NORDIC OPTICAL TELESCOPE SCHEDULE, Period 45: 2012 Apr 1 - Oct 1

Start Date (Noon)End Date (Noon)Proposal NumberPrincipal InvestigatorInstitute/ CountryProgrammeInstrumentRemarks
Apr 01 Apr 02 45-901 NOT NOT Tech time NOTCAM P45-021 
Apr 02 Apr 07 45-011 G. Oestlin SE Near IR imaging of LARS - the Ly-alpha reference sample NOTCAM  
Apr 07 Apr 08 45-007 E. Kankare FI Supernovae as probes of their host galaxies and circumstellar medium NOTCAM Service 
Apr 08 Apr 09 45-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  
Apr 09 Apr 10 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC+FIES Service 
Apr 10 Apr 11 45-012 C. Karoff DK Revealing the roots of stellar cycles FIES +ALFOSC Service; half night 
Apr 10 Apr 11 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time FIES +ALFOSC Service; half night 
Apr 11 Apr 15 45-004 F. Taddia SE Are LBV stars the only progenitors of Type IIn supernovae? ALFOSC  
Apr 15 Apr 16 45-001 J. Andersen NOT The origin of Carbon and r-process enrichments in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC Service 
Apr 16 Apr 17 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC+FIES Service; P45-008 1h; P45-021 
Apr 17 Apr 18 45-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  
Apr 18 Apr 25 45-027 H. Dahle NO SGAS II: Identifying the strongest gravitational lenses at 0.55 < z < 0.9 MOSCA  
Apr 25 Apr 26 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC+FIES Service 
Apr 26 Apr 27 45-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  
Apr 27 Apr 30 45-202 C.M. Gutierrez Spain The origin and evolution of compact groups (II) ALFOSC  
Apr 30 May 01 45-302 R. Kotak CCI Death of the most massive stars & precision cosmology (ITP 2010-04) ALFOSC Service 
May 01 May 02 45-901 NOT NOT Tech time NOTCAM P45-021 
May 02 May 06 45-210 E. Toloba Spain Stellar content, MAss and Kinematics of Cluster Early-type Dwarfs (SMAKCED) NOTCAM  
May 06 May 07 45-007 E. Kankare FI Supernovae as probes of their host galaxies and circumstellar medium NOTCAM Service 
May 07 May 12 45-701 G. Olofsson SE Stockholm Observational Astrophysics II course NOTCAM +FIES Remote/service 
May 12 May 13 45-016 H. Dahle NO A new population of massive galaxy clusters from Planck ALFOSC Service; P45-021 
May 13 May 14 45-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  
May 14 May 15 45-001 J. Andersen NOT The origin of Carbon and r-process enrichments in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC Service 
May 15 May 16 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P45-008 2h 
May 16 May 17 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P45-021 
May 17 May 23 45-006 A. Sandberg SE Trident: Combined Ly-alpha, H-alpha and ionising radiation at ~2 MOSCA +FIES 5 nights distributed time 
May 17 May 23 45-033 H. Korhonen DK Atmosphere of KIC 11560431: a detailed multi-wavelength look MOSCA +FIES Service; 2x40 min/night 
May 23 May 26 45-032 T. Pursimo NOT Testing the standard cosmology with Very Long Baseline Interferometry ALFOSC  
May 26 May 27 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service 
May 27 May 28 45-209 J.G. Soto Spain X-ray binaries: The optical/IR and X-ray connection ALFOSC  
May 28 May 29 45-302 R. Kotak CCI Death of the most massive stars & precision cosmology (ITP 2010-04) ALFOSC Service 
May 29 May 30 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P45-021 
May 30 May 31 45-001 J. Andersen NOT The origin of Carbon and r-process enrichments in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC Service; half night 
May 30 May 31 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time FIES +ALFOSC Service; half night 
May 31 Jun 01 45-299 CAT ES CAT service and scheduled time ALFOSC CAT service 
Jun 01 Jun 02 45-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  
Jun 02 Jun 03 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service 
Jun 03 Jun 07 45-107 G. Kovacs HU Spectroscopic Follow-up of HATNet Transiting Exoplanet Candidates FIES +ALFOSC  
Jun 07 Jun 08 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P45-021 
Jun 08 Jun 09 45-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  
Jun 09 Jun 10 45-901 NOT NOT Tech time NOTCAM  
