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NOAO Approved Programs for 2017B



Approved NOAO Survey Programs



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Schlegel, David Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 2014B-0404 CTIO 4m 15

The DECam Legacy Survey of the SDSS Equatorial Sky

Approved Chandra Programs



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Grosso, Nicolas Observatoire astronomique de Strasbourg 2016B-0930 CTIO SOAR 0.5

Definitive X-Ray Detection of the Class 0 Protostar HOPS 383

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


Marchesi, Stefano Clemson University 2017B-3001 KPNO 4m 6

Full 3D Mapping and identification of the >10 GEV Extragalactic Sky


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 3

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

Approved Long Term Programs



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Bailyn, Charles Yale University 2017B-0050 LCO 1m 2.37

Black Hole Binary Systems in Quiescence


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 1.15

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


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

K2 Exoplanet Candidates: Small Planet Validation and Host Star Binarity


Messineo, Maria University of Science & Technology of China 2016B-0106 CTIO 1.3m 6.8

Infrared photometric monitoring of Galactic red supergiants


Moskovitz, Nicholas Lowell Observatory 2017B-0111 CTIO SOAR 5

The Mission Accessible Near-Earth Object Survey (MANOS)


Richardson, Noel University of Toledo 2017B-0088 MtWilson CHARA 2

Weighing Evolved Massive Stars in Binary systems with Interferometry


Treu, Tommaso University of California, Los Angeles 2017A-0190 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.8

A reverberation mapping black hole mass measurement at z=2.82

Approved Regular Programs



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Allers, Katelyn Bucknell University 2017B-0283 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.76

Spectroscopic Rotational Velocities of Exoplanet Analogs


Antoniou, Vallia Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2017B-0223 CTIO SOAR 3

Insights into High-Mass X-ray Binaries: Bridging the metallicity gap


Asa'D, Randa American University of Sharjah 2017B-0310 CTIO SOAR 3

Chemical Enrichment History of the LMC Traced by its Star Clusters


Bahramian, Arash Michigan State University 2017B-0244 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.48

Determining the nature of donor stars in sub-luminous transient X-ray binaries


Baines, Ellyn Naval Research Laboratory 2017B-0108 MtWilson CHARA 2.5

Measuring Candidate Exoplanet Host Star Radii


Baker, Andrew Rutgers University 2017B-0331 SSO AAT 5

Redshifts in the LADUMA Field to z ~ 0.6


Banados, Eduardo Carnegie Institution of Washington 2017B-0246 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3.55

The Gemini North search for the first QSOs


Barkhouse, Wayne University of North Dakota 2017B-0068 KPNO 0.9m 4

Probing Star Formation in Cluster Galaxies using Deep U-band Imaging


Barkhouse, Wayne University of North Dakota 2017B-0103 CTIO 4m 2

Uncovering Star Formation from the Galaxy Cluster Core to the Infall Region


Battisti, Andrew University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2017B-0298 KPNO WIYN 2.5

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


Beatty, Thomas Pennsylvania State University 2017B-0357 LBT LBT-SVC 1

Eclipse and Transmission Spectra of WASP-12b


Bechtol, Keith Large Synoptic Survey Telescope 2017B-0239 CTIO 4m 1

Revealing the Sources of High-Energy Astrophysical Neutrinos


Bechtol, Keith Large Synoptic Survey Telescope 2017B-0239 CTIO 4m-TOO  

Revealing the Sources of High-Energy Astrophysical Neutrinos


Bechtol, Keith Large Synoptic Survey Telescope 2017B-0243 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.7

Revealing the Sources of High-Energy Astrophysical Neutrinos


Bentz, Misty Georgia State University 2017B-0042 LCO 1m 1.58

Reverberation Mapping of the Nearby Seyfert NGC3783


Bentz, Misty Georgia State University 2017B-0042 LCO 2m 2.99

Reverberation Mapping of the Nearby Seyfert NGC3783


Berg, Danielle University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 2017B-0362 LBT LBT-SVC 0.5

