NORDIC OPTICAL TELESCOPE SCHEDULE, Period 49: 2014 Apr 1 - Oct 1

Start Date (Noon)End Date (Noon)Proposal NumberPrincipal InvestigatorInstitute/ CountryProgrammeInstrumentRemarks
Apr 01 Apr 04 49-021 T. Pursimo NOT Testing the standard cosmology with Very Long Baseline Interferometry} MOSCA  
Apr 04 Apr 05 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time NOTCAM +FIES  
Apr 05 Apr 08 49-012 J. Kotilainen FI The environment of close quasar pairs at high redshift NOTCAM  
Apr 08 Apr 09 49-001 J. Andersen DK The origin of carbon enrichment in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC Service 
Apr 09 Apr 10 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Apr 09 Apr 10 49-036 N. Elias-Rosa IT Studies of peculiar supernovae with NOT and TNG - optical monitoring ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Apr 10 Apr 11 49-013 E. Pancino IT Ground-based photometry for the absolute flux calibration of Gaia. ALFOSC Service 
Apr 11 Apr 12 49-207 J.I. González ES Brown dwarfs and giant planet candidates from the MARVELS survey FIES +ALFOSC  
Apr 12 Apr 14 48-301 Enric Palle Bago ES Testing the potential of transmission spectroscopy with NOT ALFOSC +FIES IAC-Nordic time: Time-critical 
Apr 14 Apr 15 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time NOTCAM +FIES  
Apr 15 Apr 16 49-208 M. Guerrero R. ES Imaging the dust of born-again planetary nebulae NOTCAM +FIES First half of night 
Apr 15 Apr 16 49-201 R. Karjalainen ES A Planet Search among Kepler Asteroseismic Giant Stars NOTCAM +FIES Second half of night 
Apr 16 Apr 17 49-028 E. Kankare FI Studies of peculiar supernovae with NOT and TNG - near-IR imaging NOTCAM  
Apr 17 Apr 18 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES  
Apr 18 Apr 21 49-016 F. Taddia SE The metallicity content of supernova impostors ALFOSC +FIES Shared: 1 night for programs P49-009,038,041,044 
Apr 21 Apr 22 48-301 Enric Palle Bago ES Testing the potential of transmission spectroscopy with NOT ALFOSC +FIES IAC-Nordic time: Time-critical 
Apr 22 Apr 25 49-037 M. Vestergaard DK Establishing the central velocity structure of nearby active galactic nuclei ALFOSC +FIES Shared: 1 night for P49-016 
Apr 22 Apr 25 49-016 F. Taddia SE The metallicity content of supernova impostors ALFOSC +FIES Shared: 2 nights for P49-037 
Apr 25 Apr 26 49-036 N. Elias-Rosa IT Studies of peculiar supernovae with NOT and TNG - optical monitoring ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Apr 25 Apr 26 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Apr 26 May 01 49-040 H. Dahle NO Arc spectroscopy for the strongest gravitational lenses at 0.55 < z < 0.9 ALFOSC  
May 01 May 02 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service 
May 02 May 04 49-014 M. Spavone IT Formation of Polar Ring Galaxies: a metallicity and SFR test ALFOSC  
May 04 May 06 48-301 Enric Palle Bago ES Testing the potential of transmission spectroscopy with NOT ALFOSC +FIES IAC-Nordic time: Time-critical 
May 06 May 07 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES  
May 07 May 10 49-005 E.M. Epifani IT Investigating the comet-like activity among Centaurs beyond 6 AU. ALFOSC  
May 10 May 11 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
May 10 May 11 49-036 N. Elias-Rosa IT Studies of peculiar supernovae with NOT and TNG - optical monitoring ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
May 11 May 12 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES  
May 12 May 17 49-701 M. Hayes SE Stockholm Astrophysics Course : Observational Techniques II ALFOSC Remote 
May 17 May 18 49-207 J.I. González ES Brown dwarfs and giant planet candidates from the MARVELS survey FIES +ALFOSC  
May 18 May 19 49-001 J. Andersen DK The origin of carbon enrichment in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC Service 
May 19 May 20 49-028 E. Kankare FI Studies of peculiar supernovae with NOT and TNG - near-IR imaging NOTCAM  
May 20 May 23 49-048 J. Kotilainen FI Two populations of Narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxies? NOTCAM  
