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Target-of-Opportunity programs at NOT

At NOT we have Target-of-Opportunity programs in which the visiting astronomers might be asked to participate. Please note that most such accepted programs at the NOT have override status; that is they have to be executed during other programs. The following policies have been given:

Rules for Target-of-Opportunity programs at the NOT

From these pages you can find information about the current programs. If you have any further questions concerning the programs, please contact NOT staff or the PI's.

The most essential instructions on observing ToO with ALFOSC are found here: The essentials of observing with ALFOSC.

At the present the following programs have been accepted:

NB: No override is permitted during transit and eclipse observations for programs P50-018, P50-021, and P50-036 (see the telescope schedule for specific dates and times).

SNe from the iPalomar Transient Factory (PI: Sollerman, P50-002)

A sample of Swift Gamma Ray Bursts (PI: Jakobsson, P50-007)

Blazars host galaxies (PI: Takalo, P50-014)

SNe Ia in the Hubble flow (PI: Stritzinger, P50-015)

Polarimetric monitoring of blazars (PI: Bonnoli, P50-040)

Fast radio bursts (PI: Malesani, P50-041)

Giant supernovae in dwarf galaxies (PI: Inserra, P50-103)