29 August 2013

Observe with the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility

Crystal Tinch American Astronomical Society (AAS)

NASA invites observing proposals for the Infrared Telescope Facility on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, for the 2014A semester (1 February to 31 July 2014). Proposals are due on Tuesday, 1 October 2013. Information on available facility and visitor instruments can be found on the NASA IRTF webpage.

Onsite or remote observing is available with NSFCAM, a 2048 x 2048 pixel, 1-5 micron camera with a 0.04 arcsec/pixel scale and a circular variable filter, as well as with CSHELL, a 1-5 micron high-resolution spectrograph (up to R=30,000). Be advised that SpeX will not be available for the 2014A semester.