May 23 May 24 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service 
May 24 May 25 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
May 24 May 25 49-036 N. Elias-Rosa IT Studies of peculiar supernovae with NOT and TNG - optical monitoring ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
May 25 May 26 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC? +FIES  
May 26 Jun 03 49-031 G. Ostlin SE Deep photometry and morphology of eLARS galaxies MOSCA  
Jun 03 Jun 04 49-211 M. Mauricio C. ES Does the accretion rate of local massive quasars depend on major galaxy merging? MOSCA  
Jun 04 Jun 05 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES  
Jun 05 Jun 06 49-034 H. Dahle NO A new population of massive galaxy clusters from Planck ALFOSC Pre-imaging 
Jun 06 Jun 07 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service 
Jun 07 Jun 08 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Jun 07 Jun 08 49-036 N. Elias-Rosa IT Studies of peculiar supernovae with NOT and TNG - optical monitoring ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Jun 08 Jun 09 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES  
Jun 09 Jun 10 49-028 E. Kankare FI Studies of peculiar supernovae with NOT and TNG - near-IR imaging NOTCAM  
Jun 10 Jun 12 49-000 NOT NOT Stand-down None Aluminsation 
Jun 12 Jun 13 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC Full system test 
Jun 13 Jun 14 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC Contingency 
Jun 14 Jun 19 49-202 S. Bertran de Lis ES Are alpha-elements responsible for planet formation in low metallicity environments? FIES +ALFOSC  
Jun 19 Jun 20 49-207 J.I. González ES Brown dwarfs and giant planet candidates from the MARVELS survey FIES +ALFOSC  
Jun 20 Jun 21 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Jun 20 Jun 21 49-036 N. Elias-Rosa IT Studies of peculiar supernovae with NOT and TNG - optical monitoring ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Jun 21 Jun 22 49-027 E. Pian IT Late-epoch investigation of Supernovae ALFOSC  
Jun 22 Jun 24 49-052 G.L. Israel IT Glimpsing a Chandra population of faint X-ray pulsators ALFOSC  
Jun 24 Jun 25 49-299 CAT ES CAT service time. ALFOSC +FIES CAT service 
Jun 25 Jun 26 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service 
Jun 26 Jun 27 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC  
Jun 27 Jul 01 49-053 H. Dahle NO Dark matter in massive Planck-detected clusters MOSCA  
Jul 01 Jul 02 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Jul 01 Jul 02 49-036 N. Elias-Rosa IT Studies of peculiar supernovae with NOT and TNG - optical monitoring ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Jul 02 Jul 06 49-205 H.J. Deeg ES Spectroscopic characterization and radial velocities of Corot planet candidates FIES  
Jul 06 Jul 08 49-299 CAT ES CAT service time. FIES CAT service 
Jul 08 Jul 09 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC  
Jul 09 Jul 10 49-028 E. Kankare FI Studies of peculiar supernovae with NOT and TNG - near-IR imaging NOTCAM  
Jul 10 Jul 11 49-207 J.I. González ES Brown dwarfs and giant planet candidates from the MARVELS survey FIES +ALFOSC  
Jul 11 Jul 14 49-803 SAC DK SAC Guaranteed Time FIES +ALFOSC  
Jul 14 Jul 15 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service 
Jul 15 Jul 18 49-205 H.J. Deeg ES Spectroscopic characterization and radial velocities of Corot planet candidates FIES  
Jul 18 Jul 21 49-801 IAA ES IAA ALFOSC GT ALFOSC  
Jul 21 Jul 22 49-201 R. Karjalainen ES A Planet Search among Kepler Asteroseismic Giant Stars FIES +ALFOSC  
Jul 22 Jul 23 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Jul 22 Jul 23 49-036 N. Elias-Rosa IT Studies of peculiar supernovae with NOT and TNG - optical monitoring ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Jul 23 Jul 25 49-013 E. Pancino IT Ground-based photometry for the absolute flux calibration of Gaia. ALFOSC +FIES Full night plus half night 
Jul 23 Jul 24 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES Half night 
Jul 25 Jul 26 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service 
