NORDIC OPTICAL TELESCOPE SCHEDULE, Period 42: Oct 1, 2010 - Apr 1, 2011

Start Date (Noon)End Date (Noon)Proposal NumberPrincipal InvestigatorInstitute/ CountryProgrammeInstrumentRemarks
Oct 01 Oct 02 42-202 F. Rodler Spain Determining the temperature of the hottest known transiting exoplanet NOTCAM  
Oct 02 Oct 03 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P42-044 2h 
Oct 03 Oct 06 41-026 S. Katajainen Finland The SW Sex stars: a new subclass of magnetic Cataclysmic Variables? ALFOSC  
Oct 06 Oct 07 42-302 R. Kotak CCI Deaths of the most massive stars & precision cosmology using new transient discovery factories (ITP-4) ALFOSC Service 
Oct 07 Oct 08 42-040 J. Kotilainen Finland Star formation in starburst galaxies at different stages of interaction ALFOSC  
Oct 08 Oct 09 42-008 J. Andersen NOT Origin of C-, r-, and s-process enhancements in extreme halo giants FIES +ALFOSC Service 
Oct 09 Oct 10 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P42-030 2h. 
Oct 10 Oct 15 42-054 L. Buchhave Denmark Characterising Transiting Planet Candidates Identified by Kepler FIES +ALFOSC  
Oct 15 Oct 16 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P42-039 1.5h. 
Oct 16 Oct 21 42-038 G. Bakos Hungary Spectroscopic Follow-up of HATNet Transiting Exoplanet Candidates FIES +ALFOSC  
Oct 21 Oct 22 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P42-030 2h. 
Oct 22 Oct 23 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES  
Oct 23 Oct 25 42-211 M.A. Urbaneja USA A comprehensive spectroscopic study of massive stars in Per OB1 FIES +ALFOSC  
Oct 25 Oct 27 42-104 F. Faedi UK Discovery and characterization of SuperWASP planets FIES +ALFOSC  
Oct 27 Oct 28 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P42-044 2h 
Oct 28 Oct 29 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM +FIES  
Oct 29 Oct 30 42-004 R. Karjalainen NOT Detection of thermal emission from the exoplanet WASP-33b NOTCAM  
Oct 30 Oct 31 42-208 M.R. Zapatero Spain Distances to young brown dwarfs in the solar vicinity. II NOTCAM Half night 
Oct 30 Oct 31 42-299 CAT Spain CAT service time NOTCAM Half night 
Oct 31 Nov 01 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time NOTCAM +FIES Service; P42-007 3h 
Nov 01 Nov 02 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time MOSCA +FIES  
Nov 02 Nov 03 42-008 J. Andersen NOT Origin of C-, r-, and s-process enhancements in extreme halo giants FIES +MOSCA Service 
Nov 03 Nov 04 42-004 R. Karjalainen NOT Detection of thermal emission from the exoplanet WASP-33b NOTCAM  
Nov 04 Nov 07 42-049 G. Ostlin Sweden Trident: Combined Ly-alpha, H-alpha and ionising radiation at z~2 MOSCA  
Nov 07 Nov 08 42-302 R. Kotak CCI Deaths of the most massive stars & precision cosmology using new transient discovery factories (ITP-4) ALFOSC Service 
Nov 08 Nov 09 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P42-030 2h. 
Nov 09 Nov 10 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES  
Nov 10 Nov 17 42-106 C. Watson UK Searching for exoplanets around young active stars FIES +ALFOSC  
Nov 17 Nov 18 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P42-039 1.5h. 
Nov 18 Nov 19 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM +FIES  
Nov 19 Nov 23 42-049 G. Ostlin Sweden Trident: Combined Ly-alpha, H-alpha and ionising radiation at z~2 NOTCAM  
Nov 23 Nov 24 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P42-030 2h. 
Nov 24 Nov 25 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES  
Nov 25 Nov 28 42-203 E. Delgado Spain Busqueda de candidatos a alberger planetas utilizando el test de Li FIES +ALFOSC  
Nov 28 Nov 30 42-214 S. Simon Spain The IACOB spectroscopic survey of Northern Galactic OB stars FIES +ALFOSC  
Nov 30 Dec 01 42-008 J. Andersen NOT Origin of C-, r-, and s-process enhancements in extreme halo giants FIES +ALFOSC Service 
Dec 01 Dec 02 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P42-044 2h. 
