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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


Moskovitz, Nicholas Lowell Observatory 2013B-0270 CTIO 1.3m 6

Mission Accessible Near-Earth Objects Survey (MANOS)


Moskovitz, Nicholas Lowell Observatory 2013B-0270 CTIO SOAR 7

Mission Accessible Near-Earth Objects Survey (MANOS)


Moskovitz, Nicholas Lowell Observatory 2013B-0270 GEM-N GEM-NQ 4.5

Mission Accessible Near-Earth Objects Survey (MANOS)


Moskovitz, Nicholas Lowell Observatory 2013B-0270 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.3

Mission Accessible Near-Earth Objects Survey (MANOS)


Moskovitz, Nicholas Lowell Observatory 2013B-0270 KPNO 4m 6

Mission Accessible Near-Earth Objects Survey (MANOS)


Nidever, David University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2013B-0440 CTIO 0.9m 7

Survey of the MAgellanic Stellar History - SMASH


Nidever, David University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2013B-0440 CTIO 4m 5

Survey of the MAgellanic Stellar History - SMASH


Rhoads, James Arizona State University 2013B-0528 KPNO 4m 12

The Cosmic Deep And Wide Narrowband (Cosmic DAWN) Survey


Schlegel, David Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 2014B-0404 CTIO 4m 14

The DECam Legacy Survey of the SDSS Equatorial Sky


Wood-Vasey, Michael University of Pittsburgh 2012B-0500 KPNO WIYN 13

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

Approved Long Term Programs



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Ghez, Andrea University of California, Los Angeles 2014A-0457 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.44

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


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 2014A-0198 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.25

Young Massive Clusters in the Milky Way


Macri, Lucas Texas A & M University 2015A-0150 CTIO 1.3m 1.95

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


Sullivan, Mark University of Southampton 2014B-0146 CTIO 4m 6.5

SUDSS: Survey Using Decam for Superluminous Supernovae


von der Linden, Anja Stanford University 2015A-0121 CTIO 4m 2.5

Weighing the f_ gas Giants

Approved Regular Programs



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Alexander, Michael Lehigh University 2015A-0190 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.57

Optical Spectroscopy of Two Gamma-ray binaries


Alexandroff, Rachael Johns Hopkins University 2015A-0290 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.05

Rest-frame optical spectra of high-redshift, dusty, galaxy-wide quasar outflow candidates


Ammons, S Mark Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 2015A-0335 GEM-N GEM-N 1

Studying the Most Powerful Gravitational Lens Telescopes with Suprime-Cam


Baines, Ellyn Naval Research Laboratory 2015A-0051 CHARA 2

CHARA Array Measurements of Five Stellar Oscillators


Balbinot, Eduardo University of Surrey 2015A-0306 CTIO 4m 2

A southern wide-field survey of Galactic globular clusters and their tidal tails


Barkhouse, Wayne University of North Dakota 2015A-0302 KPNO 4m 2.5

H-alpha Mapping of Star Formation in Cluster Dwarf Galaxies


Barlow, Brad High Point University 2015A-0331 CTIO SOAR 2

Finding and Characterizing the Ejected Donor Remnants of Double- Detonation SN Ia


Bassett, Robert Swinburne University of Technology 2015A-0384 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.2

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


Bastien, Fabienne Pennsylvania State University 2015A-0202 KPNO WIYN 5

Correlating Photometric Variability and Chromospheric Activity in Kepler Stars


Batiste, Merida Georgia State University 2015A-0199 KPNO WIYN 4

Deconstructing Dynamics: Improving AGN Measurements for Calibration of the M_BH - Relation


Belardi, Claudia University of Oklahoma 2015A-0107 CTIO 4m 4

A Search for Habitable Planets Around White Dwarfs


Bell, Eric University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2015A-0281 GEM-N GEM-N 2

The stellar halos and dwarf satellites of M82+/-1


Bentz, Misty Georgia State University 2015A-0052 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.38

A Stellar Dynamical Black Hole Mass for the Nearby Seyfert Galaxy NGC5273


Blair, William Johns Hopkins University 2015A-0181 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.36

Characterizing the Young Supernova Remnant Population in M83


Blyth, Sarah-Louise University of Cape Town 2015A-0232 KPNO WIYN 3

How Important is the Cosmic Web in Driving Galaxy Evolution?


