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Approved NOAO Survey Programs



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Gonzalez, Anthony University of Florida 2008A-0038 KPNO 4m 14

A NEWFIRM Survey of the SDWFS/NDWFS Field


Grindlay, Jonathan Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2006B-0021 CTIO 4m 11

ChaMPlane II: Optical spectra and IR imaging identification of ChaMPlane X-ray sources


Miller, Christopher Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2005B-0045 CTIO 4m 7

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


Van Dokkum, Pieter Yale University 2008A-0035 KPNO 4m 24

The NEWFIRM medium-band survey: accurate redshifts for 40,000 K-selected galaxies

Approved Chandra Programs



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Grindlay, Jonathan Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2008A-9005 CTIO 4m 4

Galactic Bulge Latitude Survey 3


Jonker, Peter Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2008A-9004 CTIO 4m 3

The Galactic Bulge Survey: categorising the plethora of faint X-ray sources in the Galactic Bulge


Tomsick, John University of California, San Diego 2008A-9003 KPNO 4m 7

Localization and Spectra of Integral-Selected Sources in the Galactic Plane

Approved Long Term Programs



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Huchra, John Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2007A-0499 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 7

Mapping the Nearby Universe: The 2MASS Redshift Survey


Kafka, Styliani Spitzer Science Center 2008A-0178 CTIO 1.3m 1.2

Exploring QU Carinae: a SNeIa progenitor?


Kafka, Styliani Spitzer Science Center 2008A-0178 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 0.6

Exploring QU Carinae: a SNeIa progenitor?


Prieto, Jose Ohio State University 2008A-0564 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.1

Accurate Parameters of a Massive Yellow Supergiant Eclipsing Binary in the Dwarf Galaxy Holmberg IX

Approved Regular Programs



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Abbott, Tim Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2008A-0314 CTIO 4m 5

Accretion Disc Dynamics in the millisecond pulsar HETE J1900.1-2455


Agueros, Marcel Columbia University 2008A-0540 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.1

Deep Imaging Of A Candidate Isolated Neutron Star


Altmann, Martin Universitat Heidelberg 2008A-0207 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 2

Spectral classification of HST parallax reference stars in the field of magnetic WD REJ 0317-853


Andrews, Jennifer Louisiana State University 2008A-0313 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.1

Dust Formation in the Bright Type II SN 2007it


Auger, Matthew University of California-Davis 2008A-0278 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.74

Mass in the Centers of Galaxies


Axelrod, Tim University of Arizona 2008A-0378 KPNO 2.1m 4

How to reach sub-1% photometry in an all-sky survey such as LSST


Bakos, Gaspar Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2008A-0306 Keck Keck-I 2

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


Baldwin, Jack Michigan State University 2008A-0135 CTIO 4m 4

Stellar Feedback in Massive Star-Forming Regions


Barman, Travis Lowell Observatory 2008A-0351 Keck Keck-II 0.5

Constraining the K-band Spectrum of a Transiting Extrasolar Planet


Barnes, Sydney Lowell Observatory 2008A-0476 CTIO 1.0m 21

A 21st century view of stellar rotation


Beers, Timothy Michigan State University 2008A-0134 CTIO SOAR 6

Near-IR SOAR/OSIRIS Spectroscopy of Carbon Enhanced Metal-Poor Stars


Beers, Timothy Michigan State University 2008A-0179 Keck Keck-I 1

A dedicated northern search for the first stars


Bender, Chad Naval Research Laboratory 2008A-0389 Keck Keck-II 0.5

Direct Spectroscopy of Non-Transiting Extrasolar Planets


Berrier, Heather University of California, Irvine 2008A-0117 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

Galaxy Interactions


Biller, Beth University of Arizona 2008A-0092 CTIO 4m 3

A Systematic Survey for Very Young Planetary Mass Objects


Birriel, Jennifer Morehead State University 2008A-0427 KPNO 2.1m 4.5

Spectroscopic Observations of Selected Optically-Identified Supernova Remnants (SNRs) in the Nearby Face-On Spiral Galaxy M101


Blanc, Guillermo A. University of Texas, Austin 2008A-0176 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.5

Integral Field Spectroscopy of Lyman Alpha Blobs in the Extended-CDFS


Bloom, Joshua University of California, Berkeley 2008A-0257 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.2

Rapid Spectroscopy and Imaging Follow-up of Gamma-Ray Burst Afterglows (Gemini South)