Dec 02 Dec 03 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES  
Dec 03 Dec 04 42-299 CAT Spain CAT service time ALFOSC  
Dec 04 Dec 05 42-299 CAT Spain CAT service time   
Dec 05 Dec 08 42-217 M. Perger Spain Confirmation of low-mass objects in a new stellar cluster in Orion ALFOSC  
Dec 08 Dec 09 42-302 R. Kotak CCI Deaths of the most massive stars & precision cosmology using new transient discovery factories (ITP-4) ALFOSC Service 
Dec 09 Dec 10 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P42-030 2h; P42-039 1.5h. 
Dec 10 Dec 11 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM +FIES  
Dec 11 Dec 12 42-208 M.R. Zapatero Spain Distances to young brown dwarfs in the solar vicinity. II NOTCAM Half night 
Dec 11 Dec 12 42-299 CAT Spain CAT service time NOTCAM Half night 
Dec 12 Dec 13 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time NOTCAM +FIES Service; P42-007 3h. 
Dec 13 Dec 14 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time SOFIN +FIES  
Dec 14 Dec 21 42-001 I. Tuominen Finland Magnetic field polarity in active late-type stars SOFIN +FIES Service; parallel with 35 and 8 (FIES) 
Dec 21 Dec 22 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time SOFIN +FIES Service 
Dec 22 Dec 26 42-035 E. Stempels Sweden Comparing spectral classification techniques in the Orion Nebula Cluster FIES +SOFIN Service; parallel with 1 (SOFIN mounted) 
Dec 26 Dec 27 42-008 J. Andersen NOT Origin of C-, r-, and s-process enhancements in extreme halo giants FIES +SOFIN Service; parallel with 1 (SOFIN mounted) 
Dec 27 Dec 28 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P42-030 2h. 
Dec 28 Dec 29 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES  
Dec 29 Jan 01 42-048 P. Hakala Finland Spectroscopic identification of Ultra-Compact Binary candidates II ALFOSC  
Jan 01 Jan 02 42-302 R. Kotak CCI Deaths of the most massive stars & precision cosmology using new transient discovery factories (ITP-4) ALFOSC Service 
Jan 02 Jan 03 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P42-013 2.5h; P42-044 2h. 
Jan 03 Jan 04 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES  
Jan 04 Jan 06 42-055 T. Augusteijn NOT Spectro-polarimetry of an opticallyselected magnetic cataclysmic variable ALFOSC  
Jan 06 Jan 09 42-216 H.J. Deeg Spain Spectroscopic characterisation and radial velocities of Corot planet candidates FIES +ALFOSC  
Jan 09 Jan 10 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P42-030 2h. 
Jan 10 Jan 11 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES  
Jan 11 Jan 14 42-213 J. Lorenzo Spain El cumulo abierto Dolidze 25 y su binaria eclipsante FIES +ALFOSC  
Jan 14 Jan 16 42-214 S. Simon Spain The IACOB spectroscopic survey of Northern Galactic OB stars FIES +ALFOSC  
Jan 16 Jan 17 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P42-039 1.5h. 
Jan 17 Jan 18 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES  
Jan 18 Jan 20 42-216 H.J. Deeg Spain Spectroscopic characterisation and radial velocities of Corot planet candidates FIES +ALFOSC  
Jan 20 Jan 25 42-038 G. Bakos Hungary Spectroscopic Follow-up of HATNet Transiting Exoplanet Candidates FIES +ALFOSC  
Jan 25 Jan 26 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P42-030 2h; P42-044 2h. 
Jan 26 Jan 27 42-008 J. Andersen NOT Origin of C-, r-, and s-process enhancements in extreme halo giants FIES +ALFOSC Service 
Jan 27 Jan 30 42-104 F. Faedi UK Discovery and characterization of SuperWASP planets FIES +ALFOSC  
Jan 30 Jan 31 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES  
Jan 31 Feb 02 42-010 J.P.U. Fynbo Denmark Stellar light from the z=2.58 DLA galaxy towards Q0918+1636 ALFOSC  
Feb 02 Feb 06 42-052 P. Groot Netherlands The population of AM CVn stars in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey ALFOSC  
Feb 06 Feb 07 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P42-030 2h; P42-013 2.5h. 
