NORDIC OPTICAL TELESCOPE SCHEDULE, Period 41: 2010 Apr 1 - Oct 1

Starting DateEnding DateProposal NumberPrincipal InvestigatorInstitute/ CountryProgrammeInstrumentRemarks
Apr 01 Apr 02 41-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; 2.5h for 035. 
Apr 02 Apr 04 41-301 J. Lopez Aguerri CCI The origin and evolution of fossil galaxy groups (ITP-1) ALFOSC   
Apr 04 Apr 05 41-023 E. Simpson UK Studying the histories of transiting exoplanets FIES +ALFOSC  Service 
Apr 05 Apr 09 41-217 E. Toloba Spain Stellar mass, content and kinematics of cluster early-type dwarfs NOTCAM   
Apr 09 Apr 10 41-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC   
Apr 10 Apr 14 41-046 H. Dahle Norway Dark matter concentration in the strongest lenses in the universe. MOSCA   
Apr 14 Apr 15 41-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES   
Apr 15 Apr 18 41-005 E. Leitet Sweden Properties of 14 HST Lyman alpha leakage candidates  ALFOSC   
Apr 18 Apr 19 41-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; 2.5h for 001 and 2.5h for 035. 
Apr 19 Apr 23 41-214 C.M. Gutierrez Spain Compact groups at intermediate redshifts ALFOSC   
Apr 23 Apr 24 41-012 J. Andersen NOT Origin of C-, r-, and s-process enhancements in extreme halo giants FIES +ALFOSC  Service 
Apr 24 Apr 27 41-026 S. Katajainen Finland The SW Sex stars: a new subclass of magnetic Cataclysmic Variables? ALFOSC   
Apr 27 Apr 28 41-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC+FIES  Service; 5h for 022 and 2.5h for 035. 
Apr 28 Apr 29 41-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM   
Apr 29 Apr 30 41-201 M.R. Zapatero Spain Distances to young brown dwarfs in the Solar vicinity NOTCAM   
Apr 30 May 05 41-047 C. Reyle France Probing the reionization of the universe with z = 6 quasars  NOTCAM   
May 05 May 11 41-021 M. Wold Norway The M-sigma relation of high-z red quasars NOTCAM   
May 11 May 12 41-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM   
May 12 May 13 41-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC+FIES  Service; 2.5h for 035. 
May 13 May 17 41-301 J. Lopez Aguerri CCI The origin and evolution of fossil galaxy groups (ITP-1) ALFOSC   
May 17 May 18 41-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC+FIES  Service; 2.5h for 001. 
May 18 May 19 41-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC   
May 19 May 20 41-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM   
May 20 May 23 41-701 Stockholm University Sweden Course in Observational Astrophysics ALFOSC   
May 23 May 25 41-701 Stockholm University Sweden Course in Observational Astrophysics NOTCAM   
May 25 May 26 41-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time NOTCAM+FIES  Service 
May 26 May 27 41-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC   
May 27 May 28 41-012 J. Andersen NOT Origin of C-, r-, and s-process enhancements in extreme halo giants FIES +ALFOSC  Service 
May 28 Jun 01 41-027 U. Heber Germany Origins of runaway stars FIES +ALFOSC   
Jun 01 Jun 02 41-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; 2.5h for 035. 
Jun 02 Jun 03 41-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES   
Jun 03 Jun 04 41-201 M.R. Zapatero Spain Distances to young brown dwarfs in the Solar vicinity NOTCAM   
Jun 04 Jun 05 41-041 R. Karjalainen NOT Detection of thermal emission from the exoplanet WASP-3b NOTCAM  Service 
Jun 05 Jun 08 41-210 M.A. Urbaneja USA Structured fast winds of Planetary Nebula Central Stars FIES +NOTCAM   
Jun 08 Jun 09 41-023 E. Simpson UK Studying the histories of transiting exoplanets FIES +ALFOSC  Service 
Jun 09 Jun 10 41-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Jun 10 Jun 12 41-202 T. Shahbaz Spain Polarimetry of J1753.5-0127; measuring the polarisation angle ALFOSC   
Jun 12 Jun 13 41-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; 2.5h for 035 and 2.5h for 001. 