Physical Conditions in a Very Metal-Poor Starburst Galaxy at z=1.85


Berger, Edo Harvard University 2017B-0110 CTIO 4m-TOO  

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


Bezanson, Rachel Princeton University 2017B-0274 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.348

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


Bezanson, Rachel Princeton University 2017B-0274 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.832

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


Bodewits, Dennis University of Maryland 2017B-0016 LCO 1m 14.36

Monitoring of comet 41P for activity trends and outburst


Bouy, Herve University of Bordeaux 2017B-0078 CTIO 4m 2

Complementing Gaia from the ground: the COSMIC-DANCE survey


Bright, Stacey Newbold Space Telescope Science Institute 2017B-0241 GEM-N GEM-N-SVC 2.19

Establishing the Next Generation of Absolute Flux Calibrators: Looking Beyond Vega


Brittain, Sean Clemson University 2017B-0205 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 1.13 (DD)

The Search for Forming Planets in Transition Disks


Canning, Rebecca Stanford University 2017B-0308 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.77

The role of environment in triggering/quenching X-ray AGN.


Carlin, Jeffrey Large Synoptic Survey Telescope 2017B-0186 GEM-N GEM-N 2

The Stellar Halos and Dwarf Satellites of LMC-mass Analogs


Carlin, Jeffrey Large Synoptic Survey Telescope 2017B-0253 CTIO 4m 1

Mapping the Edge of the Milky Way with RR Lyrae


Carlin, Jeffrey Large Synoptic Survey Telescope 2017B-0258 GEM-N GEM-N-SVC 1.56

Recreating the chemical evolution of the Sagittarius dwarf spheroidal from its tidal debris


Chapman, Scott Dalhousie University 2017B-0207 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.04

Optical followup of the SPT2349-56 protocluster at z=4.3


Chick, William University of Wyoming 2017B-0342 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.16

Characterization of Bowshock Supporting Massive Runaway Stars


Chornock, Ryan Ohio University 2017B-0167 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.78

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


Ciardi, David Caltech/IPAC-NExScI 2017B-0226 KPNO WIYNQ 4

Understanding the Stellar Multiplicity of Exoplanet Direct Imaging Targets: Preparing NASA for WFIRST


Cobb, Bethany George Washington University 2017B-0160 CTIO 1.3m 1.5

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


Colon, Knicole NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2017B-0221 KPNO WIYN 6

Characterizing K2 Exoplanets with High-Precision Near-Infrared Transit Photometry


Conn, Blair Australian National University 2017B-0177 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.55

A Census of Satellites: Morphology, Metallicity and Mass Segregation in the newest MW Satellites


Cucchiara, Antonino University of the Virgin Islands 2017B-0040 LCO 1m-TOO  

Searching for the first stars ``around the clock''


Cucchiara, Antonino University of the Virgin Islands 2017B-0040 LCO 2m-TOO  

Searching for the first stars ``around the clock''


Cucchiara, Antonino University of the Virgin Islands 2017B-0157 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.923

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


Cucchiara, Antonino University of the Virgin Islands 2017B-0157 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.577

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


Decleir, Marjorie Ghent University 2017B-0327 CTIO 0.9m 3

Optical ugriz mapping of SINGS/KINGFISH galaxies


Decleir, Marjorie Ghent University 2017B-0327 KPNO 0.9m 3

Optical ugriz mapping of SINGS/KINGFISH galaxies


Dolch, Timothy Hillsdale College 2017B-0333 KPNO 4m 2

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


Douglas, Stephanie Columbia University 2017B-0249 KPNO WIYN 4

Constraining magnetic variability in the planet-hosting cluster Praesepe with simultaneous K2 and Hydra observations


D’Andrea, Chris University of Pennsylvania 2017B-0287 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.32

Constraining Progenitor Models for High-z Superluminous Supernovae in DES


Esplin, Taran Pennsylvania State University 2017B-0074 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2

Measuring the Substellar IMF in Taurus


Fan, Xiaohui University of Arizona 2017B-0142 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.42