Bochanski, John Rider College 2015A-0077 GEM-S GEM-SQ 5

The Most Distant Stars in the Milky Way


Bouy, Herve Centro de Astrobiologia 2015A-0048 KPNO 4m 3

Complementing Gaia from the ground: the DANCe survey


Bowler, Brendan California Institute of Technology--Div of Geo and Planetary Science 2015A-0009 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.7

Spectroscopic Confirmation of the Planetary Companion ROXs12 b


Bowler, Brendan California Institute of Technology--Div of Geo and Planetary Science 2015A-0016 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 3.5

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


Bowler, Brendan California Institute of Technology--Div of Geo and Planetary Science 2015A-0016 CTIO SOAR 1

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


Bowler, Brendan California Institute of Technology--Div of Geo and Planetary Science 2015A-0016 KPNO 4m 1.5

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


Bowler, Brendan California Institute of Technology--Div of Geo and Planetary Science 2015A-0023 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.35

Near-Infrared Spectroscopy of the Young Substellar Benchmark PZ Tel B


Briceno, Cesar Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2015A-0296 CTIO SOAR 1

High Resolution Optical Imaging of HH 46/47 with SAM


Britt, Christopher Texas Technical University 2015A-0272 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.9

Dynamical Mass Measurements of Eclipsing Candidate Black Hole Binaries Discovered in Quiescence


Brittain, Sean Clemson University 2015A-0160 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.4

HI emission lines from Herbig Ae/Be: A spectro-astrometric study with GEMINI/NIFS


Brotherton, Michael University of Wyoming 2015A-0316 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.75

Rest-Frame Optical Properties of Luminous z~3 Quasars: Testing Mass and Redshift Improvements


Buie, Marc Southwest Research Institute 2015A-0259 KPNO 4m 5

KBO orbits for occultation predictions


Burgasser, Adam University of California, San Diego 2015A-0057 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.27

Mass Measurements Across the Hydrogen Burning Limit: Astrometric Orbits for Spectral Binaries


Caballero-Nieves, Saida University of Sheffield 2015A-0108 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.28

Young Companions to Massive Stars in Cygnus OB2


Cai, Zheng University of Arizona 2015A-0307 KPNO 4m 3

Mapping the Most Massive Overdensity Through HI: KPNO/MOSAIC Observations of Galaxy Overdensities at z=2.3


Calamida, Annalisa Space Telescope Science Institute 2015A-0151 CTIO 4m 3

The newly discovered Extreme Horizontal Branch pulsators in Centauri: a class apart?


Canton, Paul University of Oklahoma 2015A-0082 KPNO 4m 4

The ELM Survey: Finding the Shortest Period Binary White Dwarfs


Carlberg, Joleen NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2015A-0166 GEM-N GEM-N 1

Beryllium Abundances in Select Li-rich Red Giants as a Signature of Planet Engulfment


Chen, Christine Space Telescope Science Institute 2015A-0156 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.8

Does the HR 4796 Debris Disk Contain Icy Grains?


Chene, Andre-Nicolas Gemini Observatory North 2015A-0373 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.86

WR 63: a new rare multiple massive star system


Ciardullo, Robin Pennsylvania State University 2015A-0075 KPNO 4m 10

An Imaging Survey for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy Experiment


Cobb, Bethany George Washington University 2015A-0227 CTIO 1.3m 1.5

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


Cook, Jason Southwest Research Institute 2015A-0189 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.9

Spectral Variablility of Charon


Coronado, Johanna Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile 2015A-0080 KPNO 4m 3

Assembling the Largest, Most Distant Sample of Genuine Halo Wide Binaries for Galactic Structure and Dynamics.


