NORDIC OPTICAL TELESCOPE SCHEDULE, Period 47: 2013 Apr 1 - Oct 1

Start Date (Noon)End Date (Noon)Proposal NumberPrincipal InvestigatorInstitute/ CountryProgrammeInstrumentRemarks
Apr 01 Apr 03 47-209 R. Carrera ES Chemical Abundances in Northern Open Clusters FIES +ALFOSC  
Apr 03 Apr 04 47-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC  
Apr 04 Apr 05 47-901 NOT NOT Technical time MOSCA  
Apr 05 Apr 06 47-021 H. Dahle NO A new population of massive galaxy clusters from Planck ALFOSC Pre-imaging; service 
Apr 06 Apr 07 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; half night 
Apr 06 Apr 07 47-011 R. Salinas FI The formation of ultra-compact dwarfs in low-density environments ALFOSC +FIES Service; half night; pre-imaging in P46 
Apr 07 Apr 08 47-208 S. Hoyer ES GJ436b: A Neptune-sized planet with a mysterious atmosphere? ALFOSC Time-critical, with GTC; half night 
Apr 07 Apr 08 47-299 CAT ES CAT service and scheduled time ALFOSC CAT service; half night 
Apr 08 Apr 13 47-020 H. Dahle NO Characterizing the strongest gravitational lenses at 0.55 < z < 0.9 MOSCA  
Apr 13 Apr 14 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service 
Apr 14 Apr 15 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P47-037 35min 
Apr 15 Apr 16 47-208 S. Hoyer ES GJ436b: A Neptune-sized planet with a mysterious atmosphere? ALFOSC Time-critical; half night 
Apr 15 Apr 16 47-299 CAT ES CAT service and scheduled time ALFOSC CAT service; half night 
Apr 16 Apr 17 47-003 J. Andersen DK The origin of carbon-enriched stars in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC Service; half night 
Apr 16 Apr 17 47-038 C. Karoff DK Revealing the roots of stellar cycles FIES +ALFOSC Service; half night 
Apr 17 Apr 18 47-901 NOT NOT Technical time SOFIN Technical night 
Apr 18 Apr 23 47-031 H. Korhonen DK Magnetic properties of the exoplanet host stars SOFIN  
Apr 23 Apr 24 47-208 S. Hoyer ES GJ436b: A Neptune-sized planet with a mysterious atmosphere? ALFOSC Time-critical; half night 
Apr 23 Apr 24 47-299 CAT ES CAT service and scheduled time ALFOSC CAT service; half night 
Apr 24 Apr 25 47-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES Technical night; P47-037 20min 
Apr 25 Apr 26 47-022 S. Mattila FI Supernovae in dusty environments NOTCAM +FIES Service; half night 
Apr 25 Apr 26 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time NOTCAM +FIES Service; half night 
Apr 26 Apr 30 47-803 Hans Kjeldsen DK SAC GT FIES +ALFOSC SAC GT 
Apr 30 May 01 47-703 Tiina Liimets EE University of Tartu course on General Astronomy: Observations ALFOSC +FIES Remote observing. P47-037 20min 
May 01 May 05 47-203 I. Marquez ES Star Formation in the most luminous local LINERs ALFOSC  
May 05 May 06 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P47-037 35min 
May 06 May 12 47-007 A. Penttila FI Differentiated asteroid families and dwarf planets -- a link to the formation of planetary systems. ALFOSC  
May 12 May 13 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P47-037 35min 
May 13 May 17 47-103 G. Kovacs HU Spectroscopic Follow-up of HATNet Transiting Exoplanet Candidates FIES +ALFOSC Half nights 
May 13 May 14 47-003 J. Andersen DK The origin of carbon-enriched stars in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC Service; half night 
May 14 May 15 47-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES Technical; half night 
May 15 May 16 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; half night 
May 16 May 17 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time FIES +ALFOSC Service; half night 
May 17 May 18 47-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES Technical night; P47-037 35min 
May 18 May 20 47-206 P.A. Miles ES The Earth as a template for Exo-Earths ALFOSC Time-critical; with WHT; half nights 
May 18 May 20 47-299 CAT ES CAT service and scheduled time ALFOSC CAT service; half nights 
May 20 May 25 47-701 G. Olofsson SE Stockholm Observational Astrophysics course ALFOSC Stockhom observing course 
May 25 May 26 47-901 NOT NOT Technical time NOTCAM +FIES Technical night 
May 26 May 27 47-022 S. Mattila FI Supernovae in dusty environments NOTCAM Service; half night 
May 26 May 27 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time NOTCAM Service; half night 
May 27 May 28 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P47-037 20min 
May 28 May 30 47-104 M. Ratajczak PL Searching for giants in detached eclipsing binaries from the ASAS catalogue FIES +ALFOSC  
