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NORDIC OPTICAL TELESCOPE SCHEDULE, Period 38: Oct 1, 2008 - Apr 1, 2009

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Starting DateEnding DateProposal NumberPrincipal InvestigatorInstitute/ CountryProgrammeInstrumentRemarks
Oct 01 Oct 03 38-054 H. Dahle Norway Identification and characterization of the strongest lenses in the universe MOSCA   
Oct 03 Oct 06 38-211 J. Licandro Spain Search for cometary activity among grey Centaurs ALFOSC   
Oct 06 Oct 10 38-020 B.-G. Andersson USA Does Purcell Alignment of Interstellar Grains Work - After All? ALFOSC   
Oct 10 Oct 11 38-058 A.A. Djupvik Norway UBVRI polarimetry of faint Northern polarized standard candidates. TurPol   
Oct 11 Oct 12 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time TurPol/ALFOSC   
Oct 12 Oct 13 38-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; Mikkeli school 
Oct 13 Oct 21 38-046 S. Berdyugina Finland A direct probe of extrasolar planetary atmospheres ALFOSC   
Oct 21 Oct 22 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES   
Oct 22 Oct 23 38-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Oct 23 Oct 26 38-213 A. Perez Spain Binariedad de estrellas cercanas de baja masa y de estrellas centrales de nebulosas planetarias FastCam   
Oct 26 Oct 30 38-037 G. Olofsson Sweden Polarimetic imaging of stellar disks PolCor +FIES   
Oct 30 Oct 31 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time PolCor +FIES   
Oct 31 Nov 01 38-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time PolCor +FIES  Service 
Nov 01 Nov 05 38-025 S. Saesen Belgium Asteroseismology of massive stars in the young open cluster NGC 884 FIES +ALFOSC   
Nov 05 Nov 09 38-212 S. Simon Diaz Spain Time scales of line-broadening in massive stars FIES +ALFOSC   
Nov 09 Nov 10 38-050 J. Andersen Denmark Origin of C-, r-, and s-process enhancements in extreme halo giants FIES +ALFOSC  Service 
Nov 10 Nov 11 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC   
Nov 11 Nov 12 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM   
Nov 12 Nov 15 38-024 J. Kotilainen Finland The link between supermassive black holes and their host galaxies NOTCAM   
Nov 15 Nov 16 38-021 P. Lundqvist Sweden Revealing the pulsar and PWN of the young SNR 3C58 in the near-IR NOTCAM  Service; 1st half night 
Nov 15 Nov 16 38-053 S. Mattila Finland An infrared outburst in Arp 299 NOTCAM  Service; 2nd half night 
Nov 16 Nov 17 38-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Nov 17 Nov 21 38-041 J. Simmerer Sweden Chemical Abundance Analysis of Purported Halo Stream Stars FIES +ALFOSC   
Nov 21 Nov 22 38-050 J. Andersen Denmark Origin of C-, r-, and s-process enhancements in extreme halo giants FIES +ALFOSC  Service 
Nov 22 Nov 23 38-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Nov 23 Nov 24 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC   
Nov 24 Nov 26 38-217 G. Bihain Spain Search for wide brown dwarf companions to Hyades low mass stars ALFOSC   
Nov 26 Nov 27 38-801 IAA Spain ALFOSC Guaranteed time ALFOSC   
Nov 27 Nov 28 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC   
Nov 28 Nov 29 38-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Nov 29 Dec 05 38-013 P.E. Nissen Denmark The origin of halo stars with low alpha-element abundances FIES +ALFOSC   
Dec 05 Dec 07 38-206 N. Elias de la Rosa Germany Entendimiento de la fisica de Supernovas cercanas ALFOSC   
Dec 07 Dec 08 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC   
Dec 08 Dec 09 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time SOFIN   
Dec 09 Dec 16 38-014 I. Tuominen Finland Magnetic field polarity in active late-type stars SOFIN   
Dec 16 Dec 17 38-058 A.A. Djupvik Norway UBVRI polarimetry of faint Northern polarized standard candidates. TurPol   
