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NORDIC OPTICAL TELESCOPE SCHEDULE, Period 46: Oct 1, 2012 - Apr 1, 2013

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Starting DateEnding DateProposal NumberPrincipal InvestigatorInstitute/ CountryProgrammeInstrumentRemarks
Oct 01 Oct 02 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time NOTCAM  Technical night 
Oct 02 Oct 03 46-033 M. Juvela FI Characterisation of new stellar clusters found by Herschel and WISE NOTCAM  Service 
Oct 03 Oct 08 46-006 J. Telting NOT Time-series spectroscopy of the pulsating subdwarf B star V2203 Cyg ALFOSC +FIES  Half nights 
Oct 03 Oct 08 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service; half nights 
Oct 08 Oct 09 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC +FIES  Technical night 
Oct 09 Oct 12 46-101  A. Sodor  HU Verifying the applicability of the Inverse Photometric Baade-Wesselink Method on Blazhko RR Lyrae Stars FIES +ALFOSC   
Oct 12 Oct 13 46-011 J. Andersen DK The origin of carbon-enriched stars in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC  Service; half night 
Oct 12 Oct 13 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time FIES +ALFOSC  Service; half night 
Oct 13 Oct 14 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  Technical night 
Oct 14 Oct 15 46-012 J.-K. Krogager DK A refined search for dusty Damped Lyman-alpha Absorbers ALFOSC  Service 
Oct 15 Oct 16 46-112 A. Andrei  IT Optical Images of the QSOs linking the VLBI and the Gaia Celestial Reference frames ALFOSC  Service 
Oct 16 Oct 17 46-005 T. Kangas FI The population and progenitors of core-collapse SNe in starburst galaxies ALFOSC  Service 
Oct 17 Oct 18 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Oct 18 Oct 19 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  Technical night 
Oct 19 Oct 20 46-202 F. Rodler ES Investigating the hottest planet known NOTCAM   
Oct 20 Oct 21 46-020 S. Mattila FI Supernovae in dusty environments NOTCAM  Service 
Oct 21 Oct 22 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time NOTCAM  Technical night 
Oct 22 Oct 24 46-207 M.T. Costado ES Stellar clusters containing massive stars: mechanisms of high-mass stars formation. NOTCAM   
Oct 24 Oct 25 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  Technical night 
Oct 25 Oct 26 46-202 F. Rodler ES Investigating the hottest planet known NOTCAM   
Oct 26 Oct 27 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time NOTCAM +FIES  Service 
Oct 27 Oct 28 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Oct 28 Oct 29 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Oct 29 Nov 01 46-213 G. Israelian ES Importancia de los elementos alfa en la formaci?n de planetas de tipo J?piter y Neptuno ALFOSC +FIES   
Nov 01 Nov 03 46-201 R.Scarpa ES Testing Newtonian gravity in the low acceleration regime with wide-binary stars FIES +ALFOSC   
Nov 03 Nov 04 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Nov 04 Nov 05 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  Technical night;NOT Science School; P46-110 Fornasier 1.5hr 
Nov 04 Nov 05 46-701 Rami T. F. Rekola FI NOT Science School ALFOSC   
Nov 05 Nov 08 46-101  A. Sodor  HU Verifying the applicability of the Inverse Photometric Baade-Wesselink Method on Blazhko RR Lyrae Stars FIES +ALFOSC   
Nov 08 Nov 09 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Nov 09 Nov 10 46-011 J. Andersen DK The origin of carbon-enriched stars in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC  Service; half night 
Nov 09 Nov 10 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time FIES +ALFOSC  Service; half night 
Nov 10 Nov 11 46-027 H. Dahle NO A new population of massive galaxy clusters from Planck ALFOSC  Service; pre-imaging 
Nov 11 Nov 13 46-021 E. Kankare FI SN 1994W-like Type IIn Supernovae - What are They? ALFOSC   
Nov 13 Nov 14 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  Technical night 
Nov 14 Nov 15 46-032 T.Pursimo NOT Testing the standard cosmology with Very Long Baseline Interferometry ALFOSC   
Nov 15 Nov 18 46-204 H Tabernero ES Confirming FGK members of the Castor and Hercules-Lyra moving groups by Chemical Tagging FIES +ALFOSC   
Nov 18 Nov 19 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC +FIES  Technical night; NOT Science School 
Nov 18 Nov 19 46-701 Rami T. F. Rekola FI NOT Science School ALFOSC +FIES   
Nov 19 Nov 20 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Nov 20 Nov 21 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC +FIES  Technical night 
Nov 21 Nov 22 46-020 S. Mattila FI Supernovae in dusty environments NOTCAM +FIES  Service 