Jul 26 Jul 31 49-034 H. Dahle NO A new population of massive galaxy clusters from Planck ALFOSC  
Jul 31 Aug 01 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service 
Aug 01 Aug 04 49-802 NBI DK NBI ALFOSC GT ALFOSC  
Aug 04 Aug 05 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Aug 04 Aug 05 49-036 N. Elias-Rosa IT Studies of peculiar supernovae with NOT and TNG - optical monitoring ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Aug 05 Aug 06 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC  
Aug 06 Aug 07 49-028 E. Kankare FI Studies of peculiar supernovae with NOT and TNG - near-IR imaging NOTCAM  
Aug 07 Aug 08 49-207 J.I. González ES Brown dwarfs and giant planet candidates from the MARVELS survey FIES +NOTCAM  
Aug 08 Aug 09 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time NOTCAM +FIES Half night: Service 
Aug 08 Aug 10 49-208 M. Guerrero R. ES Imaging the dust of born-again planetary nebulae NOTCAM +FIES Half night plus full night 
Aug 10 Aug 11 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES  
Aug 11 Aug 22 49-019 M. Mantere FI Topology and evolution of surface magnetic fields in active late-type stars FIES +ALFOSC Shared: 3 nights for P49-041, 1.5 nights for Mon. programs 
Aug 11 Aug 22 49-041 H. Korhonen FI Origin of flares and spots on A-stars FIES +ALFOSC Shared: 6.5 nights for P49-019, 1.5 nights for Mon. programs 
Aug 11 Aug 22 49-001 J. Andersen DK The origin of carbon enrichment in the early Galaxy FIES +ALFOSC Half nights spread over runs of P49-019 and P49-041 
Aug 22 Aug 23 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time NOTCAM  
Aug 23 Aug 24 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time NOTCAM +FIES Half night: Service 
Aug 23 Aug 24 49-001 J. Andersen DK The origin of carbon enrichment in the early Galaxy NOTCAM +FIES Half night: Service 
Aug 24 Aug 25 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Aug 24 Aug 25 49-036 N. Elias-Rosa IT Studies of peculiar supernovae with NOT and TNG - optical monitoring ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Aug 25 Aug 26 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Service 
Aug 26 Aug 27 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC  
Aug 27 Aug 31 49-023 J.-K. Krogager DK The Red Quasar Survey: dust properties in quasar sightlines ALFOSC  
Aug 31 Sep 02 48-301 Enric Palle Bago ES Testing the potential of transmission spectroscopy with NOT ALFOSC +FIES IAC-Nordic time: Time-critical 
Sep 02 Sep 03 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC +FIES  
Sep 03 Sep 04 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time NOTCAM +FIES  
Sep 04 Sep 05 49-028 E. Kankare FI Studies of peculiar supernovae with NOT and TNG - near-IR imaging NOTCAM  
Sep 05 Sep 06 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Sep 05 Sep 06 49-036 N. Elias-Rosa IT Studies of peculiar supernovae with NOT and TNG - optical monitoring ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Sep 06 Sep 09 48-214 L. Balaguer ES Chemical Abundances in Northern Open Clusters FIES +ALFOSC  
Sep 09 Sep 10 48-301 Enric Palle Bago ES Testing the potential of transmission spectroscopy with NOT ALFOSC +FIES IAC-Nordic time: Time-critical 
Sep 10 Sep 12 48-214 L. Balaguer ES Chemical Abundances in Northern Open Clusters FIES +ALFOSC  
Sep 12 Sep 13 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Sep 12 Sep 13 49-020 V. Nascimbeni IT Unveiling an exoplanetary atmosphere through transit photometry ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Time-critical 
Sep 13 Sep 14 49-207 J.I. González ES Brown dwarfs and giant planet candidates from the MARVELS survey FIES +ALFOSC  
Sep 14 Sep 15 49-299 CAT ES CAT service time. FIES +ALFOSC CAT service 
Sep 15 Sep 16 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Last half night: Service 
Sep 15 Sep 16 49-201 R. Karjalainen ES A Planet Search among Kepler Asteroseismic Giant Stars ALFOSC +FIES First half night 
