Available Facilities

The latest Call for Proposals is available here.

Facility Telescope Approximate nights available for new 2020A programs Additional Info
Gemini 8m Gemini North Telescope 71  
  8m Gemini South Telescope 80  
  8m Subaru Telescope (available through exchange) 3


CTIO 4m Blanco Telescope 90  
SOAR 4.2m SOAR Telescope 35  
SMARTS 1.5m,  0.9m

1.5m: 270hr for regular proposals, 400hr for NNEXPLORE,

0.9m: 24 

WIYN 3.5m WIYN Telescope 45 NASA Exoplanet GO Proposals for the WIYN 3.5-m Telescope
  0.9m Telescope 28  
AAO 3.9m AAT at the Australian Astronomical Observatory (available through exchange)

5 (regular programs)


Community Access to AAT
CHARA 6 X 1m Interferometer 21 Community Access to CHARA
LCOGT Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network, 1m and 2m 1200hrs, 220hrs The LCOGT 2018A observing period will run from 1 December 2017 - 31 May 2018, with proposals due 2 October 2017 as part of the regular NOAO Call


Last updated or reviewed September 5, 2019.