COO/Palomar Observatory

Cover Sheet - Semester 2018B

200-inch Telescope

Instructions: Fill in the required information. When finished, save the form on your computer as a pdf document to be merged with the discussion section of your proposal.
Principal Investigator Lead Observer (if not PI)
Office phone:
The PI or the Lead Observer will be the single-point contact with the Palomar staff for all administrative and logistical matters pertaining to the project.
*email address must match the email address used as login on the Palomar Reservations website.

Program Title

Abstract of Program Abstract must fit within the space provided. Unformatted text only.

Note: The abstract may be used for Educational Outreach purposes.

Institution Status¹ Priority
Linked to Keck¹ Linked to 60-in¹ Linked to Oschin¹
Thesis Project New/Cont Project³ Large Project¹
Date-Specific² Partial Nights²
¹Caltech observers only
²Provide full details in the discussion section. Down-load the DS Supplement, fill in the required information and include it as an addendum to your proposal.
³For a new project, include in the discussion section an estimate of the total observing time needed for completion. For a continuation of an existing project, give a review of its status and an estimate of the observing time needed for completion.

Collaborators (Names and e-mail addresses)

Observing Team (Observers expected to be present at Palomar)

Observing Runs & Instruments Fill in the table below to specify the instruments requested and your acceptable observing runs.
- Select the instrument(s) you are requesting for the block from the pull-down menus. Double-instrument set-ups should not be requested unless both instruments are to be used during the scheduled block.
- Enter the number of nights you are requesting for the block.
- Specify your observing preferences as P = Preferred or A = Acceptable
- Use multiple request lines if you want your observing time split into two or more blocks (one line for each block).

L = Light (<28% moon-free) D = Dark (>72% moon-free)
DE = Grey Dark Early (28%-72% moon-free) DL = Grey Dark Late (28%-72% moon-free)

Observing Time Preference & Instrument Selection 2018B
From 01 Aug 03 Aug 07 Aug 16 Aug 21 Aug 01 Sep 05 Sep 15 Sep 20 Sep 30 Sep 04 Oct
To 02 Aug 06 Aug 15 Aug 20 Aug 31 Aug 04 Sep 14 Sep 19 Sep 29 Sep 03 Oct 13 Oct
Block Cass#Prime#Nights 1L 1DE 1D 1DL 2L 2DE 2D 2DL 3L 3DE 3D
Blk 1
Blk 2
Blk 3
Blk 4
Blk 5
Blk 6
#Two-instrument requests must be fully justified, in that both instruments must be integral to the project.
*For Own Equip, provide name (below) and full description in proposal Discussion.

From 14 Oct 19 Oct 29 Oct 03 Nov 12 Nov 18 Nov 27 Nov 02 Dec 12 Dec 17 Dec 26 Dec 31 Dec 11 Jan 16 Jan 25 Jan 29 Jan
To 18 Oct 28 Oct 02 Nov 11 Nov 17 Nov 26 Nov 01 Dec 11 Dec 16 Dec 25 Dec 30 Dec 10 Jan 15 Jan 24 Jan 28 Jan 31 Jan
Block 3DL 4L 4DE 4D 4DL 5L 5DE 5D 5DL 6L 6DE 6D 6DL 7L 7DE 7D
Blk 1
Blk 2
Blk 3
Blk 4
Blk 5
Blk 6

Own Equipment (Enter name of instrument and give full description in Discussion)
Cass (with P3K):     
Cass (without P3K):

Semester 2018B Palomar Cover Sheet 200-in
Last updated: 03 April 2018 - RJB/AFB