Sep 16 Sep 17 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Sep 16 Sep 17 49-001 J. Andersen DK The origin of carbon enrichment in the early Galaxy ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Sep 17 Sep 18 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Sep 17 Sep 18 49-036 N. Elias-Rosa IT Studies of peculiar supernovae with NOT and TNG - optical monitoring ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Sep 18 Sep 19 49-016 F. Taddia SE The metallicity content of supernova impostors ALFOSC  
Sep 19 Sep 20 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Service 
Sep 19 Sep 20 49-020 V. Nascimbeni IT Unveiling an exoplanetary atmosphere through transit photometry ALFOSC +FIES Half night: Time-critical 
Sep 20 Sep 24 49-004 M. Hayes SE Characterizing the most extreme emission line galaxies ALFOSC  
Sep 24 Sep 25 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  
Sep 25 Sep 26 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time MOSCA +FIES Half night 
Sep 25 Sep 26 49-002 G. Battaglia IT Decontaminating the ultra faint dwarf galaxies MOSCA +FIES Second half of night 
Sep 26 Sep 27 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC Half night 
Sep 26 Sep 27 49-020 V. Nascimbeni IT Unveiling an exoplanetary atmosphere through transit photometry ALFOSC Half night: Time-critical 
Sep 27 Sep 28 49-199 Various NOT Nordic service time ALFOSC +FIES  
Sep 28 Sep 29 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC Half night 
Sep 28 Oct 02 49-702 W. Geppert NOT Nordic Network of Astrobiology Course on Exoplanets ALFOSC Half nights 
Sep 29 Sep 30 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC Half night 
Sep 30 Oct 01 49-901 NOT NOT Technical time ALFOSC Half night 

Monitoring and ToO Programs

Proposal NumberPrincipal InvestigatorProgrammeTypeInstrumentTime AllocationNightsComments
49-006 L.O. Takalo Blazar host galaxies during optically faint state ToO ALFOSC 2x3h 1.0 Soft ToO: same or next night 
49-008 P. Jakobsson Building a Complete Sample of Swift Gamma-Ray Bursts ToO Any 9x(3h+3h) + 3x(3+Nx2h) 11.5 Override immediate response. Follow-up next night(s) 
49-009 K. Brogaard Kepler eclipsing binaries with Red Giant components Mon FIES 15x80m 2.5 Fixed dates to be scheduled 
49-010 J. Sollerman Supernova Target-of-Opportunity from the Palomar Transient Factory ToO ALFOSC 10x1.5h + 10x(4-5)x1.5h 8.5 First trigger hard. Follow-up soft ToO 
49-017 M. Stritzinger Spectroscopic Followup of Type~Ia Supernovae in the Hubble Flow ToO ALFOSC 4x1h + 28x1h 4.0 First trigger hard. Follow-up soft ToO 
49-022 H.J. Lehto Monitoring the ROSETTA target comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko} Mon ALFOSC 26x75min 4.0. Could use StanCam. Fixed dates to be scheduled 
49-030 H. Dahle Time delay measurements in the unique quasar lens SDSS J2222+2745 Mon ALFOSC 12x20m (Bright) + 14x36m (Dark) 1.5 Fixed dates to be scheduled 
49-032 S. Covino Polarimetric monitoring of MAGIC blazars ToO ALFOSC 2x6h 1.5 Only override during Tech and Nordic service nights 
49-038 J. Jessen-Hansen A new detached eclipsing binary in the open cluster NGC 6811 Mon FIES 15x100m 3.0 Fixed dates to be scheduled 
49-039 D. Watson Testing narrow-band reverberation mapping of AGN Mon ALFOSC 8x3 targets = 8x1h 1.0 Fixed dates to be scheduled 
49-041 H. Korhonen Origin of flares and spots on A-stars Mon FIES 3x10 targets = 3x140m 1.0 Fixed dates to be scheduled 
49-044 G.A. Feiden Behind astronomy's iron curtain: revealing deficiencies in stellar models. Mon FIES 4x11 targets + 5 Ref-stars 3.0 Fixed dates to be scheduled 
49-050 E. Lindfors Optical Polarization properties of VHE $gamma$-ray emitting BL Lac objects. Mon ALFOSC 12x1.3h (targets) + 6x0.2h (std) 2.0 Fixed dates to be scheduled 
49-051 D. Malesani Fast radio bursts: Our first chance to discover their optical counterparts ToO Any 2x(2h+1h) + 2x(2x1h+1h) 2.0 Override: Same night 
49-103 C. Inserra 'Super-bright' optical transients : giant supernovae in dwarf galaxies ToO ALFOSC 6x3h 1.5 Follow-up of 1 SN. 6 epochs, max. 3hr per epoch 

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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