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Desert, Jean-Michel Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2012B-0398 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3

Comparative Exoplanetology of Hot-Jupiter Prototypes


Desert, Jean-Michel Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2012B-0398 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2

Comparative Exoplanetology of Hot-Jupiter Prototypes


Grundy, William Lowell Observatory 2011A-0017 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2.5

Mutual Orbits and Masses of Kuiper Belt Binaries and Multiple Systems


Guhathakurta, Puragra University of California, Santa Cruz 2012B-0540 KPNO 4m 13

NEWFIRM Survey of Intermediate Age Populations in M31's Halo: A Test of (Lambda)CDM


Salzer, John Indiana University 2011A-0030 KPNO 2.1m 7.5

Making Hay with ALFALFA: The Star-Formation Properties of an HI-Selected Galaxy Sample


Stubbs, Christopher Harvard University 2011A-0034 GEM-S GEM-SQ 5.2

Spectroscopy of Galaxies in Massive Clusters: Galaxy Properties and Dynamical Cluster Mass Calibration


Wood-Vasey, Michael University of Pittsburgh 2012B-0500 KPNO WIYN 7

Type Ia Supernovae in the Near-Infrared: A Three-Year Survey toward a One Percent Distance Measurement with WIYN+WHIRC

Approved Long Term Programs



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Bond, Howard Space Telescope Science Institute 2012A-0388 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 1.5

Intermediate-Luminosity Red Transients: SMARTS Monitoring


Macri, Lucas Texas A & M University 2012B-0055 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 6

Mapping the Nearby Universe: The 2MASS Redshift Survey


Metcalfe, Travis High Altitude Observatory 2011B-0001 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 5

Activity Cycles of Southern Asteroseismic Targets


Phillips, Mark Carnegie Institution of Washington 2011B-0262 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

Near-Infrared Spectroscopic Followup of Type Ia Supernovae in the Hubble Flow

Approved Regular Programs



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Allen, Tom University of Toledo 2011B-0584 KPNO 0.9m 4

Mosaic Imaging of the Cep OB3b Cloud


Allen, Lori National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2012B-0569 CTIO 4m-TBD 2

DECam NEO Search Pilot Project


Anthony-Twarog, Barbara University of Kansas 2012B-0096 KPNO WIYN 1

Constraining the Evolution of Li via the Turnoff Structure of NGC 7789


Antoniou, Vallia Iowa State University 2012B-0426 SSO AAT-SVC 0.6

Classification of X-ray sources detected in the XMM-Newton survey of the SMC


Atlee, David National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2012B-0461 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.4

A Spectroscopic Study of the Contribution of TP-AGB Stars to Integrated NIR Starlight


Axelrod, Tim University of Arizona 2012B-0182 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1

LMC Microlensing Source Stars - Stripped from the SMC?


Baker, Andrew Rutgers University 2012B-0520 CTIO 4m-TBD 1

Deep Public u-band Imaging for the LADUMA Survey


Barlow, Brad Pennsylvania State University 2012B-0214 CTIO SOAR 4

The MUCHFUSS project: Searching for the most massive companions to hot subdwarf stars (follow-up)


Bauer, James California Institute of Technology--JPL 2012B-0221 CTIO SOAR 2

A WISE Long Period Comet Survey - Southern Summer Targets


Beck, Tracy Space Telescope Science Institute 2012B-0238 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.85

Understanding the Jet Launching Mechanism in Young Star Outflows


Beers, Timothy National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2012B-0179 GEM-S GEM-SQ  

A Survey for Unrecognized Carbon-Enhanced Metal-Poor Stars in the Galaxy


Berger, Edo Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2012B-0103 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.8

Unveiling the Explosion Physics of Nature's Most Luminous Supernovae


Bianco, Federica Las Cumbres Observatory 2012B-0381 CTIO SOAR 1

Multiband monitoring of light echoes from the historical eruptions of Eta Carinae


Bibby, Joanne American Museum of Natural History 2012B-0236 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.13

A WR+BH X-Ray Binary in M74?