Jun 13 Jun 14 41-299 CAT Spain CAT service time ALFOSC   
Jun 14 Jun 15 41-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES   
Jun 15 Jun 19 41-702 OSO/NOT course Nordic OSO/NOT Course in Observational Astrophysics ALFOSC  Service 
Jun 19 Jun 20 41-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time NOTCAM +FIES  Service 
Jun 20 Jun 22 41-702 OSO/NOT course Nordic OSO/NOT Course in Observational Astrophysics NOTCAM  Service 
Jun 22 Jun 23 41-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM  Service 
Jun 23 Jun 28 41-020 A. Berdyugin Finland Sensitive measurements of nearby interstellar polarization TurPol   
Jun 28 Jun 29 41-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES   
Jun 29 Jun 30 41-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; 2.5h for 035 
Jun 30 Jul 05 41-017 L. Buchhave Denmark Characterising transiting planet candidates identified by Kepler FIES +ALFOSC   
Jul 05 Jul 07 41-016 G. Bakos Hungary Spectroscopic follow-up of HATNet transiting exoplanet candidates FIES +ALFOSC   
Jul 07 Jul 08 41-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; 5h for 022. 
Jul 08 Jul 10 41-213 J.M. Almenara Spain Characterisation of a CoRoT binary with eclipse timing variations FIES +ALFOSC   
Jul 10 Jul 11 41-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES  2.5h for 001. 
Jul 11 Jul 12 41-041 R. Karjalainen NOT Detection of thermal emission from the exoplanet WASP-3b NOTCAM  Service 
Jul 12 Jul 13 41-201 M.R. Zapatero Spain Distances to young brown dwarfs in the Solar vicinity NOTCAM   
Jul 13 Jul 15 41-215 J.M. Corral Spain Measuring the black hole mass in XTE J1859+226 ALFOSC   
Jul 15 Jul 16 41-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; 2.5h for 035 
Jul 16 Jul 17 41-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM +FIES   
Jul 17 Jul 18 41-901 Staff NOT Technical time SOFIN +FIES   
Jul 18 Aug 01 41-004 I. Tuominen Finland Magnetic field polarity in active late-type stars  SOFIN/FIES  Service; shared nights with 007. 
Jul 18 Aug 01 41-007 S. Frandsen Denmark Fundamental properties of K~giant stars observed by the Kepler mission SOFIN/FIES  Service, shared nights with 004; SOFIN still mounted. 
Aug 01 Aug 02 41-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM +FIES   
Aug 02 Aug 03 41-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; 2.5h for 035. 
Aug 03 Aug 06 41-207 K. Uytterhoeven France Characterisation of Kepler main-sequence pulsators with FIES FIES +ALFOSC   
Aug 06 Aug 07 41-012 J. Andersen NOT Origin of C-, r-, and s-process enhancements in extreme halo giants FIES +ALFOSC  Service 
Aug 07 Aug 08 41-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES   
Aug 08 Aug 09 41-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES   
Aug 09 Aug 12 41-802 NBI/CU Denmark ALFOSC Guaranteed Time ALFOSC   
Aug 12 Aug 13 41-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; 2.5h for 035. 
Aug 13 Aug 18 41-017 L. Buchhave Denmark Characterising transiting planet candidates identified by Kepler FIES +ALFOSC   
Aug 18 Aug 24 41-016 G. Bakos Hungary Spectroscopic follow-up of HATNet transiting exoplanet candidates FIES +ALFOSC  Half nights, shared with 003. 
Aug 18 Aug 24 41-003 V. Makaganiuk Sweden Pinning down puzzling chemical weather in HgMn stars  FIES +ALFOSC  Half nights, shared with 016. 
Aug 24 Aug 25 41-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service. 
