Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF Telescopio Nazionale Galileo 28°45'14.4N 17°53'20.6W 2387.2m A.S.L.

5% International Time programme is open, deadline 28-02-2018

The 5% International Time Programme is administered by the International Scientific Committee (CCI). The current call (for the period starting with semester 2018B) ends on February 28, 2018.

  • The call for 2018B & 2019A can be downloaded here.
  • It is available to organisations of the Signatory Countries (Spain, Germany, UK, Italy, France, Belgium and Finland), their collaborating institutions of any country and to all Spanish institutions, with permission from the IAC.
  • Requests are evaluated jointly by the time allocation committees of each telescope operator.
  • Awards are announced by the CCI in June of each year.

For the TNG, no more than eight nights per semester can be requested. Applicants must take into account the Protected Targets policy.

Contact the CCI Secretary for further information and an application form ( or download it here.
See also IAC webpage.