May 30 May 31 47-208 S. Hoyer ES GJ436b: A Neptune-sized planet with a mysterious atmosphere? ALFOSC Time-critical, with GTC; half night 
May 30 May 31 47-299 CAT ES CAT service and scheduled time ALFOSC CAT service; half night 
May 31 Jun 01 47-104 M. Ratajczak PL Searching for giants in detached eclipsing binaries from the ASAS catalogue FIES +ALFOSC  
Jun 01 Jun 02 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC+FIES Service 
Jun 02 Jun 03 47-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES Technical night; P47-037 35min 
Jun 03 Jun 08 47-008 R. Salinas FI W UMa variables as progenitors of blue stragglers in globular clusters MOSCA  
Jun 08 Jun 13 47-021 H. Dahle NO A new population of massive galaxy clusters from Planck ALFOSC  
Jun 13 Jun 14 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES P47-037 35min 
Jun 14 Jun 15 47-003 J. Andersen DK The origin of carbon-enriched stars in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC Service; half night 
Jun 14 Jun 15 47-038 C. Karoff DK Revealing the roots of stellar cycles FIES +ALFOSC Service; half night 
Jun 15 Jun 18 47-211 H.J. Deeg ES Spectroscopic characterization and radial velocities of Corot planet candidates FIES +ALFOSC  
Jun 18 Jun 21 47-207 M.C. Galvez ES The path to Earth analogues and Super-Earth atmosphere science FIES +ALFOSC  
Jun 21 Jun 22 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service; P47-037 20min 
Jun 22 Jun 23 47-901 NOT NOT Technical time NOTCAM Technical night 
Jun 23 Jun 24 47-022 S. Mattila FI Supernovae in dusty environments NOTCAM + FIES Service; half night 
Jun 23 Jun 24 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time NOTCAM + FIES Service; half night 
Jun 24 Jun 26 47-212 S. Simon ES Present-day chemical composition of the Galactic ISM FIES +ALFOSC  
Jun 26 Jun 30 47-105 D. Gandolfi ESA Spectroscopic follow-up observations of exoplanetary candidates in the CoRoT summer fields FIES +ALFOSC  
Jun 30 Jul 03 47-803 Hans Kjeldsen DK SAC GT FIES +ALFOSC SAC GT 
Jul 03 Jul 04 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Half night;Service; P47-037 35min 
Jul 03 Jul 08 47-106 P. Rousselot? FR Accurate lightcurve for 174P/Echeclus ALFOSC +FIES  
Jul 07 Jul 08 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Half night 
Jul 08 Jul 11 47-801 IAA ES ALFOSC GT ALFOSC IAA ALFOSC GT 
Jul 11 Jul 14 47-105 D. Gandolfi ESA Spectroscopic follow-up observations of exoplanetary candidates in the CoRoT summer fields FIES +ALFOSC  
Jul 14 Jul 15 47-003 J. Andersen DK The origin of carbon-enriched stars in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC Service; half night 
Jul 14 Jul 15 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time FIES +ALFOSC Service; half night; P47-037 35min 
Jul 15 Jul 16 47-901 NOT NOT Technical time NOTCAM +FIES Technical night 
Jul 16 Jul 21 47-702 OPTICON OPT NEON observing course at NOT + ING. ALFOSC NEON school 
Jul 21 Jul 22 47-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES Technical night; P47-037 20min 
Jul 22 Jul 23 47-022 S. Mattila FI Supernovae in dusty environments NOTCAM Service; half night 
Jul 22 Jul 23 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time NOTCAM Service; half night 
Jul 23 Jul 26 47-211 H.J. Deeg ES Spectroscopic characterization and radial velocities of Corot planet candidates FIES +ALFOSC  
Jul 26 Aug 02 47-016 L. A. Buchhave DK Stellar Parameters of Transiting Exoplanet Candidates FIES +ALFOSC  
Aug 02 Aug 03 47-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC + FIES Technical night; P47-037 35min 
Aug 03 Aug 08 47-009 H. Bruntt DK Accurate Spectroscopic follow-up of Kepler Asteroseimic Targets FIES + ALFOSC  
Aug 08 Aug 09 47-803 Hans Kjeldsen DK SAC GT FIES + ALFOSC SAC GT 
Aug 09 Aug 12 47-802 NBI DK ALFOSC GT ALFOSC NBI ALFOSC GT 
Aug 12 Aug 13 47-803 Hans Kjeldsen DK SAC GT FIES +ALFOSC SAC GT 
Aug 13 Aug 14 47-003 J. Andersen DK The origin of carbon-enriched stars in the early Galaxy FIES + ALFOSC Service; half night 
Aug 13 Aug 14 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time FIES + ALFOSC Service; half night; P47-037 35min 
Aug 14 Aug 15 47-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC + FIES Technical night 
Aug 15 Aug 16 47-901 NOT NOT Technical time SOFIN + FIES Technical night 
Aug 16 Aug 17 47-901 NOT NOT Technical time SOFIN + FIES Technical night; P47-037 20min 
Aug 17 Aug 18 47-019 O. Kochukhov SE Dynamical evolution of chemical clouds in the HgMn star alpha And FIES + SOFIN Service 
