Accepted proposals for Semester S08A

The Call for Proposals for Semester S08A saw 147 and 3 submitted proposals for the Normal and Intensive Programs, respectively, requesting a total of 452.5 nights. The available 102 + 3 ToO nights were awarded to the following 50 proposals. 7 nights have already been allocated to S07A Intensive Program. Other 5 nights are reserved for the Service Programs.

ID PI Proposal Title Inst Nts
S08A-004 Toru Yamada Search for Evidence of POPIII Stars in Glxies at z~3 DEIMOS 2
S08A-008 Tadayuki Kodama Cosmic star formation activity at z=2.19 probed by MOIRCS NB pair imaging MOIRCS 3
S08A-009 Masato Onodera Systematic investigation of the stellar populations of massive galaxies at z~2 MOIRCS 3
S08A-011 Tadayuki Kodama Mapping Star Formation in Two Distant Clusters with Deep NB Imaging MOIRCS&S-Cam 2+2
S08A-012 Ortwin Gerhard Tracing the Subcluster Merger in the Coma Cluster Core with ICPN Velocities FOCAS 2
S08A-015 Naoki Yasuda An Ultra-Deep Survey for Supernovae in the Subaru Deep Field S-Cam 2
S08A-018 Wako Aoki Chemical abundance study for the first generations of stars from SDSS/SEGUE* HDS 6
S08A-021 Norio Narita A Search for Spin-Orbit Misalignments in Exoplanetary Systems HDS 2
S08A-022 Sakurako Okamoto Stellar Populations in the Very Faint dSphs - Complete Mapping II S-Cam 3
S08A-024 Chihiro Tokoku Completing MOIRCS Wide-Field Narrow-Band Search in the MODS Field MOIRCS 5
S08A-025 Tomotsugu Goto Constraining the number density of QSOs at 7.8<z IRCS 1
S08A-026 Tomotsugu Goto A search for high redshift QSOs at 6.5<z<7.5 FOCAS 1
S08A-028 David Bowen Echelle Observations of QSO Absorption Lines from QSOs HDS 2
S08A-030 Tohru NAGAO Beyond 12+log(O/H)=7. A search for extremely metal-poor galaxies in the low-z universe FOCAS 2
S08A-035 Yoshiko Okamoto Radially Resolved Properties of a Protoplanetary Disk COMICS 1
S08A-039 Nobunari Kashikawa Concluding the Census of Faint Galaxies at the Reionization Epoch DEIMOS 2
S08A-043 Ray Furuya Massive Star Forming Clumps hosting Rotating Toroids COMICS 1
S08A-044 Motohide Tamura In search of the bottom of the IMF S-Cam 0.5
S08A-045 Tohru NAGAO The Mass-Metallicity Relation of Galaxies at z>3 MOIRCS 4
S08A-049 Kazuaki Ota Spectroscopy of A Candidate Protocluster of Galaxies at z~6 GMOS-N 2
S08A-051 Motohide TAMURA Spectroscopic Confirmation of the First 'Y Dwarf' with Subaru IRCS 2
S08A-055 Chiaki Shirono Near-infrared Spectroscopy of Young Planetary-Mass Companion Candidates IRCS 1
S08A-056 Bun'ei Sato Determination of Orbital Parameters for Exoplanet Candidates HDS 1.5
S08A-057 Ralph Neuhaeuser Astrometric search for sub-stellar companions in low-mass triple stars CIAO+AO 1
S08A-065 Keiichi Umetsu Subaru Weak Lensing Study of Merging Galaxy Clusters IIb S-Cam 1
S08A-067 Hitomi Kobayashi O/P Ratio of Water in Jupiter-family Comets Case of 46P/Wirtanen IRCS 1.5
S08A-069 Nobuyuki Kawai Subaru Observation of Gamma-Ray Burst Afterglows various 3 ToO
S08A-071 Naoko Asami A search for z>5.7 quasars Spectroscopic identification FOCAS 1
S08A-072 Yuichi Matsuda Do Ly alpha blobs evolve to cD galaxies? S-Cam 4
S08A-074 David Lafrenière High-order multiples in the rho~Oph star-forming cloud CIAO+AO 1
S08A-080 Edwin Turner A search for scattered light from the transiting exoplanet HD189733b HDS 1
S08A-082 Anton Koekemoer High-Redshift Black Hole Growth in Dense Environments with COSMOS MOIRCS 3
S08A-083 Mike Watson Optical and IR properties of a sample of Extreme FX/Fopt objects (EXOs) FOCAS&MOIRCS 2+1
S08A-084 Theodor Kostiuk Titan Wind and Stratospheric Structure HIPWAC 2
S08A-090 Bertrand Goldman Spectroscopic confirmation of young L-dwarf candidates in Taurus FOCAS 0.5
S08A-094 Masami Ouchi Deep Spectroscopy for z=7-9 Galaxy Candidates in MODS Ultra Deep Field MOIRCS 2
S08A-097 Eiichi Egami A Near-Infrared Spectroscopic Survey of Lensed 8<z<10 Lyman-alpha Emitters MOIRCS 3
S08A-103 Misato Fukagawa Variability in Protoplanetary Disks Follow-up of CIAO Coronagraphy CIAO+AO 3
S08A-106 Masahiro Tsujimoto Identification of the Faintest Discrete X-ray Sources in the Galactic Plane MOIRCS 2
S08A-113 Miho Ishigaki Chemical Abundance Patterns of Metal-poor Stars in the Outer Galactic Halo HDS 2
S08A-115 Takeo Minezaki Mid-infrared imaging of lensed QSOs -- the final target T-ReCS 1
S08A-118 Shogo Nishiyama Unveiling of YSO Candidates in the Galactic Center CIAO+AO 2
S08A-127 Hideaki Fujiwara Dust in Debris Disk Candidates found by AKARI (Northern Sources) COMICS 2
S08A-130 Sooyoung Kim The Near-IR Study of Virgo Giant Ellipticals and Their Globular Clusters MOIRCS 2
S08A-138 Yutaka Komiyama Coma Cluster of Galaxies -- Ultimate Imaging Survey (II) S-Cam 2
S08A-141 Hideaki Fujiwara Dust in Debris Disk Candidates found by AKARI (Southern Sources) T-ReCS 2
S08A-144 Tomoki Morokuma Identifying Variable AGN in Galaxy Clusters at z~1 FOCAS 2
S08A-150 Jun-Ichi Morino A Coronagraphic Search for Brown Dwarfs and Planets around Nearby Stars CIAO+AO 1
S08A-151 Takuya Fujiyoshi Revealing the central magnetic field configuration in M17-SO1 CIAO+AO 2
S08A-152 Scott Sheppard A Neptune Trojan Survey for the New Horizons Spacecraft S-Cam 2