Bloom, Joshua University of California, Berkeley 2008A-0259 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.2

Rapid Spectroscopy and Imaging Follow-up of Gamma-Ray Burst Afterglows (Gemini North)


Bornak, Jillian New Mexico State University 2008A-0332 KPNO 2.1m 8.5

Quantifying the Variabilities and Periodicities of Synchrotron Jets in X- Ray Binaries


Bridge, Carrie Spitzer Science Center 2008A-0393 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.6

Determining Escape Fractions in Lyman Break Galaxy Analogs at Intermediate Redshifts


Bridges, Terry Queen's University 2008A-0283 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.57

Globular Clusters as Probes of Galaxy Formation: NGC 4649


Brink, Thomas University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2008A-0432 MMT MMT 3

The Kinematics of the Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy Stream


Brittain, Sean Clemson University 2008A-0436 GEM-S GEM-S 2

Measuring CO in Herbig Ae/Be stars


Brodwin, Mark National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2008A-0455 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2

Galaxy Cluster Velocity Dispersions for a Complete Sample of Massive Clusters at 0 < z < 1.5


Brown, Michael E. California Institute of Technology 2008A-0405 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.53

The formation and evolution of a collisional system in the Kuiper belt


Burgasser, Adam Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2008A-0374 CTIO 4m 4

The Brown Dwarf Kinematics Project: A Pilot Study


Carrell, Kenneth Texas Technical University 2008A-0565 KPNO WIYN 4

Kinematic Properties of the Northern Arm of the Sagittarius Stream


Chaname, Julio Space Telescope Science Institute 2008A-0139 KPNO 4m 4

Distant Wide Binaries as Tracers of the Galactic Halo


Chandar, Rupali University of Toledo 2008A-0290 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3

Lamp Posts in the Dark: Globular Clusters as Tracers of the Halo in M101


Choi, Young-Jun Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute 2008A-0416 CTIO SOAR 4

Photometric study of new Centaur Comet (60558) 174P/Echeclus


Claria, Juan Observatorio Astronomico de Cordoba 2008A-0001 CTIO 0.9m 5

A thorough analysis of the metal abundance gradient history in the Galactic disk by improving the statistics of well studied open clusters


Close, Laird University of Arizona 2008A-0429 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.5

Does the Young Planetary Mass Prototype Object 2M1207b Have an Edge-On Disk?


Clowe, Douglas Ohio University 2008A-0318 CTIO 4m 2

Applying Weak Lensing Tomography to EDisCS


Clowe, Douglas Ohio University 2008A-0426 GEM-N GEM-N 1

Beyond the Bullet: Direct Detection of Dark Matter in Merging Galaxy Clusters


Cody, Ann Marie California Institute of Technology 2008A-0506 CTIO 1.0m 14

A Search for Pulsation in Young Brown Dwarfs


Cohen, Roger University of Florida 2008A-0269 CTIO 1.0m 10

Blue Straggler Variability in Galactic Globular Clusters


Cook, Jason Southwest Research Institute 2008A-0337 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.27

Measuring N_2 Ice on Charon


Cook, Jason Southwest Research Institute 2008A-0339 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2

Searching for Gaseous CO in Pluto's Atmosphere


Covey, Kevin Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2008A-0419 Keck Keck-II 1

Identifying the Origin of Winds in Young Stellar Objects: Spectroscopy of He I (lambda) 10830 in Class I Sources


Crenshaw, D Michael Georgia State University 2008A-0280 KPNO 2.1m 6

Variability of Seyfert Type and the Nature of Seyfert 1.8 and 1.9 Galaxies


Croll, Bryce University of Toronto 2008A-0335 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.55

Imaging Long-Period RV Companions to Exoplanet Host Stars


Crotts, Arlin Columbia University 2008A-0399 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 2

The Echo from Supernova 1987A


Crotts, Arlin Columbia University 2008A-0435 CTIO 4m 1

The Formation of Supernova Remnant 1987A


Cunha, Katia Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2008A-0233 GEM-S GEM-SQ 3

Chemical Enrichment History of the Galaxy: Probing Abundance Gradients in the Inner Bulge


Cunha, Katia Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2008A-0494 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.6

Characterizing Abundances Patterns in Low Metallicity Red-Giants of the Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy


Curran, Rachel Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies 2008A-0336 GEM-S GEM-S 2

A new way of establishing YSO disk rotation: spectroastrometry of the CO bandhead


Dall, Thomas Gemini Observatory 2008A-0151 GEM-N GEM-NQ 4

VSOP: Fixing the variable sky with one-shot typing of neglected variables


Dall, Thomas Gemini Observatory 2008A-0153 GEM-S GEM-SQ 9

VSOP: Fixing the variable sky with one-shot typing of neglected variables


Davidson, Kris University of Minnesota 2008A-0226 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.5

Eta Carinae's Continuing Instability and Recovery - The 2009 ``Event''


de Propris, Roberto Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2008A-0321 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3

The masses of ``Butcher-Oemler'' Galaxies: dwarfs or giants ?


