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NASA's IRTF Call for Proposals for Semester 2018B

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 08:54

The due date for proposals to use NASA's 3-meter Infrared Telescope Facility (IRTF) on Maunakea during the 2018B semester (1 August 2018 to 31 January 2019) is Monday, 2 April 2018. An online form is available for proposal submission until 5:00 pm HST on the due date.

Available instruments:
  1. SpeX, a 1- to 5-micron cross-dispersed medium-resolution spectrograph (up to R = 2,500) and imager;
  2. MORIS, a 512 x 512 pixel Andor CCD camera (60" x 60" field of view) mounted at the side-facing window of the SpeX cryostat that can be used simultaneously with SpeX;
  3. iSHELL, a 1.1– to 5.3-micron cross-dispersed echelle spectrograph (up to R = 70,000) and imager; and
  4. MIRSI/MOC, a 5– to 20-micron camera and grism spectrograph as shared risk

More information on available instruments and their performance can be found on the IRTF webpage.

Please see the Call for Proposals webpage for the full text of the 2018B call for proposals.

Crystal M. Tinch
Communications & Engagement Coordinator
American Astronomical Society (AAS)
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