Palomar Observatory

Keck Observatory

Caltech Optical Observatories

Caltech Astronomy

California Institute of Technology

COO Target of Opportunity Programs

Caltech/COO administers a Caltech-Internal Target of Opportunity (ToO) program at both Keck Observatory and Palomar Observatory. Additionally, as of 2017A the Keck Science Steering Committee/CARA Board have approved new policies for Time-Domain Astronomy (TDA) Cadence and Partnership ToO observing modes.

CIT-Internal ToO Policy:

CIT-Internal ToO Policy Description

For background please also see this memo from Shri Kulkarni on the UC-Caltech Partnership TOO program

CIT (Internal & Partnership) ToO Programs:

ToO Program Summary at Google Sheets

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COO ToO Index Page / v 0.4rc1
Last updated: 16 August 2016 AFB/ACM