DePoy, Darren Ohio State University 2008A-0137 CTIO 1.0m 7

Engineering Tests and Initial Calibration of DECam CCDs


Dickinson, Mark National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2008A-0368 KPNO 4m 11

Deep near-infrared imaging of the Extended Groth Strip


Duchene, Gaspard University of California, Berkeley 2008A-0286 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.43

Water ice self-absorption in three Ophiuchus edge-on disks


Egami, Eiichi University of Arizona 2008A-0344 KPNO 4m 3

LoCuSS: Joint KPNO/Spitzer/Subaru Study of the Star Formation and Assembly Histories of Massive Galaxy Clusters


Eisner, Joshua University of California, Berkeley 2008A-0328 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.5

Resolving Large Inner Disk Clearings with TReCS


Fadda, Dario NASA Herschel Science Center 2008A-0224 KPNO WIYN 3

Infalling starburst galaxies in the Coma cluster


Fesen, Robert Dartmouth College 2008A-0415 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.6

The Mystery of the Double-Peaked Emission Lines in Late-time Spectra of Core-Collapse SNe


Finn, Rose Siena College 2008A-0557 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.09

GMOS Spectroscopy of Cluster Galaxies 24 (micron) Sources


Fitzgerald, Michael Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 2008A-0537 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.6

Beyond SEDs - Measuring the Size and Morphology of Mid-IR Emission in Nearby Debris Disks


Fitzgerald, Michael Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 2008A-0537 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.4

Beyond SEDs - Measuring the Size and Morphology of Mid-IR Emission in Nearby Debris Disks


Foley, Ryan University of California, Berkeley 2008A-0215 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.2

Optical Identification of Radio Transients Discovered by the Allen Telescope Array


Ford, Holland Johns Hopkins University 2008A-0155 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

Spectroscopy of an Exceptionally Bright Candidate Galaxy at z~6 in Abell 1703


Frinchaboy, Peter University of Wisconsin, Madison 2007B-0092 KPNO 4m 2

WIYN Open Cluster Study (WOCS): Infrared Cluster Characteristics


Frinchaboy, Peter University of Wisconsin, Madison 2008A-0238 CTIO 4m 6

Mapping the Dynamics of the Milky Way with 2MASS -0.27in and GLIMPSE: Stellar Tracers of the Galactic Bar


Frinchaboy, Peter University of Wisconsin, Madison 2008A-0238 CTIO SOAR 4

Mapping the Dynamics of the Milky Way with 2MASS -0.27in and GLIMPSE: Stellar Tracers of the Galactic Bar


Fulbright, Jon Johns Hopkins University 2008A-0120 Magellan-II 1

Elemental Abundances and Kinematics of Very Metal-Poor RAVE Stars


Gal-Yam, Avishay Weismann Institute of Science 2008A-0301 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.1

Identifying progenitors of core-collapse supernovae


Ge, Jian University of Florida 2008A-0523 KPNO 2.1m 8

Exoplanet Tracker Upgrade and Radial Velocity Follow-ups of Planet and Brown Dwarf Candidates


Geller, Aaron University of Wisconsin, Madison 2008A-0276 KPNO WIYN 8

A Study Of Anomalous Stars and Binary Populations Within Open Clusters: Tests Of Theoretical Models


Gies, Douglas Georgia State University 2008A-0208 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.5

Binaries among the Most Massive Stars


Gray, Meghan University of Nottingham 2008A-0270 Magellan-I 2

An IMACS redshift survey of the A901/902 supercluster


Greissl, Julia University of Arizona 2008A-0437 CTIO SOAR 4

Probing the IMF Beyond the Milky Way: Spectroscopy of Young Star Clusters in NGC 5253 and IC 4662


