8 March 2022

MeerKAT Radio Telescope Call for Observing Proposals

Fernando Camilo SARAO

The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) announces an opportunity to apply for observing time on the MeerKAT telescope.

A minimum of 1,500 hours of telescope time will be awarded through this call, with all approved projects to be scheduled over a period of one year starting in the last third of 2022. This call is open for imaging projects only.

MeerKAT consists of 64 dishes with superb sensitivity on baselines of up to 8 km. This call offers continuum and spectral line capabilities employing the UHF (580-1015 MHz) and L-band (900-1670 MHz) receivers.

Instructions, documentation, and the tools required to prepare and submit proposals are available on the MeerKAT Knowledge Base. Proposals are due no later than 12:00 pm UTC on Tuesday, 3 May 2022.