Supernovae


Gelino, Dawn California Institute of Technology 2006A-0372 CTIO 4m 3

High Temperature Accretion Flows and Reprocessing in X-Ray Binaries: The ADC Source 4U 1822-371


Georgakakis, Antonis Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine 2006A-0016 KPNO 4m 3

The brightest Extremely Red Objects in the Sky from 2MASS/SDSS fields


Georgantopoulos, Ioannis National Observatory of Athens 2006A-0059 KPNO 2.1m 7

Selecting AGN in the hardest possible X-ray band


Gies, Douglas Georgia State University 2006A-0420 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 5.4

Orbits for New Massive Binaries


Gonzalez, Anthony University of Florida 2006A-0329 KPNO 4m 2

Life Before the Fall: Galaxy Cluster Assembly at z=0.37


Goto, Tomotsugu Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency 2006A-0003 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

J-band imaging of the highest redshift QSO candidates


Goudfrooij, Paul Space Telescope Science Institute 2006A-0090 CTIO 4m 2

How Accurately Can We Determine Ages and Metallicities of Stellar Systems Using Integrated-Light Spectroscopy?


Greene, Thomas NASA Ames Research Center 2006A-0308 GEM-S GEM-S 2

Magnetic Fields of Embedded Protostars


Gregg, Michael University of California, Davis 2006A-0559 KPNO WIYN 5

Ultra-compact Dwarfs and the Evolution of the Virgo Cluster


Grillmair, Carl California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2006A-0171 CTIO 4m 6

Mapping Globular Cluster Tidal Streams


Grillmair, Carl California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2006A-0171 KPNO 4m 3

Mapping Globular Cluster Tidal Streams


Hamann, Fred University of Florida 2006A-0110 KPNO 2.1m 6

High Velocity Outflows in Quasars


Hamann, Fred University of Florida 2006A-0490 KPNO 4m 4

Quasars and Their Host Galaxies at High Redshifts


Hameed, Salman Five Colleges 2006A-0518 KPNO 4m 4

HII Region Luminosity Functions in Spiral Galaxies


Harris, William McMaster University 2006A-0017 CTIO 4m 3

Dynamics, Metallicity, and Age Distribution of the Globular Cluster System of NGC 5128


Harris, Walter University of Washington 2006A-0527 KPNO 2.1m 12.5

Fragmented comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3: A rare close approach


Harris, Walter University of Washington 2006A-0527 KPNO 4m 4

Fragmented comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3: A rare close approach


Harris, Walter University of Washington 2006A-0527 KPNO WIYN 4

Fragmented comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3: A rare close approach


Harrison, Thomas New Mexico State University 2006A-0005 Keck Keck-I 1

Can Classical Novae Eruptions Occur on Highly Magnetic White Dwarfs?


Harrison, Thomas New Mexico State University 2006A-0046 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

Do All ``Fast\" Classical Novae Occur on Magnetic White Dwarfs?


Harrison, Thomas New Mexico State University 2006A-0064 KPNO 4m 2

Astrometric Masses of Extrasolar Planets and Brown Dwarfs


Hebb, Leslie Johns Hopkins University 2006A-0115 CTIO 4m 8

Empirical mass determination for very low-mass stars and brown dwarfs in NGC 2516


Hennawi, Joseph University of California, Berkeley 2006A-0545 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2

Characterizing the Environment, Emission Geometry, and Radiative History of Quasars using Projected Quasar Pairs


Hennawi, Joseph University of California, Berkeley 2006A-0545 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2

Characterizing the Environment, Emission Geometry, and Radiative History of Quasars using Projected Quasar Pairs


Hennawi, Joseph University of California, Berkeley 2006A-0546 KPNO WIYN 4

WIYN Imaging and GMOS Spectroscopy of Giant Arcs Behind the Strongest Lenses in the Universe


Hennawi, Joseph University of California, Berkeley 2006A-0547 MMT MMT 3

MMT Spectroscopy of High Redshift Quasar Pairs: Measuring Small Scale Quasar Clustering at z > 3