Hamann, Fred University of Florida 2008A-0267 Keck Keck-I 1

Quasar Metallicities and Host Galaxy Evolution


Harris, William McMaster University 2008A-0061 CTIO 1.0m 7

Calibrating the Sloan Color Indices for Globular Cluster Metallicities


Harrison, Thomas New Mexico State University 2008A-0071 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 0.25

The Architecture of Exoplanetary Systems


Harrison, Thomas New Mexico State University 2008A-0071 CTIO 4m 2

The Architecture of Exoplanetary Systems


Harrison, Thomas New Mexico State University 2008A-0073 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 0.8

An Astrometric Calibration of Population II Distance Indicators


Harrison, Thomas New Mexico State University 2008A-0073 CTIO 4m 2

An Astrometric Calibration of Population II Distance Indicators


Helmboldt, Joe Naval Research Laboratory 2008A-0458 KPNO 2.1m 6

Redshifts of Sources from the VLA Low-frequency Sky Survey


Helton, L Andrew University of Minnesota 2008A-0395 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.2

The Evolving Classical Nova Eruption - Michelle Monitoring of Classical Novae


Hennawi, Joseph University of California, Berkeley 2008A-0533 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3.3

GMOS Spectroscopy of Giant Arcs Behind the Strongest Lenses in the Universe


Herrmann, Kimberly Pennsylvania State University 2008A-0138 KPNO 4m 4

The Stellar Kinematics of Outer Disks: Evidence for Halo Substructure?


Hidalgo, Paola Rodriguez University of Florida 2008A-0362 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

High Velocity Outflows in Quasars


Hinkle, Kenneth National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2008A-0387 KPNO 4m 3

Mass Loss and Abundances in the Final Flash


Hook, Isobel University of Oxford 2008A-0193 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

The Nature of Dark Energy from Type Ia Supernovae


Howell, Steven National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2008A-0095 CTIO 4m 4

Externally Induced or Internally Produced: What is the Source of the Extreme Magnetic Activity Observed in Very Low Mass Stars?


Howell, Steven National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2008A-0095 KPNO 4m 3

Externally Induced or Internally Produced: What is the Source of the Extreme Magnetic Activity Observed in Very Low Mass Stars?


Hrivnak, Bruce Valparaiso University 2008A-0450 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.35

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


Hrivnak, Bruce Valparaiso University 2008A-0454 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.6

The Shaping of Planetary Nebulae: H_2 Kinematic Study of 4 Spatially- Resolved Proto-PN


Humphreys, Roberta University of Minnesota 2008A-0106 CTIO 4m 5

Mapping the Asymmetric Thick Disk - the Kinematics


Hwang, Ho Seong Korea Institute for Advanced Study 2008A-0148 CTIO 4m 2

Optical spectroscopy of New ULIRGs at intermediate redshift


Hynes, Robert Louisiana State University 2008A-0496 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.35

The Mass of the Neutron Star in UY Vol=EXO 0748-676


Im, Myungshin Seoul National University 2008A-0242 KPNO 2.1m 10.5

NIR Imaging of the AKARI North Ecliptic Pole Wide Survey Field


Im, Myungshin Seoul National University 2008A-0486 KPNO WIYN 4

Spectroscopic Survey of AKARI IR Sources in the North Ecliptic Pole


Indriolo, Nick University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2008A-0345 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.25

Metastable Helium as a Probe of the Cosmic-Ray Ionization Rate


Jackson, Megan Georgia State University 2008A-0085 KPNO 4m 3

The Stellar Structure of Dwarf Galaxies


James, David Vanderbilt University 2008A-0075 KPNO WIYN 4

Debris Disks at the Epoch of Terrestrial Planet Formation: IC 4665


Jao, Wei-Chun Georgia State University 2008A-0304 KPNO 4m 4

Cool Subdwarf Investigations (CSI): Multiplicity


Johns-Krull, Christopher Rice University 2008A-0484 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.2

A Young Exoplanet: Candidate to Detection


Johnson, Christian Indiana University 2008A-0367 CTIO 4m 5

Chemical Evolution in Omega Centauri: a Spectroscopic Survey Complete to V=13.5


Kafka, Stella Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2008A-0003 CTIO 1.0m 8

CTIO REU/PIA: Students Exploring Open Clusters


Kafka, Styliani Spitzer Science Center 2008A-0145 CTIO 4m 5

Sneezes, gasps and yawns in the evolution of Cataclysmic Variables: a spectroscopic study of winds


Kafka, Styliani Spitzer Science Center 2008A-0145 KPNO 2.1m 6

Sneezes, gasps and yawns in the evolution of Cataclysmic Variables: a spectroscopic study of winds


Kafka, Styliani Spitzer Science Center 2008A-0265 CTIO SOAR 1

QU Car: a SNeIa progenitor with a carbon-rich secondary?