Crnojevic, Denija Texas Technical University 2015A-0130 CTIO 4m 2

The faint end of the galaxy luminosity function: digging into the halo of NGC 3109


Crnojevic, Denija Texas Technical University 2015A-0222 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.87

Environment and the evolution at low-mass galactic scales: clues from the Cen A group


Cummings, Jeffrey Johns Hopkins University 2015A-0369 SSO AAT 2

Survey of High-Mass White Dwarfs In Nearby Open Clusters


Curd, Brandon University of Oklahoma 2015A-0058 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.2

A Search for Massive White Dwarf Pulsators


Currie, Thayne Subaru Telescope 2015A-0165 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.5

Confirming and Characterizing Two Young Planetary Companions with GPI


De Boer, Thomas University of Cambridge 2015A-0110 CTIO 4m 2

Galactic Dark Matter properties with the Orphan stream


Deliyannis, Constantine Indiana University 2015A-0218 SSO AAT 2

Li and Na in NGC 6752: Constraints for Big Bang Nucleosynthesis, mixing on the Red Giant Branch, and Multiple Globular Cluster Populations


Dhital, Saurav Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 2015A-0292 CTIO SOAR 5

Observational Constraints on the White Dwarf Mass- Radius Relation


Dhital, Saurav Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 2015A-0292 KPNO 4m 5

Observational Constraints on the White Dwarf Mass- Radius Relation


Drahus, Michal California Institute of Technology--JPL 2015A-0356 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.8

Rotation of Main Belt Comets (South)


Drozdov, Dina Clemson University 2015A-0065 KPNO 4m 3

SNe Ia Light Echo Evolution


Dufour, Francois McGill University 2015A-0145 CTIO 0.9m 6

A Continued Survey of Unclassified ROSAT-BSC Sources for qLMXB Candidates


Esplin, Taran Pennsylvania State University 2015A-0152 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.72

Searching for the Bottom of the Initial Mass Function


Esplin, Taran Pennsylvania State University 2015A-0175 CTIO 4m 1

Searching for the Bottom of the Initial Mass Function


Esplin, Taran Pennsylvania State University 2015A-0192 CTIO 4m 3

A Complete Survey for Disk-bearing Members of the Upper Sco Association


Everett, Mark National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2015A-0207 KPNO 4m 7

Spectroscopy of Kepler Candidate Exoplanet Host Stars


Feldmeier, Anja European Southern Observatory 2015A-0376 GEM-S GEM-SQ 3.76

The Milky Way nuclear star cluster as a benchmark for the structure and build-up of galactic nuclei


Figer, Don Rochester Institute of Technology 2015A-0056 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.34

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


Foley, Ryan University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2015A-0253 CTIO SOAR 5

The Next Generation Low-z Type Ia Supernova Sample for Cosmology


Foley, Ryan University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2015A-0253 KPNO 4m 2

The Next Generation Low-z Type Ia Supernova Sample for Cosmology


French, Linda Illinois Wesleyan University 2015A-0062 CTIO 4m 5

In Search of the Trojan Spin Barrier


Gallagher, Sarah University of Western Ontario 2015A-0390 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.74

Looking for Feedback Signatures in Quasar Outflows


Geha, Marla Yale University 2015A-0226 SSO AAT 3

The SAGA Project: Searching for Dwarf Galaxy Satellites Around Milky Way Analogs


Geha, Marla Yale University 2015A-0234 CTIO 4m 2

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


Geller, Aaron Northwestern University 2015A-0162 KPNO WIYN 2

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


Glikman, Eilat Middlebury College 2015A-0149 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.11

Dust-Reddened Quasars as Probes of Feedback and Co-Evolution


Graham, James University of California, Berkeley 2015A-0249 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.07

Astrometry of Beta Pic with GPI


Griffith, Caitlin University of Arizona 2015A-0317 GEM-N GEM-N 1

Elementary Abundances of Planetary Systems


Grillmair, Carl California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2015A-0163 CTIO 4m 1

Mapping the Orphan Stream with DECam


Gullikson, Kevin University of Texas, Austin 2015A-0054 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.57

Stellar Companions to A and B stars: Follow up Observations


Gullikson, Kevin University of Texas, Austin 2015A-0245 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 5

Searching for Companions to A and B stars: Follow up


Haines, Christopher Universidad de Chile 2015A-0401 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.56

LoCuSS: Pre-processing within X-ray-selected groups infalling into z~0.2 clusters


Haines, Christopher Universidad de Chile 2015A-0401 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.24

LoCuSS: Pre-processing within X-ray-selected groups infalling into z~0.2 clusters


