Accepted proposals for Semester S09B

The Call for Proposals for Semester S09B received 140 submitted proposals all for the Normal Program, requesting a total of 379.5 nights. After screening by TAC, 95 + 4 ToO nights were newly allocated to the following 45 proposals. Besides, 11 nights will be used for the running Intensive Program proposals (5 nights for S08A-018, 6 nights for S08B-051), and 4 nights for the Service Program.

ID PI Proposal Title Inst Nts
S09B-001 Masatoshi Imanishi Distinguishing the compact energy sources of nearby ULIRGs T-ReCS 2
S09B-002 Masami Ouchi Concerted Attack on Questions of LAEs with the Backup of Triple NB System S-Cam 3.5
S09B-003 David Barrado y Navascués The nature of Subaru Planetary Mass Candidates in the 5 Myr Col 69 cluster IRCS 3
S09B-012 Tadayuki Kodama Inside-out and down-sizing propagation of star formation in high-z clusters MOIRCS 5
S09B-013 Christian Maier Chemical evolution: Metallicities of vigorously star-forming galaxies at z~2.3 MOIRCS 2.5
S09B-016 Markus Janson Spatially resolved L-band spectroscopy of the planets in the HR 8799 system IRCS+AO188 3
S09B-018 Thayne Currie Subaru/IRCS Observations of the HR 8799 and Fomalhaut Planetary Systems IRCS+AO188 1
S09B-021 Nick Indriolo Probing the Cosmic-Ray Ionization Rate Near Supernova Remnants Using H3+ IRCS+AO188 2
S09B-023 Hideaki Fujiwara Warm Debris Dust around Planet Host Stars II COMICS 1
S09B-024 Jae-Woo Lee Extremely Metal-Poor Stars in the Galactic Bulge HDS 1
S09B-025 Takuji Tsujimoto Super metal-rich open clusters in the innermost Galactic disk IRCS 2
S09B-030 Nobunari Kashikawa Faint emissions from heavy absorbers II: NIR imaging NIRI(+LGS-AO) 2
S09B-038 Kazuaki Ota Spectroscopy of z=7 SXDS Galaxies to Determine Ly alpha LF at Reionization Era DEIMOS 2
S09B-041 Masaomi Tanaka Spectropolarimetry of Stripped-Envelope Supernovae and GRB-Supernovae FOCAS 2 ToO
S09B-042 Masayuki Tanaka NIR spectroscopic follow-up of three record-breaking high-z clusters in SXDF MOIRCS 2
S09B-045 Keiichi Maeda The weakest SN 2008ha: Are all Type Ia SNe an Explosion of a White Dwarf? FOCAS 1
S09B-050 Nobuyuki Kawai Subaru Observations of Gamma-Ray Burst Afterglows various 3 ToO
S09B-051 Koji Kawabata Late-time Spectroscopy of Type Ib/c SNe: Probing inner ejecta and asphericity FOCAS 2
S09B-053 Tohru Nagao Quasar Evolution in the Early Universe FOCAS 5
S09B-055 Masanori Iye SXDF survey for Lyman alpha Emitters at z=7.3 with red-sensitive SuprimeCam S-Cam 2
S09B-057 Philip Lucas Discovering the coolest brown dwarfs and measuring the substellar mass function IRCS 2
S09B-058 Takafumi Ootsubo Evolution of silicate dust grains on the surfaces of Ecliptic comets COMICS 1
S09B-060 Christian Thalmann Piercing the Glare: High-Contrast Planet Search On Nearby A-Type Stars IRCS+AO188 0.5
S09B-065 Gaspar Bakos Confirmation of HATNet Transiting Hot Jupiter Candidates Using Subaru/HDS HDS 3
S09B-067 Bertrand Goldman Spectroscopic confirmation of young L-dwarf candidates in Taurus IRCS 1
S09B-068 Marco Grossi Stellar streams and the M33 halo towards the newly discovered HI cloud S-Cam 3
S09B-070 Yuichi Matsuda Do Ly alpha blobs evolve into cD galaxies? S-Cam 3
S09B-071 Masami Ouchi Ultimate Surveys for z~7 LAEs with Red-Sensitive SuperSuprime-Cam II S-Cam 3
S09B-073 Nobuo Arimoto A Panoramic View of the Outskirts of M81 S-Cam 3
S09B-077 Scott Sheppard Completing the Inventory of the Outer Solar System S-Cam 2
S09B-082 Rodrigo Ibata Understanding the assembly of galactic halos S-Cam 3
S09B-086 Yoichi Takeda Be Abundances of Solar Analogs: Toward Clarifying the Mechanism of Mixing HDS 2
S09B-088 Norio Narita New Searches for Atmospheric Absorption in Transiting Extrasolar Planets II. HDS 2
S09B-089 Norio Narita Toward an Understanding of Migration Processes of Eccentric Exoplanets I. HDS 2
S09B-093 Tomonori Usuda Optical Spectroscopy of Galactic Supernovae: Tycho, Kepler, and Cas A FOCAS 3
S09B-103 Kentaro Aoki Probing Interstellar Medium in Quasar Hosts at High Redshift HDS 1
S09B-106 Itsuki Sakon Dust Formation in Massive Wolf-Rayet Binary Systems COMICS 3
S09B-115 Aki Takigawa Spectroscopy of a dust shell of R Cas: Evolution of dust-forming condition COMICS 1
S09B-117 Hitomi Kobayashi Mixing Ratios of Organic Volatiles in Comet 81P/Wild 2 IRCS+AO188 1
S09B-121 Junko Furusawa Rest Optical Spectroscopy of Proto-cluster Candidates at z~2 in SXDF MOIRCS 3
S09B-124 Olivier Guyon Imaging of beta Pictoris disk and Planet(s) IRCS+AO188 0.5
S09B-127 Takao Nakagawa Probing Molecular Tori through CO Absorption toward AGN observed by AKARI IRCS+AO188 4
S09B-133 Yasuyuki Tanaka Polarization measurement of AXP 4U 0142+61 with Subaru/FOCAS FOCAS 1
S09B-138 Tomoki Saito Spectroscopic follow-up of Ly alpha blobs at z~3 in the 2 deg2 COSMOS field GMOS(N) 2
S09B-140 Masayuki Kuzuhara Suprime-Cam Survey of Planetary-Mass Objects down to 3 MJup in Taurus S-Cam 2

