Special Call for Proposals

April 18, 2012

Subaru Telescope is calling for proposals for observations that will use IRCS [+AO188], MOIRCS or FMOS during approximately 20 nights in late May and early June.

To submit a proposal, please follow the instructions below:

  • Time is available from May 19th to June 11th.
  • Only Normal Programs are accepted.
  • Due to time constraints, limit the scientific justification to one page of an A4/letter sized paper and submit the proposal by April 26, 3:00 am UT.

Direct questions regarding this special Call for Proposals to cfp_consult @ The Subaru Telescope Open Use Team

Details of Special Call for Proposals for Observations at the Subaru Telescope
1. Timing and available instruments:

  • May 19 to May 31: IRCS with or without AO188, MOIRCS*
  • June 01 to June 11: IRCS with or without AO188, MOIRCS*, FMOS
*Special notes for MOIRCS:
    (1) AutoGuider is not available in this period.
    (2) MOS observations are accepted only when a proposer already has the necessary pre-imaging data.

The conditions for availability of these instruments are the same as in S12B Call for Normal Program Proposals

2. Proposal type:

  • Normal Program (i.e., maximum 5 nights)

3. How to submit:

4. Submission deadline:

  • April 26, 2012 12:00 (Noon) in Japan Standard Time (April 26, 3:00 AM in UT)

5. Notification of selection result:

  • Mid-May, 2012



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