Near-IR Spectroscopic Observations of Two Newly Discovered Luminous Quasars at z>6.5


Foley, Ryan University of California, Santa Cruz 2017B-0058 LCO 2m 1.45

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


Foley, Ryan University of California, Santa Cruz 2017B-0169 KPNO 4m 5.5

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


Fong, Wen-fai University of Arizona 2017B-0130 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.49

Probing the Properties of Compact Object Mergers: Rapid Observations of Short Gamma-ray Bursts


Fontanive, Clemence Royal Observatory Edinburgh and ATC 2017B-0162 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.44

A Targeted Search for Wide Companions as a Test of Gravitational Instability


Gerard, Benjamin University of Victoria 2017B-0210 GEM-N GEM-N 0.5

Shedding Light on the Nature of Proposed Protoplanets Around LkCa 15


Gizis, John University of Delaware 2017B-0305 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.75

Dust Clouds and Aurora in Ultracool Dwarfs: A K2 and Gemini Campaign


Glikman, Eilat Middlebury College 2017B-0168 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.59

Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg: Finding Red Quasars in Deep Infrared Imaging over the 115 deg2 of Stripe 82


Gomez, Sebastian Harvard University 2017B-0057 LCO 1m 1

Spectroscopy of a likely new black hole X-ray binary and Cygnus X-1 progenitor


Green, Paul Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2017A-0198 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.5

Changing-Look Quasars: Radical Changes in Accretion Rate?


Green, Paul Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2017A-0198 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.5

Changing-Look Quasars: Radical Changes in Accretion Rate?


Hamilton, Catrina Dickinson College 2017B-0318 CTIO 1.3m 2.93

Photometery of Nine Eclipsing Binaries in the Field of NGC 2362


Hardegree-Ullman, Kevin University of Toledo 2017B-0095 KPNO WIYN 7

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


Hartman, Joel Princeton University 2017B-0039 LCO 1m 30

Confirming and Characterizing Transiting Planets from HATNet and HATSouth with LCOGT


Hartman, Joel Princeton University 2017B-0171 KPNO WIYN 4.5

Follow-up Observations of HATNet Transiting Planet Candidates with WIYN/WHIRC


Hartman, Joel Princeton University 2017B-0194 KPNO WIYNQ 4

Follow-up Observations of HATNet Transiting Planet Candidates with WIYN/NESSI


Herbst, William Wesleyan University 2017B-0150 CTIO 1.3m 2

Monitoring and Modeling the Proto-Tatooine System KH 15D


Hernandez-Sant, Juan University of Amsterdam 2017B-0051 LCO 2m 1.6

Time-resolved photometry of sub-luminous X-ray binaries


Holberg, Jay University of Arizona 2017B-0184 KPNO 4m 3

Spectroscopic characterisation of Kepler 2 White Dwarfs


Howell, D. Andrew Las Cumbres Observatory 2017B-0328 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.1

Probing Supernova Progenitors from the Global Supernova Project


Howell, D. Andrew Las Cumbres Observatory 2017B-0328 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.1

Probing Supernova Progenitors from the Global Supernova Project


Huitson, Catherine University of Colorado 2017B-0046 LCO 1m 2.5

Monitoring Stellar Activity for Exoplanet Hosts: Essential Support for a Gemini Survey Program


Jeffries, Robin Keele University 2017B-0281 KPNO WIYN 6

The Lithium Rotation Radius-Inflation Connection in Messier 35


Jencson, Jacob California Institute of Technology 2017B-0314 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.37

Confirming Obscured Supernova Candidates with Gemini


Jencson, Jacob California Institute of Technology 2017B-0314 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.37

Confirming Obscured Supernova Candidates with Gemini


Jensen-Clem, Rebecca California Institute of Technology 2017B-0271 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.95

The detection of polarized radiation from brown dwarf companions to nearby main sequence stars


Jensen-Clem, Rebecca California Institute of Technology 2017B-0273 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.47