Bilikova, Jana University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2012B-0509 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.17

High-resolution Spectroscopic Study of the Complex Nucleus of EGB 6


Biller, Beth Max Planck Institute fuer Astronomie 2012B-0314 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1

Weather on Planets: A Search for Photometric Variability in the Young Exoplanets HR 8799bc


Bloom, Joshua University of California, Berkeley 2012B-0363 CTIO 4m-TBD 2

A Pilot DECam Time-Domain Survey


Bosh, Amanda Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2012B-0542 CTIO SOAR 1

Seasonal Change in Pluto's Atmosphere


Bosh, Amanda Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2012B-0542 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.32

Seasonal Change in Pluto's Atmosphere


Briceno, Cesar University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2012B-0487 KPNO 4m 5

A NEWFIRM JHK variability study of 4-10 Myr members of the Orion OB1 association


Brown, Alexander University of Colorado 2012B-0197 MMT MMT-TBD 3

MMT Hectochelle Spectral Variability of Active Late-type Stars in the Kepler Field (2012B)


Bryngelson, Ginger Clemson University 2012B-0428 KPNO 4m 1

Physics of Supernovae Type Ia at Late Epochs


Burgasser, Adam University of California, San Diego 2012B-0340 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.821

Hunting for Halo Brown Dwarfs in the Catalina Rapid Transient Survey


Canton, Paul University of Oklahoma 2012B-0114 KPNO 4m 4

The ELM Survey: Finding the Shortest Period Binary White Dwarfs


Cauley, Paul Wilson Rice University 2012B-0165 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.7

A Survey of Mass Flows in Herbig Ae/Be Stars


Cenko, S Bradley University of California, Berkeley 2012B-0198 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.15

Probing the Central Black Holes of Distant, Quiescent Galaxies via Tidal Disruption Flares


Cenko, S Bradley University of California, Berkeley 2012B-0198 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.15

Probing the Central Black Holes of Distant, Quiescent Galaxies via Tidal Disruption Flares


Chatelain, Joseph Georgia State University 2012B-0224 CTIO 0.9m-TBD 7

Light Curves and Low Phase Angle Photometry for Jupiter Trojans.


Crotts, Arlin Columbia University 2012B-0317 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 4

SN 1987A's Vacuum UV/Optical Light Echo Evolution


Crotts, Arlin Columbia University 2012B-0396 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.4

Spectroscopic Evolution of SNR 1987A


Currie, Thayne NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2012B-0348 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.83

A Panchromatic Study of the Massive Planet and Debris Disk Around beta Pictoris


Cushing, Michael University of Toledo 2012B-0141 GEM-N GEM-NQ 3.6

The Search for Y Dwarfs in the Solar Neighborhood with WISE


Damjanov, Ivana Harvard University 2012B-0427 CTIO 4m-TBD 1.5

The Adaptive Optics Deep Field


Desert, Jean-Michel Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2012A-0497 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.8

Relative atmospheric compositions of a multiplanet system


Desjardins, Tyler University of Western Ontario 2012B-0201 KPNO 4m 3.5

Mapping Star Formation in Dense Environments: H(alpha) Imaging of Compact Galaxy Groups


Dhital, Saurav Vanderbilt University 2012B-0130 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.6

The Extremely Extreme: Searching for Companions in Wide M-dwarf Binaries


Eisenhardt, Peter California Institute of Technology--JPL 2012B-0344 CTIO SOAR 5

The Most Luminous Galaxies Found by WISE


Eisenhardt, Peter California Institute of Technology--JPL 2012B-0344 GEM-S GEM-S 2

The Most Luminous Galaxies Found by WISE


Eisenhardt, Peter California Institute of Technology--JPL 2012B-0344 KPNO WIYN 3.5

The Most Luminous Galaxies Found by WISE


Farihi, Jay University of Leicester 2012B-0140 MMT MMT-TBD 2

The Bulk Composition of Rocky Planetary Debris and a Search for Water


Fassnacht, Christopher University of California, Davis 2012B-0481 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.37

Quantifying the line-of-sight mass distributions to time-delay lenses


Flaherty, Kevin University of Arizona 2012B-0297 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.4

Understanding the Influence of Variable Accretion on Protoplanetary Disk Structure


Foley, Ryan Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2012B-0306 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.35

