2019B 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 2019B 151 131 856
Arcavi I LCOGT / UCSB Discovery and Follow-up of Optical Counterparts to Gravitational-Wave Events 2018B 2019A 2019B 1 1 1
Bachelet E LCO Chasing black holes with microlensing 2019B 41 43
Matheson T NOAO We Catch On Fast: Probing the Early Rise of Exotic ZTF Transients 2019B 3 36
Sonnett S Planetary Science Institute Probing Solar System Evolution Through Trojan and Hilda Binary Asteroids 2019B 85 380 186
Matheson T NOAO Completing a Network of Next Generation SED standards with DA White Dwarfs 2019B 8
Arcavi I LCOGT Mapping the Diversity and Emission Mechanisms of Transients in Galaxy Centers 2019B 82 54
Brandt T University of California, Santa Barbara Dynamical Masses Across the Sky with NRES, Hipparcos, and Gaia 2019B 100
Waalkes W University of Colorado Boulder Transits of the Cool TESS M Dwarf Planets 2019B 63
Sand D Texas Tech Explosion Physics and Progenitors from a Sub-day Cadence Supernova Search 2019B 20 0 0
Siverd R Vanderbilt University Spectroscopy of EBs with Extreme Orbits Discovered by KELT 2019B 20
Chatelain J LCO Multicolor Light Curve for Unusual Jupiter Trojan (4709) Ennomos 2019B 27
Crouzet N Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias Searching for transiting cold Jupiters around bright stars 2019B 105
Street R LCO Characterizing Microlensing Events in the Galactic Plane 2019B 3 140
Bachelet E LCO Microlensing Source Characterization with FLOYDS 2019B 12 4
Saha A NOAO Follow-up of nova candidates in M31 from the ZTF public stream 2019B 10
Siverd R Vanderbilt University Spectroscopy of Classical Be stars and their disks simultaneous with TESS photometry 2019B 80
Mathur S Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias Activity cycles in Kepler Asteroseismic Targets 2019B 72
Siverd R Vanderbilt University Discovering Hot Transiting Planets in the Solar Neighborhood with KELT 2019B 20 75 300
Rebull L IPAC Photometric monitoring of young stars: clues to the magnetopsheric accretion process 2019B 13
Kupfer T KITP/UC Santa Barbara The Fast and the Furious - A ZTF high cadence survey of the Galactic Plane 2019B 32 128 80
Parviainen H Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias Constraining the masses of TOI-270 c and d using transit timing variations 2019B 76
Chakrabarti S RIT Lensed supernovae at low redshift 2019B 5 100
Lister T LCO Characterization of NEOs with the LCO NEO Follow-up Network 2019B 13 87 67
Rabus M LCO/UCSB Coordinated photometric follow-up of TESS candidates 2019B 10 180 330
Suárez Mascareño A Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias Photometric monitoring of Proxima Centauri and Barnard’s star to complement ESPRESSO observations 2019B 60

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 2019B 411 24 985 300
Howell A Las Cumbres Observatory The Global Supernova Project - Time Critical 2018B 2019A 2019B 8
Brown T LCO Using NRES to Validate and Characterize Exoplanets Found by TESS and Other Surveys (Commissioning and Precise Radial Velocities) 2018A 2018B 2019A 2019B 250
Brown T LCO Using NRES to Validate and Characterize Exoplanets Found by TESS and Other Surveys (Stellar Obliquity and Photometry) 2018A 2018B 2019A 2019B 100
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 2019B 625
Brown T LCO Using NRES to Validate and Characterize Exoplanets Found by TESS and Other Surveys (Stellar Classification) 2018A 2018B 2019A 2019B 680
Tsapras Y Heidelberg University ROME/REA - A three-color window to planets beyond the snow-line 2017AB 2018A 2018B 2019A 2019B 1802
Robertson P Penn State University High-Cadence Monitoring of the Sun's Coolest Neighbors 2017AB 2018A 2018B 2019A 2019B 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)
Yong D Australian National University Binarity in Carbon-enhanced metal-poor stars 2019B 60
Ireland M Australian National University The Delta Scuti Star RZ Microscopii 2019B 15 15 40 200

