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NORDIC OPTICAL TELESCOPE SCHEDULE, Period 44: Oct 1, 2011 - Apr 1, 2012

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Starting DateEnding DateProposal NumberPrincipal InvestigatorInstitute/ CountryProgrammeInstrumentRemarks
Oct 01 Oct 02 44-214 J.G. Soto Spain X-ray binaries: The optical/IR and X-ray connection ALFOSC   
Oct 02 Oct 04 44-205 R. Tata Spain A spectroscopic follow-up of ultracool dwarf candidates in the Kepler field ALFOSC  Half nights 
Oct 02 Oct 04 44-299 CAT Spain CAT service time ALFOSC  Half nights 
Oct 04 Oct 09 44-045 Lars A. Buchhave DK Characterising Transiting Planet Candidates Identified by Kepler FIES +ALFOSC  First half of night 
Oct 04 Oct 09 44-025 Lars A. Buchhave DK Spectroscopic Follow-up of HATNet Transiting Exoplanet Candidates FIES +ALFOSC  Second half of night 
Oct 09 Oct 10 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; P44-034 2h; P44-042 1h 
Oct 10 Oct 11 44-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES   
Oct 11 Oct 12 44-211 M. Esposito Spain Confirming the orbital misalignment of the HAT-P-16b giant planet FIES +ALFOSC  Time-critical. 
Oct 12 Oct 13 44-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM   
Oct 13 Oct 14 44-213 M.R. Zapatero Spain Distances to young dwarfs in the solar vicinity NOTCAM  First half of night 
Oct 13 Oct 14 44-299 CAT Spain CAT service time NOTCAM  Second half of night 
Oct 14 Oct 16 44-209 A. Herrero Spain The multiplicity of O stars FastCam   
Oct 16 Oct 19 44-217 L. Labadie Spain Studies of multiplicity and circumstellar environments in star forming regions and young stellar associations FastCam   
Oct 19 Oct 20 44-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES   
Oct 20 Oct 21 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Oct 21 Oct 22 44-004 J. Andersen DK The origin of Carbon, r-, and s-process enrichments in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC  Service 
Oct 22 Oct 27 44-045 Lars A. Buchhave DK Characterising Transiting Planet Candidates Identified by Kepler FIES +ALFOSC  First half of night 
Oct 22 Oct 27 44-025 Lars A. Buchhave DK Spectroscopic Follow-up of HATNet Transiting Exoplanet Candidates FIES +ALFOSC  Second half of night 
Oct 27 Oct 28 44-302 R. Kotak CCI Deaths of the most massive stars & precision cosmology using new transient discovery factories (ITP-4) ALFOSC  Service 
Oct 28 Oct 29 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; P44-034 2h 
Oct 29 Oct 30 44-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC   
Oct 30 Nov 05 44-010 Svetlana Berdyugina FI A direct probe of extrasolar planetary atmospheres TurPol   
Nov 05 Nov 06 44-211 M. Esposito Spain Confirming the orbital misalignment of the HAT-P-16b giant planet FIES +TurPol  Time-critical. 
Nov 06 Nov 09 44-010 Svetlana Berdyugina FI A direct probe of extrasolar planetary atmospheres TurPol   
Nov 09 Nov 10 44-901 Staff NOT Technical time Turpol +FIES   
Nov 10 Nov 11 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; P44-034 2h; P44-042 1h 
Nov 11 Nov 14 44-210 E. Delgado Spain Busqueda de estrellas a albergar planetas utilizando el test de Li FIES +ALFOSC   
Nov 14 Nov 15 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; Half night 
Nov 14 Nov 15 44-030 Nikolai Piskunov SE Spectroscopy lab for the Observational Astrophysics course at UU ALFOSC +FIES  Half night 
Nov 15 Nov 16 44-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES   
Nov 16 Nov 17 44-004 J. Andersen DK The origin of Carbon, r-, and s-process enrichments in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC  Service 
Nov 17 Nov 20 44-020 Heidi Korhonen FI A binary with components on both sides of the full convection limit ALFOSC +FIES   
Nov 20 Nov 21 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Nov 21 Nov 22 44-037 E. Lindfors FI Spectroscopic and imaging observations of gamma-ray emitting blazars ALFOSC  Service 
Nov 22 Nov 25 44-102 G. Maciejewski  PL High-precision transit timing of exoplanet WASP-12b ALFOSC  Time-critical. 