The Most Precise Distances to Type Ia Supernovae


French, Linda Illinois Wesleyan University 2012B-0341 CTIO 0.9m 7

Photometric Study of Jovian Trojan Asteroids


Gagne, Jonathan University of Montreal 2012B-0356 CTIO SOAR 4

Spectroscopic confirmation of very low-mass stars and brown dwarf candidates in nearby, young moving groups


Galicher, Raphael Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics 2012B-0564 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.36

Completing the follow-ups of the 300 stars International Deep Planet Survey


Galicher, Raphael Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics 2012B-0564 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.21

Completing the follow-ups of the 300 stars International Deep Planet Survey


Ge, Jian University of Florida 2012B-0493 KPNO 2.1m 10

Follow-up of MARVELS Brown Dwarf and Planet Candidates


Gelino, Christopher California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2012B-0275 CTIO SOAR 5

Photometric Follow-up of WISE Brown Dwarf Candidates


Geller, Aaron Northwestern University 2012B-0284 KPNO WIYN 2

Towards A Complete Census of the Solar-Type Binaries in the Young Open Cluster M37


Giammichele, Noemi University of Montreal 2012B-0044 KPNO 4m 4

Understanding the Spectral Evolution of Helium-Line DB White Dwarfs


Gizis, John University of Delaware 2012B-0233 KPNO 2.1m 3.5

A Great Spot on a Kepler L Dwarf


Gizis, John University of Delaware 2012B-0233 MMT MMT-TBD 2

A Great Spot on a Kepler L Dwarf


Gizis, John University of Delaware 2012B-0424 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.9

Completing the nearby L dwarf sample


Gonzalez, Anthony University of Florida 2012B-0470 GEM-N GEM-N 2

The Massive Distant Clusters of Wise Survey (MaDCoWS)


Gonzalez, Anthony University of Florida 2012B-0470 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.2

The Massive Distant Clusters of Wise Survey (MaDCoWS)


Gonzalez, Anthony University of Florida 2012B-0470 KPNO WIYN 5

The Massive Distant Clusters of Wise Survey (MaDCoWS)


Haines, Christopher University of Arizona 2012B-0285 KPNO 0.9m 9

KPNO 0.9m H(alpha) Imaging Survey of ``Transforming Galaxies'' in Local Galaxy Groups


Hartigan, Patrick Rice University 2012B-0166 KPNO 4m 5

The Layered Skin of the Elephant's Trunk


Heinze, Aren State University of New York, Stony Brook 2012B-0468 KPNO 2.1m 7.5

Intensive Multi-Band Photometry to Elucidate Weather on a Spitzer- Identified Variable L-Dwarf


Heinze, Aren State University of New York, Stony Brook 2012B-0530 KPNO 2.1m 0.5

Simultaneous Ground Based Monitoring of Brown Dwarfs Being Observed with Spitzer


Heinze, Aren State University of New York, Stony Brook 2012B-0530 KPNO 2.1m-TBD 5

Simultaneous Ground Based Monitoring of Brown Dwarfs Being Observed with Spitzer


Hillenbrand, Lynne California Institute of Technology-Dept. of Astronomy 2012B-0295 MMT MMT-TBD 1

Connecting Stellar Properties and Aperiodic Photometric Variability Origins in Young Stars


Hinkle, Kenneth National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2012B-0268 KPNO 2.1m 7

Keplerian disks around RV Tauri stars


Horch, Elliott Southern Connecticut State University 2012B-0437 KPNO WIYN 4

A Multiplicity Survey of M35 and M67 with the Differential Speckle Survey Instrument


Howell, Steve NASA Ames Research Center 2012B-0083 KPNO WIYN 7

Speckle and Lucky imaging of Kepler Exoplanet Candidate Host Stars


Howell, Steve NASA Ames Research Center 2012B-0085 KPNO 4m 4

Spectroscopy of Kepler Exoplanet Host Stars


Howell, D. Andrew University of California, Santa Barbara 2012B-0491 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1

Early-time observations of Type Ia supernovae to reveal progenitors and metallicity


Howell, D. Andrew University of California, Santa Barbara 2012B-0497 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.5

Early-time observations of Type Ia supernovae to reveal progenitors and metallicity


Hsieh, Henry University of Hawaii/IfA-CFHT 2012B-0418 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.3