Jun 10 Jun 11 45-007 E. Kankare FI Supernovae as probes of their host galaxies and circumstellar medium NOTCAM Service 
Jun 11 Jun 12 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time NOTCAM +FIES Service; P45-021 
Jun 12 Jun 14 45-702 NOT NOT NOT/Onsala summer school on cosmology & galaxies NOTCAM +FIES Remote/service; half nights 
Jun 12 Jun 14 45-012 C. Karoff DK Revealing the roots of stellar cycles NOTCAM +FIES Service, 0.5 night distributed time 
Jun 12 Jun 14 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time NOTCAM +FIES Service; half nights 
Jun 14 Jun 17 45-702 NOT NOT NOT/Onsala summer school on cosmology & galaxies ALFOSC +FIES Remote/service; half nights 
Jun 14 Jun 17 45-012 C. Karoff DK Revealing the roots of stellar cycles ALFOSC +FIES Service, 0.5 night distributed time 
Jun 14 Jun 17 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; half nights 
Jun 17 Jun 18 45-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  
Jun 18 Jun 21 45-208 J.M. Corral Spain The precise mass and spin of the black hole in XTE J1859+226 ALFOSC  
Jun 21 Jun 22 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P45-008 3h; P45-021 
Jun 22 Jun 26 45-109 D. Gandolfi ESA Spectroscopic follow-up observations of CoRoT exoplanetary candidates FIES +ALFOSC  
Jun 26 Jun 29 45-206 H.J. Deeg Spain Spectroscopic follow-up observations of CoRoT exoplanetary candidates FIES +ALFOSC  
Jun 29 Jun 30 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P45-021 
Jun 30 Jul 01 45-901 NOT NOT Tech time NOTCAM  
Jul 01 Jul 04 45-014 J. Kotilainen FI The low mass end of the black hole - bulge mass relation in high redshift QSOs NOTCAM  
Jul 04 Jul 05 45-007 E. Kankare FI Supernovae as probes of their host galaxies and circumstellar medium NOTCAM Service 
Jul 05 Jul 06 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P45-021 
Jul 06 Jul 07 45-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  
Jul 07 Jul 08 45-302 R. Kotak CCI Death of the most massive stars & precision cosmology (ITP 2010-04) ALFOSC Service 
Jul 08 Jul 11 45-206 H.J. Deeg Spain Spectroscopic follow-up observations of CoRoT exoplanetary candidates FIES +ALFOSC  
Jul 11 Jul 14 45-109 D. Gandolfi ESA Spectroscopic follow-up observations of CoRoT exoplanetary candidates FIES +ALFOSC  
Jul 14 Jul 15 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P45-021 
Jul 15 Jul 16 45-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  
Jul 16 Jul 21 45-016 H. Dahle NO A new population of massive galaxy clusters from Planck ALFOSC  
Jul 21 Jul 22 45-299 CAT ES CAT service and scheduled time ALFOSC CAT service 
Jul 22 Jul 23 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P45-008 3h; P45-021 
Jul 23 Jul 24 45-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  
Jul 24 Jul 28 45-101 D. Pollacco UK Low mass stars, Brown dwarfs and large planets from SuperWASP FIES +ALFOSC  
Jul 28 Jul 29 45-209 J.G. Soto Spain X-ray binaries: The optical/IR and X-ray connection ALFOSC  
Jul 29 Jul 30 45-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC +FIES  
Jul 30 Aug 04 45-703 G. Tautvaisiene LT NordForsk summer school FIES +ALFOSC Remote/service; half nights 
Jul 30 Jul 31 45-001 J. Andersen NOT The origin of Carbon and r-process enrichments in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC Service; half night 
Jul 31 Aug 04 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time FIES +ALFOSC Service; half nights 
Aug 04 Aug 05 45-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC P45-021 
Aug 05 Aug 06 45-007 E. Kankare FI Supernovae as probes of their host galaxies and circumstellar medium NOTCAM Service 
Aug 06 Aug 09 45-204 K. Uytterhoeven Spain Characterisation of Kepler pulsating stars FIES +ALFOSC  
Aug 09 Aug 10 45-302 R. Kotak CCI Death of the most massive stars & precision cosmology (ITP 2010-04) ALFOSC Service 
Aug 10 Aug 13 45-101 D. Pollacco UK Low mass stars, Brown dwarfs and large planets from SuperWASP FIES +ALFOSC  
Aug 13 Aug 14 45-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  
Aug 14 Aug 15 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P45-021 
Aug 15 Aug 18 45-802 NBI DK ALFOSC GT ALFOSC +FIES  
