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Approved NOAO Survey Programs



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Nidever, David University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2013B-0440 CTIO 4m 1

Survey of the MAgellanic Stellar History - SMASH


Schlegel, David Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 2014B-0404 CTIO 4m 37

The DECam Legacy Survey of the SDSS Equatorial Sky

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Approved Chandra Programs



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Green, Paul Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2017B-0927 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.04

Changing-Look Quasars: Radical Changes in Accretion Rate?


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

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

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Approved Fermi Programs



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Bailyn, Charles Yale University 2016B-0902 CTIO 1.3m 5

Smarts Optical and Infrared Monitoring of Fermi Lat Blazars


Marchesi, Stefano Clemson University 2017B-3001 CTIO 4m 4

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


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


Massaro, Francesco Osservatorio Astrofisico di Torino 2017B-3003 CTIO SOAR 2

Completing the optical spectroscopic campaign of the gamma-ray blazar candidates


Romani, Roger Stanford University 2017B-3002 CTIO SOAR 2

Optical counterparts for LAT Pulsars and Unidentified Sources

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Approved Long Term Programs



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Bailyn, Charles Yale University 2017B-0050 LCO 1m 4.65

Black Hole Binary Systems in Quiescence


Bechtol, Keith Large Synoptic Survey Telescope 2018A-0242 CTIO 4m 4

Magellanic Satellites Survey: The Search for Hierarchical Structures within the Local Group (Phase 2)


Burgasser, Adam University of California, San Diego 2016B-0115 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.26

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 2.3

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


Chomiuk, Laura Michigan State University 2018A-0145 MtWilson CHARA 3

Imaging the Evolution and Expansion of Nova Ejecta


Chomiuk, Laura Michigan State University 2018A-0145 CTIO 1.3m 0.6

Imaging the Evolution and Expansion of Nova Ejecta


Dawson, William Lawrence Livermore National Lab 2018A-0273 CTIO 4m 6

PALS: Paralensing Survey of Intermediate Mass Black Holes


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 2018A-0231 CTIO 4m 3

Superluminous Supernovae in the Epoch of Reionization


Messineo, Maria University of Science & Technology of China 2016B-0106 CTIO 1.3m 11.3

Infrared photometric monitoring of Galactic red supergiants


Moskovitz, Nicholas Lowell Observatory 2017B-0111 CTIO SOAR 12

The Mission Accessible Near-Earth Object Survey (MANOS)


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2018A-0369 CTIO 4m 3

Light Echoes of the Crab Supernova (SN 1054)


Richardson, Noel University of Toledo 2017B-0088 MtWilson CHARA 4

Weighing Evolved Massive Stars in Binary systems with Interferometry


Tokovinin, Andrei National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2018A-0004 CTIO SOAR 2

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


Treu, Tommaso University of California, Los Angeles 2017A-0190 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.6

A reverberation mapping black hole mass measurement at z=2.82


Valenti, Stefano University of California, Davis 2018A-0133 LCO 1m 25

The Global Supernova Project


Valenti, Stefano University of California, Davis 2018A-0133 LCO 2m 5.5

The Global Supernova Project


von der Linden, Anja Stanford University 2016A-0397 CTIO 4m 2

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


Wong, Michael University of California, Berkeley 2018A-0139 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.7

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

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Approved Regular Programs



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Adams, Scott California Institute of Technology 2018A-0342 LCO 1m 0.8

Light Curves of Candidate Failed Supernova Shock Breakouts


Adams, Scott California Institute of Technology 2018A-0342 LCO 2m 0.8

Light Curves of Candidate Failed Supernova Shock Breakouts


Adelman, Saul The Citadel 2018A-0051 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 1.7

Spectral Synthesis High S/N Studies of Sharp-lined B, A, and F Stars Observed by STIS


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

Spectroscopic Rotational Velocities of Exoplanet Analogs


Andersen, Morten Gemini Observatory North 2018A-0211 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.4

Probing the depths of a massive cluster in the making


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


Baines, Ellyn Naval Research Labatory 2018A-0057 MtWilson CHARA 2

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


Banados, Eduardo Carnegie Institution of Washington 2018A-0164 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3.5

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


Batiste, Merida Georgia State University 2018A-0265 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.2

