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VATT Current Schedules

Current Schedule:

 

 1/07/18: Update of Time allocated on VATT for Jan. 1 - Jun. 30, 2017 
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Nights          observers               instrument      for
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1/1   - 1/11    Engineering                                                            
Mon   - Thu                                             FULL 1/1,Last Qt 1/8

1/12  - 1/14    Lebofsky, Crawford      VATT4K          Potentially Hazardous
Fri   - Sun     Trueblood                               Asteroids    (S104)  

1/15  - 1/19    Kikwaya                 VATT4K          NEOs spin & color;
Mon   - Fri      (REMOTE) support?                      ECAS & B, R  NEW 1/16

1/20  - 1/24    Corbally,Stanley        VATTSpec        Seyfert I galaxies
Sat   - Wed     Hamilton                                1st Qt   1/24       

1/25  - 1/28    Boyle, Gabor, Bixel     VATT4K          EDEN pilot study
Thu   - Sun                                                   

1/29  - 2/9     TBS                     VATT            FULL 1/31            
Mon   - Fri                                             Last Qt 2/7          

2/10  - 2/12    Mommert trains          VATT4K          Characterize, Monitor
Sat   - Mon     McNeill on VATT                         Active Asteroids (S121)

2/13  - 2/18    Kikwaya                 VATT4K          NEOs spin & color;
Tue   - Sun      (REMOTE) support?                      ECAS & B, R  NEW 2/15

2/19  - 2/23    McNeill & co-observer   VATT4K          Large Super Fast-      
Mon   - Fri                                             Rotating Asteroids(S114)

2/24  - 3/8     TBS                     VATT            1st Qt 2/22            
Sat   - Thu                                             FULL 3/1 , Last Qt 3/9

3/9   - 3/11    Mommert & co            VATT4K          Characterize, Monitor
Fri   - Sun                                             Active Asteroids (S121)

3/12  - 3/15    Kikwaya                 VATT4K          NEOs spin & color;
Mon   - Thu                                             ECAS & B, R          

3/16  - 1/18    Boyle, Gabor, Bixel     VATT4K          EDEN pilot study
Fri   - Sun                                               NEW 3/17

3/19  - 3/21    Schindler & co          VATTSpec        Extreme Luminous Quasars
Mon   - Wed                                             in PanSTARRS DRI (S111) 

3/22  - 3/25    Corbally                VATTSpec        Young Solar Analogs
Thu   - Sun                                             Activity   1st Qt 3/24

3/26  - 4/8     TBS                     VATT            FULL 3/31             
Mon   - Sun                                             Last Qt 4/8

4/9   - 4/16    Omizzolo, Rampazzo      VATT4K          Isolated early-type 
Mon   - Mon     REMOTE                                  galaxies      NEW 4/15

4/17  - 4/21    Kikwaya                 VATT4K          NEOs spin & color;
Tue   - Sat                                             ECAS,B,R               

4/22  - 5/3     TBS                     VATT            1st Qt 4/23            
Sun   - Thu                                             FULL 4/29            

5/4   - 5/11    Boyle                   GUFI            Brown Dwarfs
Fri   - Fri                                             Last Qt 5/7

5/12  - 5/16    Kikwaya                 VATT4K          NEOs spin & color;
Sat   - Wed                                             ECAS & B, R  NEW 5/15

5/17  - 5/20    Schindler & co          VATTSpec        Extreme Luminous Quasars
Thu   - Sun                                             in PanSTARRS DRI (S111) 

5/21  - 5/25    Corbally                VATTSpec        Lam-Boo Kepler-LAMOST
Mon   - Fri                                             1st Qt 5/21           

5/26  - 5/27    TBS                     VATT            FULL 5/29              
Sat   - Sun                                                                  

5/28  - 7/13    Strassmeier             PEPSI (50N)     VATT-PEPSI-TESS survey 	
Mon   - Fri     Franz                   (48N)           FULL 5/29            

by five successive shifts of ten nights each:

5/28  - 6/6     Ilyin (observer)        PEPSI           FULL     5/29   
Mon   - Wed     Franz (operator)

6/7   - 6/16    Sablowski (observer)    PEPSI           Last Qt. 6/6   
Thu   - Sat     Sablowski (operator)                    NEW      6/13   

6/17  - 6/26    Silva (observer)        PEPSI           1st Qt.  6/20   
Sun   - Tue     Franz (operator)                                     

6/27  - 7/6     Sablowski (observer)    PEPSI           FULL     6/27    
Wed   - Fri     Sablowski (operator)                    Last Qt. 7/5   

7/7   - 7/16    Ilyin (observer)        PEPSI           NEW      7/12   
Sat   - Mon     Franz (operator)
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Notes: * Attention OBSERVERS: To prepare for your run, consult the WEB
        at "http://www.vaticanobservatory.org/VATT/"  Click on "VATT",
        "The VATT Observer's Home Page", "Information Before Observing",
        "VATT Operational Instructions", etc.
Request BEDROOMS a week before run to Gary S. Gray    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
*  Find any updates to this schedule at WEBsite above
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