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Approved NOAO Survey Programs



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Schlegel, David Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 2014B-0404 CTIO 4m 22

The DECam Legacy Survey of the SDSS Equatorial Sky

Approved HST Programs



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Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2016B-0925 KPNO 4m 1.5

Spectral Time Series of the Cas A Suoernova

Approved Fermi Programs



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Bailyn, Charles Yale University 2016B-0902 CTIO 1.3m 2.5

Smarts Optical and Infrared Monitoring of Fermi Lat Blazars


Massaro, Francesco Universita degli Studi di Torino 2016B-0901 CTIO 4m 2

Continuing the optical spectroscopic campaign of the Gamma-Ray Blazar candidates


Massaro, Francesco Universita degli Studi di Torino 2016B-0901 CTIO SOAR 2

Continuing the optical spectroscopic campaign of the Gamma-Ray Blazar candidates


Massaro, Francesco Universita degli Studi di Torino 2016B-0901 KPNO 4m 1

Continuing the optical spectroscopic campaign of the Gamma-Ray Blazar candidates

Approved Long Term Programs



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Bechtol, Keith University of Wisconsin, Madison 2016A-0366 CTIO 4m 6

Magellanic Satellites Survey: The Search for Hierarchical Structures within the Local Group


Burgasser, Adam University of California, San Diego 2016B-0115 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.13

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


Burgasser, Adam University of California, San Diego 2017A-0141 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.07

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


de Kleer, Katherine University of California, Berkeley 2017A-0189 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2

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


Decleir, Marjorie Ghent University 2016B-0148 CTIO 0.9m 3

Optical ugriz mapping of SINGS/KINGFISH galaxies


Decleir, Marjorie Ghent University 2016B-0148 KPNO 0.9m 1

Optical ugriz mapping of SINGS/KINGFISH galaxies


Finkbeiner, Douglas Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2016B-0279 CTIO 4m 6

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


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

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


Howell, Steve NASA Ames Research Center 2017A-0006 KPNO WIYNQ 4

K2 Exoplanet Candidates: Small Planet Validation and Host Star Binarity


Koekemoer, Anton Space Telescope Science Institute 2016B-0173 CTIO 4m 3

Superluminous Supernovae in the Epoch of Reionization


Messineo, Maria University of Science & Technology of China 2016B-0106 CTIO 1.3m 3.6

Infrared photometric monitoring of Galactic red supergiants


von der Linden, Anja Stanford University 2016A-0397 CTIO 4m 3

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

Approved Regular Programs



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Abia, Carlos University of Granada 2017A-0088 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 2.02

The origin of fluorine: the contribution by AGB stars


Albrecht, Simon Aarhus University, DK 2017A-0149 CHARA 1

Orientation of stellar spin-axes: A powerful method to understand star formation and evolution


Ammons, S Mark Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 2017A-0303 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.7

The Best Parallaxes and a Limit on the Giant Planet Occurrence Rate for Nearby T Dwarf Hosts


Andersen, Morten Gemini Observatory North 2017A-0192 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.33

Probing the deepest inner of a massive star cluster in the making


Armentrout, William West Virginia University 2017A-0223 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.68

High-Mass Star Formation in the Outer Scutum-Centaurus Arm


Bahramian, Arash Michigan State University 2017A-0328 CTIO SOAR-TOO  

NIR photometry of very faint X-ray transients


Baines, Ellyn Naval Research Laboratory 2017A-0068 CHARA 1

Measuring Candidate Exoplanet Host Star Radii


Barclay, Thomas Bay Area Environmental Research Institute 2017A-0302 KPNO WIYNQ 1

Exoplanetology with near-simultaneous optical and infrared transits


Barkhouse, Wayne University of North Dakota 2017A-0292 KPNO 0.9m 4

Mapping Star Formation via U-band Observations of Low-Redshift Galaxy Clusters


Bary, Jeffrey Colgate University 2017A-0176 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 1.8

High-Resolution Spectroscopy of Orbitally-Modulated Accretion Activity in Pre-Main Sequence Binaries


Beck, Sara Tel Aviv University 2017A-0097 GEM-N GEM-N-SVC 0.85

High Resolution Gas Kinematics in Young Embedded Super Star Clusters


Berger, Edo Harvard University 2017A-0069 CTIO 4m-TOO  

DECam Follow-Up of Advanced LIGO/Virgo Observing Run 2


Bezanson, Rachel Princeton University 2017A-0326 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.62