Harrison, Thomas New Mexico State University 2015A-0005 CTIO 1.3m 0.6

Searching for Photometric Variations from the Irradiated Donor Star in Sco X-1


Henry, Todd Georgia State University 2015A-0132 GEM-N GEM-NQ 4

Searching for Companions to Nearby Stars on Solar System Scales


Herrmann, Kimberly Pennsylvania State University 2015A-0064 KPNO WIYN 4

Planetary Nebula Dynamics in Dwarf Irregular Galaxies


Herrmann, Kimberly Pennsylvania State Mount Alto 2015A-0067 KPNO WIYN 4

Planetary Nebula Kinematics of NGC 6946


Hinkle, Kenneth National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2015A-0143 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.3

The Nascent Planetary Nebula around Sakurai's Object


Hinkle, Kenneth National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2015A-0143 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.1

The Nascent Planetary Nebula around Sakurai's Object


Ho, Stephanie University of California, Santa Barbara 2015A-0298 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.72

Studying Galaxy Disk Structures and its Relation with Gas Accretion in z=0.15-0.3 Galaxies


Horch, Elliott Southern Connecticut State University 2015A-0224 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.49

Defining the Metal-Poor Mass-Luminosity Relation


Howell, Steve NASA Ames Research Center 2015A-0046 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3.62

Characterization of the Properties of Binary Exoplanet Host Stars


Howell, D. Andrew University of California, Santa Barbara 2015A-0182 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.9

The LCOGT Supernova Key Project


Howell, D. Andrew University of California, Santa Barbara 2015A-0182 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.9

The LCOGT Supernova Key Project


Hsieh, Henry Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics 2015A-0364 CTIO SOAR 1

The Rotation Rate of Active Asteroid 311P/PANSTARRS


Ireland, Michael Australian National University 2015A-0386 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.8

The Planetary Systems of Young Massive Stars


Johns-Krull, Christopher M. Rice University 2015A-0188 CTIO 1.3m 0.52

Confirming Young Eclipsing Binaries in Carina


Johnson, Sean University of Chicago 2015A-0187 KPNO 4m 1

Deep optical photometry of galaxies in the field of 3C263


Jonker, Peter Netherlands Instittute for Space Research 2015A-0049 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


Jonsson, Henrik Lund Observatory 2015A-0095 KPNO 4m 4

The origin of fluorine in the Solar neighborhood: the possible contribution by Wolf-Rayet stars


Jorgensen, Inger Gemini Observatory North 2015A-0079 GEM-S GEM-SQ 3.05

RDCSJ1252-2927 - stellar populations in a massive z=1.24 galaxy cluster


Kaleida, Catherine Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2015A-0267 CTIO 0.9m 8

CTIO REU/PIA Student Observations: Targets of Opportunity


Kawka, Adela Astronomicky ustav 2015A-0102 KPNO 4m 3

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


Keel, William University of Alabama 2015A-0089 KPNO WIYN 4

Giant Ionized Clouds and Fading AGN


Keeney, Brian University of Colorado 2015A-0008 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 2015A-0019 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.4

The First Pulsar + Pulsating White Dwarf System


Kishimoto, Makoto Kyoto Sangyo University 2015A-0242 CHARA 2

Scrutinizing AGN thermal emission at the highest spatial resolution


Knight, Matthew Lowell Observatory 2015A-0285 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.7

Multi-scale investigation of the coma of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko: Combined Gemini and Rosetta study of activity


Krafton, Kelsie Louisiana State University 2015A-0273 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.99

Late-Time Dust Formation in Core-Collapse Supernovae


Krafton, Kelsie Louisiana State University 2015A-0273 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.55

Late-Time Dust Formation in Core-Collapse Supernovae


Kronberger, Matthias EBG MedAustron 2015A-0053 KPNO 4m 2

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


Kronberger, Matthias EBG MedAustron 2015A-0053 KPNO WIYN 2

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


Lebzelter, Thomas Universitat Wien (University of Vienna) 2015A-0063 KPNO 4m 2.5

Dredge-up and the Period-Luminosity-Mass-Abundance relation of AGB stars


Lee, Ting-Hui Western Kentucky University 2015A-0114 CTIO SOAR 3

Chemical Abundances of Compact Planetary Nebulae in the Galactic Disk


Lee, Kyoung-Soo Purdue University 2015A-0168 KPNO 4m 6

Witnessing the Earliest Stage of Cluster Formation at Z=3.78


Leggett, Sandy Gemini Observatory North 2015A-0185 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.1

