TNG Schedule- Period AOT26/12B

Listed below are the TNG nights scheduled in visitor mode and details on ToO programmes for the AOT26/12B period. The rest of the approved programmes are scheduled in queuing mode, with the priority given by the INAF-TAC.

Astronomers with allocated queuing time will be contacted by us in a few days after the publication of this schedule and are requested to submit their observing blocks before 16:00UT of July 27, 2012. Please note that late submissions may produce a downgrading of the observing blocks. Visiting observers are kindly invited to read the instructions given here. In case of doubt, they can contact our Astronomy Helpdesk.

Other information, hints and warnings useful to prepare the observing run can be found here. Please note that special instructions and time constraints apply to programs requiring multi-object spectroscopy (DOLoRes+MOS), see the dedicated web page.

Any comments or inquiries about this schedule can be addressed to the Head of Astronomy.



Visitor Mode

Programme and PI Instrument Allocated nights
TAC_70 Sozzetti HARPS-N Whole nights: Aug 7, Sep 3, Nov 7, Nov 12, Dec 4, Dec 26, Jan 2-6, Jan 12, Jan 29-31
25% nights (last part): Aug 20-26
50% nights (last part): Sep 2, Sep 4-11, Sep 25-Oct 2, Oct 6-10, Oct 23, Nov 2, Nov 20
75% nights (last part): Oct 24-28, Nov 3-6
HARPS-N GTO HARPS-NWhole nights: Aug 8-13, Sep 12, Sep 24, Oct 11, Nov 19, Dec 6-7, Dec 23-24, Jan 13-17
75% nights (first part): Aug 20-26
50% nights (first part): Sep 4-11, Sep 25-Oct 2, Oct 6-10, Oct 23, Nov 2, Nov 14, Nov 20
25% nights (first part): Oct 24-28, Nov 3-6
TAC_37 Montalto DOLoReSAug 14 (3.9 hr), Oct 20 (3.9 hr)
OPT12B_13 Hebrard HARPS-NAug 15-19 (half nights), Sep 14-17 (half nights)
CAT_98 Alonso Sobrino NICSSep 2 (half night), Sep 13 (half night)
TAC_33 Covino DOLoReSOct 4-5;
CAT_71 Rubiño Martín DOLoReS+MOSOct 15, Nov 10-11
ITP12_02 Rubiño Martín DOLoReS+MOSOct 16-19
CAT_60 Montes DOLoReSOct 29
CAT_48 Barrena DOLoReS+MOSNov 15-16
CAT_44 Ribas HARPS-NNov 23-29
CAT_147 Villaver HARPS-NNov 30, Dec 15, Jan 1, Jan 28
TAC_30 Nascimbeni DOLoReSDec 8-9
CAT_112 García Rojas SARGDec 10-12
TAC_21 Fornasier DOLoReS/NICSDec 16-18
TAC_32 Perna DOLoReS/NICSDec 19-20
CAT_177 Gálvez Ortiz HARPS-NDec 27-31
TAC_35 Fritz DOLoReS+MOSJan 9 (4 hr)
TAC_20 Perna DOLoReS/NICSJan 18-19
CAT_12 de León DOLoReSJan 20-21
CAT_135 Licandro DOLoReS/NICSJan 22-23




Programme and PI ToO Time Notes
TAC_63 D'Avanzo 20 hr  
TAC_52 Pinilla-Alonso 4 hr  
TAC_46 Walker 3 hr  
CAT_4 Moreno 4 x 0.5 hr Overrides according to the new CAT policy
CAT_104 Gorosabel 1 x 2hr DOLoReS, 1 x 2hr NICS Overrides according to the new CAT policy