Kanaan Neto, Antonio Nemer Universidad Federale do Rio Grande do Sul 2008A-0388 KPNO 0.9m 3

Pulsating White Dwarf search in COROT's field


Kane, Stephen University of Florida 2008A-0254 HET HET 1.1

Confirming the nature of potential eclipsing low-mass stars discovered with the SuperWASP survey


Keel, William University of Alabama 2008A-0136 KPNO WIYN 5

Backlit galaxies by the hundreds: new steps toward the evolution of dust


Keeney, Brian University of Colorado 2008A-0086 KPNO 0.9m 2

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


Keeney, Brian University of Colorado 2008A-0086 KPNO WIYN 5

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


Kennefick, Julia University of Arkansas 2008A-0514 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.3

Spectroscopy of Faint z>4.8 Quasar Candidates from the BTC40 Survey


Kishimoto, Makoto Max Planck Institut fur Radioastronomie 2008A-0184 Keck Keck-I 0.5

Establishing the AGN torus inner boundary with a first direct access to the central engine in the near-IR


Kishimoto, Makoto Max Planck Institut fur Radioastronomie 2008A-0184 Keck Keck-II 0.5

Establishing the AGN torus inner boundary with a first direct access to the central engine in the near-IR


Kobulnicky, Chip University of Wyoming 2008A-0520 KPNO WIYN 6

Characterizing Massive Binaries in Cygnus OB2


Kraus, Adam California Institute of Technology 2008A-0343 HET HET 3

The Fundamental Properties of M Dwarf Eclipsing Binaries


Kulkarni, Varsha University of South Carolina 2008A-0542 MMT MMT 3

Absorption Line Spectroscopy of Gravitationally Lensed Quasars and Binary Quasars: Probing the Structure of Interstellar Matter within Distant Galaxies


Lacy, Mark California Institute of Technology 2008A-0418 MMT MMT 2

The luminosity function of dust obscured quasars


Lacy, Mark Spitzer Science Center 2008A-0554 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.9

Redshifts for Spitzer-detected galaxies at z~6 - old stars in the first Gyr


Lacy, Mark Spitzer Science Center 2008A-0561 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.17

Redshifts for Spitzer-detected galaxies at z~6: old stars in the first Gyr


Lambert, David University of Texas, Austin 2008A-0316 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.3

Do R Coronae Borealis stars evolve from white dwarf mergers?


Landolt, Arlo Louisiana State University 2008A-0004 CTIO 1.0m 23

Faint UBVRI Photometric Standard Star fields


Lebzelter, Thomas Universitat Wien (University of Vienna) 2008A-0072 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 5

A spectral database of AGB stars for Gaia


Lebzelter, Thomas Universitat Wien (University of Vienna) 2008A-0187 GEM-S GEM-SQ 3

Nucleosynthesis and dredge-up along the AGB


Lee, Jae-Woo Sejong University 2008A-0183 CTIO 4m 6

Extremely Metal-Poor Stars in the Galactic Bulge


Lee, Brian University of Florida 2008A-0456 CTIO 4m 2

Spectral Types of Transiting Planet Candidates of the EXPLORE/OC Survey


Lee, Induk Seoul National University 2008A-0544 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 7

Bright Quasar Survey at Low Galactic Latitude in the Southern Hemisphere


Lee, Henry Gemini Observatory 2008A-0545 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.4

Present-Day Metallicities for Constructing Histories of Star Formation in Nearby Dwarf Galaxies


Lee, Henry Gemini Observatory 2008A-0552 KPNO 2.1m 3

Current Star Formation Rates for the Histories of Star Formation in Nearby Dwarf Galaxies


Lotz, Jennifer National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2008A-0430 KPNO WIYN 3 (DD)

SparsePak observations of Galaxy Merger Kinematics, Star-formation, and Feedback


Ly, Chun University of California, Los Angeles 2008A-0373 KPNO 4m 2

A Complete Census of z=1-3 Galaxies in the Subaru Deep Field


Mandelbaum, Rachel Institute for Advanced Study 2008A-0356 KPNO 4m 4

Normalization and scatter of the mass-temperature relation for supermassive galaxy clusters


