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NOAO Proposal Statistics by Instrument for 2016B

The following tables list 2016B 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   24   30   75.5   34.5   46 2.5
    ARCoIRIS     4     4     6.0     0.0     0 1.5
    COSMOS     2     2     9.0     5.0   56 4.5
    DECam   18   24   60.5   29.5   49 2.5

SOAR   23   30   82.8   29.0   35 2.8
    Goodman   13   19   48.8   16.0   33 2.6
    HRCam     1     1     2.0     0.0     0 2.0
    SAM     3     3   14.0   11.0   79 4.7
    SAMHR     1     1     4.0     0.0     0 4.0
    SOI     2     2     5.0     2.0   40 2.5
    Spartan     3     3     8.0     0.0     0 2.7
    VIS     1     1     1.0     0.0     0 1.0

CT-1.3m     7     8   20.4     0.0     0 2.5
    ANDI     7     8   20.4     0.0     0 2.5

CT-0.9m     5     6   30.0     7.0   23 5.0
    CFIM     5     6   30.0     7.0   23 5.0


Kitt Peak National Observatory

Telescope/Instrument    Proposals       "Runs"       Total Nights    Dark Nights Percentage
Dark
Average
Nights/Run
KP-4m   22   29   87.0   31.0   36 3.0
    KOSMOS     8     9   26.0   15.0   58 2.9
    MOSA3     8   13   29.0   16.0   55 2.2
    NEWFIRM     7     7   32.0     0.0     0 4.6

WIYN   24   30   76.5   11.0   14 2.5
    DSSI     5     5   14.5     0.0     0 2.9
    GRDPK     1     1     4.0     0.0     0 4.0
    HYDR   13   16   37.0     5.0   14 2.3
    ODI     2     2     5.0     0.0     0 2.5
    SPSPK     3     3     8.0     6.0   75 2.7
    WHIRC     2     3     8.0     0.0     0 2.7

KP-0.9m     3     3   11.0     4.0   36 3.7
    HDI     3     3   11.0     4.0   36 3.7


Gemini North

Telescope/Instrument    Proposals       "Runs"       Total Nights    Dark Nights Percentage
Dark
Average
Nights/Run
GEM-N 102 133 140.0   42.0   30 1.1
    COMICS     1     1     1.5     0.0     0 1.5
    DSSI     4     4     6.6     0.0     0 1.7
    GMOSN   42   55   44.3   26.0   59 0.8
    GNIRS   20   20   32.2     0.0     0 1.6
    GRACES     8     8   10.7     6.5   60 1.3
    HSC     5     5     8.0     7.0   88 1.6
    MOIRCS     1     1     3.0     0.0     0 3.0
    NIFS   12   22   17.4     1.3     7 0.8
    NIRI   13   16   12.8     1.2   10 0.8
    VIS     1     1     3.5     0.0     0 3.5


Gemini South

Telescope/Instrument    Proposals       "Runs"       Total Nights    Dark Nights Percentage
Dark
Average
Nights/Run
GEM-S   76 112   94.7   35.2   37 0.8
    Flamingos2     9   11     5.4     0.0     0 0.5
    GMOSS   51   76   62.6   35.2   56 0.8
    GPI     5     6     4.7     0.0     0 0.8
    GSAOI     5     5     5.1     0.0     0 1.0
    PHNX   11   14   16.8     0.0     0 1.2


Siding Spring Observatory

Telescope/Instrument    Proposals       "Runs"       Total Nights    Dark Nights Percentage
Dark
Average
Nights/Run
AAT     6     6   16.0     6.0   38 2.7
    AAOmega     4     4   12.0     6.0   50 3.0
    UCLES     1     1     3.0     0.0     0 3.0
    VIS     1     1     1.0     0.0     0 1.0

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