Chilean Astronomical Community

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m) SBIG (2.0m)
Tejos N Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso Rapid Imaging Follow-up of Fast Radio Bursts with LCOGTN 2019B 0
Brahm R Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile Transiting Warm Jupiters in the TESS Era 2019B 100
Retamales G Universidad de La Serena B-type supergiant binaries as a key to understand the evolution of massive stars 2019B 50
Bayo A Universidad de Valparaiso Photometric monitoring of young stars: clues to the magnetopsheric accretion process 2019B 9
Mendez R Universidad de Chile Astrometric and photometric characterization of the Gaia and GBOT discoveries 2019B 57
Probing the geometry of the Universe with quasars 2019B 16
Olivares F Millennium Institute of Astrophysics, Department of Astronomy, Universidad de Chile Photometric Follow-up of Gaia Transients 2019B 28
Moyano M Universidad Católica del Norte Probing the Sub-Neptune Desert with the Next Generation Transit Survey 2019B 30

Direct submissions

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m) SBIG (2.0m)
Sickafoose A SAAO Continued Observations of Stellar Occultations by Trans-Neptunian Objects 2019B 49 32

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 2019B 70
Roche P Faulkes Telescope Project PR FTP Education - Queue 2014A 2016B 2018B 2015A 2019B 2015B 2014B 2019A 2016A 2017AB 2018A 10 210 10 128 88
Roche P Faulkes Telescope Project PR FTP Education (Gaia Alerts) 2017AB 2018A 2018B 2019A 2019B 30 15 10

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 2019B 10 30 5 30 90
Armstrong J Institute for Astronomy HI STAR Projects - Time Critical 2019B 5 5 10
Armstrong J Institute for Astronomy HI STAR Projects II 2019B 10 30 5 30 90
Armstrong J Institute for Astronomy HI STAR Projects II - Time Critical 2019B 5 5 10
Shih H University of Hawaii Maui College 0m4 Educational Use 2019B 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)
Murgas F Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias Photometric support to ESPRESSO's GTO monitoring of M dwarf 2019B 46
Acosta-Pulido J Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias Disentangling the blazars emission through multifrequency observations - the optical case (cont.) 2019B 20
Alonso R Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias Searching for a second occultation in EPIC 204376071 2019B 128

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 2019B 200
Gomez E LCO LCO Education development 2018B 2016B 2015A 2019B 2015B 2014B 2019A 2016A 2017AB 2018A 1 10 200
Gerbaldi M Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris Astrolab - Starlight in the university lab 2018A 2018B 2019A 2019B 88
Pennypacker C MIT AstroClub - UC Berkeley A Pilot for Modeling Instruction Teachers 2018A 2018B 2019A 2019B 10
Dalee H QEERI Fascination Astronomy 2018A 2018B 2019A 2019B 20
North C Cardiff University Followup of Gravitational Wave sources with LCO 2018A 2018B 2019A 2019B 50
Rodríguez Eugenio N Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias PETeR (Educational Project with Robotic Telescopes) 2018A 2018B 2019A 2019B 20
Freed R Institute for Student Astronomical Research Astronomy Research Seminars for High School and Undergraduate Instructors and Students 2018A 2018B 2019A 2019B 54
Sienkiewicz F MicroObservatory Exoplanet Exploration Partnership (regular observations) 2018A 2018B 2019A 2019B 90
Sienkiewicz F MicroObservatory Exoplanet Exploration Partnership (high priority observations) 2018A 2018B 2019A 2019B 30
NUCLIO N NUCLIO Constellations under investigation & Scientist’s Apprenticeship 2018A 2018B 2019A 2019B 25
Boyce P BRIEF STEM Through Astronomy Research - San Diego 2018A 2018B 2019A 2019B 36
Swift J The Thacher School Thacher Supernovae 2018A 2018B 2019A 2019B 2
Tock K Stanford Online High School Stanford Online High School 2018B 2019A 2019B 25
Gomez E LCO Serol's Cosmic Explorers 2018B 2019A 2019B 10
Drout M University of Toronto West African International Summer School for Young Astronomers 2019A 2019B 10
Bonne N University of Portsmouth Tactile Observatory 2019A 2019B 15
Gomez E Western Carolina University The Appalachian Star Song Project 2019A 2019B 5
Rogerson J Canada Aviation and Space Museum Investigating the Sky 2019A 2019B 31
Thurber B Educational Continuum Org, GHOU 100 Hours for 100 Schools 2019A 2019B 85
Gleim B Glendale Community College GCC Cluster Map and Asteroid Hunt 2019A 2019B 23
Liu B YATL YATL Astronomy Research Project for High School 2019A 2019B 1
Peticolas L Sonoma State University Bringing Astronomy Research to Underrepresented Groups 2019A 2019B 38
Boyajian T LSU Where's the flux 2019A 2019B 41