Improving Bulge Stellar Velocity Dispersion Estimates for Calibration of the Mbh-sigma* Relation for AGN


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


Battisti, Andrew Australian National University 2018A-0275 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 1

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


Bennett, David NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2018A-0352 LCO 1m 11.6

The Galactic Bulge Exoplanet Mass Function from High Magnification Microlensing Events


Bennett, David NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2018A-0352 LCO 1m-TOO 0.4

The Galactic Bulge Exoplanet Mass Function from High Magnification Microlensing Events


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 2

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


Blakeslee, John Gemini Observatory North 2018A-0117 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.5

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


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

Monitoring of comet 41P for activity trends and outburst


Bodewits, Dennis University of Maryland , College Park 2018A-0301 LCO 1m 1.5

Rapid follow-up on cometary outburst detections


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

Complementing Gaia from the ground: the COSMIC-DANCE survey


Bouy, Herve University of Bordeaux 2018A-0053 LCO 1m 4.8

A new paradigm for star formation: understanding the nature and origin of Blue Streams


Bouy, Herve University of Bordeaux 2018A-0059 CTIO 4m 3.5

Complementing Gaia from the ground: the COSMIC-DANCE survey


Bowen, David Princeton University 2018A-0073 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.36

The Baryon Reservoirs in Ultra Diffuse Galaxies (UDGs)


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


Burgasser, Adam University of California, San Diego 2018A-0239 MtWilson CHARA 0.5

Sizing up the Coolest Stars: CHARA Observations of Wolf 359


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


Carlin, Jeffrey Large Synoptic Survey Telescope 2018A-0215 CTIO 4m 2

Mapping the Outer Halo of the Milky Way with RR Lyrae


Cartier, Regis Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2018A-0225 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.667

Observations of the Type Ia-CSM SN 2016iks beyond 500 d: witnessing the fade of the circumstellar interaction


Cauley, Paul Wilson Arizona State University 2018A-0110 GEM-N GEM-N-SVC 0.45

Testing the eccentric ring model for circumstellar absorption around WD1145+017


Cauley, Paul Wilson Arizona State University 2018A-0297 KPNO WIYN 5

Magnetic Star-Planet Interactions in HAT-P-11 and WASP-69


Cenko, Stephen NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2018A-0176 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.7

Multi-Wavelength Spectroscopy of Tidal Disruption Flares: A Legacy Sample for the LSST Era


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


Chick, William University of Wyoming 2018A-0350 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.86

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


Chornock, Ryan Ohio University 2018A-0340 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.31

Late-time NIR Template Observations of the Extraordinary GRB 170817A


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


Cobb, Bethany George Washington University 2018A-0224 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


Colon, Knicole NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2018A-0149 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


Cooke, Jeffrey Swinburne University of Technology 2018A-0137 CTIO 4m 3

Multi-wavelength, real-time detection of fast radio bursts and fast transients


Crawford, Courtney University of Oklahoma, Norman 2018A-0184 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.58

J and H Photometry of Ultracool White Dwarfs


Cucchiara, Antonino University of the Virgin Islands 2017B-0040 LCO 1m-TOO 1.2

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


Cucchiara, Antonino University of the Virgin Islands 2017B-0040 LCO 2m-TOO 0.3

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


Cucchiara, Antonino University of the Virgin Islands 2018A-0416 LCO 2m-TOO 0.3

Searching for the first stars “around the clock”


Dame, Kyra University of Oklahoma, Norman 2018A-0070 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.36

Short-period Variables in the DECam Minute Cadence Survey


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


Dell'Antonio, Ian Brown University 2018A-0276 CTIO 4m 3

Mapping dark matter in Nearby Galaxy Clusters


Dell'Antonio, Ian Brown University 2018A-0276 KPNO WIYN 2

Mapping dark matter in Nearby Galaxy Clusters


Do, Tuan University of California, Los Angeles 2018A-0284 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3.62

Measuring the Relativistic Redshift of the Star S0-2 in Orbit Around the MW Supermassive Black Hole with NIFS


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


Drahus, Michal Jagiellonian University in Krakow 2018A-0241 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.8