Dec 17 Dec 18 38-009 K. Brogaard ESO New light on the solar abundances from the eclipsing binary S986 in M67 ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Dec 18 Dec 22 38-029 E. Stempels UK High-precision spectroscopic studies of selected eclipsing binaries FIES +ALFOSC  4 x (1st) half night 
Dec 18 Dec 20 38-050 J. Andersen Denmark Origin of C-, r-, and s-process enhancements in extreme halo giants FIES +ALFOSC  Service; 2 x half night 
Dec 20 Dec 21 38-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time FIES +ALFOSC  Service; Half night 
Dec 21 Dec 22 38-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time FIES +ALFOSC  Service; Half night 
Dec 22 Dec 23 38-009 K. Brogaard ESO New light on the solar abundances from the eclipsing binary S986 in M67 ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Dec 23 Dec 26 38-301 D. Pollacco CCI Building on the success of ITP2007: New Exoplanets from SuperWASP (ITP-1) FIES +ALFOSC   
Dec 26 Dec 30 38-029 E. Stempels UK High-precision spectroscopic studies of selected eclipsing binaries FIES +ALFOSC  4 x (1st) half night 
Dec 26 Dec 27 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time FIES +ALFOSC  Half night 
Dec 27 Dec 28 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time FIES +ALFOSC  Half night 
Dec 28 Dec 29 38-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time FIES +ALFOSC  Service; Half night 
Dec 29 Dec 30 38-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time FIES +ALFOSC  Service; Half night 
Dec 30 Jan 06 38-042 E. Simpson UK The discovery of transiting extrasolar planets from the SuperWASP survey FIES +ALFOSC   
Jan 06 Jan 07 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC   
Jan 07 Jan 08 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM   
Jan 08 Jan 11 38-040 A. Carmona Switzerland Identifying new Taurus members with NOTCam NIR spectroscopy NOTCAM   
Jan 11 Jan 12 38-053 S. Mattila Finland An infrared outburst in Arp 299 NOTCAM  Service; half night 
Jan 11 Jan 12 38-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time NOTCAM  Service; Half night 
Jan 12 Jan 13 38-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time NOTCAM  Service 
Jan 13 Jan 14 38-203 J. Knapen Spain Star formation rates, morphologies, and the Schmidt law for the JCMT Local Universe Survey Sample ALFOSC   
Jan 14 Jan 16 38-301 D. Pollacco CCI Building on the success of ITP2007: New Exoplanets from SuperWASP (ITP-1) FIES +ALFOSC   
Jan 16 Jan 17 38-050 J. Andersen Denmark Origin of C-, r-, and s-process enhancements in extreme halo giants FIES +ALFOSC  Service 
Jan 17 Jan 18 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC   
Jan 18 Jan 22 38-049 L. Buchhave Denmark Identifying and characterising transiting exoplanet candidates FIES +ALFOSC   
Jan 22 Jan 23 38-009 K. Brogaard ESO New light on the solar abundances from the eclipsing binary S986 in M67 ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Jan 23 Jan 24 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC   
Jan 24 Jan 27 38-208 R. Oreiro Spain Search for simultaneously p- and g-mode pulsating sdBd ALFOSC   
Jan 27 Jan 28 38-009 K. Brogaard ESO New light on the solar abundances from the eclipsing binary S986 in M67 ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Jan 28 Jan 29 38-299 CAT Spain CAT service time ALFOSC   
Jan 29 Jan 31 38-301 D. Pollacco CCI Building on the success of ITP2007: New Exoplanets from SuperWASP (ITP-1) FIES +ALFOSC   
Jan 31 Feb 01 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC   
Feb 01 Feb 02 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC   
Feb 02 Feb 03 38-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Feb 03 Feb 05 38-206 N. Elias de la Rosa Germany Entendimiento de la fisica de Supernovas cercanas ALFOSC   
Feb 05 Feb 06 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time TurPol   
Feb 06 Feb 07 38-058 A.A. Djupvik Norway UBVRI polarimetry of faint Northern polarized standard candidates. TurPol   
