2018A proposals

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m)
Moyano M Universidad Católica del Norte NOI-101101: A Neptune-sized Exoplanet Transiting a Bright Star in a 1.3d Orbit 2018A

Science Collaboration Key Projects

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m)
Horne K St. Andrews Echo Mapping of AGN Accretion Flows 2014A 2014B 2015A 2015B 2016A 2016B 2017AB 2018A
Howell A Las Cumbres Observatory The Global Supernova Project 2017AB 2018A 2018B 425 5 1082
Brown T LCO Using NRES to Validate and Characterize Exoplanets Found by TESS and Other Surveys (Commissioning and Precise Radial Velocities) 2018A 2018B 150
Brown T LCO Using NRES to Validate and Characterize Exoplanets Found by TESS and Other Surveys (Stellar Obliquity and Photometry) 2018A 2018B 150 0
Brown T LCO Using NRES to Validate and Characterize Exoplanets Found by TESS and Other Surveys (Stellar Classification) 2018A 2018B 400
Shporer A MIT Transiting Exoplanet Science with LCO (Warm Jupiters) 2017AB 2018A 2018B 115
Shporer A MIT Transiting Exoplanet Science with LCO (TTVs) 2017AB 2018A 2018B 60
Shporer A MIT Transiting Exoplanet Science with LCO (Bright Stars) 2017AB 2018A 2018B 20 180 110 60
Shporer A MIT Transiting Exoplanet Science with LCO (Candidates Photometry) 2017AB 2018A 2018B 120 110
Tsapras Y Heidelberg University ROME/REA - A three-color window to planets beyond the snow-line 2017AB 2018A 2018B 1000
Robertson P Penn State University High-Cadence Monitoring of the Sun's Coolest Neighbors 2017AB 2018A 2018B 100 1400

Astronomical Research Institute, Liverpool John Moores University

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m)
Darnley M Liverpool John Moores University Follow-up observations of Local Group Novae 2018A
Kobayashi S Liverpool John Moores University Follow-up observations of GRBs 2018A
Bersier D ARI, Liverpool John Moores University Classification and followup of bright transients 2018A
Jermak H Astrophysics Research Institute, Liverpool John Moores University Follow-up of Blazars 2018A
Prentice S QUB Stripped Envelope SN Follow-up 2018A

Australian National University

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m)
Yong D Australian National University Binarity in Carbon-enhanced metal-poor stars 2018A
Ireland M Australian National University Calibrating Young Stellar Models with Dynamical Masses in the Gaia Era 2018A
Murphy S Australian National University High-cadence photometry of a young M+M dwarf eclipsing binary in the 32 Ori Moving Group 2018A

Chilean Astronomical Community

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m)
Barba R Universidad de La Serena The photometric monitoring of a close encounter of hefty stars: the periastron passage of HD 93129 A 2018A
Lira P Universidad de Chile Optical and IR monitoring of Narrow Line Seyfert 1s: completing the second part 2018A
Jordan A Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile Confirming and Characterizing Long Period Transiting Planets with LCOGT 2018A
Berdiñas Z Universidad de Chile Beating Red Dots 2018A
Lira P Universidad de Chile Monitoring the most highly variable AGN in the nearby Universe: obtaining clues to understand accretion physics 2018A

Faulkes Telescope Project

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m)
Lewis F Faulkes Telescope Project, Cardiff LMXB Monitoring 2018A
Roche P Faulkes Telescope Project PR FTP Education - Queue 2014A 2014B 2015A 2015B 2016A 2016B 2017AB 2018A 2018B 10 190 10 120 200
Roche P Faulkes Telescope Project PR FTP Education (Gaia Alerts) 2017AB 2018A 2018B 30 15 10
Roche P Faulkes Telescope Project PR FTP Education (Real-Time Observing) 2017AB 2018A

Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m)
Armstrong J Institute for Astronomy HI STAR Projects 2018A
Armstrong J Institute for Astronomy HI STAR Projects II 2018A
Mathews G University of Hawaii at Manoa ASTRO 301 2018A
Armstrong J Institute for Astronomy 0m4 educational data sets 2018A

Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m)
Sánchez Béjar V IAC Photometric monitoring of M dwarfs in the Carmenes sample 2018A
Crouzet N Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias Searching for transiting cold Jupiters around bright stars 2018A
Licandro J Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias Photomateric Observations of the Targets of NASA's Mission Lucy 2018A
Prieto Arranz J IAC Exploring new parameter space with SuperWASP-North 2018A
Acosta-Pulido J Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias Optical monitoring of a sample of bright gamma-ray blazars 2018A
Casares J IAC VRIH-alpha follow-up of Be X-ray binary systems 2018A
Gomez-Munoz M Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias Spectral Energy distribution of planetary nebulae detected by GALEX: part 2 2018A

Las Cumbres Observatory - Education Programs

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m)
Smith R School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff University Cardiff University Undergraduate Astronomy Lab 2017AB 2018A
Roberts S LCOGT Universe in the Classroom queue 2014B 2015A 2015B 2016A 2016B 2017AB 2018A 2018B 40
Fitzgerald M Edith Cowan University Our Solar Siblings queue 2014B 2015A 2015B 2016A 2016B 2017AB 2018A 2018B 200
Gomez E LCO LCO Education development 2014B 2015A 2015B 2016A 2016B 2017AB 2018A 2018B 5 5 100
Gerbaldi M Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris Astrolab - Starlight in the university lab 2018A 2018B 89
Pennypacker C MIT AstroClub - UC Berkeley A Pilot for Modeling Instruction Teachers 2018A 2018B 40
Dalee H QEERI Fascination Astronomy 2018A 2018B 90
North C Cardiff University Followup of Gravitational Wave sources with LCO 2018A 2018B 100
Rodríguez Eugenio N Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias PETeR (Educational Project with Robotic Telescopes) 2018A 2018B 40
Freed R Institute for Student Astronomical Research Bringing Astronomy Research to Underrepresented Groups 2018A 2018B 50
Sienkiewicz F MicroObservatory Exoplanet Exploration Partnership 2018A
Sienkiewicz F MicroObservatory Exoplanet Exploration Partnership (regular observations) 2018A 2018B 124
Sienkiewicz F MicroObservatory Exoplanet Exploration Partnership (high priority observations) 2018A 2018B 17
NUCLIO N NUCLIO Constellations under investigation & Scientist’s Apprenticeship 2018A 2018B 40
Boyce P BRIEF STEM Through Astronomy Research - San Diego 2018A 2018B 108
Hardersen P Planetary Science Institute Long-Period Asteroid Photometry and Student Research 2018A 2018B 39
Finkelstein K University of Texas at Austin McDonald Observatory K-12 Teacher Training 2018A 2018B 39
Thurber B Educational Continuum Org, GHOU 50 Hours for 50 Nations 2018A 2018B 48
Jheeta S Science Communication Ltd Astroscience in Southern African Region (AStAR) 2018A 2018B 20
Swift J The Thacher School Thacher Supernovae 2018A 2018B 2