Rotation of Main Belt Comets


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

Constraining Progenitor Models for High-z Superluminous Supernovae in DES


Ellis, Tyler Louisiana State University 2018A-0210 MtWilson CHARA 3

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


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

Measuring the Substellar IMF in Taurus


Faherty, Jacqueline American Museum of Natural History 2018A-0219 CTIO SOAR 1

Weather and aurorae on one of the Sun’s nearest neighbours


Faherty, Jacqueline American Museum of Natural History 2018A-0255 CTIO 4m 2

Extreme Brown Dwarfs Discovered Through an All Sky Proper Motion Survey


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


Finkbeiner, Douglas Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2018A-0251 CTIO 4m 9

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


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 CTIO SOAR 2

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


Foley, Ryan University of California, Santa Cruz 2018A-0277 CTIO SOAR 6

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


Foley, Ryan University of California, Santa Cruz 2018A-0290 LCO 2m 1.6

Transients within Hours of Explosion


Foley, Ryan University of California, Santa Cruz 2018A-0290 LCO 2m-TOO 1.8

Transients within Hours of Explosion


Foley, Ryan University of California, Santa Cruz 2018A-0351 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.9

Ultra-Rapid UV Spectroscopy of an Interacting Supernova Discovered by K2


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


Fong, Wen-fai Northwestern University 2018A-0269 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.785

Probing the Properties of Neutron Star 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


Fremling, Christoffer California Institute of Technology 2018A-0227 LCO 1m 3.58

LCO follow-up of stripped-envelope supernovae discovered by the Zwicky Transient Facility


Galbany, Lluis University of Pittsburgh 2018A-0040 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.99

Spectroscopic confirmation of high-redshift superluminous supernovae


Galbany, Lluis U. Pittsburgh 2018A-0047 CTIO 1.3m 3

Follow-up of FFTs: Faint, Fast-evolving, non-interacting Type I supernovae


Galbany, Luis University of Pittsburgh 2018A-0125 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.11

Nebular spectroscopy of SN 2017dio, a stripped-envelope supernova interacting with H-rich circumstellar medium: constraining the progenitor and mass loss history of a rare cosmic event


Gallenne, Alexandre European Southern Observatory 2018A-0055 MtWilson CHARA 3

Multiplicity of Galactic Cepheids from long-baseline interferometry


Geha, Marla Yale University 2018A-0144 SSO AAT 5

The SAGA Project: An Optimized Search for Dwarf Galaxy Satellites Around Milky Way Analogs


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


Gonzalez Serrano, J Ignacio Universidad de Cantabria 2018A-0056 KPNO WIYN 1

Spectroscopy of bright FIR sources in the Lockman Hole field


Gosnell, Natalie Colorado College 2018A-0248 KPNO WIYN 2.5

Clusters with K2: systematics from membership and binarity


Graham, Melissa L. University of Washington 2018A-0325 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.94

A Deeper Physical Understanding of Thermonuclear Supernovae with Nebular-Phase Spectra


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?


Green, Paul Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2018A-0264 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.52

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


Han, Eunkyu Boston University 2018A-0354 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.6

Fundamental properties of low-mass stars: determination of a self-consistent mass-radius-luminosity relationship


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

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


Hardegree-Ullman, Kevin University of Toledo 2018A-0308 KPNO WIYN 10

Characterizing Low Mass Stars in the TESS Northern Continuous Viewing Zone


Hartigan, Patrick Rice University 2018A-0064 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1

A Test of Triggering in Carina's Western Wall


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


Hartman, Joel Princeton University 2018A-0196 LCO 1m 30

Confirming and Characterizing Transiting Planets from HATNet and HATSouth with LCO


Healy, Julia University of Groningen 2018A-0356 KPNO WIYN 2

The evolution of HI gas in cluster substructure


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

Monitoring and Modeling the Proto-Tatooine System KH 15D


Hermes, J University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 2017B-0125 CTIO SOAR 3

Measuring the endpoints of angular momentum evolution in low- and intermediate-mass stars


Hermes, J University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 2018A-0188 CTIO SOAR 5

Constraining the endpoints of stellar rotation as a function of mass


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

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


Hinkle, Kenneth National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2018A-0312 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.96

Exploring the violent history of SyXB systems


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

Spectroscopic characterisation of Kepler 2 White Dwarfs


Holler, Bryan Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) 2018A-0230 LCO 2m 0.3