Characterizing new late-T and Y dwarfs at the faint limits of WISE


Leighly, Karen University of Oklahoma 2015A-0112 KPNO 4m 3

Probing the Physics of Quasar Outflows using Mini-LoBALs


Li, Jian-Yang Planetary Science Institute 2015A-0212 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.95

The First Polarimetric Mapping of Ceres


Liu, Tingting University of Maryland 2015A-0263 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.53

Spectroscopic Follow-Up of Variability Selected Binary Supermassive Black Hole Candidates


Lomax, Jamie University of Oklahoma 2015A-0126 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.48

Illuminating New Circumstellar Paramter Space Around Eta Car with GPI


Lucas, Michael University of Tennessee, Knoxville 2015A-0362 CTIO SOAR 1

Building Blocks of the Terrestrial Planets: Mineralogy of Hungaria Asteroids


Lunnan, Ragnhild Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2015A-0164 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.2

The Beast's Lair: Observing the Host Galaxies of High-Redshift Superluminous Supernovae from Pan-STARRS1


Mamajek, Eric University of Rochester 2015A-0205 CTIO 4m 2

DECam Survey for Benchmark Brown Dwarfs in the Nearest OB Association


Mason, Brian US Naval Observatory 2015A-0097 CTIO SOAR 1

Speckle interferometry of ``fast'' binaries


Mason, Rachel Gemini Observatory North 2015A-0279 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.7

Nearby velocity-offset AGN: signposts of double supermassive black holes?


McCleary, Jacqueline Brown University 2015A-0103 CTIO 4m 2

The low-redshift end of the cluster mass substructure function


McGahee, Courtney Appalachian State University 2015A-0289 KPNO WIYN 5

Abundances in M67 Red Giants: Constraints on Stellar Mixing and the Origin of Yellow Stragglers


McMillan, Robert University of Arizona 2015A-0072 KPNO 4m 2

Astrometry and Photometry of Faint, High Priority Solar System Objects


Melin, Henrik Space Environment Technologies 2015A-0120 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.4

The influence of the Sun on Saturn’s polar ionosphere


Mendigutia, Ignacio University of Leeds 2015A-0098 CHARA 1

The H(alpha) line forming region of Herbig Ae/Be stars


Miller, Bryan Gemini Observatory South 2015A-0370 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2

Globular Cluster Spectroscopy of dEs in the Local Volume


Monnier, John University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2015A-0204 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.05

Imaging Planet Formation in situ with Gemini Planet Imager


Montet, Benjamin California Institute of Technology--Exolab 2015A-0299 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 1

Fundamental Parameters of Pre-Main Sequence M Dwarfs


Montet, Benjamin California Institute of Technology--Exolab 2015A-0300 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.19

Fundamental Parameters of Pre-Main Sequence M Dwarfs


Nielsen, Danielle University of Wisconsin, Madison 2015A-0303 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.4

Probing the intragroup medium with bent double lobed sources


Ouellette, Nathalie Queen's University 2015A-0394 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.605

The Dynamical Properties and Velocity Function of Virgo Cluster Galaxies


Ouellette, Nathalie Queen's University 2015A-0394 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.395

The Dynamical Properties and Velocity Function of Virgo Cluster Galaxies


Patience, Jenny Arizona State University 2015A-0346 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.6

Monitoring the Atmospheres of the HR 8799 Planets


Perlmutter, Saul Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 2015A-0297 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.85

See Change: Testing for time-varying dark energy with z > 1 supernovae and their massive cluster hosts


Perlmutter, Saul Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 2015A-0297 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.55

See Change: Testing for time-varying dark energy with z > 1 supernovae and their massive cluster hosts


Person, Michael Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2015A-0100 CTIO SOAR 2.5

Investigation of Pluto's Atmosphere with Stellar Occultations in the New Horizons Epoch


Pilachowski, Catherine Indiana University 2015A-0208 KPNO 4m 6 (3 DD)

