Accepted proposals for Semester S16B

The Call for Proposals for Semester S16B received 137 and 5 submitted proposals for the Normal and Intensive Programs, respectively, requesting a total of 409.8 nights. After screening by TAC, 43 (+ 6 ToO) nights were allocated to the following 31 proposals. In addition, 30 nights are assigned to the HSC SSP Project, 4 nights are assigned to the Service Program observations. and 4 nights are assigned to the on-going S16A Intensive Program (S16A-119).

ID PI Proposal Title Inst Nts
S16B-001I Akio Inoue *Cosmic HydrOgen Reionization Unveiled with Subaru (CHORUS) HSC 2
S16B-009 Motohide Tamura A definitive census of 4 young associations: Taurus, IC348, NGC1333 & alphaPer HSC 1
S16B-010 Toru Misawa Characterizing Clump Sizes in Outflow by Multi-Sightline Spectroscopy II HDS 2
S16B-011 Sakurako Okamoto M81; Near field cosmology beyond the Local Group 5 HSC(Queue) 1.5
S16B-012 Satoshi Yamanaka New method for estimating the LyC escape fraction of high-z galaxies MOSFIRE(Keck) 1
S16B-015 Michitoshi Yoshida Optical--infrared follow-up observation of gravitational wave sources HSC/ FOCAS/ MOIRCS/ IRCS/ HDS 3 ToO
S16B-016 Taichi Uyama Search for Exoplanet Accretion Signatures in Transitional Disks II OSIRIS+NGS-AO(Keck) 1
S16B-021 Takao Sato Coordinated observation of Venus cloud top with Subaru and AKATSUKI COMICS 2
S16B-023 Masaru Kajisawa What drives the quenching of star formation in high-z massive galaxies ? FOCAS 1
S16B-025 Yasumasa Kasaba MIR studies of Jupiter around the closest approach of NASA Juno orbiter COMICS 1
S16B-029 Takatoshi Shibuya Spectroscopy for z~5.7 Bright LAEs Selected with First HSC-NB816 Data FOCAS&MOSFIRE(Keck) 1.0+1.0
S16B-031 Jin Koda Environmental dependence of ultra diffuse galaxies (UDGs) with HSC HSC 1
S16B-034 Tomotsugu Goto Absorption tests, black hole mass, and abundance with a new QSO at z=6.6 FOCAS&GNIRS(Gemini) 1.0+0.5
S16B-046 Tomonori Totani Subaru Follow-up of Fast Radio Bursts HSC/ FOCAS/ HDS/ MOIRCS/ IRCS 1 ToO
S16B-059 Masaomi Tanaka Unveiling the Nature of Luminous Short-Timescale Transients GMOS(Gemini-S) 1
S16B-064 Miho Ishigaki K abundances in extremely metal-poor stars as a tracer of SN mechanisms HDS 1
S16B-067 Toru Yamada Huge volume tomographic survey in the SSA22 proto-cluster with Keck/DEIMOS DEIMOS(Keck) 2
S16B-070 Michihiro Takami Understanding the Mechanism of Jet Launching in Active Young Stars NIFS+NGS-AO(Gemini) 0.5
S16B-071I Yoshiki Matsuoka *Subaru High-z Exploration of Low-Luminosity Quasars (SHELLQs) FOCAS 5
S16B-072 Satoshi Takita Exploring the H2O ice in WISE J180956.27-330500.2 IRCS+NGS-AO 1
S16B-073 Akira Arai Nucleosynthesis in Thermonuclear Runaway of Classical Novae HDS 2 ToO
S16B-074 Hisanori Furusawa Spectroscopy of Very Bright Lyalpha Emitters at z=6.5 in HSC-NB Wide Fields FOCAS 1
S16B-080 Naoki Yasuda Probing Dark Energy with z>1 SNe Ia from HSC SSP Transient Survey FOCAS 2
S16B-081 Tadayuki Kodama Mahalo Deep Fields: Low mass end of the star-forming main sequence at high-z MOIRCS 3
S16B-084 Tadafumi Matsuno Young alpha-Rich Stars: Are They Chemically Distinct Population? HIRES(Keck) 2
S16B-088 Yosuke Minowa GANBA-Subaru: Dissecting star-forming activities in field galaxies at z~2 IRCS+LGS-AO 1
S16B-097 Takayuki Kotani Searching for signatures from accreting extra-solar gas giant planets SCExAO+NGS-AO 1
S16B-104 Thayne Currie SPS: The SCExAO Pathfinder Survey for Young Exoplanets and Debris disks II SCExAO+NGS-AO 2
S16B-115 Håkon Dahle Weak lensing masses of the most massive galaxy clusters at 0.7 < z < 0.9 HSC(Queue) 1
S16B-118 Miwa Goto Is the Pipe frozen with Water? or CO? NIRSPEC(Keck) 1.5
S16B-132 Teruyuki Hirano ESPRINT III: A New Search for Transiting Planets Unveiled by K2 IRCS+NGS-AO 1

We have time-exchange programs with Gemini and Keck. The instruments written in italics are those of Gemini or Keck.

