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2012A Classical Schedule

Semester 2012A

The table below summarises the classically-scheduled programs that have been awarded time on Gemini North and South, as well as programs from the Gemini community awarded Exchange time on Keck and Subaru. Jump directly to the schedule for:

Each Gemini program has been assigned a Contact Scientist (CS) who is the point of contact between the Observatory and the Principal Investigator. Instructions for visiting observers are available.

The columns in the table are:
Date: Scheduled observing night(s), local time, for the Gemini telescopes, or number of nights and preliminary dates for Keck and Subaru.
Allocated programs: Gemini reference number, Principal Investigator and Partner.
Instrument: name of the instrument(s).
Title: the title of the program.




Classical programs scheduled for Gemini North.

Schedule : Gemini North 2012A
Date (Local Time) Allocated Program Instrument Title
February 7-8 2012
GN-2012A-C-3 Nagao Subaru GNIRS
A Search for Chemically Young QSOs in High-z Universe
February 11 2012
GN-2012A-C-2 Veilleux US GNIRS
Spectroscopic Follow-up of z~8 Lyman alpha Emitters in the COSMOS Field
March 5 - 8 2012 (second halves)
GN-2012A-C-1 Miller UK GNIRS
Molecular Line Excitation in the Near-Infrared Spectrum of Comet C2009 P1 (Garradd)



Classical programs scheduled for Gemini South.

Schedule : Gemini South 2012A
Date (Local Time) Allocated Program Instrument Title
March 30 - 31 2012
GS-2012A-C-3 Honda Subaru NICI
Observations of Water Ice Distribution in the Disk
April 20, July 21 - 22
GS-2012A-C-2 Bunker UK GMOS-S HST/WFC3-Grism Emission-Line Selected Galaxies - Ultra Metal Poor Galaxies at z=0.5-1.5
May 10 - 11 2012
GS-2012A-C-4 Onaka Subaru T-ReCS
T-ReCS Observations of the Remarkable Mid_infrared Source IRAS 15099-5856
June 5 2012
GS-2012A-C-5 Sakon Subaru T-ReCS
Chemical and Mineralogical Evolution of Dust around Nova
July 16 - 18 2012
GS-2012A-C-1 Menanteau US(1)/CL(2) GMOS-S Mass Calibration of a Sample of ACT SZE-Selected Galaxy Clusters



No programs have been scheduled for Keck in 12A.



Classical programs scheduled for Subaru. See the Subaru 12A Schedule to confirm dates.

Schedule : Subaru 2012A
Award, nights Allocated Program Instrument Title
2 (February 11 - 12 2012)
GN-2012A-C-201 Cooke US HDS The Physical Properties of Near-Pristine Gas at High Redshift
1 (February 7 - 8 2012 second halves)
GN-2012A-C-202 Helminiak CL HDS Eclipsing Binary Stars as Cutting Edge Laboratories for Astrophysics of Stellar Structure, Stellar Evolution and Planet Formation
1 (February 9 - 10 2012 second halves)
GN-2012A-C-203 Schuler US HDS C/O Ratios of Stars with Transiting Hot Jupiters: Connecting Stars to Planets
2 (May 6 - 7 2012)
GN-2012A-C-204 Smith UK FMOS Constraining the IMF in Passive Galaxies: FMOS Spectroscopy of the Coma Cluster
2 (June 15 - 16 2012)
GN-2012A-C-205 Venn CA IRCS Metal Poor Stars in the Galactic Bulge: A Pilot Project for a RAVEN MOAO Science Case