In Semester 2020B, the Australian astronomical community will have access to 3.5 nights of observing time with the Gemini South Adaptive Optics Imager (GSAOI).
Proposals for GSAOI observations on the Gemini South telescope in Semester 2020B (1 August 2020 – 31 January 2021) are due by 5:00pm AEST, Monday 6 April 2020.
Gemini proposals must be submitted using the 2020B release of the Phase I Tool (PIT) that can be downloaded from this link. Please use this webpage for a step-by-step guide and tutorials for submission of proposals using the Phase I Tool.
For information about GSAOI and full details on instrument status, please see this link, as well as the official Gemini Observatory Call for Proposals.
For more information contact the ATAC Secretariat.
Proposals for ESO time (in late August, Oct and Dec 2020) to use the Atacama Pathfinder EXperiment (APEX) antenna on Chajnantor will also be considered on the same basis as those from any ESO member state.
The proposal deadline is Thursday 26 March 2020 at noon Central European Time (10pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time, 7pm Australian Western Standard Time).
For a summary of how to apply, and to see what is new in Period 106, please see AAL’s Applying for ESO Time page.