Nov 25 Nov 26 44-043 Haakon Dahle NO A new population of massive galaxy clusters from Planck ALFOSC  Pre-imaging; Service 
Nov 26 Nov 27 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; P44-034 2h 
Nov 27 Nov 28 44-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES   
Nov 28 Nov 29 44-302 R. Kotak CCI Deaths of the most massive stars & precision cosmology using new transient discovery factories (ITP-4) ALFOSC  Service 
Nov 29 Dec 02 44-202 M. Pereira Spain SFR tracers in dusty galaxies: Narrow-band imaging in Halpha of local LIRGs ALFOSC   
Dec 02 Dec 03 44-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC   
Dec 03 Dec 04 44-213 M.R. Zapatero Spain Distances to young dwarfs in the solar vicinity NOTCAM  First half of night 
Dec 03 Dec 04 44-299 CAT Spain CAT service time NOTCAM  Second half of night 
Dec 04 Dec 06 44-033 Otto Solin FI NOTCam NIR imaging of stellar clusters in the Galactic anticentre NOTCAM   
Dec 06 Dec 07 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; P44-034 2h; P44-042 1h 
Dec 07 Dec 08 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Dec 08 Dec 09 44-901 Staff NOT Technical time SOFIN   
Dec 09 Dec 16 44-013 Maarit Mantere FI Magnetic field polarity in active late-type stars SOFIN   
Dec 16 Dec 18 44-804 R. Rampazzo IT WeDoWo Guaranteed Time ALFOSC   
Dec 18 Dec 19 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; P44-034 2h 
Dec 19 Dec 20 44-004 J. Andersen DK The origin of Carbon, r-, and s-process enrichments in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC  Service 
Dec 20 Dec 21 44-214 J.G. Soto Spain X-ray binaries: The optical/IR and X-ray connection ALFOSC   
Dec 21 Dec 22 44-302 R. Kotak CCI Deaths of the most massive stars & precision cosmology using new transient discovery factories (ITP-4) ALFOSC  Service 
Dec 22 Dec 26 44-117 D. Gandolfi  ESA Spectroscopic follow-up observations of CoRoT exoplanetary candidates FIES +ALFOSC   
Dec 26 Dec 27 44-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES   
Dec 27 Dec 28 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Dec 28 Jan 01 44-106 D. Pollacco  UK Low-mass eclipsing binaries from the SuperWASP surveys FIES +ALFOSC   
Jan 01 Jan 03 44-206 H.J. Deeg Spain Spectroscopic characterisation and radial velocities of CoRoT planet candidates FIES +ALFOSC   
Jan 03 Jan 06 44-117 D. Gandolfi  ESA Spectroscopic follow-up observations of CoRoT exoplanetary candidates FIES +ALFOSC   
Jan 06 Jan 07 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; P44-034 2h 
Jan 07 Jan 08 44-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM   
Jan 08 Jan 09 44-213 M.R. Zapatero Spain Distances to young dwarfs in the solar vicinity NOTCAM  First half of night 
Jan 08 Jan 09 44-299 CAT Spain CAT service time NOTCAM  Second half of night 
Jan 09 Jan 10 44-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC   
Jan 10 Jan 11 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time FIES +ALFOSC  Service; half night; P44-042 1h 
Jan 10 Jan 11 44-014 Sofia Feltzing SE Finding the lost siblings of the Sun FIES +ALFOSC  Service; half night 
Jan 11 Jan 13 44-014 Sofia Feltzing SE Finding the lost siblings of the Sun FIES +ALFOSC  Service 
Jan 13 Jan 14 44-207 V. Nascimbeni Spain Determining the nature and the orbital parameters of the perturber in the HAT-P-13 planetary system ALFOSC  Service; time-critical. 
Jan 14 Jan 17 44-106 D. Pollacco  UK Low-mass eclipsing binaries from the SuperWASP surveys FIES +ALFOSC   
Jan 17 Jan 18 44-004 J. Andersen DK The origin of Carbon, r-, and s-process enrichments in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC  Service 
Jan 18 Jan 19 44-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC   
Jan 19 Jan 20 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; P44-034 2h 
Jan 20 Jan 25 44-043 Haakon Dahle NO A new population of massive galaxy clusters from Planck ALFOSC   
Jan 25 Jan 27 44-003 J. P. U. Fynbo DK Stellar light from the z=2.58 DLA galaxy towards Q0918+1636 ALFOSC   
Jan 27 Jan 28 44-901 Staff NOT Technical time MOSCA   
Jan 28 Jan 29 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Jan 29 Jan 30 44-302 R. Kotak CCI Deaths of the most massive stars & precision cosmology using new transient discovery factories (ITP-4) ALFOSC  Service 
Jan 30 Feb 01 44-206 H.J. Deeg Spain Spectroscopic characterisation and radial velocities of CoRoT planet candidates FIES +ALFOSC   
Feb 01 Feb 03 44-102 G. Maciejewski  PL High-precision transit timing of exoplanet WASP-12b ALFOSC  Time-critical. 
Feb 03 Feb 04 44-215 J.I. Gonzalez Spain Follow-up of brown dwarfs and giant planet candidates from the MARVELS SDSS-III survey FIES +ALFOSC   
Feb 04 Feb 05 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; P44-034 2h 
Feb 05 Feb 06 44-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM   
Feb 06 Feb 11 44-028 Stefan Geier DK A NIR Imaging Search For Gravitationally-Lensed Quiescent z~2 Galaxies NOTCAM   
Feb 11 Feb 13 44-046 B. Nordstrom DK Chemical analysis of relict stellar groups in the Galactic disk FIES +ALFOSC   
Feb 12 Feb 13 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time FIES +ALFOSC  Service; P44-042 1h; half night 
Feb 13 Feb 14 44-004 J. Andersen DK The origin of Carbon, r-, and s-process enrichments in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC  Service 
Feb 14 Feb 17 44-801 IAA Spain ALFOSC Guaranteed Time ALFOSC   
Feb 17 Feb 18 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; P44-034 2h; half night. 
