2019A proposals

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m) SBIG (2.0m)
Edelson R University of Maryland LCO/Swift/multi-mission intensive accretion disk reverberation mapping of AGN 2018B 2019A 130 100 628
Arcavi I LCOGT / UCSB Discovery and Follow-up of Optical Counterparts to Gravitational-Wave Events 2018B 2019A 0 0 0
Berta-Thompson Z University of Colorado Boulder Transits of the Cool TESS M Dwarf Planets 2018B 2019A 50
Sand D Texas Tech Explosion Physics and progenitors from a one cadence supernova search 2019A 20 0 0
Mathur S Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias Activity cycles in Kepler Asteroseismic Targets 2019A 51
Valenti S UC Davis Reverberation mapping of the lowest mass AGN NGC4395 and implications for black hole mass measurements 2019A 24 24 60
Sonnett S Planetary Science Institute Probing Solar System Evolution Through Trojan and Hilda Binary Asteroids 2019A 202 64
Bachelet E LCO Hunting black holes with microlensing 2019A 41 43
Lister T LCO Characterization of NEOs with the LCO NEO Follow-up Network 2019A 10 89 52
Crouzet N Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias Searching for transiting cold Jupiters around bright stars 2019A 105
Chakrabarti S RIT Lensed supernovae at low redshift 2019A 200
Siverd R Vanderbilt University Discovering Hot Transiting Planets in the Solar Neighborhood with KELT 2019A 0 50 200
Lubin P UC Santa Barbara The Search for Directed Intelligence and the Trillion Planet Survey 2019A 150
Kupfer T KITP/UC Santa Barbara The Fast and the Furious - A ZTF high cadence survey of the Galactic Plane 2019A 32 128

Science Collaboration Key Projects

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m) SBIG (2.0m)
Howell A Las Cumbres Observatory The Global Supernova Project 2017AB 2018A 2018B 2019A 403 60 971 100
Howell A Las Cumbres Observatory The Global Supernova Project - Time Critical 2018B 2019A 20 0 10 0
Brown T LCO Using NRES to Validate and Characterize Exoplanets Found by TESS and Other Surveys (Commissioning and Precise Radial Velocities) 2018A 2018B 2019A 240
Brown T LCO Using NRES to Validate and Characterize Exoplanets Found by TESS and Other Surveys (Stellar Obliquity and Photometry) 2018A 2018B 2019A 240
Collins K Harvard-Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Using NRES to Validate and Characterize Exoplanets Found by TESS and Other Surveys (Stellar Obliquity and Photometry) 2018B 2019A 610
Brown T LCO Using NRES to Validate and Characterize Exoplanets Found by TESS and Other Surveys (Stellar Classification) 2018A 2018B 2019A 620
Shporer A MIT Transiting Exoplanet Science with LCO (Warm Jupiters) 2017AB 2018A 2018B 2019A 50
Shporer A MIT Transiting Exoplanet Science with LCO (Warm Jupiters) - Time Critical 2018B 2019A 25 85 60
Shporer A MIT Transiting Exoplanet Science with LCO (TTVs) 2017AB 2018A 2018B 2019A 30
Shporer A MIT Transiting Exoplanet Science with LCO (TTVs) - Time Critical 2018B 2019A 30 85 60
Shporer A MIT Transiting Exoplanet Science with LCO (Bright Stars) 2017AB 2018A 2018B 2019A 0 131 50 70
Shporer A MIT Transiting Exoplanet Science with LCO (Candidates Photometry) 2017AB 2018A 2018B 2019A 173 300
Tsapras Y Heidelberg University ROME/REA - A three-color window to planets beyond the snow-line 2017AB 2018A 2018B 2019A 654
Robertson P Penn State University High-Cadence Monitoring of the Sun's Coolest Neighbors 2017AB 2018A 2018B 2019A 100 1400