Herbst, William Wesleyan University 2006A-0175 HET HET 1.5

Additional High Resolution Spectroscopy of KH 15D During Its Bright Phase


Herrmann, Kimberly Pennsylvania State University 2006A-0147 KPNO WIYN 3

The Planetary Nebula System of M94


Hillwig, Todd Valparaiso University 2006A-0284 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.1

Refining the Component Masses in the Microquasar SS 433


Hinkle, Kenneth National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2006A-0391 GEM-S GEM-S 1

The HdC stars as recently merged white dwarf binaries


Honeycutt, Kent Indiana University 2006A-9028 KPNO 2.1m 3 (DD)

ITAC Proposal 034 (Honeycutt)


Hook, Isobel University of Oxford 2006A-0267 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

The Nature of Dark Energy from Type Ia Supernovae


Hrivnak, Bruce Valparaiso University 2006A-0415 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.2

Spatially-Resolved Spectroscopy of the 21 Micron Emission Feature in Proto-PN


Humphreys, Roberta University of Minnesota 2006A-0106 CTIO 1.0m 6

Mapping the Asymmetric Thick Disk


Humphreys, Roberta University of Minnesota 2006A-0106 CTIO 4m 3

Mapping the Asymmetric Thick Disk


Jaffe, Daniel University of Texas, Austin 2006A-0396 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1

A Spectroscopic Study of Young 5-100 M_ J Objects in Lupus and Cham II


Jonker, Peter Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2006A-0086 CTIO 4m 10

Imaging the Galactic Bulge


Kafka, Styliani Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2006A-0052 CTIO 1.0m 8 (DD)

CTIO REU/PIA: Students Exploring Open Clusters


Kaspi, Shai Technion-Israel Institute of Technology 2006A-0042 KPNO 2.1m 3.5

Reverberation Mapping of the Least Luminous Seyfert 1 galaxy NGC 4395


Kaspi, Shai Technion-Israel Institute of Technology 2006A-0042 KPNO 4m 4

Reverberation Mapping of the Least Luminous Seyfert 1 galaxy NGC 4395


Kilic, Mukremin University of Texas, Austin 2006A-0292 CTIO SOAR-SVC 5

CIA vs. Mystery: Understanding the Ultra-Cool White Dwarf Atmospheres


Kilic, Mukremin University of Texas, Austin 2006A-0316 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.92

New Old White Dwarfs and the Age of the Galaxy


King, Jeremy Clemson University 2006A-0174 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.58

Lithium Isotope Ratios in T Tauri Stars


Kirkpatrick, J Davy California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2006A-0078 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.7

Classifying Discoveries from a Large-area Near-infrared Proper Motion Survey


Kirshner, Robert Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2006A-0591 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.2

The Reverse Shock in SN 1987A


Knauth, David Northwestern University 2006A-0328 GEM-S GEM-S 2

The Interstellar ^7Li/^6Li Isotope Ratio towards the Star-forming Cluster NGC 6231


Kocevski, Dale University of Hawaii 2006A-0187 CTIO 4m 4

Mapping the Galaxy Cluster Distribution Behind the Galactic Plane


Kocevski, Dale University of Hawaii 2006A-0187 CTIO SOAR-SVC 1

Mapping the Galaxy Cluster Distribution Behind the Galactic Plane


Kormendy, John University of Texas, Austin 2006A-0123 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 6

Structure and Formation of Elliptical Galaxies


Lambert, David University of Texas, Austin 2006A-0268 GEM-S GEM-S 3

Getting a handle on the origin of the Galactic Bulge


Landolt, Arlo Louisiana State University 2006A-0100 CTIO 0.9m 14

Faint UBVRI Photometric Standard Star fields


Landolt, Arlo Louisiana State University 2006A-0100 CTIO 1.0m 7

Faint UBVRI Photometric Standard Star fields


Lauer, Tod National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2006A-0246 Keck Keck-II 2

The Most Massive Black Holes in the Local Universe


Lawton, Brandon New Mexico State University 2006A-0560 HET HET 2

The Expectations of Diffuse Interstellar Bands in Starburst Galaxies


Lebzelter, Thomas Universitat Wien (University of Vienna) 2006A-0200 CTIO 1.3m 0.96