Feb 07 Feb 08 42-302 R. Kotak CCI Deaths of the most massive stars & precision cosmology using new transient discovery factories (ITP-4) ALFOSC Service 
Feb 08 Feb 11 42-046 S. Katajainen Finland A Polarization Survey for Magnetic Fields in AM CVn systems ALFOSC  
Feb 11 Feb 12 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P42-039 1.5h 
Feb 12 Feb 13 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM +FIES  
Feb 13 Feb 14 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM Half night; P42-007 3h 
Feb 13 Feb 14 42-208 M.R. Zapatero Spain Distances to young brown dwarfs in the solar vicinity. II NOTCAM Half night 
Feb 14 Feb 19 42-053 S. Toft Denmark A NIR Imaging Search For Gravitationally-Lensed Quiescent z~2 Galaxies NOTCAM  
Feb 19 Feb 20 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM +FIES  
Feb 20 Feb 21 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P42-030 2h. 
Feb 21 Feb 22 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES  
Feb 22 Feb 27 42-021 V. Makaganiuk Sweden Pinning down puzzling chemical weather in HgMn stars FIES +ALFOSC  
Feb 27 Feb 28 42-008 J. Andersen NOT Origin of C-, r-, and s-process enhancements in extreme halo giants FIES +ALFOSC Service 
Feb 28 Mar 01 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service 
Mar 01 Mar 08 42-049 G. Ostlin Sweden Trident: Combined Ly-alpha, H-alpha and ionising radiation at z~2 MOSCA  
Mar 08 Mar 09 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P42-013 2.5h; P42-044 2h. 
Mar 09 Mar 10 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES  
Mar 10 Mar 12 42-104 F. Faedi UK Discovery and characterization of SuperWASP planets FIES +ALFOSC  
Mar 12 Mar 13 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P42-030 2h; P42-039 1.5h. 
Mar 13 Mar 14 42-302 R. Kotak CCI Deaths of the most massive stars & precision cosmology using new transient discovery factories (ITP-4) ALFOSC +FIES Service 
Mar 14 Mar 15 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM  
Mar 15 Mar 20 42-212 E. Toloba Spain Understanding the complex nature of early-type dwarf galaxies: Clues to galaxy formation on all scales NOTCAM  
Mar 20 Mar 21 42-208 M.R. Zapatero Spain Distances to young brown dwarfs in the solar vicinity. II NOTCAM Half night 
Mar 20 Mar 21 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM Half night; P42-007 3h. 
Mar 21 Mar 27 42-047 J. Janz Finland Understanding the complex nature of lenticular galaxies NOTCAM  
Mar 27 Mar 28 42-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P42-030 2h; 
Mar 28 Mar 29 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC  
Mar 29 Mar 30 42-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC P42-013 2.5h 
Mar 30 Apr 01 42-040 J. Kotilainen Finland Star formation in starburst galaxies at different stages of interaction ALFOSC  

Monitoring and ToO Programs

Proposal NumberPrincipal InvestigatorProgrammeTypeInstrumentTime AllocationNightsComments
42-002 D. Hannikainen NOT ToO observations of X-ray binaries during Planck scans ToO NOTCam+StanCam max. 12 x 1h 1.5 1h/night; only when NOTCam is mounted. 
42-005 L.O.Takalo Blazar host galaxies during optically faint state ToO ALFOSC 2x4h 1.0 Within 10 nights max. 
42-007 E. Kankare Supernovae as probes of their host galaxies and circumstellar medium Mon NOTCam 3h each month 2.0  
42-011 V. Stanishev Detailed studies of nearby Type Ia Supernovae: early-time observations ToO ALFOSC+ FIES 2x8x((1h+0.5h)+0.5h) + 6x1h 4.0 First trigger on same or next night; FIES obs within 1 week. 
42-013 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 Hi-Z SN detected. 
42-015 J. Sollerman Core-collapse supernova ToO ToO ALFOSC 6x(2X1.5h) + 4x(4x1h) 5.0 First trigger on same or next night; rest to be planned. 
42-027 P. Jakobsson Building a Complete Sample of Swift Gamma-Ray Bursts ToO Any 9x(3h + 3h) + 3x(3+Nx2h) 10.0 Override; immediate response. 
42-030 S. Mattila Explosion rates and deaths of massive stars from the Pan-STARRS1 survey Mon ALFOSC 12 x 2h 3.0 2h every ~two weeks. 
42-039 T. Pursimo Testing the binary black hole model: emssion line and continuum correlation Mon ALFOSC 80 min each month 1.0  
42-044 T. Liimets Monitoring the extraordinary binary system V838 Mon Mon+ToO ALFOSC 2h each month + ToO 3.0 ToO: 7 x 2h over 100 days. 

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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