Australian National University

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m) SBIG (2.0m)
Murphy S Australian National University High-cadence photometry of a rare, young 0.5+0.2 Msun eclipsing binary in the 32 Ori Moving Group 2019A 25
Streamer M Australian National University The Delta Scuti Star RZ Microscopii 2019A 80
Tucker B Mt Stromlo Observatory, ANU Australian Science Teachers Association Observations 2019A 40
Ireland M Australian National University Building a Multi-Faceted Picture of the Nearest OB Association 2019A 100

Chilean Astronomical Community

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m) SBIG (2.0m)
Munoz R Universidad de Chile The Most Distant Stars in the galactic Halo: improving the light curves of RR Lyrae stars beyond 150 kpc 2018B 2019A 20
Brahm R Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile Transiting Warm Jupiters in the TESS Era 2019A 100
Tejos N Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso Rapid Imaging Follow-up of Fast Radio Bursts with LCOGTN 2019A 20
Retamales G Universidad de La Serena B-type supergiant binaries as a key to understand the evolution of massive stars 2019A 52
Rodriguez O Universidad Andres Bello Testing Type II supernovae as distance indicators at near-infrared wavelengths 2019A 10
Olivares F Millennium Institute of Astrophysics, Department of Astronomy, Universidad de Chile Photometric Follow-up of Gaia Transients 2019A 28
Lira P Universidad de Chile Monitoring the most highly variable AGN in the nearby Universe: obtaining clues to understand accretion physics 2019A 30
Mendez R Universidad de Chile New Solar System Objects: Astrometric and photometric characterization of the Gaia and GBOT discoveries 2019A 60
Caceres C Universidad Andres Bello Unveiling the nature of the short-term variability of dipper YSOs 2019A 100

Chilean Astronomical Community

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m) SBIG (2.0m)
Arias J Universidad de La Serena High-precision light-curves of Herschel 36A, the youngest O-type triple system known 2019A 50
Prieto J Princeton University Light Curves of ASAS-SN transients 2019A 50

Faulkes Telescope Project

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m) SBIG (2.0m)
Lewis F Faulkes Telescope Project, Cardiff LMXB 2019A 80
Roche P Faulkes Telescope Project PR FTP Education - Queue 2014A 2014B 2015A 2015B 2016A 2016B 2017AB 2018A 2018B 2019A 10 190 10 106 88
Roche P Faulkes Telescope Project PR FTP Education (Gaia Alerts) 2017AB 2018A 2018B 2019A 30 15 10
Roche P Faulkes Telescope Project PR FTP Education (Real-Time Observing) 2017AB 2018A 2019A 88 22

Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m) SBIG (2.0m)
Armstrong J Institute for Astronomy HI STAR Projects 2019A 10 35 3 30 100
Armstrong J Institute for Astronomy HI STAR Projects - Time Critical 2019A 5 5
Armstrong J Institute for Astronomy HI STAR Projects II 2019A 10 30 10 30 100
Armstrong J Institute for Astronomy HI STAR Projects II - Time Critical 2019A 5 5
Shih H University of Hawaii Maui College 0m4 educational data sets 2019A 50

Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m) SBIG (2.0m)
Sánchez Béjar V IAC Photometric monitoring of M dwarfs in the Carmenes sample 2019A 75
Acosta-Pulido J Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias Disentangling the blazers emission through multifrequency observations - the optical case 2019A 25

