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ARIZONA RADIO OBSERVATORY: CALL FOR PROPOSALS January 29, 2010

Posted by tfolkers in Announcements, Observer Information.
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Proposals are being solicited for observing time for the period February 15, 2010 – June 15, 2010, at the Arizona Radio Observatory, for the Sub-Millimeter Telescope (SMT) and the Kitt Peak 12 Meter. The SMT currently supports a dual-polarization, ALMA Band-6 1 mm receiver, a dual-polarization 0.8 mm receiver, and a new ALMA Band-9 (602-720 GHz) dual-polarization receiver. The 12 m supports 2 mm and 3 mm (65-176 GHz) dual-polarization receivers. A new ALMA Band-3 receiver is now available at the 12 m for 85-116 GHz band (3 mm HI), also dual-polarization. Remote observing is available at both ARO telescopes.

For more details see: http://aro.as.arizona.edu.

Information about Remote Observing can be viewed at: http://aro.as.arizona.edu/remote/remote.htm.

For further information about remote observing and other operational questions, please contact Tom Folkers, Operations Manager: tfolkers@email.arizona.edu.

Proposals should consist of:

  1. A proposal Cover Sheet, obtainable at http://aro.as.arizona.edu/proposals.
  1. A brief scientific justification (no more than 2 pages).
  1. A source list with observing time requirements and justification.

Proposals will be reviewed by the ARO TAC. Scheduling of successful proposals will be done according to availability of the receivers requested.

Electronic submissions will be accepted in PDF formats.

Please submit your proposals by midnight MST February 15, 2010 to:

Marty Benson: mbenson@email.arizona.edu


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