Nucleosynthesis in the final stages of stellar evolution


Leonard, Doug California Institute of Technology 2006A-0522 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.35

Constraining the Type Ia Supernova Progenitor: The Search for Hydrogen in Nebular Spectra


Leonard, Doug California Institute of Technology 2006A-0522 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.35

Constraining the Type Ia Supernova Progenitor: The Search for Hydrogen in Nebular Spectra


MacDonald, Emily National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2006A-0576 KPNO 4m 8

Star Formation at z ~ 1


MacKenty, John Space Telescope Science Institute 2006A-0531 KPNO 4m 3

Star formation and Massive Stars in the Dwarf Starburst Galaxy NGC 4214


Mahadevan, Suvrath University of Florida 2006A-0357 HET HET 1

Confirming an Exoplanet candidate discovered with the ET instrument using the KPNO 0.9m coude and 2.1m telescopes


Majewski, Steven University of Virginia 2006A-0566 KPNO 4m 3.5

Tidal Disruption of Galactic dSphs: A Photometric Test


Majewski, Steven University of Virginia 2006A-0581 CTIO 4m 8

Reaching the Edge of the Large Magellanic Cloud


Mamajek, Eric Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2006A-0430 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 3

A New, Nearby, Post-T Tauri Association?


Marchis, Franck University of California, Berkeley 2006A-0156 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

Refining the Orbits of Known Main-Belt Binary Asteroids


Marois, Christian Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 2006A-0343 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.6

Dust Disk/Planet Interactions: Gemini Deep Search for Fomalhaut Planet


Martin, Eduardo Univiersity of Central Florida 2006A-0079 CTIO 4m 3

Ultracool dwarfs in the solar neighborhood from UKIDSS


Marzke, Ronald San Francisco State University 2006A-0586 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

Compact Elliptical Galaxies in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey


Mason, Brian US Naval Observatory 2006A-0230 CTIO 4m 5

Speckle Interferometry of Massive and Cluster Stars


Mathieu, Robert University of Wisconsin, Madison 2006A-0162 MMT MMT 5

The WIYN Open Cluster Study: New Astrophysics from Old Open Clusters


McCullough, Peter Space Telescope Science Institute 2006A-0483 HET HET 0.5

Mass Determination of a Jovian-sized Stellar Companion


McNamara, Bernard New Mexico State University 2006A-0075 CTIO 1.3m 1.3

Characterizing the Infrared Variability of GX 17+2 and GX 5-1


McSwain, M Virginia Yale University 2006A-0448 CTIO 4m 6

The Evolutionary Status and Disk Variability of Be Stars


Mei, Simona Johns Hopkins University 2006A-0411 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2

Galaxy transformation in groups at z > 1


Meidt, Sharon University of New Mexico 2006A-0473 KPNO WIYN 3

Spiral Pattern Speeds Using the Tremaine-Weinberg Method


Meiring, Joseph University of South Carolina 2006A-0477 Magellan-II 2

Element Abundances in Sub Damped Lyman-(alpha) and Dusty Damped Lyman- (alpha) Absorbers: Possible solutions to the ``Missing-Metals Puzzle''


Mercer, Emily Boston University 2006A-0190 KPNO 4m 4.5

Near-infrared stellar spectroscopy of newly discovered, Spitzer- selected, inner Galaxy star clusters


Modjaz, Maryam Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2006A-0487 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.68

Late-Time Spectroscopy of Nearby Type Ib/c Supernovae


Moerchen, Margaret University of Florida 2006A-0394 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3.3 (DD)

T-ReCS and MICHELLE Imaging Study of Stochastic Processes in Debris Disks


Moerchen, Margaret University of Florida 2006A-0394 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.6 (DD)

T-ReCS and MICHELLE Imaging Study of Stochastic Processes in Debris Disks


Moon, Dae-Sik California Institute of Technology 2006A-0234 KPNO 4m 2

FISICA Integral Field Spectroscopy of the Shocked Iron Gas in the Supernova Remnant G11.2-0.3


Mumma, Michael NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2006A-0506 GEM-S GEM-S 0.5

The Volatile Composition of the split ecliptic comet 73P/Schwassman- Wachmann 3.