* This proposal has been accpeted in the category of Intensive Program.

NOTE (July 12, 2016):
In order to compensate the surplus telescope time resulting from the cancellation of re-coating work of the primary mirror, nine backup proposals (see *1 below) were newly accepted and additional nights were assigned to originaly accepted eight proposals (see *2 below).

S16B-006, Masayuki Tanaka et al.,
The Size-Mass Relation of Quiescent Galaxies at z~4
IRCS+LGS-AO, 1 night

S16B-014, Masayuki Tanaka et al.,
First Observational Test of the Missing Satellite Problem Beyond Local Group
HSC(Queus), 1.5 nights

S16B-030, Nobunari Kashikawa et al.,
Mapping the most massive overdensity through HI
HSC(Queue), 1 night

S16B-043, Yoshihiro Ueda et al.,
Deep Spectroscopy of ULXs Containing Intermediate Mass Black Hole
FOCAS, 3 nights

S16B-049, Fumi Yoshida et al.,
Hunting Planet Nine and RR-Lyrae stars in the Milky Way halo with HSC
HSC, 3 nights

S16B-050, Satoko Sorahana et al.,
Searching for the Cause of Variability of Brown Dwarfs with NIR Spectroscopy
MOIRCS, 1 night

S16B-094, Kris Helminiak et al.,
IR spectroscopy of detached eclipsing binaries - spotting cool companions
IRCS+NGS-AO, 0.5 night

S16B-096, Shiang-Yu Wang et al.,
Exploring Shape and Rotational Properties of Trans-Neptunian Objects
HSC, 2 nights

S16B-116, Tomoki Morokuma et al.,
A Search for 104 M_sun Active Black Holes
FOCAS, 1 night

Additional 1 night for each of S16B-009, S16B-031, S16B-081, S16B-088, S16B-104, and S16B-115Q. Additional 1.5 nights for S16B-132(HDS), and 2 nights for S16B-074(FOCAS and MOIRCS).

NOTE (September 20, 2016):
In order to compensate the surplus telescope time resulting from shortening of downtime for repair work, five backup proposals (see *3 below) were newly accepted and additional nights were assigned to originaly accepted two proposals (see *4 below).

S16B-057, Olivier Guyon et al.,
High resolution imaging of limb-polarization and mass-loss in evolved stars SCExAO+NGS-AO, 1 night

S16B-075, Stevanus Kristianto Nugroho et al., CO Detection of Directly Imaged Exoplanet IRCS+NGS-AO, 1 night

S16B-119, Tomoyuki Kudo et al., Search for planets exciting spiral structures SCExAO+NGS-AO, 1.5 nights

S16B-141, Mridusmita Buragohain et al., Investigation of signatures from deuterium inclusion in astronomical PAHs COMICS, 1 night

S16B-142, Yasuyuki Tanaka et al., Subaru IRCS linear polarimetry of magnetar 4U 0142+61 IRCS+NGS-AO, 1 night

Additional 2 nights for S16B-064, and 1 night for S16B-088.

Service Programs conducted in Semester S16B

The following proposals were conducted in S16B as Service Programs.

IDPIProposal TitleInstAchievement
S16B-007S Donald Kurtz A test of Saio's theory of pulsation mode selection in roAp stars - continuation HDS 100%
S16B-159S Satoru Katsuda The First High-Resolution H alpha Spectroscopy of the G156.2+5.7 SNR HDS 100%
S16B-164S Akito Tajitsu Lithium I in a Classical Nova in the Nebular Phase HDS 100%
S16B-172S Teruyuki Hirano Bridging M Dwarf Metallicities from Low and High Resolution Spectroscopies IRCS+NGS-AO 9%
S16B-178S Masanobu Kunitomo Searching for the fingerprints of planet engulfment in red giants HDS 100%
S16B-179S Tomoyuki Kudo Confirmation of planet candidates in the disk. IRCS+NGS-AO 100%
S16B-180S Mana Niida Quasar Evolution in the Early Universe: Down-sizing or Up-sizing? FOCAS 50%
S16B-181S Tsuguru Ryu Confirmation of companion candidates around giants with RV trends IRCS+NGS-AO 42%
S16B-185S Naohisa Inada Follow-up Observations for a Large Separation Lens Candidate FOCAS 100%

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