Post-outburst Rotation Light Curve of C/2015 ER_61 (PANSTARRS)


Holoien, Thomas Carnegie Institution of Washington 2018A-0430 LBT LBT-SVC 1

Late-time Observations of Bright Tidal Disruption Events


Homan, Jeroen Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2018A-0212 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.4

Winds and jets in GX13+1: a multi-wavelength campaign


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


Howell, Steve NASA Ames Research Center 2018A-0023 GEM-S GEM-S-SVC 4

K2 Exoplanet Candidates: Small high-value planet characterization


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

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


Hynes, Robert Louisiana State University 2018A-0362 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.3

The Hidden Population of Galactic Bulge Symbiotics Revealed in X-rays


Irwin, Jimmy University of Alabama 2018A-0207 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.99

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


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


Jha, Saurabh Rutgers University 2018A-0076 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.479

Spectroscopy of Type Iax Supernovae


Johns-Krull, Christopher M. Rice University 2018A-0311 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.72

Magnetic Field Evolution During the Pre-Main Sequence


Johnson, Marshall Ohio State University 2018A-0199 GEM-N GEM-N-SVC 0.5

Doppler Tomographic Observations of the Longest Period A Star Transiting Planet


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


Kelley, Michael University of Maryland 2018A-0237 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.22

Precise orbit and distant activity of comet Hale-Bopp


Kidder, Benjamin University of Texas, Austin 2018A-0271 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.52

Physical Properties of Confirmed TWA Members


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

The ELM Survey South


Kilic, Mukremin University of Oklahoma, Norman 2018A-0012 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.83

A Detached, Eclipsing 40 Min Period Double White Dwarf Binary


Kilic, Mukremin University of Oklahoma, Norman 2018A-0016 GEM-N GEM-N-SVC 0.71

Double Degenerates in the Solar Neighborhood


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


Kilpatrick, Charles University of California, Santa Cruz 2018A-0259 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.27

Identifying the Progenitors of Astrophysical Transients


Kilpatrick, Charles University of California, Santa Cruz 2018A-0291 LCO 1m 0.19

Constraining Supernova Progenitor Systems with the LCO Global Telescope Network


Kilpatrick, Charles University of California, Santa Cruz 2018A-0291 LCO 2m 0.5

Constraining Supernova Progenitor Systems with the LCO Global Telescope Network


Knight, Matthew University of Maryland 2018A-0197 CTIO SOAR 1.5

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


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


Kolobow, Craig Florida Institute of Technology 2018A-0156 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.23

Dwarf Hosts of Low-z Supernovae


Kolobow, Craig Florida Institute of Technology 2018A-0282 CTIO SOAR 2

Dwarf Hosts of Low-z Supernovae


Kosakowski, Alek University of Oklahoma, Norman 2018A-0233 CTIO SOAR 5

The ELM Survey South


Kotulla, Ralf University of Wisconsin, Madison 2017B-0114 KPNO WIYN 6

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


Krafton, Kelsie Louisiana State University 2018A-0105 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.127

Observations of CCSNe to Look for Dust Production


Kraus, Adam University of Texas, Austin 2018A-0374 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.56

The Mass-Radius Relation at 10 Myr from K2


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


Kupfer, Thomas California Institute of Technology 2018A-0316 LCO 1m 6.4

The Fast and the Furious - A ZTF high cadence survey of the Galactic Plane


Kupfer, Thomas California Institute of Technology 2018A-0316 LCO 2m 1.6

The Fast and the Furious - A ZTF high cadence survey of the Galactic Plane


Lacy, John University of Texas, Austin 2018A-0187 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2

Absorption by H2, CO, and Dust Through Cold Molecular Clouds


Lanthermann, Cyprien Universitee Grenoble Alpes 2018A-0158 MtWilson CHARA 6

Northern Massive Stars at High Angular Resolution


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

Blue Supergiant X-ray Binaries in our Nearest Starburst Galaxy


Lebofsky, Larry University of Arizona 2018A-0185 LCO 2m 0.25

Recovery of Potentially Hazardous Asteroids


Lee-Brown, Donald University of Kansas 2017B-0248 KPNO WIYN 1

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


Leggett, Sandy Gemini Observatory North 2018A-0042 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.165