Las Cumbres Observatory - Science Programs

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m)
Woo J Seoul National University SNU AGN monitoring 2017AB 2018A
Roberts M New York University Abu Dhabi NYU, Abu Dhabi research and education 2018A 2018B 2 13 66
Shi Y NJU Quasar Variability 2018A 2018B 422
Boyajian T LSU The Most Mysterious Star in the Galaxy 2018A 2018B 160
SNe Typing for Completeness 2018A
Jun H Korea Institute for Advanced Study AGN Reverberation Lags 2018A 2018B 32 11
Lubin P UC Santa Barbara SDI- The Search for Directed Intelligence 2017AB 2018A
Galache J Aten Engineering Investigation of NEO Compositions 2018A
Stanek K The Ohio State University ASAS-SN test time 2018A
Miller B Gemini Observatory Experimental observations for Bryan Miller 2018A
Sonnett S Planetary Science Institute Probing Solar System Evolution Through Trojan and Hilda Binary Asteroids 2018A
Matheson T NOAO Completing a Network of Next Generation SED standards with DA White Dwarfs 2018A
Brown A CASA, University of Colorado Inner Disk Structure and Transport Mechanisms in the Transitional Disk around TCha (LCOGT+HST+XMM) 2018A
Valenti S UC Davis DLT40+: Extending the One Day Cadence Supernova Search (DLT40) to the Northern Hemisphere with the LCO 0.4m Network 2018A
Arcavi I LCOGT / UCSB Mapping the Diversity and Emission Mechanisms of Transients in Galaxy Centers 2018A
Mathur S Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias Activity cycles in Kepler Asteroseismic Targets 2018A
Arcavi I LCOGT / UCSB Nearby Galaxy Reference Images for Gravitational Wave, Young Supernova and Nuclear Transient Followup 2018A
Sonnett S Planetary Science Institute Characterizing the Lucy Mission Target 617 Patroclus-Menoetius 2018A
Sand D Texas Tech Explosion Physics and progenitors from a one cadence supernova search 2018A
Siverd R LCOGT Hot, Bright Transiting Planets in the Solar Neighborhood 2018A
Chatelain J LCO Multicolor Light Curve for Unusual Jupiter Trojan (4709) Ennomos 2018A
Lister T LCO LCO NEO Follow-up Network 2018A
Greenstreet S B612 Foundation / University of Washington Detection of the Yarkovsky effect for a selection of near-Earth asteroids 2018A
Huitson C University of Colorado Monitoring Stellar Activity for Exoplanet Hosts 2018A
Arcavi I LCOGT / UCSB LCOGT Sci staff DD allocation: Arcavi, I 2018A
Bachelet E LCOGT LCOGT Sci staff DD allocation: Bachelet, E. 2018A
Boroson T Las Cumbres Observatory LCOGT Sci staff DD allocation: Boroson, T 2018A
Brown T LCO LCOGT Sci staff DD allocation: Brown, T 2018A
Chatelain J LCO LCOGT Sci staff DD allocation: Chatelain, J 2018A
Gomez E LCO LCOGT Sci staff DD allocation: Gomez, E 2018A
Harbeck D LCO LCOGT Sci staff DD allocation: Harbeck, D 2018A
Heinrich-Josties E LCOGT LCOGT Sci staff DD allocation: Heinrich-Josties, E. 2018A
Howell A Las Cumbres Observatory LCOGT Sci staff DD allocation: Howell, A. 2018A
Lister T LCO LCOGT Sci staff DD allocation: Lister, T. 2018A
McCully C LCO LCOGT Sci staff DD allocation: McCully, C. 2018A
Pickles A LCO LCOGT Sci staff DD allocation: Pickles, A. 2018A
Riba A LCOGT LCOGT Sci staff DD allocation: Riba, A. 2018A
Rosing W Las Cumbres Observatory LCOGT Sci staff DD allocation: Rosing, W. 2018A
Siverd R LCOGT LCOGT Sci staff DD allocation: Siverd, R. 2018A
Street R LCO LCOGT Sci staff DD allocation: Street, R. 2018A
Turner M LCO LCOGT Sci staff DD allocation: Turner, M. 2018A
Volgenau N Las Cumbres Observatory LCOGT Sci staff DD allocation: Volgenau, N. 2018A

National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m)
Dong S Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Peking University Multi-band Photometric Monitoring of Extragalactic Transients Discovered by ASAS-SN 2018A