The first detection of polarized radiation from exoplanets: HR8799cd


Jethwa, Prashin IoA, Univ. of Cambridge 2017B-0163 CTIO 4m 0.5

Probing Dark Matter Substructure and the LMC Mass with Jet 1: a new cold stellar stream


Jewitt, David University of California, Los Angeles 2017B-0240 KPNO 0.9m 6

Astrometry of Comets


Jha, Saurabh Rutgers University 2017B-0120 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.44

Spectroscopy of Type Iax Supernovae


Jha, Saurabh Rutgers University 2017B-0120 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.251

Spectroscopy of Type Iax Supernovae


Kaminski, Adrian Landesstarnwarte Konigstuhl, ZAH 2017B-0225 MtWilson CHARA 4

Stellar Radii of M-dwarfs


Karnath, Nicole University of Toledo 2017B-0290 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.84

GNIRS Spectroscopy of Orion Protostars: Placing Constraints on the Initial Conditions of Pre-Main Sequence Contraction and the Ages of Young Stellar Populations


Kilic, Mukremin University of Oklahoma 2017B-0173 CTIO SOAR 5

The ELM Survey South


Kilpatrick, Charles University of California, Santa Cruz 2017B-0056 LCO 1m 0.45

Constraining Supernova Progenitor Systems with the LCO Global Telescope Network


Kilpatrick, Charles University of California, Santa Cruz 2017B-0056 LCO 2m 0.27

Constraining Supernova Progenitor Systems with the LCO Global Telescope Network


Koekemoer, Anton Space Telescope Science Institute 2017B-0199 CTIO 4m 3

Superluminous Supernovae in the Epoch of Reionization


Koerner, David Northern Arizona University 2017B-0060 LCO 1m 3.1

Rotation Periods of Quiescent Sun-like Stars


Kotulla, Ralf University of Wisconsin, Madison 2017B-0114 KPNO WIYN 5.5

Exploring the (extra-)galactic background along lines-of-sight to nearby exoplanet host star candidates.


Kronberger, Matthias EBG MedAustron GmbH 2017B-0137 KPNO 4m 4

Imagery and Spectroscopy of True and Candidate Planetary Nebulae within Kepler K2 Campaign 2, 7 and 11 fields


Laycock, Silas University of Massachusetts, Lowell 2017B-0214 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.32

Blue Supergiant X-ray Binaries in our Nearest Starburst Galaxy


Lee-Brown, Donald University of Kansas 2017B-0248 KPNO WIYN 1.5

The Lithium Plateau in Metal-Rich Stars


Lee, Kyoung-Soo Purdue University 2017B-0087 KPNO 4m 3

The Origin and Fate of Ly(alpha) Photons at High Redshift


Lee, Chien-Hsiu Subaru Telescope 2017B-0358 LBT LBT-SVC 2

RR Lyrae in M33


Leutenegger, Maurice NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2017B-0172 MtWilson CHARA 2

Search for long period companions of putatively single X-ray emitting Wolf-Rayet stars


Ligi, Roxanne Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille 2017B-0112 MtWilson CHARA 1.5

Characterizing transiting exoplanet host stars with interferometry


Linder, Tyler University of North Dakota 2017B-0006 LCO 1m 20

Physical Properties of Near Earth Asteroids


Linder, Tyler University of North Dakota 2017B-0006 LCO 2m 2

Physical Properties of Near Earth Asteroids


Liu, Tingting University of Maryland 2017B-0044 LCO 2m 3.8

Monitoring Variability-Selected Supermassive Black Hole Binary Candidates from Pan-STARRS1


Livingston, John University of Tokyo 2017B-0334 KPNO WIYNQ 1

Exoplanet Validation for K2 Campaigns 12, 13, and 14


Ly, Chun University of Arizona 2017B-0268 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.38

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


Maas, Zachary Indiana University 2017B-0152 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 1.83

Phosphorus Abundances in the Hyades and Galactic Disk


Malhotra, Sangeeta Arizona State University 2017B-0330 CTIO 4m 3

LAGER: Lyman Alpha Galaxies in the Epoch of Reionization (LAEs at z ~ 7 with DECam)