Marois, Christian Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics 2008A-0358 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

Direct Exoplanet/Disk Search Around Young & Nearby Early-Type Stars; The International Deep Planet Survey (IDPS)


Martin, Eduardo University of Central Florida 2008A-0128 CTIO 4m 3

Infrared parallaxes for T/Y dwarfs from CFHTLS and UKIDSS


Marzke, Ronald San Francisco State University 2008A-0539 MMT MMT 4

The Faint End of the Red Sequence in the Coma Cluster: A Comprehensive Spectroscopic Survey from the Core to the Virial Radius


Marzke, Ronald San Francisco State University 2008A-0556 KPNO 4m 3

The Faint End of the Galaxy Luminosity Function: Efficient Photometric Selection of Faint Spectroscopic Targets in the Coma Cluster


Mason, Brian US Naval Observatory 2008A-0084 CTIO 4m 4

Nearby Dwarf Stars: Duplicity, Binarity, and Masses


Mason, Brian US Naval Observatory 2008A-0084 KPNO 4m 5

Nearby Dwarf Stars: Duplicity, Binarity, and Masses


Matheson, Thomas National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2008A-0243 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.2

Constraining the Hubble Constant with a Type II Supernova


Mauerhan, Jon University of California, Los Angeles 2008A-0574 CTIO 1.3m 1.05

Photometric and Spectroscopic Monitoring of of Colliding-Wind X-ray Binaries in the Galactic Center


Mauerhan, Jon University of California, Los Angeles 2008A-0574 CTIO SOAR 4

Photometric and Spectroscopic Monitoring of of Colliding-Wind X-ray Binaries in the Galactic Center


McCullough, Peter Space Telescope Science Institute 2008A-0451 HET HET 1

Eccentric XO Planets


Meibom, Soren Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2008A-0490 KPNO WIYN 2

The connection between binarity, circumstellar disks, and stellar rotation


Meibom, Soren Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2008A-0512 CTIO 4m 4

The connection between binarity, circumstellar disks, and stellar rotation


Meiring, Joseph University of South Carolina 2008A-0488 Magellan-II 2

Probing the Chemical Content of the Universe with sub-DLA systems


Miller, Bryan Gemini Observatory 2008A-0212 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.5

Ages and Metallicities of the Nuclei of Dwarf Elliptical Galaxies


Miller, Christopher Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2008A-0262 CTIO 4m 3

REXCESS: An Optical/X-ray Study of Galaxy Cluster Sub-Structure


Modjaz, Maryam University of California, Berkeley 2008A-0471 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.97

Revealing the Heart of the Explosion: Nebular-Phase Spectroscopy of Type I Supernovae


Mueller, Michael University of Arizona 2008A-0569 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2

A Midsummer Night's Dream: Thermal Inertia of Oberon and Titania from Q- Band Observations of Eclipses


Munoz, Ricardo University of Virginia 2008A-0473 KPNO WIYN 4

Mapping of Two Newly Discovered Halo Substructures in the Grid Giant Star Survey


Muterspaugh, Matthew University of California, Berkeley 2008A-0057 HET HET 2

Confirmation of the Low-Mass Exoplanet Orbiting GJ 176


Myers, Adam University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2008A-0127 KPNO 4m 4

The Evolution of Quasar Clustering on Small Scales


Nestor, Daniel University of Cambridge 2008A-0159 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.8

The Nature of Ultra-strong MgII Absorber Galaxies


Oka, Takeshi University of Chicago 2008A-0285 GEM-S GEM-S 4

Studies of warm and diffuse gas near the Galactic center using infrared spectra of H_3^+ and CO


Oliveira, Claudia Universidade de Sao Paulo 2008A-0223 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.32

Stars outside galaxies: a census of intergalactic HII regions in the tidal debris of mergers.


Onken, Christopher Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics 2008A-0130 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.15

Stellar Dynamics Inside the Black Hole Sphere of Influence: The Reverberation-Mapped Seyfert Galaxy, NGC 4151


Papovich, Casey University of Arizona 2008A-0300 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.6

Survey of Pa(alpha) in High Redshift Galaxies


Parker, Joel Southwest Research Institute 2008A-0369 CTIO 4m 3

Resonance in the Kuiper Belt: The History of the Outer Solar System


Parker, Joel Southwest Research Institute 2008A-0369 KPNO WIYN 6

Resonance in the Kuiper Belt: The History of the Outer Solar System


Parker, A/Prof Macquarie University 2008A-0549 CTIO 4m 6

A new Galactic Bulge Planetary Nebulae Luminosity Function


Patience, Jenny University of Exeter 2008A-0182 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.6