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

Service Programs conducted in Semester S09B

The following proposals were conducted in S09B as Service Programs.

IDPIProposal TitleInstAchievement
S09B-148S Barry Welsh Probing the Local Bubble/Halo Interaction Region HDS 60%
S09B-152S Michael Barker Is Holmberg II Stripped by Ram Pressure or Tidal Forces? S-Cam 95%
S09B-153S Wako Aoki Investigation of the Binary Nature of Carbon-Enhanced Metal-Poor Stars HDS 80%
S09B-154S Tadayuki Kodama Formation Stages of Massive Galaxies in a Proto-Cluster at z=1.77 S-Cam 85%
S09B-156S Paul Dobbie Probing the pivotal initial mass between PNe and Type II SNe stellar endpoints. S-Cam 85%
S09B-160S Nicolas Martin A deep view of three newly discovered Andromeda satellites S-Cam 60%
S09B-162S Masashi Chiba Probing the stellar halo in a disk galaxy NGC~55 beyond the Local Group S-Cam 30%
S09B-163S Tomoki Morokuma Star Formation Activity around a Low-Luminosity Quasar Pair at z~4 S-Cam 100%
S09B-165S Willem-Jan de Wit The mass-loss geometry of red supergiant stars COMICS 100%
S09B-166S Willem-Jan de Wit Structure of the protostellar envelope in massive young stellar objects COMICS 100%
S09B-174S Diane Wong A Suprime-Cam Snapshot Survey of ULXs S-Cam 30%


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