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


Blakeslee, John Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics 2017A-0271 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.5

Stellar Population GeMology: Long Period Variables at High Metallicity in the Nearest Elliptical Galaxy


Boogert, Adwin SOFIA Science Center/USRA 2017A-0234 GEM-N GEM-N-SVC 0.99

Survey of the Organic Inventory of Hot Cores


Bosh, Amanda Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2017A-0360 CTIO SOAR 5

Occultation Studies of Small Bodies in the Outer Solar System


Bouy, Herve University of Bordeaux 2017A-0002 CTIO 4m 3

Complementing Gaia from the ground: the COSMIC-DANCE survey


Brandt, Timothy Institute for Advanced Study 2017A-0209 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.15

Imaging the Only Known White Dwarf with a >8 Msun Progenitor


Britt, Christopher Michigan State University 2017A-0178 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.12

Spectral Evolution of a Black Hole X-ray Transient


Brittain, Sean Clemson University 2017A-0194 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 0.78

Confirmation of Signposts of Planet Formation


Brittain, Sean Clemson University 2017A-0199 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 0.8

Warm Molecular Gas in Systems Bridging the Primordial/Debris Disk Divide


Calamida, Annalisa NOAO - AURA 2017A-0305 SSO AAT 1

The kinematics of the different stellar populations of the Galactic globular cluster Cen


Calamida, Annalisa NOAO - AURA 2017A-0308 CTIO 4m 0.5

The not so simple Galactic globular cluster


Carlin, Jeffrey Large Synoptic Survey Telescope 2017A-0122 GEM-N GEM-N 2

The Stellar Halos and Dwarf Satellites of LMC-mass Analogs


Castanheira, Barbara Baylor University 2017A-0311 CTIO SOAR 2

Photometry of Extremely Low Mass White Dwarf Candidates


Chick, William University of Wyoming 2017A-0346 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.92

Characterization of Bowshock-Supporting Massive Runaway Stars


Chornock, Ryan Ohio University 2017A-0114 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.68

Gemini Confirmation of Optical Counterparts to LIGO/Virgo Sources Found with DECam


Cieza, Lucas Universidad Diego Portales 2017A-0409 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.85

Spectroscopic characterization for the Ophiuchis DIsk Survey Employing ALMA (ODISEA)


Cobb, Bethany George Washington University 2017A-0230 CTIO 1.3m 1.4

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


Colon, Knicole Bay Area Environmental Research Institute 2017A-0297 KPNO WIYN 6

Characterizing K2 Exoplanet Candidates with High-Precision Near-Infrared Transit Photometry


Corral Santos, Jesus Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile 2017A-0019 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.38

Calibrating the FWHM-K2 relation of quiescent BHs in the NIR


Corral Santos, Jesus Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile 2017A-0019 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.39

Calibrating the FWHM-K2 relation of quiescent BHs in the NIR


Crnojevic, Denija Texas Technical University 2017A-0060 CTIO 4m 4

Dwarfs around Dwarfs: Satellite galaxies and stellar halos around dwarf galaxies


Cucchiara, Antonino University of the Virgin Islands 2017A-0117 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.4

High-Redshift Gamma-Ray Bursts as Probes of Cosmic Dawn


Cummings, Jeff Johns Hopkins University 2017A-0338 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.65

The Initial-Final Mass Relation: An Ultramassive White Dwarf in the Open Cluster M7


Currie, Thayne NAOJ/Subaru Telescope 2017A-0407 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.16

The First Spectrum of a Protoplanet


Dalba, Paul Boston University 2017A-0206 KPNO WIYN 3

Recovering the Transit of KIC 9413313b: A Potential Exomoon Host Lost to Transit Timing Variations


Davidson, Jr, James University of Virginia 2017A-0301 KPNO WIYNQ 0.5

Which KOI Binaries are Gravitationally Bound?