The Sublimation-Driven Nature of Main-Belt Comet Activity


Hsieh, Tien-Hao National Tsing Hua University 2012B-0532 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.47

Studying the Nature of Very Low Luminosity Objects (VeLLOs)


Hufford, Tara University of Georgia 2012B-0174 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 4

Debris disks in the Scorpius-Centaurus OB Association


Indriolo, Nick Johns Hopkins University 2012B-0227 KPNO 4m 4

The Utility of H_3^+ Observations in Diffuse Molecular Clouds


Ingleby, Laura University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2012B-0274 KPNO 4m 6

Peering through the Magnetospheres of Slowly Accreting T Tauri Stars


Jacobson, Seth University of Colorado 2012B-0276 KPNO 2.1m 4

Directly Detecting the BYORP effect and further characterization of near- Earth asteroid binaries


Jeon, Yiseul Seoul National University 2012B-0537 KPNO 4m 2.5

Optical Spectroscopic Observation of z~5 Quasar Candidates


Johnson, Christian University of California, Los Angeles 2012B-0312 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.55

A 10,000 Star Survey for Li-rich K Giants in the Galactic Bulge


Kafka, Stella Carnegie Institution of Washington 2012B-0116 GEM-N GEM-N 0.5

The mixing of blue stragglers


Kasliwal, Mansi Carnegie Institution of Washington 2012B-0412 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.48

Rapid Spectroscopy of Elusive Transients and Young Supernovae


Keeney, Brian University of Colorado 2012B-0319 CTIO 4m-TBD 1

Gas and Galaxies in the Cosmic Web: III. Imaging Galaxies Near /COS AGN Fields with DECam


Kelson, Daniel Carnegie Observatories 2012B-0506 CTIO 4m-TBD 2

The Carnegie Spitzer IMACS Survey: 5-band Optical Imaging of the Southern Fields


Kim, Alex Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 2012B-0278 SSO AAT-SVC 2

Spectroscopic Diversity in Supernovae Discovered by the Dark Energy Survey


Kriek, Mariska University of California, Berkeley 2012B-0185 MMT MMT-TBD 1

Physical Properties of Galaxies as a Function of Spectral Type


Kriek, Mariska University of California, Berkeley 2012B-0218 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.8

Resolved Kinematics of a Compact z=2.1 Quiescent Galaxy: Evidence for a Rotating Disk?


Kunder, Andrea Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2012B-0178 CTIO 0.9m 6

CCD Photometry of the M22 RR Lyrae Instability Strip


Kunder, Andrea Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2012B-0301 SSO AAT-SVC 0.3

Search for Stellar Sub-Structure in the Galactic Bulge


Lada, Charles Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory 2012B-0439 KPNO 4m 7

Deep NIR Imaging Surveys of the Nearest GMCs: Determining the Factors that Control the Star Formation Rates in Dense Gas


Landolt, Arlo Louisiana State University 2012B-0006 KPNO 2.1m 28.5

Faint UBVRI Photometric Standard Star Fields: KPNO


Lee, Ting-Hui Western Kentucky University 2012B-0405 CTIO SOAR 2

Chemical Abundances of Compact Planetary Nebulae in the Galactic Disk


Leggett, Sandy Gemini Observatory North 2012B-0118 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.4

Near-Infrared Characterization of the WISE Y Dwarfs


Lena, Davide Rochester Institute of Technology 2012B-0311 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.4

Mapping sub-kpc gas flows in NGC1365


Levitan, David California Institute of Technology-Dept of Physics, Math, Astronomy 2012B-0315 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.86

Orbital Periods for Two Unique, Recently Discovered AM CVn Systems


Li, Rui University of Florida 2012B-0415 KPNO 2.1m 3

Tracing Metallicity of Brown Dwarf/Giant Planet Candidates from MARVELS using EXPERTS


Liu, Guilin Johns Hopkins University 2012B-0170 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.5

Feedback in Unobscured vs. Obscured Quasars


Lonsdale, Carol National Radio Astronomy Observatory Headquarters 2012B-0291 CTIO SOAR 4

The Astrophysics of extreme feedback in WISE-radio selected AGN


Maqueo Chew, Yilen Gomez Vanderbilt University 2012B-0400 KPNO 2.1m 4

A SuperWASP Benchmark Eclipsing Binary with a Very Low-Mass Secondary in the Brown Dwarf Desert


Marois, Christian Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics 2012B-0256 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.35

Further constraining the nature of the enigmatic Fomalhaut b planet candidate with NICI.