Aug 18 Aug 19 45-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  
Aug 19 Aug 20 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P45-008 2h 
Aug 20 Aug 23 45-802 NBI DK ALFOSC GT ALFOSC  
Aug 23 Aug 24 45-001 J. Andersen NOT The origin of Carbon and r-process enrichments in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC Service 
Aug 24 Aug 25 45-299 CAT ES CAT service and scheduled time ALFOSC +FIES CAT service 
Aug 25 Aug 26 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service 
Aug 26 Aug 27 45-901 NOT NOT Tech time SOFIN +FIES  
Aug 27 Sep 04 45-012 C. Karoff DK Revealing the roots of stellar cycles FIES +SOFIN Service, 0.5 night distributed time 
Aug 27 Sep 04 45-029 O. Kochukhov SE Dynamical evolution of chemical clouds in the HgMn star alpha And FIES +SOFIN 2x0.5 hr every night, 3 hrs apart 
Aug 27 Sep 04 45-017 M. Mantere FI Magnetic field polarity in active late-type stars FIES +SOFIN 7 nights distributed time 
Sep 04 Sep 05 45-302 R. Kotak CCI Death of the most massive stars & precision cosmology (ITP 2010-04) ALFOSC Service 
Sep 05 Sep 06 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC+FIES Service 
Sep 06 Sep 07 45-901 NOT NOT Tech time NOTCAM  
Sep 07 Sep 08 45-007 E. Kankare FI Supernovae as probes of their host galaxies and circumstellar medium NOTCAM Service 
Sep 08 Sep 09 45-209 J.G. Soto Spain X-ray binaries: The optical/IR and X-ray connection ALFOSC  
Sep 09 Sep 11 45-004 F. Taddia SE Are LBV stars the only progenitors of Type IIn supernovae? ALFOSC  
Sep 11 Sep 12 45-901 NOT NOT Tech time MOSCA  
Sep 12 Sep 17 45-027 H. Dahle NO SGAS II: Identifying the strongest gravitational lenses at 0.55 < z < 0.9 MOSCA  
Sep 17 Sep 19 45-013 J.-K. Krogager DK Search for DLA galaxies at z>2 ALFOSC  
Sep 19 Sep 20 45-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P45-008 2h 
Sep 20 Sep 21 45-001 J. Andersen NOT The origin of Carbon and r-process enrichments in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC Service 
Sep 21 Sep 22 45-302 R. Kotak CCI Death of the most massive stars & precision cosmology (ITP 2010-04) ALFOSC Service 
Sep 22 Sep 23 45-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  
Sep 23 Sep 29 45-203 M.T. Costado Spain Cumulos estelares con estrellas masivas: Formacion y propiedades NOTCAM  
Sep 29 Oct 01 45-102 R. Wilson UK Conjugate Plane Photometry Special  

Monitoring and ToO Programs

Proposal NumberPrincipal InvestigatorProgrammeTypeInstrumentTime AllocationNightsComments
45-002 P. Jakobsson Building a Complete Sample of Swift Gamma-Ray Bursts ToO Any 9x(3h + 2h) + 3x(3+Nx2h) 10.0 Override; immediate response; follow-up next night(s). 
45-005 J. Sollerman Core-collapse supernova ToO ToO ALFOSC or StanCam 6X1.5h + 8x(4X1h) 5.0 Soft ToO; same or next night (later dates for for follow-up) 
45-008 A. Goobar NOTCluless: NOT Cluster Lensed Supernova Survey Mon ALFOSC 2 hr/month + ToO follow-up 4.0 Monitoring on service nights; scheduled follow-up. 
45-009 R. Amanullah Perfecting Type Ia Supernovae as standard candles ToO ALFOSC 25x1h+6x1h+15x1h 6.0 Soft ToO; same or next night (later dates for for follow-up) 
45-021 H. Korhonen New frontiers in resolving stellar surface structures Mon FIES 15 x 12 min 0.5 List of epochs to be specified 
45-023 L.O. Takalo Blazar host galaxies during optically faint state ToO ALFOSC 2x4h 1.0 Soft trigger. 
45-026 K. Denney Can Reverberation Mapping Really Be Done with Filter Photometry? Mon ALFOSC or StanCam 30x(30 or 40 min) 8.0 Table of epochs in April-May to be provided. 
45-106 S. Shore Early high-resolution optical spectroscopy of classical novae in outburst ToO FIES Nx(4x30) min 4.0 First trigger within ~3 nights; later at intervals of 2-5 days. 
45-205 A. Ederoclite Spectro-photometric follow-up of classical novae ToO ALFOSC 1.5 + 2.0 h 0.5 No override 
45-207 J. Gorosabel Exploiting the flexible NOT instrumentation to study Gamma-ray Bursts ToO Any 4 h 0.5 Override. 
45-209 J.G. Soto X-ray binaries: The optical/IR and X-ray connection ToO ALFOSC 3 h 0.3 No override 

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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