Resolving the A Star Binary Population with Gemini AO


Peng, Eric Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics 2008A-0166 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.4

Environment and the Formation of Dwarf Elliptical Galaxies: A Unified Study of Field Stars, Stellar Nuclei and Globular Clusters


Peng, Eric Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics 2008A-0186 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.15

The Dark Matter Content of Early-Type Galaxies in the ACS Virgo Cluster Survey


Pepper, Joshua Vanderbilt University 2008A-0500 KPNO 2.1m 2

Radial-Velocity Confirmation for Two Promising Exoplanet Candidates in Praesepe


Perlman, Eric Florida Institute of Technology 2008A-0266 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.6

High Resolution Mid-IR Imaging of Radio Galaxies


Perlman, Eric Florida Institute of Technology 2008A-0268 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.6

High Resolution Mid-IR Imaging of Radio Galaxies


Perrin, Marshall University of California, Berkeley 2008A-0185 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.5

Resolved Imaging of Two New Protoplanetary Disks around Young Fe stars


Platais, Imants Johns Hopkins University 2008A-0295 CTIO 4m 1

Very Low Mass Stars and Brown Dwarfs in Three Nearby Open Clusters


Prescott, Moire University of Arizona 2008A-0294 GEM-N GEM-N 1

Mapping the Large Scale Structure Surrounding a z~2.7 Lyman-Alpha Blob


Prescott, Moire University of Arizona 2008A-0563 Keck Keck-I 1

Spectroscopic Follow-up of Low Redshift (z<2) Lyman Alpha Emitting Galaxies


Provencal, Judith University of Delaware 2008A-0110 CTIO SOAR 2

Whole Earth Telescope observations to measure the convective properties of EC14012-1446


Provencal, Judith University of Delaware 2008A-0110 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

Whole Earth Telescope observations to measure the convective properties of EC14012-1446


Pryor, Carlton (Tad) Rutgers University 2008A-0428 KPNO 4m 2

Search for QSOs and AGNs behind dwarf galaxies of the Milky Way


Rajagopal, Jayadev National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2008A-0170 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.45

NaSt1: Probing a massive star, caught in rare transition, in the mid infrared


Rich, R Michael University of California, Los Angeles 2008A-0532 CTIO 4m 5

The Bulge Radial Velocity Assay: The Bulge/Disk/Halo Boundaries


Richstone, Douglas University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2008A-0341 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

The Massive Black Hole in M87


Rivkin, Andrew Johns Hopkins University 2008A-0469 KPNO 2.1m 7

Small Koronis-Family Asteroids as a Probe of Space Weathering


Rodgers, Christopher University of Wyoming 2008A-0164 CTIO 0.9m 2

New Galactic Globular Cluster Templates for UBV$R_C$I_C and DDO Colors


Roe, Henry Lowell Observatory 2008A-0146 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

Titan's methane clouds: Seasonal change and surface geology


Romanishin, William University of Oklahoma 2008A-0487 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.3

Methane and Nitrogen Stratigraphy on Surface of KBO (136472) 2005 FY9


Sakamoto, Tsuyoshi Japan Spaceguard Association 2008A-0258 KPNO 0.9m 7

Search for Galactic dwarf galaxies toward the NGC 3109 subgroup in the Local Group


Sand, David University of Arizona 2008A-0407 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.4

Optical Spectroscopy of Hostless and Hosted Cluster Supernovae Candidates


Schleicher, David Lowell Observatory 2008A-0074 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 1.8

Imaging the Coma Morphology and Nucleus of Comet 8P/Tuttle Following Perihelion


Schuler, Simon Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2008A-0501 HET HET 0.7

Absorption Near the (lambda) 6708 Li Feature in High-Resolution Spectra of Metal-Rich Dwarfs


Sewilo, Marta Space Telescope Science Institute 2008A-0546 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.08

Revealing the Nature of a Hypercompact HII Region G28.20-0.04 N


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2008A-0425 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 4