Feb 07 Feb 08 38-050 J. Andersen Denmark Origin of C-, r-, and s-process enhancements in extreme halo giants FIES +ALFOSC  Service 
Feb 08 Feb 09 38-299 CAT Spain CAT service time ALFOSC   
Feb 09 Feb 11 38-216 M. Cruz Galvez Spain Spectroscopy of active stars with radial velocity variations FIES +ALFOSC   
Feb 11 Feb 12 38-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Feb 12 Feb 13 38-009 K. Brogaard ESO New light on the solar abundances from the eclipsing binary S986 in M67 ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Feb 13 Feb 14 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC   
Feb 14 Feb 17 38-049 L. Buchhave Denmark Identifying and characterising transiting exoplanet candidates FIES +ALFOSC   
Feb 17 Feb 18 38-009 K. Brogaard ESO New light on the solar abundances from the eclipsing binary S986 in M67 ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Feb 18 Feb 21 38-049 L. Buchhave Denmark Identifying and characterising transiting exoplanet candidates FIES +ALFOSC   
Feb 21 Feb 22 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES   
Feb 22 Feb 27 38-043 E. Leitet Sweden Properties of 14 HST Lyman leakage candidates ALFOSC   
Feb 27 Mar 02 38-038 G. Ostlin Sweden The physical nature of dwarf starburst galaxies ALFOSC   
Mar 02 Mar 04 38-213 A. Perez Spain Binariedad de estrellas cercanas de baja masa y de estrellas centrales de nebulosas planetarias FastCam   
Mar 04 Mar 06 38-207 C.M. Gutierrez Spain Properties of compact groups at intermediate redshift ALFOSC   
Mar 06 Mar 07 38-299 CAT Spain CAT service time ALFOSC   
Mar 07 Mar 08 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM +FIES   
Mar 08 Mar 12 38-056 C. Reyle France Probing the reionization of the universe with z = 6 quasars NOTCAM   
Mar 12 Mar 14 38-214 M.R. Zapatero Spain Direct imaging of planets around the nearest T brown dwarfs NOTCAM   
Mar 14 Mar 15 38-053 S. Mattila Finland An infrared outburst in Arp 299 NOTCAM  Service; half night 
Mar 14 Mar 15 38-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time NOTCAM  Service; half night 
Mar 15 Mar 16 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM   
Mar 16 Mar 17 38-058 A.A. Djupvik Norway UBVRI polarimetry of faint Northern polarized standard candidates. TurPol   
Mar 17 Mar 18 38-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC + FIES Service 
Mar 18 Mar 19 38-050 J. Andersen Denmark Origin of C-, r-, and s-process enhancements in extreme halo giants FIES + ALFOSC Service 
Mar 19 Mar 20 38-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC + FIES Service 
Mar 20 Mar 21 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time MOSCA   
Mar 21 Mar 28 38-054 H. Dahle Norway Identification and characterization of the strongest lenses in the universe MOSCA   
Mar 28 Mar 30 38-038 G. Ostlin Sweden The physical nature of dwarf starburst galaxies ALFOSC   
Mar 30 Mar 31 38-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES   
Mar 31 Apr 01 38-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 

ToO programs, in order of priority:

9x(3+3?)+3x(3+2)hr; P38-001; P Jakobsson; Any Instrument; 'Building a Complete Sample of Swift GRBs'; Total 8 nights
2x(8x1+8x0.5)+6x1hr; P38-035; V. Stanishev; ALFOSC; 'Detailed studies of nearby Type Ia/c Supernovae'; Total 4 nights

Monitoring programs, in order of priority:

6x0.5N in 2009; P38-052; S. Mattila; ALFOSC; 'Massive SNe from Pan-STARRS'
24x0.5h; P38-051; A. Somero; FIES; 'Symbiotic var. RS Oph'


Type AllocationNumber
Normal NOT proposals OPC001-100
OPTICON proposals CTAC101-198
Normal Spanish proposals CAT201-298
Service NOT nights OPC199
Service CAT nights CAT299
Joint IAC-Nordic projectsIAC300-399
Other NOT501-599
Educational time, etc. OPC701-799
Guaranteed time IAA ...801
Guaranteed time NBI ...802
Guaranteed time SAC ...803
Tech time ...901
Stand-down ...000
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