Mann, Andrew University of Texas, Austin 2017B-0089 KPNO WIYN 3

Clusters with K2: systematics from membership and binarity


Massey, Philip Lowell Observatory 2017B-0064 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.02

The Wolf-Rayet Content of IC10: Probing the Nearest Starburst Galaxy


McMillan, Robert University of Arizona 2017B-0069 KPNO 4m 2

Search, Recovery, and Astrometry of Closely-Approaching Asteroid 2012 TC4


McMillan, Robert University of Arizona 2017B-0075 KPNO 4m 2

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


Melis, Carl University of California, San Diego 2017B-0086 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.09

Does SDSSJ195750.83+340404.4 accrete from a circumstellar disk made of a planetary core?


Melis, Carl University of California, San Diego 2017B-0319 GEM-N GEM-N-SVC 3.12

A Search for Pre-Main Sequence Spectroscopic Binaries in the Pleiades


Metcalfe, Travis Space Science Institute 2017B-0009 LCO 1m 4

Activity Cycles in Asteroseismic Solar Analogs


Miller, Bryan Gemini Observatory North 2017B-0312 CTIO 4m 3

Neighbourhood Watch: A Survey of Baryonic Substructures in the Nearby Universe


Moskovitz, Nicholas Lowell Observatory 2017B-0182 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3

The Mission Accessible Near-Earth Object Survey


Mukae, Shiro University of Tokyo 2017B-0354 LBT LBT-SVC 0.5

IGM Tomography of the Enormous Lyman Alpha Nebulae


Nielsen, Eric SETI Institute/NASA Ames Research Center 2017B-0261 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.14

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


Oszkiewicz, Dagmara Adam Mickiewicz University 2017B-0008 LCO 1m 3.5

Testing the dynamical link between HED meteorites and V-type asteroids in the inner main belt


Peterson, Bradley Ohio State University 2017B-0079 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.01

The first spectroscopic dust reverberation program on a narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxy: case study Mrk 110


Pineda, J. Sebastian University of Colorado 2017B-0316 CTIO 4m 1

Rotational Evolution of M-dwarf Magnetic Activity: Stellar Properties and IR Emission Features


Pineda, J. Sebastian University of Colorado 2017B-0317 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.47

Rotational Evolution of M-dwarf Magnetic Activity: Connecting UV and Optical Emission Features


Points, Sean Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2017B-0147 CTIO SOAR 2

Optical Spectroscopy of Supernova Remnant Candidates in the Large Magellanic Cloud


Provencal, Judith University of Delaware 2017B-0092 CTIO 1.3m 2.8

Asteroseismology of a roAp star: A new pulsation mechanism at work?


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2017B-0279 CTIO 4m 2.5

Light Echoes of Galactic Explosions and Eruptions


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2017B-0279 KPNO 4m 6

Light Echoes of Galactic Explosions and Eruptions


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2017B-0285 CTIO 4m 2.5

Photometric Time Series of Carinae's Great Eruption


Rettura, Alessandro NASA Herschel Science Center 2017B-0332 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.11

The Gemini survey of the most distant galaxy clusters in the ~100deg2 Spitzer-SPT Deep Field


Richards, Gordon Drexel University 2017B-0101 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3.25

Discovery and Investigation into the Type-2 High-redshift QSO Population


Rodruck, Michael Pennsylvania State University 2017B-0326 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.36

Stellar Populations in Tidal Tails


Roettenbacher, Rachael Stockholm University 2017B-0187 CTIO 1.3m 2.47

Photometric Imaging of the Spotted Star UX Ari


Romero, Alejandra Universidade Federale do Rio Grande do Sul 2017B-0213 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.3

Spectroscopy of massive DB white dwarf candidate stars


Rottermund, Kaja Dalhousie University 2017B-0220 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.34

Additional Optical followup of the new Cycle3 ALMA-SPT sample of lensed submillimeter galaxies


Ryan, Erin SETI Institute/NASA Ames Research Center 2017B-0023 LCO 2m 0.9

Rotational Outliers in the Trojans: Are They All One Compositional Type?


