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Program Information for 2015B-2002


PI: Dick Joyce, NOAO, joyce@noao.edu
Address: 950 N. Cherry Ave., Tucson, AZ 85719 US

CoI: Verne V Smith, NOAO
CoI: Dianne Harmer, NOAO
CoI: Daryl W Willmarth, NOAO

Title: Checkout KOSMOS functionality and performance - possibly including new TCS

Abstract: Verify performance and integration of spectrograph following reinstallation on the telescope. Probably including some testing with new TCS and investigation of operational techniques immediately after shutdown. Main block of time, maybe of order 3 or 4 night-equivalent over a week or so. (Run 1) 1 night each for checkout following instrument change, including some time with KOSMOSM. (Run 2, Run 3) Perhaps new grating(s) will be available for checkout in a T&E run end of semester.(Run 4)

Program Type: TE

Scheduled Nights:
Run 1 (2015B):  KP-4m/KOSMOS -- 1n on Sep 18 2015, Jan 27 2016
Run 2 (2015B):  KP-4m/KOSMOS -- 1n on Dec 15 2015
Run 3 (2015B):  KP-4m/KOSMOS -- 3.5n on Aug 18 - Aug 20 2015, Aug 27 - Aug 28 2015
Run 4 (2015B):  KP-4m/KOSMOS -- 1n on Dec 23 2015


National Optical Astronomy Observatory, 950 North Cherry Avenue, P.O. Box 26732, Tucson, Arizona 85726, Phone: (520) 318-8000, Fax: (520) 318-8360



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