Debes, John Space Telescope Science Institute 2017A-0118 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.4

Confirming new white dwarf-brown dwarf binaries


Dolch, Timothy Hillsdale College 2017A-0411 KPNO 4m 2

An KPNO H(alpha) Search for Radio Pulsar Bow-Shock Nebula


Eikenberry, Stephen University of Florida 2017A-0229 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.4

The Source of Extreme IR Variability in a Galactic Center X-ray Binary


Espenshade, Peter Carnegie Mellon University 2017A-0348 CTIO 0.9m 5

Limits on the fractional abundance of primordial black holes using short timescale microlensing


Esplin, Taran Pennsylvania State University 2017A-0103 CTIO 4m 1

Searching for the bottom of the IMF in Ophiuchus


Esplin, Taran Pennsylvania State University 2017A-0161 CTIO 4m 5

A Census of the Stellar Population of Upper Scorpius


Everett, Mark National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2017A-0184 KPNO WIYNQ 2.5

Speckle Imaging to Characterize late-K & M Dwarf TESS Targets near the North Ecliptic Pole


Finn, Rose Siena College 2017A-0354 KPNO 0.9m 6

Probing Gas Stripping with Resolved Star-Formation Maps of Virgo Filament Galaxies


Fletcher, Leigh University of Leicester 2017A-0087 GEM-N GEM-N-SVC 1

Wave Phenomena and Deep Plumes in Jupiter's Tropical Atmosphere


Flohic, Helene Assistant Professor 2017A-0252 KPNO 4m 2

Testing models for the nature of changing-look quasars through the long- term behavior of their narrow lines


Foley, Ryan University of California, Santa Cruz 2017A-0306 CTIO SOAR 6

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


Foley, Ryan University of California, Santa Cruz 2017A-0306 KPNO 4m 3.5

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


Gerard, Benjamin University of Victoria 2017A-0261 GEM-N GEM-N 0.5

Search for exoplanets scultping debris disks with SCExAO+CHARIS


Giampapa, Mark AURA 2017A-0053 KPNO WIYNQ 0.4

Seeing SPOTS with NESSI: Starspot Photometric Observations of Transiting Systems


Gosnell, Natalie Colorado College 2017A-0126 KPNO WIYN 3

Clusters with : systematics from membership and binarity


Greathouse, Thomas Southwest Research Institute 2017A-0213 GEM-N GEM-N-SVC 1.15

Characterizing Wave Phenomena in Jupiter's Stratosphere using High Spectral Resolution Thermal IR Observations


Grieves, Nolan University of Florida 2017A-0293 KPNO WIYNQ 0.3

Investigating Binary Trends of Solar-type Stars Hosting Brown Dwarfs and Giant Planets


Grindlay, Jonathan Harvard University 2017A-0325 CTIO 1.3m 2

Search for Quiescent Black Hole X-ray Binaries from DASCH Transients


Hamann, Frederick University of California, Riverside 2017A-0042 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.3

Feedback vs Cold Mode Accretion: Accurate Velocities for Complex Infall/Outflow Gas Near Redshift 3 Quasars


Hamann, Frederick University of California, Riverside 2017A-0269 GEM-N GEM-N-SVC 0.1

Monitoring the Extraordinary Transient Outflow in the Quasar PG1411+442


Hankins, Matthew Cornell University 2017A-0353 CTIO 4m 0.5

A Spectroscopic Study of Infrared Sources near Sgr A East in the Galactic Center


Hardegree-Ullman, Kevin University of Toledo 2017A-0185 KPNO WIYN 6

Planet Occurrence around Mid-Type M Dwarfs in the Kepler Field


Hartigan, Patrick Rice University 2017A-0131 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1

A Test of Triggering in Carina's Western Wall


Hartman, Joel Princeton University 2017A-0125 KPNO WIYN 3

Follow-up Observations of HATNet Transiting Planet Candidates with WIYN


Hartman, Joel Princeton University 2017A-0125 KPNO WIYNQ 5

Follow-up Observations of HATNet Transiting Planet Candidates with WIYN


Herbst, William Wesleyan University 2017A-0056 CTIO 1.3m 2

Monitoring and Modeling the Proto-Tatooine System KH 15D


Hermes, J Hubble Fellow, UNC – Chapel Hill 2017A-0212 CTIO SOAR 5

Leveraging space-based photometry for precision white dwarf parameters and cooling ages


Hillwig, Todd Valparaiso University 2017A-0168 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.17

Exploring Possible post-RGB Central Stars of Planetary Nebulae


Hinkle, Kenneth National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2017A-0285 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 1 (DD)

Isotopic abundances and binary star evolution


Holberg, Jay Univ. of Arizona 2017A-0351 CTIO SOAR 4

A Complete Volume-Limited 50 pc Sample of White Dwarfs


Holberg, Jay Univ. of Arizona 2017A-0351 KPNO 4m 2

A Complete Volume-Limited 50 pc Sample of White Dwarfs


Howell, Steve NASA Ames Research Center 2017A-0102 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 2