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)
Mann C Nanohmics, Inc Stellar flare echo detection feasibility study 2019B 100
cucchiara a University of the Virgin Islands Searching for the fastest transients 2019B 10
Jun H Korea Institute for Advanced Study AGN Reverberation Lags 2019B 31 13
Shi Y NJU Quasar Variability 2019B 100
NYU Research and Education 2019B 20 20
Russell D New York University Abu Dhabi NYU, Abu Dhabi Research and Education 2019B 20 65
Lund M CalTech/IPAC-NExScI An Unusual, Possibly Pulsating, EB 2019A 2019B 3
Alonso R Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias Recovering the eclipse of a double-line brown dwarf binary 2019B 8
Burke J LCO/UCSB Education Time for CTY Summer Classes 2019B 1
Gaidos E University of Hawaii at Manoa Catch a Fading Star: Colors of Transiently Dimming Young Stars 2019B 350
Arcavi I LCOGT Discovery and Follow-up of Optical Counterparts to Gravitational-Wave Events - Time Critical 2019A 2019B 109 124 285 228
Sonnett S Planetary Science Institute Probing Solar System Evolution Through Trojan and Hilda Binary Asteroids - Time Critical 2019B 3 36 18
Sand D Texas Tech Explosion Physics and Progenitors from a Sub-day Cadence Supernova Search - Time Critical 2019B 10 10
Siverd R Vanderbilt University Spectroscopy of EBs with Extreme Orbits Discovered by KELT - Time Critical 2019B 10
Siverd R Vanderbilt University Spectroscopy of Classical Be stars and their disks simultaneous with TESS photometry - Time Critical 2019B 20
Lister T LCO Characterization of NEOs with the LCO NEO Follow-up Network - Time Critical 2019B 8
Rabus M LCO/UCSB Coordinated photometric follow-up of TESS candidates - Time Critical 2019B 161 50
Lubin P UC Santa Barbara The Search for Directed Intelligence and the Trillion Planet Survey 2019B 100
Bachelet E LCO LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Bachelet, E. 2019B 1 1 2 5
Boroson T Las Cumbres Observatory LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Boroson, T. 2019B 1 1 2 5
Brown T LCO LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Brown, T. 2019B 1 1 2 5
Chatelain J LCO LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Chatelain, J. 2019B 1 1 2 5
Gomez E LCO LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Gomez, E. 2019B 1 1 2 5
Harbeck D LCO LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Harbeck, D. 2019B 1 1 2 5
Howell A Las Cumbres Observatory LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Howell, A. 2019B 1 1 2 5
LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Johnson, M. 2019B 30 40
Lister T LCO LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Lister, T. 2019B 1 1 2 5
McCully C LCO LCO Sci staff DD allocation: McCully, C. 2019B 1 1 2 5
Murgas F Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Murgas, F. 2019B 1 1 2 5
Pickles A LCO LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Pickles, A. 2019B 1 1 2 5
Rabus M LCO/UCSB LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Rabus, M. 2019B 1 1 2 5
Rosing W Las Cumbres Observatory LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Rosing, W. 2019B 1 1 2 5
LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Storrie-Lombardi, L. 2019B 5
Street R LCO LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Street, R. 2019B 1 1 2 5
Volgenau N Las Cumbres Observatory LCO Sci staff DD allocation: Volgenau, N. 2019B 1 1 2 5
Beccue T LCO DD allocation: T. Beccue 2019B 20
Loerincs J LCO DD allocation: J. Loerincs 2019B 20

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)
Wang X Tsinghua University, China Followup Observations of Young and Unusual Stellar Explosions 2019B 0
Zang W Tsinghua University Followup of High-Magnification Spitzer Microlensing Events 2019B 166 170
Zang W Tsinghua University Followup of High-Magnification of Spitzer Microlensing Events - Time Critical 2019B 2
Dong S Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Peking University Photometric Follow Ups of A Complete Sample of Massive Star Explosions 2019B 80