Aug 18 Aug 23 47-030 M. Mantere FI Magnetic field polarity in active late-type stars FIES + SOFIN  
Aug 23 Aug 27 47-103 G. Kovacs HU Spectroscopic Follow-up of HATNet Transiting Exoplanet Candidates FIES + ALFOSC Half nights 
Aug 23 Aug 24 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time FIES + ALFOSC Service; half nights; P47-037 20min 
Aug 24 Aug 25 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time FIES + ALFOSC Service; half nights 
Aug 25 Aug 26 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time FIES + ALFOSC Service; half nights 
Aug 26 Aug 27 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time FIES + ALFOSC Service; half nights 
Aug 27 Aug 28 47-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC + FIES Technical night 
Aug 28 Aug 29 47-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC + FIES Technical night; P47-037 20min 
Aug 29 Aug 30 47-022 S. Mattila FI Supernovae in dusty environments NOTCAM + FIES Service; half night 
Aug 29 Aug 30 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time NOTCAM + FIES Service; half night 
Aug 30 Sep 01 47-020 H. Dahle NO Characterizing the strongest gravitational lenses at 0.55 < z < 0.9 ALFOSC  
Sep 01 Sep 06 47-020 H. Dahle NO Characterizing the strongest gravitational lenses at 0.55 < z < 0.9 MOSCA  
Sep 06 Sep 07 47-108 T. Evans UK Measuring the atmosphere of the transiting exoplanet HAT-P-32b ALFOSC Time-critical 
Sep 07 Sep 08 47-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES Technical night; P47-037 35min 
Sep 08 Sep 09 47-108 T. Evans UK Measuring the atmosphere of the transiting exoplanet HAT-P-32b ALFOSC Time-critical 
Sep 09 Sep 10 47-003 J. Andersen DK The origin of carbon-enriched stars in the early Galaxy FIES + ALFOSC Service; half night 
Sep 09 Sep 10 47-038 C. Karoff DK Revealing the roots of stellar cycles FIES + ALFOSC Service; half night 
Sep 10 Sep 11 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC + FIES Service 
Sep 11 Sep 13 47-803 Hans Kjeldsen DK SAC GT FIES + ALFOSC SAC GT 
Sep 13 Sep 14 47-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC + FIES Technical night; P47-037 35min 
Sep 14 Sep 17 47-201 M.T. Costado ES Stellar clusters containing massive stars: mechanisms of high-mass stars formation. NOTCAM  
Sep 17 Sep 21 47-024 M. Juvela FI Pre-stellar cores and grain growth: NIR extinction and scattering NOTCAM  
Sep 21 Sep 22 47-032 V.-M. Pelkonen FI Characterisation of new stellar clusters found by Herschel and WISE NOTCAM Service; half night 
Sep 21 Sep 22 47-022 S. Mattila FI Supernovae in dusty environments NOTCAM Service; half night 
Sep 22 Sep 23 47-199 Various Nordic Nordic service time ALFOSC + FIES Service; P47-037 20min; P47-036 70min 
Sep 23 Sep 26 47-209 R. Carrera ES Chemical Abundances in Northern Open Clusters FIES + ALFOSC  
Sep 26 Sep 29 47-801 IAA ES ALFOSC GT ALFOSC IAA ALFOSC GT 
Sep 29 Sep 30 47-203 I. Marquez ES Star Formation in the most luminous local LINERs ALFOSC  
Sep 30 Oct 01 47-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC + FIES Technical night; P47-037 35min; P47-036 70min 

Monitoring and ToO Programs

Proposal NumberPrincipal InvestigatorProgrammeTypeInstrumentTime AllocationNightsComments
47-004 J. Sollerman Core-collapse supernova ToO} ToO ALFOSC or StanCam 6X1.5h + 8x(4X1h) 5.5 Soft ToO; same or next night (later dates for for follow-up) 
47-012 L.O. Takalo Blazar host galaxies during optically faint state ToO ALFOSC 2x4h 1.0 Soft trigger. 
47-013 P. Jakobsson Building a Complete Sample of emph{Swift} Gamma-Ray Bursts ToO Any 9x(3h + 2h) + 3x(3+Nx2h) 10.0 Override; immediate response; follow-up next night(s). 
47-014 A. Goobar NOTCluless: NOT Cluster Lensed Supernova Survey ToO ALFOSC 8x2h (phot) + 2x2h (spec) 2.0 Same or next night. 
47-015 R. Amanullah Perfecting Type Ia Supernovae as standard candles ToO ALFOSC 3x1h + 9x1h + 14x90min + 10x1h 6.0 Soft ToO; same or next night (later dates for for follow-up) 
47-036 J. Jessen-Hansen Testing stellar models and asteroseismic scaling relations. Mon FIES 2x15x70min + 5x15min + 2x2h 40h Spread over the semester; managed by the P.I. 
47-037 H. Dahle Time delay measurements in the unique quasar lens SDSS J2222+2745 Mon ALFOSC 12x900s + 14x1800s 1.5 Roughy weekly monitoring; to be managed by the P.I. 
47-101 S. Shore High resolution spectroscopy of the early outburst of Galactic novae ToO FIES 4x(1000+500sec+OVH) 0.2 First obs. within 1-2 nights, later dates TBD with P.I. 

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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