K2 Exoplanet Candidates: Small Planet Validation and Host Star Binarity


Hughes, John Rutgers University 2017A-0264 KPNO 4m 4

On the Trail of the Most Massive Galaxy Clusters in the Universe


Irwin, Jimmy University of Alabama 2017A-0376 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

A New Type of Explosive Highly Energetic X-ray Flaring Source


Jeffries, Robin Keele University 2017A-0175 KPNO WIYN 4

The radii of M-dwarfs in the Praesepe cluster


Jencson, Jacob California Institute of Technology 2017A-0321 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.29

Confirming Obscured SN Candidates with Gemini


Jencson, Jacob California Institute of Technology 2017A-0321 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.291

Confirming Obscured SN Candidates with Gemini


Jewitt, David University of California, Los Angeles 2017A-0083 KPNO 0.9m 6

Astrometry of Long Period Comets


Jha, Saurabh Rutgers University 2017A-0080 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.65

Spectroscopy of Type Iax Supernovae


Jha, Saurabh Rutgers University 2017A-0080 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.23

Spectroscopy of Type Iax Supernovae


Johns-Krull, Christopher M. Rice University 2017A-0248 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 1.96

Magnetic Field Evolution During the Pre-Main Sequence


Johnston, Helen University of Sydney 2017A-0005 CTIO 1.3m 0.72

An X-ray heated companion in Cir X-1


Kane, Stephen San Francisco State University 2017A-0324 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 0.9

Searching for Wide-Binary Companions to Exoplanet Host Stars


Kaur, Amanpreet Clemson University 2017A-0286 CTIO SOAR 2.5

Spectroscopic confirmation of Fermi-LAT detected BL Lacs with known photometric redshifts


Keeney, Brian University of Colorado 2017A-0055 KPNO WIYN 1

Probing Hot Gas found by in Spiral-Rich Galaxy Groups


Kelley, Michael University of Maryland 2017A-0272 CTIO SOAR 1

Cometary Orbital Trends


Kilic, Mukremin University of Oklahoma, Norman 2017A-0067 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.9

A Benchmark Pulsating White Dwarf Companion to PSR J1738+0333


Kilic, Mukremin University of Oklahoma, Norman 2017A-0076 CTIO SOAR 5

Double Degenerates in the SDSS + BOSS


Kishimoto, Makoto Kyoto Sangyo University 2017A-0049 CHARA 2

Scrutinizing AGN thermal emission at the highest spatial resolution


Knight, Matthew University of Maryland 2017A-0330 CTIO SOAR 1.5

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


Krafton, Kelsie Louisiana State University 2017A-0112 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3.03

Red-Blue Line Asymmetries in CCSNe


Kraus, Adam University of Texas, Austin 2017A-0275 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.34

The Planetary Systems of Young Massive Stars


Kronberger, Matthias EBG MedAustron GmbH 2017A-0169 KPNO 4m 3

Imagery and Spectroscopy of True and Candidate Planetary Nebulae within Kepler K2 Campaign 2 and 7 fields


Kunder, Andrea Leibiniz Institute for Astrophysics 2017A-0195 SSO AAT 2

Before the Bar: Spectroscopic follow-up of bulge RR Lyrae stars


Lee, Chien-Hsiu Research Corp. of the University of Hawaii 2017A-0111 KPNO WIYN 3

High precision photometry to constrain the fundamental properties of very low mass stars (VLMS)


Lee, Kyoung-Soo Purdue University 2017A-0254 KPNO 4m 3.5

Measuring the True Extent of a Coma Cluster Analog at Z=3.78


Levesque, Emily University of Washington 2017A-0138 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.6

Multi-Wavelength Monitoring of the Young HMXB SN 2010da


Ligi, Roxanne Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille 2017A-0162 CHARA 2

Characterizing transiting exoplanet host stars with interferometry


Liu, Xin University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2017A-0357 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.9

Spectroscopic Identification for Six Offset/Dual AGN Candidates at z~2 Selected by Centroid Shifts in Multi-epoch Quasar Images


Livingston, John University of Tokyo 2017A-0377 KPNO WIYNQ 2

Exoplanet Validation for K2 Campaign 10


Ly, Chun University of Arizona 2017A-0363 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.73

