Due to the aluminizing process of the mirrors, TNG will not be available until November, 1st

TNG Schedule - November 1, 2019 - March 31, 2020

Listed below are the TNG nights scheduled in the semester AOT40/2019B. The allocations for the same period can be found here. Dates indicate the start of night. Visiting observers are requested to read the instructions given here. In case of doubt, please 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.

In case of problems with the scheduling of your programme, please notify the Head of Astronomy as soon as possible.

Note: The execution of the observations related to the proposal A38TAC_29, “Follow-up of electromagnetic counterparts of gravitational wave sources at TNG”, may have a significant impact on the scheduled programs.

Visitor or Service Mode

Programme and PI Instrument Mode Scheduled nights
A40TAC_14 Mucciarelli GIANO-B S Nov 1 (4h), Nov 22 (4.5h)
A40TAC_6 Antoniucci GIARPS S Nov 1-2 (2nd hf slots), Jan 25-26 (1st hf slots)
A40TAC_22 Gandolfi HARPS-N S Nov 2, Nov 21, Dec 3, Dec 18, Jan 6, Jan 24, Feb 1, Feb 14, Mar 10, Mar 21 (2h slots)
A40TAC_17 Tartaglia DOLORES S Nov 2, Nov 23, Dec 19, Jan 6, Jan 18, Feb 1, Feb 14, Feb 21, Mar 21, Mar 30 (1.5h slots)
CAT19B_154 Rebolo HARPS-N V Nov 3-4, Nov 14-15
OPT19B_39 de Mooij GIARPS V Nov 5, Nov 24
A37TAC_13 Origlia GIARPS V Nov 8-13, Dec 4-8
GAPS GIARPS V Nov 16, Nov 18, Nov 20, Nov 27, Dec 20 (S), Dec 24-28, Jan 9-12, Jan 17(S), Jan 19 (S), Jan 27(S), Feb 19 (S), Feb 26-Mar 1, Mar 11-15, Mar 23 (S)
A40TAC_9 Lazzoni HARPS-N V Nov 17, Nov 19
A40TAC_11 Ripepi HARPS-N S Nov 21, Nov 26, Dec 19 (6.5h slots)
A40TAC_16 Cescutti HARPS-N S Nov 23 (5h), Dec 21 (2.5h)
A40TAC_5 Persi DOLORES S Nov 22 (1h)
A38TAC_22 Silvotti HARPS-N S Nov 23, Dec 18, Jan 6, Jan 24, Feb 11, Mar 8, Mar 31 (0.5h slots)
GTO GIARPS V Nov 28-Dec 2, Dec 11-14, Dec 29-Jan 5, Feb 3-9, Mar 2-7, Mar 27-29
OPT19B_8 Bourrier HARPS-N S Dec 3 (7h), Jan 18 (6h), Jan 29 (6h), Feb 2 (8h)
CAT19B_35 Beitia HARPS-N V Dec 15-17
A40TAC_23 Piotto HARPS-N V Dec 23
CAT19B_S (IAC service) ANY V Jan 7, Feb 13, Mar 22
CAT19B_151 Cardona GIARPS V Jan 13-16 (1st hf slots), Jan 20-23 (1st hf slots)
CAT19A_162 Nowak HARPS-N V Jan 13-16 (2nd hf slots), Jan 20-23 (2nd hf slots), Feb 22-25, Mar 16-19 (2nd hf slots)
ITP19_1 Pallé HARPS-N V Feb 15-18
A40TAC_20 Ieva DOLORES V Feb 20
A40TAC_3 Nardini NICS S Feb 21 (6h)
CAT19B_65 Barrena DOLORES+MOS V Mar 16-19 (1st hf slots)
ITP19_2 Méndez DOLORES V Mar 24-26


Programme and PI ToO Time (hours)
A38TAC_29 Piranomonte 30
A40TAC_13 D'Elia 9
OPT19B_53 Blagorodnova 3