Norman, Dara Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2006A-0336 CTIO 4m 3

Do Quasars Form in Massive Dark Matter Halos? - Continued


Oka, Takeshi University of Chicago 2006A-0107 GEM-S GEM-S 4

Studies of Warm and Diffuse Gas near the Galactic Center using H_3^+ and CO


Olkin, Catherine Southwest Research Institute 2006A-0419 CTIO SOAR-SVC 0.75

Measuring Seasonal Change on Pluto by Stellar Occultation


Olkin, Catherine Southwest Research Institute 2006A-0419 Magellan-I 2

Measuring Seasonal Change on Pluto by Stellar Occultation


Olsen, Knut Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2006A-0912 CTIO 4m 0.5

The Properties of Dust in Population II: Spitzer Survey of the Carina Dwarf


Osterman, M. Angela Georgia State University 2006A-0044 CTIO 1.0m 10

A Multiwavelength Campaign on PKS 1622-297


Packham, Christopher University of Florida 2006A-0301 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.47 (DD)

High Spatial Resolution MIR Observations of Seyfert Nuclei


Packham, Christopher University of Florida 2006A-0301 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.74 (DD)

High Spatial Resolution MIR Observations of Seyfert Nuclei


Parker, Joel Southwest Research Institute 2006A-0579 KPNO 4m 3

The Kuiper Belt Legacy Project


Parker, Joel Southwest Research Institute 2006A-0579 KPNO WIYN 3

The Kuiper Belt Legacy Project


Paunzen, Ernst Universitat Wien (University of Vienna) 2006A-0134 CTIO 0.9m 5

A study of classical chemically peculiar stars in open clusters of the Milky Way


Perez, Mario Los Alamos National Laboratory 2006A-0353 CTIO 1.0m-PRE 7

Spectroscopic Classification of Low-Mass UXOr Candidates


Platais, Imants Johns Hopkins University 2006A-0286 CTIO 4m 2.5

Deep Astrometric Standards (DAS)


Powell, William Texas Technical University 2006A-0523 KPNO 0.9m 4

An Observational Study of Globular Cluster Tidal Streams


Prochaska, Jason University of California, Santa Cruz 2006A-0312 KPNO 0.9m 4

Surveying the Origin of O VI Gas at Low Redshift


Provencal, Judith University of Delaware 2006A-0197 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

The Empirical Determination of Convection Parameters Across the DB Instability Strip


Rector, Travis University of Alaska, Anchorage 2006A-0161 KPNO 0.9m 2

The Nova Rate in Galaxies of Different Hubble Type


Reed, Michael Missouri State University 2006A-0205 KPNO 4m 4

Time series spectrosctopy of the pulsating subdwarf B star PG1219+534


Reid, Iain Neill Space Telescope Science Institute 2006A-0118 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.5

Searching for planetary-mass companions to the youngest, nearest M dwarfs


Reipurth, Bo University of Hawaii 2006A-0002 CTIO 4m 1

A first unbiased NIR survey toward the R Cr A molecular cloud


Rich, R Michael University of California, Los Angeles 2006A-0562 KPNO 4m 6.5

Near-Infrared Luminosities and Nebular Oxygen Abundances of Dwarf Irregular Galaxies in the M81 group


Rich, R Michael University of California, Los Angeles 2006A-0569 CTIO 4m 5

A Large Scale Radial Velocity Survey of the Galactic Bulge using 2MASS- selected M Giants


Ridge, Naomi Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2006A-0139 CTIO 4m 5

The COMPLETE Density Structure of Star Forming Cores: IR-extinction mapping in Ophiuchus


Ridgway, Susan Johns Hopkins University 2006A-0574 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

Radio-quiet quasar hosts at high redshift: typical galaxies close to the epoch of formation?