Recalibrating Strong-line Metallicity Diagnostics for z>1 Chemical Enrichment Studies, with T_e-based Metallicities from MACT and DEEP2


Ma, Bo University of Florida 2017A-0317 KPNO WIYNQ 1.3

Speckle imaging of Giant Star with a Long-term RV Trend


Ma, Bo University of Florida 2017A-0336 KPNO WIYNQ 1.1

A Multiplicity Survey of Solar-type Stars with Brown Dwarf Companions


Maas, Zachary Indiana University 2017A-0160 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.35

Carbon Isotope Ratios in M10


Malhotra, Sangeeta Arizona State University 2017A-0366 CTIO 4m 3

Lyman Alpha Galaxies in the Epoch of Reionization (LAGER)


Marchesi, Stefano Clemson University 2017A-0186 KPNO 4m 1.5

Towards the first complete sample of >50 GeV blazars


McConnell, Nicholas Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics 2017A-0265 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.84

The Black Hole Population of the Most Massive Nearby Galaxies


McMillan, Robert University of Arizona 2017A-0070 KPNO 4m 4

Early Followup Astrometry of Freshly Discovered High Priority Near-Earth Objects


McMillan, Robert University of Arizona 2017A-0109 KPNO 4m 4

Astrometry of Faint, Noteworthy Near-Earth Objects


Melis, Carl University of California, San Diego 2017A-0247 GEM-N GEM-N-SVC 0.8

Scratching the surface of other worlds: water anyone?


Micheli, Marco ESA SSA-NEO Coordination Centre 2017A-0147 CTIO 4m 0.5

Recovery of 2008 UB7, one of the most dangerous known NEOs


Mommert, Michael Northern Arizona University 2017A-0136 CTIO SOAR 1

Characterizing the Role of Ultra-Fast Rotation in Active Asteroid P/2012 T1


Moolekamp, Fred Princeton University 2017A-0289 CTIO 4m 3

ARCoIRIS Survey of DECam-discovered Brown Dwarf Candidates in the Nearest OB Association


Morokuma, Tomoki University of Tokyo 2017A-0172 KPNO 4m 4

Measuring Black Hole Masses of Rapidly Variable AGN Candidates


Neilson, Hilding University of Toronto 2017A-0183 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.4

Gemini Planet Imager Classical Cepheid Survey


Nielsen, Eric SETI Institute/NASA Ames Research Center 2017A-0239 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.74

Orbits of Moving Group Binaries: Constraining the Ages of Planet-Hosting Moving Groups using GPI NRM Astrometric Monitoring


Nusdeo, Daniel Georgia State University 2017A-0242 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 2

Searching for Companions to K Dwarfs within 50 Parsecs on Solar System Scales


Oka, Takeshi University of Chicago 2017A-0016 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 2.73

Probing the Galactic Center's Molecular Gas using H3+ and CO


Olszewski, Edward University of Arizona 2017A-0052 CTIO SOAR 5

Southern White Dwarf Flux Standards


Omiya, Masashi National Astronomical Observatory of Japan 2017A-0380 KPNO WIYN 5

Spectroscopic survey of nearby late-M dwarfs for near-future Earth-like planet searches II


Orton, Glenn Jet Propulsion Laboratory 2017A-0079 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.98

High-Resolution Mapping of Jupiter's Clouds in the Near-Infrared: Support for the Juno Mission


Orton, Glenn Jet Propulsion Laboratory 2017A-0258 GEM-N GEM-N-SVC 0.6

Testing the Onset of a Polar Vortex at Saturn's Northern Summer Solstice by Mapping Stratospheric Temperature and Hydrocarbons


Pablo, Herbert University of Montreal 2017A-0133 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.21

Adventures in Binarity: Confirming the First Binary Magnetar


Papovich, Casey Texas A & M University 2017A-0180 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1

ZFK2: The First Systematic Exploration of the K-band Window and a Census of Massive Galaxies at 4 < z < 6


Perlmutter, Saul Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 2017A-0395 GEM-S GEM-SQ 4.8

Probing Dark Energy with z>1 Type Ia Supernova from Subaru/HSC and HST


Peterson, Bradley Ohio State University 2017A-0142 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.36

The first spectroscopic dust reverberation program on a luminous AGN: case study Mrk 876