Four-Micron Imaging of Two Cool Binary Systems


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


Ligi, Roxanne INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera 2018A-0178 MtWilson CHARA 2.5

Knowing the star, knowing the planet: the characterizing of 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


Liu, Tingting University of Maryland 2018A-0126 LCO 2m 3.6

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


Lowenthal, James Smith College 2018A-0396 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.05

Gravitational Lens Models for the Brightest Planck SMGs at 1<z<4


Luhman, Kevin Pennsylvania State University 2018A-0066 GEM-N GEM-NQ 4.24

Toward a Complete Census of Brown Dwarfs in Upper Sco


Luhman, Kevin Pennsylvania State University 2018A-0098 CTIO 4m 6

Toward a Complete Census of Stars in Upper Scorpius


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


Ly, Chun University of Arizona 2018A-0375 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.5

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


Macri, Lucas Texas A & M University 2018A-0359 CTIO SOAR 1

Mapping the Nearby Universe at low Galactic latitudes with the 2MASS Redshift Survey


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)


Malhotra, Sangeeta Arizona State University 2018A-0371 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 4.5

Clusters with K2: systematics from membership and binarity


Masiero, Joseph Jet Propulsion Laboratory 2018A-0062 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.4

Time-critical followup of deep-south newly discovered NEOWISE near-Earth objects


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

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


McKay, Adam NASA GSFC/USRA 2018A-0223 GEM-N GEM-N-SVC 1.76

Understanding Cometary Activity at Large Heliocentric Distance with GRACES Observations of [OI]


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 6

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


Metcalfe, Travis Space Science Institute 2018A-0193 LCO 1m 6

Activity Cycles in Asteroseismic Solar Analogs


Miles-Paez, Paulo University of Western Ontario 2018A-0082 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.11

Identifying the ultra-cool dwarfs with the most favorable geometry to search for Earth-sized planets.


Miles-Paez, Paulo University of Western Ontario 2018A-0387 CTIO 1.3m 5

Identifying the ultra-cool dwarfs with equator-on view to search for rocky planets.


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

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


Miller, Adam Northwestern University 2018A-0327 LCO 1m 4

Young Explosions: A ZTF Census of Stars in the Hours to Days After Death


Mommert, Michael Northern Arizona University 2018A-0132 CTIO SOAR 2

Systematic Characterization and Monitoring of Potentially Active Asteroids


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

The Mission Accessible Near-Earth Object Survey


Mueller, Beatrice Planetary Science Institute 2018A-0246 CTIO SOAR 2

Rotational state of comet 46P/Wirtanen


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

IGM Tomography of the Enormous Lyman Alpha Nebulae


Murray-Clay, Ruth University of California, Santa Cruz 2018A-0421 LBT LBT-SVC 1.5

Constraining Neptune’s Migration: Surfaces of Resonant TNOs


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


Nielsen, Eric Stanford University 2018A-0341 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.054

Orbits of Moving Group Binaries: Constraining the Ages of Planet-Hosting Moving Groups using GPI NRM Astrometry and IGRINS Radial Velocities


Oka, Takeshi University of Chicago 2018A-0052 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.8

Probing the Galactic Center's Central Molecular Zone using CO


Orton, Glenn Jet Propulsion Laboratory 2018A-0134 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.45

High-Resolution Mapping of Jupiter's Clouds in the Near Infrared: Support for the Juno Mission PJ11-PJ14


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


Papovich, Casey Texas A & M University 2018A-0260 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.55

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


Parker, Alex Southwest Research Institute 2018A-0177 CTIO 4m 3

Expanding the New Horizons Survey of Kuiper Belt Object Surface Properties with CTIO and DECam


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?


Ragozzine, Darin Brigham Young University 2018A-0288 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.26

Identifying Important New Family Members of the Dwarf Planet Haumea


Ravindranath, Swara Space Telescope Science Institute 2018A-0403 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.88

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


Reiter, Megan University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2018A-0306 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.55

Connecting refractory grains in jets with their dusty source


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 4

Photometric Time Series of Carinae's Great Eruption


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2018A-0380 CTIO 4m 2.5

Photometric Time Series of Carinae's Great Eruption


Retana-Montenegro, Edwin Leiden Observatory 2018A-0432 LBT LBT-SVC 0.5

LBT/MODS spectroscopy for z>6 LOFAR radio quasars


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


Riaz, Basmah Max Planck Institut fuer extraterrestrische Physik 2018A-0180 CTIO SOAR 2

Probing H_2 molecular jets in proto-brown dwarfs


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

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


Richardson, Noel University of Toledo 2018A-0151 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 1

The connection of wind structures to observed X-ray variability in massive stars


Richardson, Noel University of Toledo 2018A-0295 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 2

Is eta Carinae pulsating?


