Caltech Optical Observatories

Call for Proposals - Semester 2011A


This Call is CLOSED

Proposals Were Due 30 September 2010

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 your TAC. For Caltech observers: brucato@astro.caltech.edu (not later than 5:00 pm PDT Wednesday 29 September 2010) with the subject line in the following form: [your last name]-History. (For example: Jones-History) Submit this report as a completely separate document. Do not include it in your proposal(s).


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
TripleSpec TripleSpec Specifications
TripleSpec+TEDI TripleSpec+TEDI Private Instrument (Lloyd) Specifications
Cosmic Web Imager CWI Semi-private Instrument (Martin)
f/9 Camera f/9 Cam Specifications
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.


Semester 2011A COO Proposal Solicitation Page v 1.1
Last updated: 21 September 2010 RJB/AFB