Placco, Vinicius University of Notre Dame 2017A-0295 KPNO 4m 7

Identifying Very and Extremely Metal-Poor Stars in the Best & Brightest Catalog


Puzia, Thomas H. Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile 2017A-0408 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.9

The GeMS/GSAOI Galactic Globular Cluster Survey (G4CS)


Ravindranath, Swara Space Telescope Science Institute 2017A-0341 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.85

Semi-forbidden CIII]1909 Emission in the Rest-frame UV Spectra of Extreme Emission Line Galaxies


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2017A-0375 CTIO 4m 3

Light Echoes of Galactic Explosions and Eruptions


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2017A-0375 KPNO 4m 2

Light Echoes of Galactic Explosions and Eruptions


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2017A-0389 CTIO 4m 2.5

Photometric Time Series of Carinae's Great Eruption


Riaz, Basmah Max Planck Institut fuer extraterrestrische Physik 2017A-0332 CTIO SOAR 1

Probing H_2 molecular jets in proto-brown dwarfs


Richardson, Noel University of Toledo 2017A-0132 CHARA 1

Pinpointing the location of dust formation in the archetype colliding- winds system WR 140 with the CHARA Array


Rizzuto, Aaron University of Texas, Austin 2017A-0203 CTIO SOAR 1.5

K2-33: StarSpot Transit Temperature at 10 Myr


Romanishin, William U. of Oklahoma (Emeritus Professor) 2017A-0307 KPNO 0.9m 5

Shapes of Hilda ``Asteroids" (continuation)


Ross, Colin Dalhousie 2017A-0268 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.7

Spatially-resolved dynamics in the most luminous known galaxy in the Universe


Rusu, C University of California, Davis 2017A-0107 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.65

Quantifying mass structures along strong-lens lines of sight for accurate cosmology


Rusu, C University of California, Davis 2017A-0108 KPNO WIYN 2

Quantifying mass structures along strong-lens lines of sight with ultraviolet observations


Salyk, Colette Vassar College 2017A-0342 GEM-N GEM-N-SVC 0.23 (DD)

Structure and chemistry of protoplanetary disk gaps


Sand, David Texas Technical University 2017A-0061 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.85

Constraining Type Ia Supernova Physics with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy


Sand, David Texas Technical University 2017A-0066 SSO AAT 2

Globular Cluster Kinematics and Substructure in Centaurus A's Halo


Sandquist, Eric San Diego State University 2017A-0273 CHARA 2

Really Measuring Age and Stellar Masses from a Bright Binary in the Open Cluster Praesepe


Scarlata, Claudia University of Minnesota 2017A-0406 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.2

Pressure and strange cooling: halo gas in galaxies with OVI emission


Schirmer, Mischa Gemini Observatory North 2017A-0050 GEM-N GEM-NQ  

Characterizing low-redshift Lyman-alpha blobs


Schirmer, Mischa Gemini Observatory North 2017A-0050 GEM-S GEM-SQ  

Characterizing low-redshift Lyman-alpha blobs


Schlaufman, Kevin Carnegie Institution for Science (Observatories) 2017A-0316 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.1

A Compact Object Companion to an Ultra Metal-poor Star in the Solar Neighborhood


Schlaufman, Kevin Carnegie Institution for Science (Observatories) 2017A-0318 GEM-N GEM-NQ  

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


Schlaufman, Kevin Carnegie Institution for Science (Observatories) 2017A-0318 GEM-S GEM-SQ  

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


Scott, Nic NASA Ames Research Center 2017A-0177 KPNO WIYNQ 1.5

Investigation of Exozodiacal Dust Disk Host Stars


Shara, Michael American Museum of Natural History 2017A-0283 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.3

CK Vulpecula (nova 1670): The best test of the hibernation scenario


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2017A-0367 CTIO 4m 4

Extreme Trans-Neptunian Objects: Towards a Super-Earth in the Outer Solar System


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution for Science (Terrestrial Magn.) 2017A-0394 GEM-N GEM-N 1

Extreme Trans-Neptunian Objects: Towards a Super-Earth in the Outer Solar System


Silverberg, Steven University of Oklahoma, Norman 2017A-0259 CTIO 0.9m 10

Determining the Flare Rate for a Disk-Hosting dM Star in the Carina Association


Silverberg, Steven University of Oklahoma, Norman 2017A-0259 CTIO 4m 0.5

Determining the Flare Rate for a Disk-Hosting dM Star in the Carina Association


Silverstein, Michele Georgia State University 2017A-0320 KPNO 0.9m 7

Sizing Up Northern Red Dwarfs in the Solar Neighborhood


Sinclair, James Jet Propulsion Laboratory 2017A-0284 GEM-N GEM-N-SVC 1

High resolution mapping of Jupiter's stratospheric-auroral interactions during the Juno mission