Precise Astrometry for Predicting Kuiper Belt Object Occultations


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2008A-0507 CTIO 4m 2.5

A Survey for L5 Neptune Trojans


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2008A-0507 CTIO SOAR 1

A Survey for L5 Neptune Trojans


Shih, I Chun Michigan State University 2008A-0107 CTIO 1.3m 3.64

Monitoring the ~46 day periodic variability of LMXB 4U 1636-536 in optical


Skemer, Andrew University of Arizona 2008A-0511 CTIO 1.3m 3.3

The Characteristics and Periodicty of Extinction Events in VV Ser: A Map of Dust Structures in the Inner-Rim of a Herbig AeBe Disk


Smith, Nathan University of California, Berkeley 2008A-0274 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.1

IR Variability of Eta Carinae


Smith, Nathan University of California, Berkeley 2008A-0302 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.6

Dust in the SN1987A-analog SBW1 in Carina


Smith, R Chris Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2008A-0477 CTIO 0.9m 6

Characterizing Atmospheric Absorption for Precision Photometry


Smith, R Chris Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2008A-0477 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 6

Characterizing Atmospheric Absorption for Precision Photometry


Soderberg, Alicia Princeton University 2008A-0319 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.67

Revealing the Progenitors of Type Ibc Supernovae through Near-IR Spectroscopy


Song, Inseok California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2008A-0434 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.8

Terrestrial Planet Formation and Evolution around Sun-like Stars (Michelle part)


Song, Inseok California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2008A-0439 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.7

Terrestrial Planet Formation and Evolution around Sun-like Stars (Michelle part)


Spekkens, Kristine Rutgers University 2008A-0077 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 2.1

Cold Dark Matter and the Structure of Spiral Galaxies


Stassun, Keivan Vanderbilt University 2008A-0140 CTIO 1.0m 2

High precision multi-band photometry of newly discovered young eclipsing binaries


Stern, Daniel California Institute of Technology-JPL 2008A-0412 GEM-N GEM-N 4

A Statistical Sample of Mid-IR Selected AGN


Stevenson, Rachel University of Hawaii 2008A-0553 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

The Compositional Diversity of Comets


Sun, Ming Michigan State University 2008A-0094 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.25

Intracluster HII Regions and Star Formation


Tal, Tomer Yale University 2008A-0504 KPNO 4m 3

H(alpha) Imaging of Virgo Ellipticals


Tobin, John University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2008A-0472 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.26

Imaging the Inner Envelope Structure: The Scattered Light Window


Tsujimoto, Masahiro Pennsylvania State University 2008A-0218 CTIO 4m 2

Optical Spectroscopic Confirmation of OB Star Candidates in HII Regions (2)


Updike, Adria Clemson University 2008A-0291 KPNO 4m 3

NIR Imaging of GLAST-selected gamma ray bursts


Van Dyk, Schuyler Spitzer Science Center 2008A-0572 CTIO 4m 6

Revealing Hidden Evolved Massive Stars in the Galaxy with GLIMPSE+2MASS


Van Dyk, Schuyler Spitzer Science Center 2008A-0572 CTIO SOAR 3

Revealing Hidden Evolved Massive Stars in the Galaxy with GLIMPSE+2MASS


Vennes, Stephane Florida Institute of Technology 2008A-0247 CTIO 4m 3

High proper motion white dwarfs: Atmospheric properties


Wakker, Bart University of Wisconsin, Madison 2008A-0255 Keck Keck-I 1

Distances to high-velocity clouds


Walker, Alistair Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2008A-0289 CTIO 4m 4 (DD)

Luminosity Functions of Evolved Populations in Galactic Globular Clusters


Werk, Jessica University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2008A-0315 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.7

Gas Metallicity in the Far Outskirts of Galaxies


Wilhelm, Ronald Texas Technical University 2008A-0449 CTIO 4m 2

A Spectroscopic Study of Blue Plume Stars in the Canis Major Over- density


Williams, Kurtis University of Texas, Austin 2008A-0124 Keck Keck-II 1

Spectroscopic Confirmation of Candidate Type Ia Supernova Progenitors


Winkler, P Frank Middlebury College 2008A-0562 CTIO 0.9m 5

Measuring Asymmetries of Ejecta in Core-Collapse SNRs


Winkler, P Frank Middlebury College 2008A-0562 CTIO 4m 3

Measuring Asymmetries of Ejecta in Core-Collapse SNRs


Yukita, Mihoko University of Alabama 2008A-0325 KPNO 2.1m 5.5

Feedback and Evolution in a Group of Galaxies


Zepf, Steve Michigan State University 2008A-0305 HET HET 0.6

HET/LRS Spectroscopy of a Black Hole in a NGC 4472 Globular Cluster

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