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


Romani, Roger KIPAC, Dept. of Physics 2018A-0244 LCO 1m 6

The dramatic optical flares of PSR J1311-3430


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


Romero, Alejandra Universidade Federale do Rio Grande do Sul 2018A-0131 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.03

Spectroscopy of massive DB white dwarf 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?


Saha, Abhijit National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2018A-0206 CTIO 4m 5

An Atlas of Time-varying phenomena in External Galaxies


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


Salzer, John Indiana University 2018A-0428 LBT LBT-SVC 0.5

Using NIR Spectroscopy to Derive a More Precise Estimate of the Primordial Helium Abundance


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


Sand, David University of Arizona 2018A-0221 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.597

Constraining Type Ia Supernova Physics with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy


Sandquist, Eric San Diego State University 2018A-0286 MtWilson CHARA 4

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


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


Schambeau, Charles University of Central Florida 2018A-0155 CTIO 0.9m 16

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


Schindler, Jan-Torge University of Arizona 2018A-0054 CTIO SOAR 6

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


Schirmer, Mischa Gemini Observatory North 2018A-0077 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3.15

Thermal echoes from the fading AGN in low-redshift Lyman-alpha blobs


Schirmer, Mischa Gemini Observatory North 2018A-0302 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.18

Probing low-redshift Lyman-alpha blobs with deep 3D spectroscopy


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


Schombert, James Univ. of Oregon 2018A-0005 LCO 2m 0.55

UV Imaging of LSB Dwarfs/Disks


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?


Shappee, Benjamin University of Hawaii 2018A-0429 LBT LBT-SVC 2

What Are Type-Ia Supernovae?


Sharkey, Benjamin Lunar and Planetary Lab 2018A-0425 LBT LBT-SVC 0.5

Connecting dynamical families in the Jovian System to Trojan Asteroids


Shen, Yue University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2018A-0046 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.64

GMOS Spectrocopy of Candidate Changing-Look Quasars


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


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2018A-0393 CTIO 4m 3

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


Shetrone, Matthew University of Texas, Austin 2018A-0102 GEM-N GEM-N-SVC 0.44

High resolution spectroscopy of metal-poor stars in the Galactic bulge from the Pristine survey


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, Norman 2017B-0229 CTIO 4m 1.5

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


Silverberg, Steven University of Oklahoma, Norman 2018A-0292 CTIO 4m 2

Determining Intrinsic Characteristics of Potential Disk-hosting dM Stars 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?


Singer, Leo NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2018A-0372 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.517

Hunt for an Infrared Counterpart to a Neutron Star Merger


Sloan, Greg Space Telescope Science Institute 2018A-0166 CTIO SOAR 1

Resolving Reflection Nebulae around Post-AGB Objects in the LMC


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 7

Targeted Samples of the Hot Stellar Content in the Southern Sky


Smith, Verne National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2017B-0264 KPNO WIYN 8.5

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


Smith, Verne National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2018A-0358 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 2.5

Blanco Imaging of the Southern Sky (BLISS)


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


Szkody, Paula University of Washington 2018A-0058 LCO 2m 1.2

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


Takir, Driss SETI Institute/NASA Ames Research Center 2018A-0113 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.5

Searching for Volatiles and Organics in the Outer Main Asteroid Belt


Tanner, Angelle Mississippi State University 2018A-0229 KPNO WIYN 4

Can infrared photometry predict the best M dwarf planet RV targets?


