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NOAO Proposal Statistics by Instrument for 2016A

The following tables list 2016A proposal request statistics for telescopes and instruments in the US ground-based observing system coordinated by NOAO. The statistics include any new requests for time through the NOAO Standard or Survey TACs.


Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory

Telescope/Instrument    Proposals       "Runs"       Total Nights    Dark Nights Percentage
Dark
Average
Nights/Run
CT-4m   39   55 177.8   51.1   29 3.2
    ARCoIRIS     6     6   16.0     0.0     0 2.7
    COSMOS     6     8   18.0     7.0   39 2.2
    DECam   28   41 143.8   44.1   31 3.5

SOAR   30   37   89.5   31.0   35 2.4
    Goodman   17   19   54.5   25.0   46 2.9
    HRCam     1     1     2.0     0.0     0 2.0
    OSIRIS     3     3     6.0     0.0     0 2.0
    SAM     2     2     7.0     4.0   57 3.5
    SOI     5     8   13.0     2.0   15 1.6
    Spartan     3     4     7.0     0.0     0 1.8

CT-1.5m     9     9   32.8     0.0     0 3.6
    CHIRON     9     9   32.8     0.0     0 3.6

CT-1.3m     9     9   23.1     0.0     0 2.6
    ANDI     9     9   23.1     0.0     0 2.6

CT-0.9m     3     3   19.0     0.0     0 6.3
    CFIM     3     3   19.0     0.0     0 6.3


Kitt Peak National Observatory

Telescope/Instrument    Proposals       "Runs"       Total Nights    Dark Nights Percentage
Dark
Average
Nights/Run
KP-4m   11   17   38.0   14.5   38 2.2
    KOSMOS     2     2     5.0     5.0 100 2.5
    MOSA     9     9   21.5     9.5   44 2.4
    MOSA3     2     4     7.5     0.0     0 1.9
    NEWFIRM     2     2     4.0     0.0     0 2.0

WIYN   31   38 133.0   37.0   28 3.5
    DSSI     4     5   14.0     3.0   21 2.8
    HYDR   16   21   64.5   19.0   29 3.1
    ODI     3     4   28.0     8.0   29 7.0
    SPSPK     3     3     9.0     7.0   78 3.0
    WHIRC     5     5   17.5     0.0     0 3.5

KP-0.9m     2     3   18.0   14.0   78 6.0
    HDI     2     3   18.0   14.0   78 6.0


Gemini North

Telescope/Instrument    Proposals       "Runs"       Total Nights    Dark Nights Percentage
Dark
Average
Nights/Run
GEM-N 139 201 166.9   67.9   41 0.8
    COMICS     1     1     0.8     0.0     0 0.8
    GMOSN   59   93   81.8   53.9   66 0.9
    GNIRS   26   28   28.1     3.6   13 1.0
    GRACES   11   11   14.3     2.0   14 1.3
    HDS     2     2     2.0     2.0 100 1.0
    HSC     1     1     2.0     2.0 100 2.0
    IRCS     1     2     1.2     0.0     0 0.6
    NIFS   14   20   11.7     0.0     0 0.6
    NIRI   18   26   12.1     1.4   12 0.5
    SuprimeCam     2     2     3.0     3.0 100 1.5
    TEXES   12   13     6.8     0.0     0 0.5
    VIS     2     2     3.0     0.0     0 1.5


Gemini South

Telescope/Instrument    Proposals       "Runs"       Total Nights    Dark Nights Percentage
Dark
Average
Nights/Run
GEM-S 103 169 120.1   27.9   23 0.7
    DSSI     9     9   13.5     0.0     0 1.5
    Flamingos2   12   19   10.5     0.7     7 0.6
    GMOSS   38   58   44.0   26.4   60 0.8
    GPI   22   36   11.5     0.9     8 0.3
    GSAOI   15   25   15.8     0.0     0 0.6
    PHNX   13   22   24.9     0.0     0 1.1


Siding Spring Observatory

Telescope/Instrument    Proposals       "Runs"       Total Nights    Dark Nights Percentage
Dark
Average
Nights/Run
AAT     5     5   19.0     9.0   47 3.8
    AAOmega     4     4   16.0     9.0   56 4.0
    UCLES     1     1     3.0     0.0     0 3.0


CHARA

Telescope/Instrument    Proposals       "Runs"       Total Nights    Dark Nights Percentage
Dark
Average
Nights/Run
CHARA   11   13   22.9     0.0     0 1.8
    Classic     1     1     2.0     0.0     0 2.0
    Climb     6     7   13.8     0.0     0 2.0
    JouFLU     1     2     6.0     0.0     0 3.0
    MIRC     2     2     0.7     0.0     0 0.3
    VEGA     1     1     0.3     0.0     0 0.3

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