Las Cumbres Observatory - Education Programs

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m) SBIG (2.0m)
Fitzgerald M Edith Cowan University Our Solar Siblings queue 2014B 2015A 2015B 2016A 2016B 2017AB 2018A 2018B 2019A 200
Gomez E LCO LCO Education development 2014B 2015A 2015B 2016A 2016B 2017AB 2018A 2018B 2019A 10 20 200
Gerbaldi M Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris Astrolab - Starlight in the university lab 2018A 2018B 2019A 90
Pennypacker C MIT AstroClub - UC Berkeley A Pilot for Modeling Instruction Teachers 2018A 2018B 2019A 10
Dalee H QEERI Fascination Astronomy 2018A 2018B 2019A 20
North C Cardiff University Followup of Gravitational Wave sources with LCO 2018A 2018B 2019A 50
Rodríguez Eugenio N Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias PETeR (Educational Project with Robotic Telescopes) 2018A 2018B 2019A 20
Freed R Institute for Student Astronomical Research Astronomy Research Seminars for High School and Undergraduate Instructors and Students 2018A 2018B 2019A 50
Sienkiewicz F MicroObservatory Exoplanet Exploration Partnership (regular observations) 2018A 2018B 2019A 90
Sienkiewicz F MicroObservatory Exoplanet Exploration Partnership (high priority observations) 2018A 2018B 2019A 30
NUCLIO N NUCLIO Constellations under investigation & Scientist’s Apprenticeship 2018A 2018B 2019A 25
Boyce P BRIEF STEM Through Astronomy Research - San Diego 2018A 2018B 2019A 75
Swift J The Thacher School Thacher Supernovae 2018A 2018B 2019A 2
Tock K Stanford Online High School Stanford Online High School 2018B 2019A 100
Gomez E LCO Serol's Cosmic Explorers 2018B 2019A 30
Drout M University of Toronto West African International Summer School for Young Astronomers 2019A 10
Bonne N University of Portsmouth Tactile Observatory 2019A 15
Gomez E Western Carolina University The Appalachian Star Song Project 2019A 5
Rogerson J Canada Aviation and Space Museum Investigating the Sky 2019A 40
Thurber B Educational Continuum Org, GHOU 100 Hours for 100 Schools 2019A 100
Gleim B Glendale Community College GCC Cluster Map and Asteroid Hunt 2019A 25
Liu B YATL YATL Astronomy Research Project for High School 2019A 10
Peticolas L Sonoma State University Bringing Astronomy Research to Underrepresented Groups 2019A 50
Boyajian T LSU Where's the flux 2019A 50

Las Cumbres Observatory - Science Programs

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m) SBIG (2.0m)
Nordin J Humbolt Universität zu Berlin SNe Typing for Completeness 2018B 2019A 21
Ragan S Cardiff University Undergraduate Astronomy Lab 2019A 5 10 10
Shi Y NJU Quasar Variability 2019A 272
Stanek K The Ohio State University ASAS-SN follow-up 2019A 50
cucchiara a University of the Virgin Islands Searching for the fastest transients 2019A 14
Roberts M New York University Abu Dhabi NYU, Abu Dhabi research and education 2019A 38
Boyajian T LSU The Most Mysterious Star in the Galaxy 2019A 57
Jun H Korea Institute for Advanced Study AGN Reverberation Lags 2019A 16 6
Lister T LCO CometCam observations of 46P Wirtanen 2018B 2019A 44
Lister T LCO CometCam observations of 46P Wirtanen 2019A 5
Palle E Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias Photometric support to ESPRESSO's GTO monitoring of Proxima Centauri 2019A 20
Weir J NEORA Pty Ltd Test time for NEORA 2019A 10
Lund M CalTech/IPAC-NExScI An Unusual, Possibly Pulsating, EB 2019A 14
Lund M CalTech/IPAC-NExScI An Unusual, Possibly Pulsating, EB (Time-Critical Obs) 2019A 8
Arcavi I LCOGT Discovery and Follow-up of Optical Counterparts to Gravitational-Wave Events - Time Critical 2019A 36 182 315 269
Lubin P UC Santa Barbara Support for UCSB Phys 134 2018B 2019A 49
Sand D Texas Tech Explosion Physics and progenitors from a one cadence supernova search - TC 2019A 10 10
Sonnett S Planetary Science Institute Probing Solar System Evolution Through Trojan and Hilda Binary Asteroids - TC 2019A 12
Lister T LCO Characterization of NEOs with the LCO NEO Follow-up Network - TC 2019A 8 8
Siverd R Vanderbilt University Discovering Hot Transiting Planets in the Solar Neighborhood with KELT - TC 2019A 20 25 100
Bachelet E LCO LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Bachelet, E. 2019A 1 3 5
Boroson T Las Cumbres Observatory LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Boroson, T. 2019A 1 3 5
Brown T LCO LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Brown, T. 2019A 1 3 5
Chatelain J LCO LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Chatelain, J. 2019A 1 3 5
Gomez E LCO LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Gomez, E. 2019A 1 3 5
Harbeck D LCO LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Harbeck, D. 2019A 1 3 5
Heinrich-Josties E LCOGT LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Heinrich-Josties, E. 2019A 1 3 5
Howell A Las Cumbres Observatory LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Howell, A. 2019A 1 3 5
Lister T LCO LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Lister, T. 2019A 1 3 5
McCully C LCO LCO Sci staff DD allocation: McCully, C. 2019A 1 3 5
Pickles A LCO LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Pickles, A. 2019A 1 3 5
Rabus M LCO/UCSB LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Rabus, M. 2019A 1 3 5
Riba A LCOGT LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Riba, A. 2019A 1 3 5
Rosing W Las Cumbres Observatory LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Rosing, W. 2019A 1 3 5
Street R LCO LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Street, R. 2019A 1 3 5
Volgenau N Las Cumbres Observatory LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Volgenau, N. 2019A 1 3 5
Volgenau N Las Cumbres Observatory Spectral standards for FLOYDS 2019A 50