National Optical Astronomy Observatory

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m)
Bailyn C Yale Black Hole Binary Systems in Quiescence 2017AB 2018A
Lebofsky L University of Arizona Recovery of Potentially Hazardous Asteroids 2018A
Adams S Caltech Light Curves of Candidate Failed Supernova Shock Breakouts 2018A
Kupfer T Caltech The Fast and the Furious - A ZTF high cadence survey of the Galactic Plane 2018A 2018B 10
Liu T University of Maryland Monitoring Variability-Selected Supermassive Black Hole Binary Candidates from Pan-STARRS1 2018A
Kilpatrick C University of California, Santa Cruz Constraining Supernova Progenitor Systems with the LCO Global Telescope Network 2018A
Szkody P University of Washington Targeting Candidate Cataclysmic Variables in Current Transient Surveys 2018A
Foley R UCSC Transients within Hours of Explosion 2018A
Chomiuk L Michigan State A Systematic Search-and-Study of Galactic Novae 2018A
Holler B University of Colorado at Boulder Post-outburst Rotation Light Curve of C/2015 ER61 (PANSTARRS) 2018A
Schombert J Dept of Physics, Univ. of Oregon UV Imaging of LSB Dwarfs/Disks 2018A
cucchiara a University of the Virgin Islands Searching for the first stars around the clock 2018A
Bouy H University of Bordeaux A new paradigm for star formation: understanding the nature and origin of Blue Streams 2018A
Miller A Northwestern University Young Explosions: A ZTF Census of Stars in the Hours to Days After Death 2018A
Young L Properties of the Patroclus-Menoetius Trojan binary of mutual events 2018A
Bennett D NASA Goddard The Galactic Bulge Exoplanet Mass Function from High Magnification Microlensing Events 2018A
Bodewits d Dennis Bodewits Rapid follow-up on cometary outburst detections 2018A
Hartman J Princeton University Confirming and Characterizing Transiting Planets from HATNet and HATSouth with LCO 2018A
Trump J University of Connecticut Accretion-Disk Echo Mapping: Adding LCO Optical to Hubble UV Monitoring 2018A
Metcalfe T Space Science Institute Activity Cycles in Asteroseismic Solar Analogs 2018A
Walter F Stony Brook University Synoptic Spectroscopy of Bright Novae 2018A
Romani R Stanford University The dramatic optical flares of PSR J1311-3430 2018A 2018B 19 0
Fremling C Caltech LCO follow-up of stripped-envelope supernovae discoverd by the ZTF 2018A

Scottish Universities Physics Alliance

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m)
Steeghs D University of Warwick The binary powering the He-nova V445 Puppis unveiled 2017AB 2018A
Cameron A University of St Andrews Transiting Exoplanets 2018A
Scholz A University of St Andrews Time-Domain Observations of Young Stellar Objects (TOYS) 2018A
Dominik M Science from Gaia Alerts 2018A
Buie M Southwest Research Institute Seasonal Variations on Pluto 2018A
Hodgkin S Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge University Galactic Transients with Gaia 2018A
Smartt S Queen's University Belfast Photometric monitoring with LCO for ePESSTO: the extended Public ESO Spectroscopic Survey of Transient Objects 2018A

South African Astronomical Observatory

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m)
van Soelen B University of the Free State Optical ToO observations with LCO for H.E.S.S. 2018A
AGN and the Variable Radio Sky via CHILES VERDES 2018A
Kniazev A SAAO/SALT Study photometric structure of southern isolated lenticular galaxies 2018A
Menzies J SAAO Light-Curves of Possible Super-AGB Stars in NGC 6822 2018A
Menzies J SAAO Evolutionary Period Changes in Hot Bottom Burning Stars in IC1613? 2018A
Kniazev A SAAO/SALT Confirming the LBV status of spectroscopically selected LBV candidates 2018A
Potter S South African Astronomical Observatory DDT, Transients and public outreach 2018A
Potter S South African Astronomical Observatory SAAO outreach program 2018A

Tel Aviv University: Israeli Center of Research Excellence

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m)
Hallakoun N Tel-Aviv University Companions and debris around white dwarfs 2018A
Tsevi M Tel Aviv University NRES on TESS targets 2018A
Kaspi S Tel Aviv University Photometric Quasar Reverberation 2018A
Katz B Weizmann Institute of Science Light Curves of SNe Ia 2018A
Ofek E Weizmann Institute of Science ZTF Transient Followup 2018A
Horesh A Hebrew University of Jerusalem ZTF/Meerlicht Transient Followup 2018A

University of Texas

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m)
Froning C UT Austin The Mega-MUSCLES Treasury Survey: Measurements of the Ultraviolet Spectral Characteristics of Low- mass Exoplanetary System 2018A
Robinson E University of Texas at Austin The Light Curves of Wolf-Rayet Stars 2018A
Cochran W McDonald Observatory, University of Texas High Precision Stellar Radial Velocities Using the LCO NRES 2018A
Kraus A UT-Austin The Cluster Birth Environment: Kinematics and Membership in Sco-Cen 2018A
Rizzuto A UT Austin The Evolution of Planetary Atmospheres 2018A
Rizzuto A UT Austin K2C15 Upper Scorpius Followup 2018A