McConnell, Nicholas University of California, Berkeley 2012B-0137 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.6

The Most Massive Galaxies and Black Holes


McGee, Sean University of Durham 2012B-0138 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.49

The high redshift progenitors of massive galaxy clusters


Megeath, Tom University of Toledo 2012B-0514 KPNO 4m 4

A Deep Newfirm Survey of the Orion B Cloud


Menanteau, Felipe Rutgers University 2012B-0223 GEM-S GEM-S 1

Mass estimation of four z~1 ACT/SZE Discovered Galaxy Clusters


Menanteau, Felipe Rutgers University 2012B-0223 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.2

Mass estimation of four z~1 ACT/SZE Discovered Galaxy Clusters


Menanteau, Felipe Rutgers University 2012B-0378 CTIO SOAR 3

Optical/NIR Identification of New SZ Galaxy Clusters from the Atacama Cosmology Telescope


Morales-Calderon, Maria California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2012B-0309 KPNO WIYN 4

Characterizing Variable Young Stars in NGC 2264


Mortazavi, S Alireza Johns Hopkins University 2012B-0436 KPNO WIYN 4

SparsePak Kinematics of Tidally Interacting Galaxy Pairs


Mueller, Beatrice Planetary Science Institute 2012B-0455 KPNO 2.1m 12.5

The continuing rotational evolution of comet 2P/Encke


Myers, Adam University of Wyoming 2012B-0337 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.71

Characterizing the Circumgalactic Medium of Low and High Mass Galaxies with Close Quasar Pairs


Myers, Adam University of Wyoming 2012B-0337 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2.6

Characterizing the Circumgalactic Medium of Low and High Mass Galaxies with Close Quasar Pairs


Neugent, Kathryn Lowell Observatory 2012B-0129 MMT MMT-TBD 2.5

Determining the Binary Frequency of Wolf-Rayet Stars as a Function of Metallicity


Nidever, David University of Virginia 2012B-0416 CTIO 4m-TBD 2

DECam Magellanic Clouds Survey Pilot Program


Nielsen, Eric University of Hawaii 2012B-0466 GEM-S GEM-SQ 3.3

The Deepest Search for Planets Around Newly Identified Young, Nearby Stars


Oswalt, Terry Florida Institute of Technology 2012B-0355 CTIO SOAR 4

Observational Constraints on the White Dwarf Mass-Radius Relation


Oswalt, Terry Florida Institute of Technology 2012B-0355 KPNO 4m 4

Observational Constraints on the White Dwarf Mass-Radius Relation


Papovich, Casey Texas A & M University 2012B-0482 GEM-N GEM-N 2

A Comprehensive Spectroscopic Survey of z > 4 Galaxies in CANDELS


Papovich, Casey Texas A & M University 2012B-0482 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.15

A Comprehensive Spectroscopic Survey of z > 4 Galaxies in CANDELS


Papovich, Casey Texas A & M University 2012B-0482 GEM-S GEM-S 2

A Comprehensive Spectroscopic Survey of z > 4 Galaxies in CANDELS


Papovich, Casey Texas A & M University 2012B-0482 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.15

A Comprehensive Spectroscopic Survey of z > 4 Galaxies in CANDELS


Patel, Rahul State University of New York, Stony Brook 2012B-0541 KPNO 4m 2.5

Age Diagnostics of New WISE Detected Debris Disk-Host Stars


Patel, Rahul State University of New York, Stony Brook 2012B-0541 SSO AAT-SVC 1

Age Diagnostics of New WISE Detected Debris Disk-Host Stars


Pepper, Joshua Vanderbilt University 2012B-0361 KPNO 2.1m 6.5

Follow-up and Confirmation of Transiting Planet Candidates From the KELT Survey


Pilachowski, Catherine Indiana University 2012B-0077 KPNO 2.1m 7

Fluorine in Metal-Poor Stars with Phoenix


Quinn, Samuel Georgia State University 2012B-0369 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.29