National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m) SBIG (2.0m)
zhang h Nanjing University Photometric and Radial Velocimetric follow-up of Bright Transiting Exoplanets 2019A 72
Dong S KIAA, Peking University, China Multi-band Photometric Monitoring of Extragalactic Transients Discovered by ASAS-SN 2019A 80
Wang L Xiamen University Searching for Transits Around LAMOST White Dwarfs with Debris Disks 2019A 20 10
Zang W Tsinghua University Follow up of High-Magnification Microlensing Events to search exoplanets 2019A 41 60

National Optical Astronomy Observatory

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m) SBIG (2.0m)
Foley R UCSC Young Supernova Experiment 2019A 0 5
Foley R UCSC Young Supernova Experiment - Time Critical 2019A 75
Adams S Caltech Light Curves of Candidate Failed Supernova Shock Breakouts 2019A 13 10
Hartigan P Rice University New Eclipsing Binaries in the Carina Star Formation Region 2019A 80
Coughlin M California Institute of Technology Identification of optical counterparts to gravitational-wave and short gamma-ray burst events using LCO 2019A 10 0
Coughlin M California Institute of Technology Identification of optical counterparts to gravitational-wave and short gamma-ray burst events using LCO (Time Critical) 2019A 15
Thanathibodee T University of Michigan Rotational Periods of Very Low Accretors in Orion OB1 association 2019A 10
Dressing C University of California, Berkeley Validating Planetary Systems Orbiting TESS M Dwarfs 2019A 60
Bodewits d Dennis Bodewits Changes in the rotation rate of comet 46P/Wirtanen 2019A 0 30
Youngblood A NASA Goddard Space Flight Center A Comprehensive, Multi-Wavelength Survey of M Dwarf Activity 2019A 11 65
Treu T UCLA Reverberation mapping of the lowest mass AGN NGC4395 and implications for black hole mass measurements 2019A 20 20
Bodewits d Dennis Bodewits Rapid follow-up on cometary outburst detections 2019A 30 0
Blagorodnova N Caltech Multi-band observations of stellar mergers 2019A 12 30
Miller A Northwestern University Young Explosions: A ZTF Census of Stars in the Hours to Days After Death 2019A 35
Miles-Paez P The University of Western Ontario The Spitzer search for Earth-sized planets around ultra-cool dwarfs: using LCO 1-m telescopes to confirm transits 2019A 55
Hartman J Princeton University Confirming and Characterizing Transiting Planets from HAT+TESS with LCO 2019A 25 170
Mann A UNC Chapel Hill The Mass-Luminosity-Age Relation of Low-Mass Stars 2019A 40
Liu T University of Maryland Monitoring Variability-Selected Supermassive Black Hole Binary Candidates from Pan-STARRS1 2019A 28
Williams S Lancaster University High-cadence light curves of young Type Ia supernovae 2019A 4 10
Trump J University of Connecticut Accretion-Disk Echo Mapping: Adding LCO Optical to Hubble UV Monitoring 2019A 120
Kochanek C The Ohio State University A Systematic Study of A Complete Sample of Massive Star Explosions from ASAS-SN 2019A 60
Kilpatrick C University of California, Santa Cruz Constraining Supernova Progenitor Systems with the LCO global Telescope Network 2019A 11 0
Kilpatrick C University of California, Santa Cruz Constraining Supernova Progenitor Systems with the LCO global Telescope Network - Time Critical 2019A 8
Schombert J Dept of Physics, Univ. of Oregon UV Imaging of LSB Dwarfs/Disks 2019A 7
Liu X University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign LCOGT monitoring of a candidate binary supermassive black hole in a periodic quasar from circumbinary accretion variability 2019A 6
Vallely P The Ohio State University Multi-Band Photometric Monitoring of Bright TESS Supernovae Discovered by ASAS-SN 2019A 50
Metcalfe T Space Science Institute Activity Cycles in Asteroseismic Solar Analogs 2019A 60