Salinas, Ricardo Gemini Observatory North 2017B-0062 CTIO SOAR 3

The role of stellar variability in the extended main sequence of intermediate-age LMC clusters


Salinas, Ricardo Gemini Observatory North 2017B-0129 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.49

Constraining the origin of globular cluster abundance anomalies with SMC intermediate-age clusters


Salzer, John Indiana University 2017B-0091 KPNO 4m 5

Spectroscopy of Ultra-Low Metallicity Star-Forming Galaxies


Sand, David Texas Technical University 2017B-0219 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.13

Constraining Type Ia Supernova Physics with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy


Sand, David Texas Technical University 2017B-0219 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.59

Constraining Type Ia Supernova Physics with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy


Sanmartin, David Gemini Observatory North 2017B-0803 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.44

Opening the treasury box: GMOS-N IFU observations of 100 to 300 solar masses stars in the Andromeda galaxy


Schaefer, Gail Georgia State University 2017B-0280 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.59

Variability and Orbital Motion in the T Tauri Triple System


Schambeau, Charles University of Central Florida 2017B-0155 CTIO 0.9m 7

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


Schambeau, Charles University of Central Florida 2017B-0155 KPNO 0.9m 7

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


Schindler, Jan-Torge University of Arizona 2017B-0315 CTIO SOAR 8

The Southern Extremely Luminous Quasar Survey (ELQS) at z~3-5


Schlaufman, Kevin Johns Hopkins University 2017B-0012 LCO 1m 5.53

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


Schlaufman, Kevin Johns Hopkins University 2017B-0082 GEM-N GEM-NQ  

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


Schlaufman, Kevin Johns Hopkins University 2017B-0082 GEM-S GEM-SQ  

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


Scott, Nic NASA Ames Research Center 2017B-0096 KPNO WIYNQ 2.8

Investigation of Exozodiacal Dust Disk Host Stars


Shafter, Allen San Diego State University 2017B-0094 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.79

M31N 2008-12a - The Remarkable Recurrent Nova in M31: Gemini Spectra of the 2017 Eruption and surrounding 'Super-remnant'


Shappee, Benjamin Carnegie Institution of Washington 2017B-0360 LBT LBT-SVC 2

What Are Type-Ia Supernovae?


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2017B-0307 CTIO 4m 5

Extreme Trans-Neptunian Objects: Towards a Massive Planet in the Outer Solar System


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2017B-0325 GEM-N GEM-N 1.5

Extreme Trans-Neptunian Objects: Towards a Massive Planet in the Outer Solar System


Sifon, Cristobal Princeton University 2017B-0291 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.24

Spectroscopic confirmation of distant galaxy clusters discovered with ACTPol


Silverberg, Steven University of Oklahoma 2017B-0229 CTIO 4m 1.5

Determining Intrinsic Characteristics of Potential Disk-hosting dM Stars and YSOs from Disk Detective with ARCoIRIS


Silverstein, Michele Georgia State University 2017B-0059 LCO 1m 6.89

Confirmation of Young Stars Near the Sun


Silverstein, Michele Georgia State University 2017B-0238 KPNO 0.9m 14

Sizing Up Northern Red Dwarfs in the Solar Neighborhood


Simon, Joshua Carnegie Observatories 2017B-0247 GEM-N GEM-N-SVC 2.43

Is There Small-Scale Structure in the ISM Along the Line of Sight to the WTF Star?