Nov 22 Nov 23 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time SOFIN +FIES  Technical night 
Nov 23 Nov 24 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time SOFIN +FIES  Technical night 
Nov 24 Dec 01 46-017 M. Mantere FI Magnetic field polarity in active late-type stars SOFIN +FIES   
Dec 01 Dec 05 46-024 L. Rosen SE Magnetic Fields of Young Suns SOFIN +FIES   
Dec 05 Dec 06 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Dec 06 Dec 09 46-023 H. Korhonen DK Investigating coronal mass ejection rate with spectral type and stellar age ALFOSC   
Dec 09 Dec 10 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC +FIES   
Dec 10 Dec 11 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC +FIES  Technical night 
Dec 11 Dec 12 46-011 J. Andersen DK The origin of carbon-enriched stars in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC  Service; half night 
Dec 11 Dec 12 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time FIES +ALFOSC  Service; half night 
Dec 12 Dec 13 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Dec 13 Dec 14 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  Technical night 
Dec 14 Dec 15 46-112 A. Andrei  IT Optical Images of the QSOs linking the VLBI and the Gaia Celestial Reference frames ALFOSC  Service 
Dec 15 Dec 16 46-032 T.Pursimo NOT Testing the standard cosmology with Very Long Baseline Interferometry ALFOSC   
Dec 16 Dec 17 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Dec 17 Dec 18 46-020 S. Mattila FI Supernovae in dusty environments NOTCAM  Service 
Dec 18 Dec 19 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time NOTCAM +FIES  Technical night 
Dec 19 Dec 23 46-215 H.J. Deeg ES Spectroscopic characterization and radial velocities of Corot planet candidates FIES +ALFOSC   
Dec 23 Dec 26 46-214 S. Simon ES The IACOB spectroscopic survey of Northern Galactic OB stars FIES +ALFOSC   
Dec 26 Dec 27 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC +FIES  Technical night 
Dec 27 Dec 30 46-102  A. Binks  UK  Identifying young stars and new kinematic groups in the solar neighbourhood FIES +ALFOSC   
Dec 30 Dec 31 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Dec 31 Jan 01 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC +FIES  Technical night 
Jan 01 Jan 05 46-113 D. Gandolfi  ESA Testing stellar and planetary models with FIES: radial velocity follow-up of CoRoT targets ALFOSC +FIES   
Jan 01 Jan 02 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Jan 02 Jan 03 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time FIES +ALFOSC  Service 
Jan 05 Jan 07 46-215 H.J. Deeg ES Spectroscopic characterization and radial velocities of Corot planet candidates FIES +ALFOSC   
Jan 07 Jan 08 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Jan 08 Jan 09 46-112 A. Andrei  IT Optical Images of the QSOs linking the VLBI and the Gaia Celestial Reference frames ALFOSC  Service 
Jan 09 Jan 14 46-027 H. Dahle NO A new population of massive galaxy clusters from Planck ALFOSC   
Jan 14 Jan 15 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC+FIES  Technical night 
Jan 15 Jan 16 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC+FIES  Service 
Jan 16 Jan 20 46-107 G.?Kovacs? HU Spectroscopic Follow-up of HATNet Transiting Exoplanet Candidates FIES +ALFOSC   
Jan 20 Jan 21 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Jan 21 Jan 22 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  Technical night 
Jan 22 Jan 23 46-020 S. Mattila FI Supernovae in dusty environments NOTCAM  Service 
Jan 23 Jan 26 46-004 J. Kotilainen FI The low mass end of the black hole - bulge relation in high redshift quasars NOTCAM   
Jan 26 Jan 27 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  Technical night 
Jan 27 Jan 28 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Jan 28 Jan 31 46-214 S. Simon ES The IACOB spectroscopic survey of Northern Galactic OB stars FIES +ALFOSC   
Jan 31 Feb 02 46-201 R.Scarpa ES Testing Newtonian gravity in the low acceleration regime with wide-binary stars FIES +ALFOSC   
Feb 02 Feb 03 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time NOTCAM +FIES  Technical night 
Feb 03 Feb 04 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Feb 04 Feb 05 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Feb 05 Feb 06 46-299 CAT ES CAT service and scheduled time ALFOSC  CAT service night 
Feb 06 Feb 07 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time MOSCA  Technical night 
Feb 07 Feb 09 46-016 G. Ostlin SE Completing the NOT imaging of LARS - the Lyman-alpha reference sample MOSCA   
Feb 09 Feb 10 46-025 C. Grillo DK Galaxy Groups as efficient Gravitational Telescopes ALFOSC  Service 