Feb 18 Feb 19 44-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC   
Feb 19 Feb 24 44-035 Goeran Ostlin SE LARS - the Lyman alpha reference sample/ground based component MOSCA   
Feb 24 Feb 25 44-302 R. Kotak CCI Deaths of the most massive stars & precision cosmology using new transient discovery factories (ITP-4) ALFOSC  Service 
Feb 25 Feb 26 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Feb 26 Feb 27 44-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES   
Feb 27 Feb 28 44-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES   
Feb 28 Feb 29 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES   
Feb 29 Mar 01 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; P44-034 2h 
Mar 01 Mar 02 44-901 Staff NOT Technical time NOTCAM   
Mar 02 Mar 03 44-003 J. P. U. Fynbo DK Stellar light from the z=2.58 DLA galaxy towards Q0918+1636 NOTCAM  Service 
Mar 03 Mar 04 44-213 M.R. Zapatero Spain Distances to young dwarfs in the solar vicinity NOTCAM  First half of night 
Mar 03 Mar 04 44-299 CAT Spain CAT service time NOTCAM  Second half of night 
Mar 04 Mar 10 44-036 Joachim Janz FI Stellar content, MAss and Kinematics of Cluster Early-type Dwarfs (SMAKCED) NOTCAM   
Mar 10 Mar 11 44-216 E. Toloba Spain Stellar content, MAss and Kinematics of Cluster Early-type Dwarfs (SMAKCED) NOTCAM   
Mar 11 Mar 12 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; P44-042 1h. 
Mar 12 Mar 13 44-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC   
Mar 13 Mar 18 44-025 Lars A. Buchhave DK Spectroscopic Follow-up of HATNet Transiting Exoplanet Candidates FIES +ALFOSC   
Mar 18 Mar 19 44-004 J. Andersen DK The origin of Carbon, r-, and s-process enrichments in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC  Service 
Mar 19 Mar 20 44-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC  Service; P44-034 2h 
Mar 20 Mar 25 44-027 Haakon Dahle NO Stellar masses in lensed sources: IR+optical photometry from Spitzer/NOT MOSCA   
Mar 25 Mar 26 44-201 J.G. Serrano Spain Identification of high-redshift QSOs ALFOSC   
Mar 26 Mar 27 44-207 V. Nascimbeni Spain Determining the nature and the orbital parameters of the perturber in the HAT-P-13 planetary system ALFOSC   
Mar 27 Mar 28 44-901 Staff NOT Technical time ALFOSC   
Mar 28 Mar 29 44-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC+FIES  Service 
Mar 29 Mar 30 44-011 Francesco Taddia SE Why did SN 1987A explode as a Blue supergiant? ALFOSC  Service 
Mar 30 Mar 31 44-302 R. Kotak CCI Deaths of the most massive stars & precision cosmology using new transient discovery factories (ITP-4) ALFOSC  Service 
Mar 31 Apr 01 44-215 J.I. Gonzalez Spain Follow-up of brown dwarfs and giant planet candidates from the MARVELS SDSS-III survey FIES +ALFOSC   

Monitoring and ToO Programs

Proposal NumberPrincipal InvestigatorProgrammeTypeInstrumentTime AllocationNightsComments
44-006 Pall Jakobsson Building a Complete Sample of Swift Gamma-Ray Bursts ToO Any 9x(3h + 1.5h) + 3x(3+Nx2h) 9.5 Override; immediate response; follow-up next night(s). 
44-007 J. Sollerman Core-collapse supernova ToO ToO ALFOSC 6x(2X1.5h) + 6x(4x1h) 5.0 First trigger on same or next night; rest to be planned. 
44-008 S. Frandsen Spectroscopy of pulsating red giants in EBs, continued Mon FIES 12x45 min 1.0 Two-week initial separation; flexible dates later. 
44-024 M. Stritzinger Perfecting Type Ia Supernovae as standard candles ToO ALFOSC 25x1h+6x1h+24x1h 7.0 Soft ToO; same or next night (later dates for for follow-up) 
44-029 L.O. Takalo Blazar host galaxies during optically faint state ToO ALFOSC 2x4h 1.0 Within 10 nights max. 
44-034 Seppo Mattila Explosion rates and deaths of massive stars from the Pan-STARRS1 survey Mon ALFOSC 12 x 2h 3.0 Soft ToO, 2h every ~two weeks. 
44-042 Thomas Augusteijn Monitoring the enigmatic binary V838 Mon Mon ALFOSC 6x1h 1.0 1h / month. 

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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