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

*This proposal has been accepted in the category of Intensive Program, and 14 nights will be carried over for the following semesters.

Service Programs conducted in Semester S08A

The following proposals were conducted in S08A as Service Programs.

IDPIProposal TitleInstAchievement
S08A-153S Barry Welsh Probing the Intermediate Velocity Clouds HDS 100%
S08A-156S Kazutaka Koike Optical Exploration for Meter-wave Luminous Objects S-Cam 100%
S08A-157S Masahide Takada-Hidai Light and Fe-peak elements in planet-host stars HDS 100%
S08A-159S Miho Ishigaki Chemical abundance of stellar streams in the Milky Way halo HDS 100%
S08A-161S Wako Aoki Investigation of the Binary Nature of Carbon-Enhanced Metal-Poor Stars HDS 100%
S08A-166S Kaori Otsuki Neutron-capture elements in Globular Cluster M92 HDS 100%
S08A-174S Poshak Gandhi The intracluster medium of the lensed system SDSS J1004+4112 HDS 100%
S08A-175S Kentaro Terada Europium isotope ratios in subgiant CH stars HDS 100%
S08A-177S Masafumi Yagi Pilot survey of distorted features around E+A galaxies 2 S-Cam 50%
S08A-178S Takayuki Kotani Dynamical Mass Determination of Polaris COMICS 75%
S08A-184S Tsuyoshi Terai A Survey for High-inclination Small Main-belt Asteroids S-Cam 92%
S08A-186S Yutaka Ihara The rate of Type Ia supernovae in SXDF S-Cam 100%

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