Aug 25 Aug 27 41-206 D. Garcia Spain Two-component modelling of dM1 stellar atmospheres FIES +ALFOSC   
Aug 27 Aug 28 41-299 CAT Spain CAT service time ALFOSC   
Aug 28 Aug 29 41-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time NOTCAM +FIES  Service; 2.5h for 035. 
Aug 29 Aug 30 41-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES   
Aug 30 Aug 31 41-012 J. Andersen NOT Origin of C-, r-, and s-process enhancements in extreme halo giants FIES +ALFOSC  Service 
Aug 31 Sep 01 41-023 E. Simpson UK Studying the histories of transiting exoplanets FIES +ALFOSC  Service 
Sep 01 Sep 02 41-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; 5h for 022. 
Sep 02 Sep 03 41-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Sep 03 Sep 06 41-212 L. Valdivielso Spain Spectroscopic characterisation of IPHAS young brown dwarf candidates ALFOSC   
Sep 06 Sep 07 41-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES   
Sep 07 Sep 10 41-801 IAA Spain ALFOSC Guaranteed Time ALFOSC +FIES   
Sep 10 Sep 11 41-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; 2.5h for 035. 
Sep 11 Sep 12 41-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES   
Sep 12 Sep 13 41-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES   
Sep 13 Sep 14 41-023 E. Simpson UK Studying the histories of transiting exoplanets FIES +ALFOSC  Service 
Sep 14 Sep 23 41-014 S. Berdyugina Finland A direct probe of extrasolar planetary atmospheres TurPol   
Sep 23 Sep 26 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time OWN   
Sep 26 Sep 27 41-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; 2.5h for 035.  
Sep 27 Sep 28 41-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES   
Sep 28 Sep 29 41-201 M.R. Zapatero Spain Distances to young brown dwarfs in the Solar vicinity NOTCAM   
Sep 29 Sep 30 41-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM +FIES   
Sep 30 Oct 01 41-299 CAT Spain CAT service time NOTCAM  Half night; 
Sep 30 Oct 01 41-208 A. Garces Spain Age evolution of the high-energy emissions of low-mass stars NOTCAM  Half night; rest is CAT service time. 

Monitoring and ToO Programs

Proposal NumberPrincipal InvestigatorProgrammeTypeInstrumentTime AllocationNightsComments
41-001 A. Goobar Search for lensed Supernovae behind galaxy clusters Mon+ToO ALFOSC 4 x 2.5h + 2 x 3h 2.0 4 monthly obs; 2x3h soft ToO if detection. 
41-008 J. Sollerman Core-collapse supernovae ToO ALFOSC 5x(2X1.5h) + 4x(4x2h) 5.0 First trigger on same or next night; rest to be planned. 
41-013 D. Hannikainen NOT ToO observations of X-ray binaries during Planck scans ToO NOTCam+StanCam 12x1h 1.5 1h/night; only when NOTCam is mounted. 
41-015 V. Stanishev Detailed studies of nearby Type Ia Supernovae: early-time observations ToO ALFOSC+ FIES 2x8x((1h+0.5h)+0.5h) + 6x1h 4.5 Soft triggers; no overrides and no instrument changes. 
41-018 P. Jakobsson Building a complete sample of Swift Gamma-Ray Bursts ToO Any 9x(3h + 3h) + 3x(3+Nx2h) 10.0 Override; immediate response. 
41-019 L. Takalo Blazar host galaxies during optically faint state ToO ALFOSC 2x4h 1.0 Within 10 nights max. 
41-022 C. Karoff Revealing the roots of stellar cycles Mon FIES 3x0.5N 2.0 In April, July and September. 
41-035 S. Mattila Explosion rates and deaths of massive stars from the Pan-STARRS1 survey Mon ALFOSC 13 x 2.5h 4.0 2.5h every ~two weeks. 
41-036 J. Maund Measuring the shape of the Core-Collapse supernova explosion mechanism ToO ALFOSC+WeDoWo 7x1h 1.0 First obs. within 3 nights; rest to be planned. 

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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