Caltech Optical Observatories

Call for Proposals - 2010A

This Call is CLOSED

Proposals Were Due Monday 05 October 2009

This Material Provided For Reference Only



Telescopes:


Eligibility:


Proposal Format:


Observing History & Bibliography:

Submit a single, two-part document consisting of:

Attach the report (as a pdf document) to an e-mail to brucato@astro.caltech.edu (not later than 5:00 p.m., Monday October 5, 2009) with the subject line in the following form: [your last name]-History. (For example: Jones-History)


Special Observing:


200-inch Telescope - Instruments:
Focus Instrument Code Notes



Prime Focus
Wide-Field IR Camera WIRC Specifications
Large Format Camera LFC Specifications
COSMIC - Direct Imaging COSMIC/D Specifications
COSMIC - Re-imaging COSMIC/R Specifications
Own Equipment - Prime Focus OE-PF Describe in Discussion






Cassegrain
Double Spectrograph DBSP Specifications
Double Spectrograph/Polarimeter DBSPp Specifications
PHARO PHARO-NGS Specifications
SWIFT SWIFT-NGS Specifications
P1640 P1640-NGS Private Instrument (Hillenbrand)
TripleSpec TripleSpec Specifications
TripleSpec+TEDI TripleSpec+TEDI Private Instrument (Lloyd) Specifications
SpectroCam 10 SC-10 Specifications
Cosmic Web Imager CWI Semi-private Instrument (Martin)
f/9 Camera f/9 Cam Specifications
STEPS STEPS Private Instrument. Restrictions apply. (Shaklan)
Integral Field Spectrograph PIFS Private Instrument. Restrictions apply. (Matthews) No secondary instrument at Prime Focus. Specifications
IR Camera IR Cam Private Instrument. Restrictions apply. (Matthews) No secondary instrument at Prime Focus. Specifications
IR Spectrograph IR Spect Private Instrument. Restrictions apply. (Matthews) No secondary instrument at Prime Focus.
Own Equipment - Cassegrain OE-Cass Describe in Discussion
East Arm Echelle EAE Specifications

Private and Semi-private instruments may be requested only with the prior approval of the instrument builder.


Note on Merging PDF Documents:

To combine the cover sheet and discussion section of a proposal, use the full version of Acrobat (Acrobat Reader will not work) or the joinpdf program on the AY Unix computers. Also see www.astro.caltech.edu/palomar/mergepdf.html.

18 August 2009 - RJB