Last Gasp: HCl in Stellar Atmospheres with Phoenix


Placco, Vinicius Gemini Observatory North 2015A-0071 CTIO SOAR 5

Identifying Bright CEMP Stars in the RAVE Catalog


Placco, Vinicius Gemini Observatory North 2015A-0071 KPNO 4m 6

Identifying Bright CEMP Stars in the RAVE Catalog


Rajagopal, Jayadev National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2015A-0320 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.46

Imaging and Astrometry of the Active Asteroid P/2010 A2


Rajan, Abhijith Arizona State University 2015A-0291 KPNO 4m 6

Brown dwarf Atmosphere Monitoring: Surveying the Coolest Brown Dwarfs


Ramiaramanantsoa, Tahina University of Montreal 2015A-0002 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 4

Probing the photospheric origin of large scale wind structures in the hot supergiant Puppis


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2015A-0371 CTIO 4m 7

Light Echoes of Galactic Explosions and Eruptions


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2015A-0371 KPNO 4m 4.5

Light Echoes of Galactic Explosions and Eruptions


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2015A-0383 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.43

Spectrophotometric Time Series of eta Carinae's Great Eruption


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2015A-0397 CTIO 4m 2.5

Photometric Time Series of Carinae's Great Eruption


Reynolds, Mark University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2015A-0350 CTIO 1.3m 1

Constraining the Orbital Period of a Enigmatic X-ray Binary


Rich, R Michael University of California, Los Angeles 2015A-0322 CTIO 4m 6

The Blanco DECam Galactic Bulge Survey


Richards, Emily Indiana University 2015A-0088 KPNO WIYN 1

Ionized Gas Kinematics in the Central Regions of EDGES Galaxies


Richardson, Noel University of Montreal 2015A-0109 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 0.8

Fundamental Properties of eta Carinae Revealed through High Resolution Spectroscopy


Richardson, Noel University of Montreal 2015A-0133 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 3.4

The Spectroscopic Variability of the Rosetta Stone Binary gamma Velorum


Rodriguez, Joseph Vanderbilt University 2015A-0137 SSO AAT 2

Confirming the Brightest Transiting Exoplanets from KELT-South with High- Precision Radial Velocities from AAT


Roediger, Joel Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics 2015A-0396 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.5

Towards a Panchromatic Understanding of Old Stellar Systems


Rojo, Patricio Universidad de Chile 2015A-0402 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.4

Investigating seasonal changes in Titan's meteorology through cloud monitoring with GPI


Rudy, Alexander University of California, Santa Cruz 2015A-0125 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.35

Giant Flares and Non-Thermal Activity in the Crab Nebula


Rusu, Cristian Eduard University of California, Davis 2015A-0177 CTIO 4m 2

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


Saha, Abhijit National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2015A-0174 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.535

Establishing a Network of DA White Dwarf SED Standards


Saha, Abhijit National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2015A-0174 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.425

Establishing a Network of DA White Dwarf SED Standards


Sand, David Texas Technical University 2015A-0140 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.35

Constraining Type Ia Supernova Physics with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy


Sand, David Texas Technical University 2015A-0140 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.85

Constraining Type Ia Supernova Physics with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy


Sardane, Gendith University of Pittsburgh 2015A-0172 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3.01

Mapping cool, metal-rich gas around z < 0.08 galaxies


Sargent, Benjamin Rochester Institute of Technology 2015A-0301 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.59

Confirming Inner Galactic Bulge OH/IR Stars' Identities with Flamingos-2


Schlaufman, Kevin Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2015A-0153 GEM-N GEM-NQ 4.584

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


Schlaufman, Kevin Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2015A-0153 GEM-S GEM-SQ  

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


Schmitz, Denise California Institute of Technology-Dept. of Astronomy 2015A-0047 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.75

Central Kinematics of Giant Low Surface Brightness Galaxies


Seth, Anil University of Utah 2015A-0284 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.27

A Survey of Massive Black Holes in Ultracompact Dwarf Galaxies


Sharon, Keren University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2015A-0091 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.48

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


Shporer, Avi California Institute of Technology--JPL 2015A-0191 KPNO WIYN 9.5 (1 DD)

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


Smith, R Chris Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2015A-0319 CTIO SOAR 3

HITS Follow-up: High cadence Transient Survey, real-time follow-up of stellar explosions


Sonnett, Sarah California Institute of Technology--JPL 2015A-0059 CTIO 4m-TOO  

Determining Orbits and Sizes of Near-Earth Objects Discovered by NEOWISE, Continued


Sonnett, Sarah California Institute of Technology--JPL 2015A-0286 CTIO SOAR 4

Confirming Binary Asteroid Candidates to Constrain the Dynamical Evolution of the Solar System


Stern, Jonathan Max Planck Institute fuer Astronomie 2015A-0310 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.5

Spatially Resolving the Kinematics of the ~100 uas Quasar Broad Line Region Using Spectroastrometry


Stringfellow, Guy University of Colorado 2015A-0288 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 4

LBVs - Caught in the Act!