National Optical Astronomy Observatory

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m) SBIG (2.0m)
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 2019B 28
Youngblood A NASA Goddard Space Flight Center A Comprehensive, Multi-Wavelength Survey of M Dwarf Activity 2019B 20
Thanathibodee T University of Michigan Simultaneous Photometric Monitoring of Young Low-Mass Stars in the HST ULLYSES Project 2019B 25
Thanathibodee T University of Michigan Simultaneous Photometric Monitoring of Young Low-Mass Stars in the HST ULLYSES Project - Time Critical 2019B 50
Darnley M Liverpool John Moores University M31N 2008-12a: The remarkable recurrent nova in M31 - quiescence and eruption 2019B 0 9 10
Kilpatrick C University of California, Santa Cruz Constraining Supernova Progenitor Systems with the LCO Global Telescope Network 2019B 9 8
Mann A UNC Chapel Hill The Mass-Luminosity-Age Relation of Low-Mass Stars 2019B 25
Lebofsky L University of Arizona Astrometric Follow-up of VIs and PHAs 2019B 4
Foley R UCSC Young Supernova Experiment 2019B 0 4
Hung T UC Santa Cruz Multi-Color Photometric Monitoring of Tidal Disruption Events 2019B 21
Boyajian T LSU KIC 8462852: Wheres The Flux now? 2019B 220
De Rosa R Stanford University Reconnaissance of Gaia planet candidates 2019B 24
Coughlin M California Institute of Technology Identification of optical counterparts to gravitational-wave and short gamma-ray burst events using LCO 2019B 7 22
Hartman J Princeton University Confirming and Characterizing Transiting Planets from HAT+TESS with LCO 2019B 22 280
Kochanek C The Ohio State University A Systematic Study of A Complete Sample of Massive Star Explosions from ASAS-SN 2019B 80
Metcalfe T Space Science Institute Activity Cycles in Asteroseismic Solar Analogs 2019B 50
Van Roestel J California Institute of Technology The population of compact variable stars by the Zwicky Transient Facility 2019B 20 10 60
Miles-Paez P The University of Western Ontario The Spitzer search for Earth-sized planets around ultra-cool dwarfs: using LCO 2-m telescopes to confirm transits 2019B 50
Vallely P The Ohio State University Multi-Band Photometric Monitoring of Bright TESS Supernovae Discovered by ASAS-SN 2019B 50

Scottish Universities Physics Alliance

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m) SBIG (2.0m)
Schmidt R Heidelberg University Lensed Quasar Monitoring (continuation) 2019B 50
Cameron A University of St Andrews Transiting Exoplanets (continuation) 2019B 25 50
Scholz A University of St Andrews TOYS : Time-domain Observations of Young Stars (continuation) 2019B 20 60
Dominik M Follow-up of Astrophysical Transients (continuation) 2019B 50
Buie M Southwest Research Institute Seasonal Variations on Pluto (continuation) 2019B 30
Blagorodnova N Radboud University OPTICON 19B-053 : Stellar mergers in the nearby Universe 2019B 8 11
Inserra C Cardiff University OPTICON 19B-009 : Photometric monitoring with LCO for ePESSTO+: The advanced Public ESO Spectroscopic Survey of Transient Objects 2019B 65
Eisner N University of Oxford OPTICON 19B-054 : Follow-up of Candidate Transiting Planets Discovered by Citizen Scientists in TESS Data 2019B 50 10 80
Zielinski P Warsaw University Astronomical Observatory OPTICON 19B-040 : Galactic Black Holes from Gaia astrometry and time-domain photometry 2019B 27

South African Astronomical Observatory

PI Name PI Institution Title Semesters FLOYDS (2m) Spectral (2m) NRES (1m) Sinistro (1m) SBIG (0.4m) SBIG (2.0m)
Buckley D SAAO Radial Velocities of the Radio Transient TYC 8332-2529-1 2019B 13
van Soelen B University of the Free State Optical ToO observations with LCO for H.E.S.S. 2019B 0
Miszalski B SAAO Proving the binary origin of hard X-ray central stars of planetary nebulae: NGC 6543 and NGC 6826 2019B 90

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)
Katz B Weizmann Institute of Science SNe IAS100 2019B 20
Faerman Y The Hebrew University of Jerusalem dwarf SN hosts 2019B 10
Mackebrandt F Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research V391Peg 2019B 8
Tal-Or L Tel-Aviv University CARMENES followup 2019B 22
Tsevi M Tel Aviv University TESS followup 2019B 100
Trakhtenbrot B Tel Aviv University changing-look AGNs 2019B 56 14

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 Treasury Survey: Measurements of the Ultraviolet Spectral Characteristics of Low-mass Exoplanetary Systems 2019B 0
Vanderbosch Z University of Texas at Austin Monitoring a New White Dwarf with Transiting Circumstellar Material 2019B 30 5
Wu Y University of Texas at Austin Measuring the Primordial Star-disk Obliquity 2019B 30
Tofflemire B University of Texas at Austin The Origin of Periodic Dimming Events on Young, Low-Mass Stars 2019B 25 38
Rizzuto A UT Austin The Cluster Birth Environment: Kinematics and Membership in Sco-Cen 2019B 70
Tofflemire B University of Texas at Austin Characterizing Eclipsing Binaries in Young Clusters: Simultaneous Spitzer Monitoring - TESS Followup 2019B 5 47 26
Rizzuto A UT Austin TESS Young Exoplanet Followup with LCO 2019B 9