COO/Palomar Observatory

Cover Sheet - Semester 2019B

200-inch Telescope Large Project


Instructions: Fill in the required information. When finished, save the form on your computer as a pdf document to be merged with the discussion section of your proposal.
First NameLast NameemailTelephone
Principal Investigator
Lead Observer
The PI or the Lead Observer will be the single-point contact with the Palomar staff for all administrative and ilogistical matters pertaining to the project.
email address must match the email address used as login on the Palomar Reservations website.

Program Title

Abstract of Program Abstract must fit within the space provided. Unformatted text only.

Note: The abstract may be used for Educational Outreach purposes.

Institution Status Priority
Linked to Keck (1) Linked to 60-in (1) Linked to Oschin (1)
Large Project » » » » » Start of Project (1) Semester of authorized
Date-Specific (3) Partial Nights (4) Thesis Project
(1) Caltech observers only
(2) For a new project, include in the discussion section an estimate of the total observing time needed for completion. For a continuation of an existing project, give a review of its status and an estimate of the observing time needed for completion.
(3) Provide full details in the discussion section. Down-load the Date-Specfic Supplement, fill in the required information and include it as an addendum to your proposal.
(4) Provide full details in the discussion section.

Collaborators (Names and e-mail addresses)


Observing Team (Observers expected to be present at Palomar)


Observing Runs & Instruments Fill in the table below to specify the instruments requested and your acceptable observing runs.
- Select the instrument(s) you are requesting for the block from the pull-down menus. Double-instrument set-ups should not be requested unless both instruments are to be used during the scheduled block.
- Enter the number of nights you are requesting for the block.
- Specify your observing preferences as P = Preferred or A = Acceptable
- Use multiple request lines if you want your observing time split into two or more blocks (one line for each block).

L = Light (<28% moon-free) D = Dark (>72% moon-free)
DE = Grey Dark Early (28%-72% moon-free) DL = Grey Dark Late (28%-72% moon-free)

Observing Time Preference & Instrument Selection 2019B
From 01 Aug 06 Aug 10 Aug 22 Aug 26 Aug 04 Sep 09 Sep 20 Sep 24 Sep 04 Oct 08 Oct
To 05 Aug 09 Aug 21 Aug 25 Aug 03 Sep 08 Sep 19 Sep 23 Sep 03 Oct 07 Oct 18 Oct
Block Cass#Prime#Nights 1D 1DL 2L 2DE 2D 2DL 3L 3DE 3D 3DL 4L
Blk 1
Blk 2
Blk 3
Blk 4
Blk 5
Blk 6
#Requests for simultaneous two-instrument set-ups must be fully justified, in that both instruments must be integral to the project.
*For Own Equip, provide name (below) and full description in proposal Discussion.

From 19 Oct 23 Oct 02 Nov 07 Nov 17 Nov 22 Nov 01 Dec 06 Dec 16 Dec 21 Dec 31 Dec 05 Jan 14 Jan 19 Jan 29 Jan
To 22 Oct 01 Nov 06 Nov 16 Nov 21 Nov 30 Nov 05 Dec 15 Dec 20 Dec 30 Dec 04 Jan 13 Jan 18 Jan 28 Jan 31 Jan
Block 4DE 4D 4DL 5L 5DE 5D 5DL 6L 6DE 6D 6DL 7L 7DE 7D 7DL
Blk 1
Blk 2
Blk 3
Blk 4
Blk 5
Blk 6

Own Equipment (Enter name of instrument and give full description in Discussion)
Cass (with P3K):     
Cass (without P3K):
Prime:                       

Semester 2019B Palomar Cover Sheet 200-in Large Project
Last updated: 26 February 2019 - RJB/AFB