Rines, Kenneth Yale University 2006A-0381 KPNO 4m 6

Cluster Scaling Relations, Star Formation Efficiency, and Dark Energy


Robinson, John University of Missouri, St. Louis 2006A-0327 KPNO WIYN 3

Unveiling the Low Mass Population Surrounding the Rho Oph Cloud


Rodgers, Bernadette Gemini Observatory 2006A-0348 CTIO 1.3m 1.85

SMARTS Monitoring for Southern UXOR Stars


Rodgers, Christopher University of Wyoming 2006A-0552 CTIO 1.0m 10

New Galactic Globular Cluster Templates for UBVR_CI_C and DDO Colors


Roe, Henry California Institute of Technology 2006A-0314 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2

Titan's methane clouds: The hunt for regions of active geology


Ryan, William New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology 2006A-0449 CTIO 1.0m 8

Confirmation of the Asteroid Binary System 3703 Volkonskaya and Lightcurves of Additional Vesta Family Members


Saha, Abhijit National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2006A-0080 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.7

The Enigmatic Variable Stars in DDO 187: Are they a new kind of object?


Sato, Taro University of California, Santa Barbara 2006A-0467 KPNO 4m 5

Near-Infrared Imaging of Infalling Galaxies in Abell 851


Schaefer, Justin University of Florida 2006A-0192 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.15

Locating the silicate emission in NGC4151


Schmidt, Edward University of Nebraska 2006A-0013 KPNO 2.1m 5.5

A Search for Type II Cepheids


Schmidt, Brian Australian National University 2006A-0369 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.8

Gamma Ray Bursts: From Progenitors to Probes


Schmidt, Brian Australian National University 2006A-0371 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.4

Gamma-ray bursts: From Progenitors and Probes


Schwarz, Hugo Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2006A-0355 CTIO 0.9m 10

Clearing our Dust, Looking back to the Big Bang


Shanks, Tom University of Durham 2006A-0133 KPNO 4m 3

A UV survey to probe interactions between galaxies, QSOs and the IGM at z~3


Shapley, Alice Princeton University 2006A-0040 GEM-S GEM-SQ 3

Physical Conditions, Dust Extinction, and Chemical Abundances in Star- forming Galaxies at z~ 2.0-2.5


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2006A-0553 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 6

Precise Astrometry for Predicting Kuiper Belt Object Occultations


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2006A-0553 CTIO 1.3m 1.92

Precise Astrometry for Predicting Kuiper Belt Object Occultations


Simcoe, Robert Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2006A-0540 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.2

Intergalactic Heavy-Element Enrichment at z ~ 6


Smartt, Stephen Queens University Belfast 2006A-0198 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.2

NIR imaging of late-type galaxies to identify progenitors of future core-collapse supernovae


Smith, Nathan University of Colorado 2006A-0104 GEM-S GEM-S 1

IR Variability During a Shell Ejection of Eta Carinae


Smith, Nathan University of Colorado 2006A-0104 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.6

IR Variability During a Shell Ejection of Eta Carinae


Smith, Nathan University of Colorado 2006A-0295 CTIO 4m 4

Ground-based Imaging and Spectroscopy for Spitzer and HST Surveys of the Carina Nebula


Smith, Malcolm Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2006A-0392 CTIO 4m 3 (DD)

The Nature of Optically-Faint, X-Ray Selected AGN


Smith, Verne National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2006A-0537 GEM-S GEM-S 3

Isotopic Lithium Abundances in Very Metal-Poor Halo Stars


Stassun, Keivan Vanderbilt University 2006A-0127 Keck Keck-II 2

Calibration of Spectral Modeling Techniques for Determining Fundamental Properties of Young Stars


Steeghs, D Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2006A-0160 Keck Keck-I 1

Resolving the shortest period binary with Keck


Stern, Daniel California Institute of Technology-JPL 2006A-0383 KPNO 4m 1.5

Spectroscopy of Bright (K < 17) EROs


Suntzeff, Nicholas Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2006A-0068 CTIO 1.3m 4.2

Carnegie Supernova Project: K-band Imaging and Spectroscopy: Semester 2


Suntzeff, Nicholas Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2006A-0068 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 6

Carnegie Supernova Project: K-band Imaging and Spectroscopy: Semester 2


Suntzeff, Nicholas Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2006A-0068 CTIO SOAR-SVC 3