Singer, Leo NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2017A-0386 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.6

Going the Distance: Mapping Host Galaxies of LIGO and Virgo Gravitational-Wave Sources in Three Dimensions


Skemer, Andrew University of California, Santa Cruz 2017A-0294 GEM-N GEM-NQ 4.4

A Thermal Infrared Spectroscopic Sequence of the Coldest Brown Dwarfs


Smercina, Adam University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2017A-0312 GEM-N GEM-N 2

Revealing the Stellar Halo and Dwarf Satellites of M94


Smith, J Allyn Austin Peay State University 2017A-0241 KPNO WIYN 2

Exoplanet Formation In Dolidze-35


Smith, Verne National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2017A-0361 KPNO WIYN 6

Accurate Stellar Characterization for Kepler Extended Mission (K2) Exoplanet Host Stars


Soares-Santos, Marcelle Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory 2017A-0260 CTIO 4m 11.5

Blanco Imaging of the Southern Sky (BLISS)


Sonnett, Sarah Jet Propulsion Laboratory 2017A-0081 CTIO 4m-TOO  

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


Sonnett, Sarah Jet Propulsion Laboratory 2017A-0082 CTIO 1.3m 1.8

Investigating Solar System Evolution by Confirming and Characterizing Binary Asteroid Candidates


Sonnett, Sarah Jet Propulsion Laboratory 2017A-0082 KPNO 0.9m 6

Investigating Solar System Evolution by Confirming and Characterizing Binary Asteroid Candidates


Stringfellow, Guy University of Colorado 2017A-0222 CTIO 1.3m 5

Variability of New Candidate and Confirmed Luminous Blue Variables


Szkody, Paula University of Washington 2017A-0208 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.36

Do white dwarfs in cataclysmic varibales grow in mass?


Takir, Driss USGS Astrogeology Science Center 2017A-0235 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.4

Searching for Volatiles and Organics in the Outer Main Asteroid Belt


Tejos, Nicolas Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile 2017A-0410 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.08

Rapid Spectroscopic Follow-up of Fast Radio Bursts


Thomas-Osip, Joanna Gemini Observatory North 2017A-0193 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.68

Mutual event campaign to characterize AIDA target NEA Didymos


Tokovinin, Andrei National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2017A-0008 CTIO SOAR 2

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


Tokovinin, Andrei Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2017A-0205 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 0.6

Angular momentum in triple systems as a diagnostic of their formation


Trilling, David Northern Arizona University 2017A-0204 CTIO SOAR 4.5

Rapid response observations of newly discovered Near Earth Objects with SOAR: Pathfinding for LSST


Tucker, Brad The Australian National University 2017A-0298 CTIO 4m 2

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


Turnshek, David University of Pittsburgh 2017A-0396 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.2

A z=0.633 galaxy that may be both a DLA absorber and a LAE


Van Belle, Gerard Lowell Observatory 2017A-0179 KPNO WIYNQ 4

NESSI Survey of Potential Low-Mass Exoplanet Hosts


Wagner, Kevin University of Arizona 2017A-0129 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.7

Probing the Physics of Exoplanet Atmospheres: Characterization of a Cold, Low-mass Exoplanet with GPI


Walker, Alistair Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2017A-0210 CTIO 4m 3

The large but very diffuse Milky Way satellite galaxy Crater II: Stellar Populations


Walter, Frederick Stony Brook University 2017A-0003 CTIO SOAR 4

Recent Novae: Where Are They Now?


Wong, Michael University of California, Berkeley 2017A-0340 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.31

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


Wylezalek, Dominika Johns Hopkins University 2017A-0130 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.5

What is driving quasar winds in radio-quiet luminous AGN?


Zangari, Amanda Southwest Research Institute 2017A-0359 CTIO SOAR 1

Debris, ring and moon search in support of NASA's New Horizons Mission to 2014 MU69


Zenteno, Alfredo NOAO South 2017A-0388 CTIO 4m 2

Completing the Southern eROSITA Sky with DECam

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