Stringfellow, Guy University of Colorado 2015A-0338 CTIO 1.3m 1.3

Spectral Confirmation of New Galactic LBV and WN Stars Associated With Mid-IR Nebulae


Stringfellow, Guy University of Colorado 2015A-0338 CTIO SOAR 3.5

Spectral Confirmation of New Galactic LBV and WN Stars Associated With Mid-IR Nebulae


Sung, Ren-Shiang National Tsing Hua University 2015A-0243 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.25

Mass Accretion Rate of Very Low Luminosity Objects


Sung, Ren-Shiang National Tsing Hua University 2015A-0247 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.09

Mass Accretion Rate of Very Low Luminosity Objects


Thomas, Cristina NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2015A-0221 KPNO 4m 2

Visible Spectroscopy of Jupiter's Trojan Asteroids


Thomas, Cristina NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2015A-0274 CTIO SOAR 2

Search for a Differentiated Asteroid Family


Tofflemire, Benjamin University of Wisconsin, Madison 2015A-0006 CTIO 1.3m 2.7

Accretion in Pre-Main Sequence Binaries


Tokovinin, Andrei Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2015A-0055 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 2

Snapshot RV survey of secondary components


Tokovinin, Andrei Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2015A-0087 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.7

Testing multiple-star formation with speckle at Gemini-N


Tremblay, Grant Yale University 2015A-0287 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.4

Mapping the wreckage of a gas-rich major merger in a strong-lensing galaxy cluster


Tucker, Brad Australian National University 2015A-0329 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.22

Catching Supernovae in the Act with KEGS (Kepler Extra-Galactic Survey)


Tucker, Brad Australian National University 2015A-0329 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.12

Catching Supernovae in the Act with KEGS (Kepler Extra-Galactic Survey)


Twarog, Bruce University of Kansas 2015A-0123 KPNO WIYN 4

Constraining the Origin and Stellar Evolution of Li Using Giants in M92 and NGC 2506


Verbiscer, Anne University of Virginia 2015A-0326 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.75

Superior Mutual Event of (79360) Sila-Nunam


Vivas, Kathy Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2015A-0117 CTIO SOAR 3

Where is the debris of the progenitor galaxy of Cen?


Walter, Frederick Stony Brook University 2015A-0178 CTIO 1.3m 1.13

Post-ouburst observations of the recurrent nova V745 Sco


Walter, Frederick Stony Brook University 2015A-0178 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 2.4

Post-ouburst observations of the recurrent nova V745 Sco


Walter, Frederick Stony Brook University 2015A-0261 CTIO 4m 4

Recent Novae 2004-2012: What Are They Now?


Weingrill, Joerg Leibniz-Institut fuer Astrophysik 2015A-0118 KPNO WIYN 3

Radial velocity membership for the open cluster M 48


Wilson, Michelle University of Arizona 2015A-0203 GEM-N GEM-N 2

Spatially Resolving the Circumgalactic Medium at z=0.2-0.9


Winkler, P Frank Middlebury College 2015A-0345 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.91

Fast SNR Shocks and Cosmic Rays: Unique Opportunities in SN1006


Yi, Sukyoung Yonsei University 2015A-0304 KPNO WIYN 3

A Spectroscopic Follow-up to Deep Optical Imaging for 3 Abell clusters at z ~ 0.08


Young, Eliot Southwest Research Institute 2015A-0099 SSO AAT 1

A Bright Occultation by Pluto Immediately Preceding the New Horizons Flyby


Zellem, Robert University of Arizona 2015A-0194 KPNO 4m 3

High Precision Measurements of an Exoplanet's Radius


Zepf, Steve Michigan State University 2014A-0179 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.48

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

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