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NOAO Proposal Statistics by Instrument for 2018A

The following tables list 2018A 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   35   47 176.5   74.0   42 3.8
    ARCoIRIS     3     3     7.0     0.0     0 2.3
    COSMOS     4     6   20.4     0.0     0 3.4
    DECam   28   38 149.1   74.0   50 3.9

SOAR   27   38   79.4   30.0   38 2.1
    Goodman   16   26   52.3   18.0   34 2.0
    HRCam     1     1     2.0     0.0     0 2.0
    SAMHR     1     1     3.0     0.0     0 3.0
    SAMI     1     1     1.0     0.0     0 1.0
    SOI     6     7   18.2   12.0   66 2.6
    Spartan     2     2     3.0     0.0     0 1.5

CT-1.5m     4     5   15.0     0.0     0 3.0
    CHIRON     4     5   15.0     0.0     0 3.0

CT-1.3m     5     5   11.9     1.8   15 2.4
    ANDI     5     5   11.9     1.8   15 2.4

CT-0.9m     1     1     7.0     7.0 100 7.0
    CFIM     1     1     7.0     7.0 100 7.0


Kitt Peak National Observatory

Telescope/Instrument    Proposals       "Runs"       Total Nights    Dark Nights Percentage
Dark
Average
Nights/Run
WIYN   23   26   95.7   11.3   12 3.7
    HEXPK     1     1     4.0     0.0     0 4.0
    HYDR     6     9   27.0     3.0   11 3.0
    NESSI     5     5   35.2     0.0     0 7.0
    ODI     6     6   11.5     8.3   72 1.9
    SPSPK     1     1     2.0     0.0     0 2.0
    WHIRC     4     4   16.0     0.0     0 4.0

KP-0.9m     9     9   60.0   56.0   93 6.7
    HDI     9     9   60.0   56.0   93 6.7


Gemini North

Telescope/Instrument    Proposals       "Runs"       Total Nights    Dark Nights Percentage
Dark
Average
Nights/Run
GEM-N 113 160 142.6   46.7   33 0.9
    Alopeke     5     5     9.9     0.0     0 2.0
    COMICS     1     1     2.0     0.0     0 2.0
    GMOSN   54   77   63.5   40.8   64 0.8
    GNIRS   17   18   20.3     1.0     5 1.1
    GRACES     6     6     4.1     0.4   11 0.7
    HDS     1     1     1.4     0.0     0 1.4
    HSC     3     3     5.1     3.1   61 1.7
    NIFS     7   13     9.8     1.4   14 0.8
    NIRI   19   22   14.8     0.0     0 0.7
    POLISH2     2     2     4.7     0.0     0 2.4
    SCExAO     1     1     0.4     0.0     0 0.4
    TEXES   10   11     6.5     0.0     0 0.6


Gemini South

Telescope/Instrument    Proposals       "Runs"       Total Nights    Dark Nights Percentage
Dark
Average
Nights/Run
GEM-S 111 163 128.4   22.8   18 0.8
    DSSI     5     5     7.9     0.0     0 1.6
    Flamingos2   20   36   12.7     0.0     0 0.4
    GMOSS   33   49   31.0   15.6   50 0.6
    GPI     6     7     3.5     0.0     0 0.5
    GSAOI   17   31   17.4     0.0     0 0.6
    IGRINS   35   35   56.0     7.2   13 1.6


Large Binocular Telescope

Telescope/Instrument    Proposals       "Runs"       Total Nights    Dark Nights Percentage
Dark
Average
Nights/Run
LBT   13   25   16.0     6.5   41 0.6
    LBC     3     4     3.5     1.5   43 0.9
    LUCI     4   12     5.0     3.0   60 0.4
    MODS     6     9     7.5     2.0   27 0.8


Siding Spring Observatory

Telescope/Instrument    Proposals       "Runs"       Total Nights    Dark Nights Percentage
Dark
Average
Nights/Run
AAT     2     2     8.0     8.0 100 4.0
    AAOmega     2     2     8.0     8.0 100 4.0


Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope

Telescope/Instrument    Proposals       "Runs"       Total Nights    Dark Nights Percentage
Dark
Average
Nights/Run
LCO-2m   14   17   46.1     2.3     5 2.7
    FLOYDS     6     7   10.9     1.2   11 1.6
    Spectral     9   10   35.2     1.1     3 3.5

LCO-1m   21   27 151.0   13.8     9 5.6
    NRES     3     3   15.8     0.0     0 5.3
    Sinistro   18   24 135.2   13.8   10 5.6


CHARA

Telescope/Instrument    Proposals       "Runs"       Total Nights    Dark Nights Percentage
Dark
Average
Nights/Run
CHARA   12   19   46.5     3.0     6 2.4
    Classic     4     5   13.5     0.0     0 2.7
    Climb     2     5     4.0     0.0     0 0.8
    JouFLU     1     2     6.5     0.0     0 3.2
    MIRC     3     4   15.0     3.0   20 3.8
    PAVO     2     2     5.0     0.0     0 2.5
    VEGA     1     1     2.5     0.0     0 2.5

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