Feb 10 Feb 11 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Feb 11 Feb 12 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Feb 12 Feb 13 46-019 K. Denney DK Probing Black Hole Mass Biases with Lensed Quasars ALFOSC  Service 
Feb 13 Feb 16 46-801 IAA ES ALFOSC GT ALFOSC  IAA ALFOSC GT 
Feb 16 Feb 17 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time FIES +ALFOSC  Service; half night 
Feb 16 Feb 17 46-011 J. Andersen DK The origin of carbon-enriched stars in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC  Service; half night 
Feb 17 Feb 18 46-112 A. Andrei  IT Optical Images of the QSOs linking the VLBI and the Gaia Celestial Reference frames ALFOSC  Service 
Feb 18 Feb 19 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Feb 19 Feb 20 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time NOTCAM  Technical night 
Feb 20 Feb 21 46-020 S. Mattila FI Supernovae in dusty environments NOTCAM  Service 
Feb 21 Feb 24 46-016 G. Ostlin SE Completing the NOT imaging of LARS - the Lyman-alpha reference sample NOTCAM   
Feb 24 Feb 25 46-025 C. Grillo DK Galaxy Groups as efficient Gravitational Telescopes NOTCAM  Service 
Feb 25 Feb 26 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Feb 26 Feb 27 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Feb 27 Feb 28 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  Technical night 
Feb 28 Mar 03 46-802 NBI DK ALFOSC GT ALFOSC  NBI ALFOSC GT 
Mar 03 Mar 05 46-005 T. Kangas FI The population and progenitors of core-collapse SNe in starburst galaxies ALFOSC   
Mar 05 Mar 06 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Mar 06 Mar 07 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC+FIES  Technical night 
Mar 07 Mar 14 46-028 H. Dahle NO SGAS II: Identifying the strongest gravitational lenses at 0.55 < z < 0.9 ALFOSC   
Mar 14 Mar 15 46-299 CAT ES CAT service and scheduled time ALFOSC +FIES  CAT service night 
Mar 15 Mar 16 46-011 J. Andersen DK The origin of carbon-enriched stars in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC  Service; half night 
Mar 15 Mar 16 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time FIES +ALFOSC  Service; half night 
Mar 16 Mar 17 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC +FIES  Technical night 
Mar 17 Mar 19 46-032 T.Pursimo NOT Testing the standard cosmology with Very Long Baseline Interferometry ALFOSC   
Mar 19 Mar 20 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Mar 20 Mar 21 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time ALFOSC  Technical night 
Mar 21 Mar 22 46-901 NOT NOT Tech time NOTCAM +FIES  Technical night 
Mar 22 Mar 23 46-020 S. Mattila FI Supernovae in dusty environments NOTCAM  Service 
Mar 23 Mar 25 46-205 C. Zurita ES Is Swift J1357.2-0933 an edge-on black hole binary? NOTCAM  Half nights 
Mar 23 Mar 25 46-299 CAT ES CAT service and scheduled time NOTCAM  CAT service; half nights 
Mar 25 Mar 26 46-501 Richard Wilson UK Conjugate Plane Photometry Special   
Mar 26 Mar 28 47-213 H Tabernero ES Confirming FGK members of the Castor and Hercules-Lyra moving groups by Chemical Tagging FIES +ALFOSC   
Mar 28 Mar 29 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Mar 29 Mar 30 46-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  Service 
Mar 30 Apr 01 46-299 CAT ES CAT service and scheduled time ALFOSC  CAT service 

Monitoring and ToO Programs

Proposal NumberPrincipal InvestigatorProgrammeProgram TypeInstrumentTime AllocationNightsComments
46-001 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) 
46-002 L.O. Takalo Blazar host galaxies during optically faint state ToO ALFOSC 2x4h 1.0 Soft trigger. 
46-003 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). 
46-008 A. Goobar NOTCluless: NOT Cluster Lensed Supernova Survey Mon + ToO ALFOSC ~2 hr/month + ToO follow-up 4.0 Monitoring on service nights; scheduled follow-up. 
46-010 O. Kochukhov Dynamical evolution of chemical clouds in the HgMn star alpha And Mon FIES 16X0.5h 1.0  
46-015 T. Augusteijn Monitoring the enigmatic binary V838 Mon Mon ALFOSC 6 x 1h 0.6 1h service each month 
46-018 R. Amanullah Perfecting Type Ia Supernovae as standard candles ToO ALFOSC 12x1h + 2x(3x40 +10x20)min + 6x3x1h 5.0 Soft ToO; same or next night (later dates for for follow-up) 
46-022 J. Lehtinen Probing magnetically active regions through stellar atmospheres Mon FIES 30x45 min 3.0 30 epochs on service nights Dec - March 
46-110 S. Fornasier  Study of the Potentially Hazardous Asteroid 214869 (2007 PA8) Mon ALFOSC 6x1.5h 1.0  

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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