Scottish Universities Physics Alliance

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m) SBIG (2.0m)
Smartt S Queen's University Belfast Photometric monitoring with LCO for ePESSTO: the extended Public ESO Spectroscopic Survey of Transient Objects 2019A 65
Stritzinger M Department of Physics and Astronomy (AU) Multi-band Photometric Monitoring of Extragalactic Transients Discovered by ASAS-SN 2019A 40
Wambsganss J Heideberg University Lensed Quasar Monitoring 2019A 50
Cameron A University of St Andrews Transiting Exoplanets 2019A 25 50
Scholz A University of St Andrews TOYS : Time-domain Observations of Young Stars 2019A 20 60
Dominik M Follow-up of Astrophysical Transients 2019A 50
Buie M Southwest Research Institute Seasonal Variations on Pluto 2019A 10

South African Astronomical Observatory

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m) SBIG (2.0m)
Discovery and Follow-up of Optical Counterparts to Gravitational-Wave Events 2019A 46
van Soelen B University of the Free State Optical ToO observations with LCO for H.E.S.S. 2019A 33
Menzies J SAAO Possible Evolutionary Changes in a Hot Bottom Burning Mira variable in IC1613 2019A 3
Menzies J SAAO Light Curves of Possible super_AGB Stars in NGC 6822 2019A 1
Kniazev A SAAO/SALT Confirming the LBV status of spectroscopically selected LBV candidates 2019A 15
Sickafoose A SAAO Continued Observations of Stellar Occultations by Trans - Neptunian Objects 2019A 28
Potter S South African Astronomical Observatory SAAO DDT and Public Outreach activities 2019A 114 80

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) SBIG (2.0m)
Kaspi S Tel Aviv University quasar monitoring 2019A 96
Tal-Or L Tel-Aviv University CARMENES followup 2019A 50
Arcavi I LCOGT gravitational wave followup 2019A 23 30
Arcavi I LCOGT TDE followup 2019A 45 61
Katz B Weizmann Institute of Science supernova Ia light curves 2019A 30
Trakhtenbrot B Tel Aviv University changing-look AGN 2019A 20 10
Horesh A Hebrew University of Jerusalem ZTF optical+radio followup 2019A 15 10
Ofek E Weizmann Institute of Science open clusters and bright SNe 2019A 10 13
Tsevi M Tel Aviv University TESS followup 2019A 200

University of Texas

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m) SBIG (2.0m)
Froning C UT Austin The Mega-MUSCLES Treasurey Survey 2019A 17 16
Rizzuto A UT Austin The Cluster Birth Environment: Kinematics and Membership in Sco-Cen 2019A 30
Tofflemire B University of Texas at Austin Characterizing Eclipsing Binaries in Young Clusters 2019A 30 63
Rizzuto A UT Austin TESS Young Exoplanet Followup with LCO 2019A 20 40
Wu Y University of Texas at Austin Measuring the primordial star-disk obliquity 2019A 18