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

Rapid Imaging and Spectroscopic Follow-up of Fast Radio Bursts


Terreran, Giacomo Northwestern University 2018A-0343 CTIO 1.3m 1.8

Interacting SNe


Thomas, Christina Planetary Science Institute 2017B-0277 CTIO SOAR 1

Visible Spectroscopy of Nominally Anhydrous Near-Earth and Main Belt Asteroids


Thomas, Cristina Northern Arizona University 2018A-0392 CTIO SOAR 1.5

Visible Spectroscopy of Nominally Anhydrous Near-Earth and Main Belt Asteroids


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


Tokovinin, Andrei National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2018A-0009 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 4

Spectroscopic orbits in nearby triple systems


Tomsick, John Space Science Laboratory 2018A-0121 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.23

Constraing the Milky Way's Faint HMXBs Population


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


Trump, Jonathan University of Connecticut 2018A-0323 LCO 1m 18.1

Accretion-Disk Echo Mapping: Adding LCO Optical to Hubble UV Monitoring


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


Verbiscer, Anne University of Virginia 2018A-0389 CTIO SOAR 3.5

Pluto and Charon At True Opposition: A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity


Vieira, Joaquin University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2018A-0222 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.05

Optical followup of the SPT2052-55 protocluster at z=4.3


Vivas, Kathy Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2018A-0159 CTIO 4m 3

Calibration of RR Lyrae stars in DECam filters


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


Walter, Frederick Stony Brook University 2018A-0168 LCO 1m 4

Synoptic Spectroscopy of Bright Novae


Warrener, Michael Yale University 2018A-0194 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.44

A Search for Quiescent Stellar Mass Black Hole Binaries


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


Winkler, P Frank Middlebury College 2018A-0329 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.81

Assessing the Rich Supernova Remnant Population in M51


Winters, Jennifer Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2018A-0348 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2

Searching for Companions to Nearby M Dwarfs on Solar System Scales


Woodward, Chick University of Minnesota 2018A-0419 LBT LBT-SVC 0.5

A MODS Study of Faint Classical Novae


Yan, Haojing University of Missouri, Columbia 2018A-0420 LBT LBT-SVC 1

Deep near-IR Imaging of IRAC Dark Field (IDF) - Preparing for the JWST era


Yan, Haojing University of Missouri, Columbia 2018A-0424 LBT LBT-SVC 0.5

Understanding WISE W1-dropouts in the Context of JWST High-z Studies


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

Followup of High-Magnification Spitzer Microlensing Events


Young, Leslie Southwest Research Institute 2018A-0170 LCO 1m 5.35

Properties of the Patroclus-Menoetius Trojan binary from mutual 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


Zenteno, Alfredo Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2018A-0386 CTIO 4m 3

Completing the Southern eROSITA Sky with DECam


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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Speck, Angela University of Missouri, Columbia 2017B-0810 KPNO WIYN 6

WHIRC Observations of Extremely Red Objects Selected from WISE


Yan, Haojing University of Missouri, Columbia 2017B-0806 KPNO WIYN 4

Mizzou WIYN Survey


Yan, Haojing University of Missouri, Columbia 2018A-0449 KPNO WIYN 6

Mizzou WIYN Survey

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Approved Testing and Engineering Programs



PI Institution Prop. ID Site Tel. Nts.

Proposal Title


Abareshi, Behzad National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2017B-2001 KPNO 4m 8

Commissioning new pointing camera, making pointing maps, general telescope T&E.


Joyce, Dick National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2017B-2010 KPNO 4m 1

Pointing and tracking at and near the Pole


Probst, Ron National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2017B-2012 KPNO 4m 2

Document Existing Telescope Alignment at PF Using Curvature Sensing Analysis of Extrafocal Images


Schweiker, Heidi National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2017B-2005 KPNO WIYN 1

Electrical shutdown


Schweiker, Heidi National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2017B-2008 KPNO WIYN 6

Generic WIYN T&E


Schweiker, Heidi National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2017B-2009 KPNO WIYN 4

T&E for IAS to Hydra and Hydra to IAS transitions


Schweiker, Heidi 2018A-2001 KPNO WIYN 5.5

T&E for IAS to Hydra and Hydra to IAS transitions


Schweiker, Heidi 2018A-2002 KPNO WIYN 5

Generic WIYN T&E


Sprayberry, David National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2017B-2011 KPNO 4m 2

Effects of pre-DESI engineering on pointing and tracking


Willmarth, Daryl National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2016A-0625 KPNO WIYN 2

Using Hydra for RVs of Spectroscopic Binaries

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Programs: 414
Nights: 1704.922

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