Smith, J Allyn Austin Peay State University 2017B-0245 CTIO 0.9m 11

Targeted Samples of the Hot Stellar Content in the Southern Sky


Smith, J Allyn Austin Peay State University 2017B-0245 CTIO SOAR 4

Targeted Samples of the Hot Stellar Content in the Southern Sky


Smith, Verne National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2017B-0264 KPNO WIYN 8

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


Stanghellini, Letizia National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2017B-0200 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.1 (DD)

Time evolution of metallicity gradients: oxygen abundance measurements for young and old metallicity probes in NGC 628


Stevans, Matt University of Texas, Austin 2017B-0299 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.48

Spectroscopic Confirmation of the Brightest Galaxies at z=4


Stevans, Matt University of Texas, Austin 2017B-0299 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.48

Spectroscopic Confirmation of the Brightest Galaxies at z=4


Stroe, Andra European Southern Observatory 2017B-0077 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.74

Cosmic tsunamis: the effect of shocks on star forming cluster galaxies


Sun, Ai-Lei Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics 2017B-0343 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.1

Are there bi-polar AGN outflows? -- IFU study of extended outflow candidates selected with Subaru Hyper-Suprime Cam survey


Szkody, Paula University of Washington 2017B-0053 LCO 1m 4.8

Targeting Candidate Cataclysmic Variables in Current Transient Surveys


Szkody, Paula University of Washington 2017B-0053 LCO 2m 1.6

Targeting Candidate Cataclysmic Variables in Current Transient Surveys


Takir, Driss SETI Institute/NASA Ames Research Center 2017B-0123 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.88

Searching for Volatiles and Organics in the Outer Main Asteroid Belt


Tejos, Nicolas Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile 2017B-0132 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1

Rapid Imaging and Spectroscopic Follow-up of Fast Radio Bursts


Tokovinin, Andrei National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2017B-0003 LCO 1m 1

Origin of close spectroscopic subsystems in solar-type multiple stars


Tokovinin, Andrei National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2017B-0066 CTIO SOAR 2

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


Tremblay, Grant Yale University 2017B-0260 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.303

Monitoring changing-look AGN Mrk 1018 as its central engine reignites


Tremblay, Grant Yale University 2017B-0260 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.107

Monitoring changing-look AGN Mrk 1018 as its central engine reignites


Treu, Tommaso University of California, Los Angeles 2017B-0138 CTIO SOAR 3

High-resolution imaging confirmation and follow-up of new lensed quasars


Troja, Eleonora University of Maryland 2017B-0175 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.27

Unveiling the elusive progenitors of short duration gamma-ray bursts


Valenti, Stefano University of California, Davis 2017B-0049 LCO 2m 5.5

The Global Supernova Project


Van Belle, Gerard Lowell Observatory 2017B-0164 KPNO WIYNQ 4

NESSI Survey of Potential Low-Mass Exoplanet Hosts


Von Braun, Kaspar Lowell Observatory 2017B-0118 MtWilson CHARA 3

Radii of late type-dwarfs, exoplanet hosts, and exoplanet host candidates


Walter, Frederick Stony Brook University 2017B-0019 LCO 1m 2.9

Synopic Spectroscopy of Bright Novae: A Feasibility Study


Wei-Chun, Jao Georgia State University 2017B-0206 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 2.12

Search Close Companions Around Cool Subdwarfs


Williams, Kurtis Texas A & M University 2017B-0104 KPNO 4m 3

Stellar Forensics via White Dwarf Proper Motion Measurements


Williams, David University of California, Santa Cruz 2017B-0136 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.4

Deep imaging of host galaxies of extreme AGNs


Williams, Kurtis Texas A & M University 2017B-0356 LBT LBT-SVC 1

Toward Ensemble Asteroseismology of White Dwarfs in M67


Yee, Jennifer Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2017B-0052 LCO 1m 20

Followup of High-Magnification Spitzer Microlensing Events


Zenteno, Alfredo Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2017B-0302 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.44

Clash of Titans: a dynamical study of a sample of massive galaxy clusters undergoing extreme mergers


Zezas, Andreas Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2017B-0180 CTIO 4m 4

Investigation of Supernova Remnants in nearby galaxies


Zhang, Yuanyuan Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory 2017B-0204 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.98

GMOS spectroscopic follow-ups for three 1.0<z<1.15 galaxy clusters selected with Dark Energy Survey Data

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