Carnegie Supernova Project: K-band Imaging and Spectroscopy: Semester 2


Suntzeff, Nicholas Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2006A-0068 HET HET 0.25

Carnegie Supernova Project: K-band Imaging and Spectroscopy: Semester 2


Tamblyn, Peter Southwest Research Institute 2006A-0536 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 1

Visible Light Curves of Young or Binary Asteroids


Tamblyn, Peter Southwest Research Institute 2006A-0536 KPNO 0.9m 6

Visible Light Curves of Young or Binary Asteroids


Tamblyn, Peter Southwest Research Institute 2006A-0536 KPNO 2.1m 5.5

Visible Light Curves of Young or Binary Asteroids


Trilling, David University of Arizona 2006A-0251 KPNO 0.9m 6.5

A search for L4 Trojan asteroids of Mars


Trilling, David University of Arizona 2006A-0258 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 5

Photometric calibration of the Deep Ecliptic Survey


Trujillo, Chadwick Gemini Observatory 2006A-0294 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.1

Search for Nitrogen Ice on 2005 FY9, the Brightest Kuiper Belt Object


Turner, Edward Princeton University 2006A-0317 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.5

Dark Matter in the Lensing Elliptical ES0325-G004


van Dokkum, Pieter Yale University 2006A-0475 CTIO 4m 3

The population of K-selected galaxies at 2<z<3


Van Dyk, Schuyler California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2006A-0053 CTIO 4m 6

Revealing Hidden Wolf-Rayet Stars in the Galaxy with GLIMPSE+2MASS


Van Dyk, Schuyler California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2006A-0053 CTIO SOAR-SVC 3

Revealing Hidden Wolf-Rayet Stars in the Galaxy with GLIMPSE+2MASS


Wachter, Stefanie California Institute of Technology 2006A-0250 CTIO 1.3m 0.24

Jets in Neutron Star X-ray Binaries: A Multiwavelength Campaign for Sco X-1


Wasserman, Lawrence Lowell Observatory 2006A-0544 CTIO 4m 3

Dynamical Structure of the Kuiper Belt


Wasserman, Lawrence Lowell Observatory 2006A-0544 KPNO 4m 4

Dynamical Structure of the Kuiper Belt


West, Michael University of Hawaii 2006A-0114 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 5

The Galactic Globular Cluster System


West, Michael University of Hawaii 2006A-0114 CTIO 1.0m 7

The Galactic Globular Cluster System


Willott, Chris Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics 2006A-0433 KPNO 2.1m 6

A very wide survey for z=6 quasars and cool brown dwarfs


Winkler, P Frank Middlebury College 2006A-0556 CTIO 0.9m 5

Measuring Proper Motions in Young Supernova Remnants


Winkler, P Frank Middlebury College 2006A-0583 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 3

Cas A's Older, Bigger Cousin: G292.0+1.8


Winkler, P Frank Middlebury College 2006A-0583 CTIO SOAR-SVC 2

Cas A's Older, Bigger Cousin: G292.0+1.8


Worthey, Guy Washington State University 2006A-0254 KPNO 4m 5

Element by Element Abundances in Spheroidal Galaxies


Yamauchi, Chisato Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency 2006A-0194 KPNO 2.1m 7

Physically associated companion of E+A Galaxies - II


Yan, Lin California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2006A-0180 GEM-N GEM-N 3

Near-IR Spectroscopy of z ~ 2 ULIRGs Discovered by Spitzer in The First Look Survey


Yoss, Kenneth University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2006A-0457 KPNO 2.1m 7

Deep Probe for Mg Index and (B-V) colors at the North Galactic Pole


Zacharias, Norbert US Naval Observatory 2006A-0233 CTIO 1.0m 5

Photometric monitoring of optically bright QSOs


Zepf, Stephen Michigan State University 2006A-0362 CTIO 4m 2

Wide-Field K-band Imaging of NGC 3379 and Its Globular Cluster System


Zhao, Ping Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2006A-0261 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 1

ChaMPlane Survey: Spectroscopy and Calibration Follow-up


Zhao, Ping Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2006A-0261 CTIO 4m 5

ChaMPlane Survey: Spectroscopy and Calibration Follow-up

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