Close visual companions to transiting exoplanet host stars


Rabinowitz, David Yale University 2012B-0070 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.66

Measuring the Rotational Light Curve of (79360) Sila-Nunam : an Eclipsing Binary in the Kuiper Belt


Reed, Mike Missouri State University 2012B-0253 KPNO 2.1m 5.5

Testing theoretical models of subdwarf B stars using multicolor photometry


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2012B-0321 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.35

Spectroscopic Time Series of Carinae's Great Eruption


Rest, Armin Space Telescope Science Institute 2012B-0322 KPNO 4m 8

Light Echoes of Galactic Explosions and Eruptions


Rich, Michael University of California, Los Angeles 2012B-0098 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.225

Hydra I: an odd, double-lobed ``globular cluster''


Richardson, Noel Georgia State University 2012B-0194 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 4

Interactions in the LBV binaries Carinae and HD 5980


Ridgway, Susan National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2012B-0465 GEM-S GEM-SQ 2

The Evolution of the Obscured and Unobscured Quasar Population


Roe, Henry Lowell Observatory 2012B-0088 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.3

Titan's Methane Weather post-Equinox: Seasonal climate change and large storm systems


Roe, Henry Lowell Observatory 2012B-0088 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.2

Titan's Methane Weather post-Equinox: Seasonal climate change and large storm systems


Rogerson, Jesse New York University 2012B-0538 Hale 2

Spectroscopic Follow Up of Variable Quasars


Rupke, David Rhodes College 2012B-0117 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.6

QSO Feedback in Action: The AGN Threshold


Salyk, Colette National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2012B-0433 KPNO 4m 2

CO variability in HAeBe disks: A search for planet-disk interactions


Schirmer, Mischa Gemini Observatory North 2012B-0102 CTIO SOAR 1

Determining the redshift of the strong lens system in the fossil group J0454-0309


Schirmer, Mischa Gemini Observatory North 2012B-0125 CTIO SOAR 2 (DD)

Redshifts of strongly lensed multiple image systems in a high redshift double cluster


Schlawin, Everett Cornell University 2012B-0454 Hale 1

Imager-Corrected NIR Spectro-Photometry of a Hot Jupiter


Schlieder, Joshua Max Planck Institut fur Astrophysik 2012B-0222 KPNO 4m 4

New Low-Mass Members of Nearby Young Moving Groups


Sheffield, Allyson Columbia University 2012B-0386 KPNO 4m 4

Exploring the Origin of M Giant Stars in the Nearby Galactic Halo


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2012B-0289 CTIO 0.9m-SVC 5

Precise Astrometry for Predicting Kuiper Belt Object Occultations


Sheppard, Scott Carnegie Institution of Washington 2012B-0451 CTIO 4m-TBD 1

Beyond the Kuiper Belt Edge


Shivvers, Isaac University of California, Berkeley 2012B-0512 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 1.35

Observationally Constraining the Effects of Orbital Circularization for Stars in Binary Orbits


Siverd, Robert Vanderbilt University 2012B-0536 KPNO 2.1m 14

Revealing the Origins and Fates of Hot Jupiters with Eccentric Eclipsing Binaries


Slater, Colin University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2012B-0566 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.86

Deep follow-up of two new distant satellites of Andromeda


Smith, J. Austin Peay State University 2012B-0232 CTIO 0.9m-TBD 7

Targeted Samples of the Hot Stellar Content in the Southern Sky


Smith, J. Austin Peay State University 2012B-0232 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 6

Targeted Samples of the Hot Stellar Content in the Southern Sky


Sonnenfeld, Alessandro University of California, Santa Barbara 2012B-0230 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.06

Probing dark matter in the Cosmic Horseshoe


Sromovsky, Lawrence University of Wisconsin, Madison 2012B-0246 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.6

Probing Uranus' Atmosphere With Discrete Cloud Observations


Stanghellini, Letizia National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2012B-0191 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1.86

Chemical evolution of two Sculptor galaxies through the abundances of planetary nebulae and H II regions


Stauffer, John California Institute of Technology--IPAC 2012B-0106 KPNO 4m 3

The Death Spiral of a 1 Myr Exoplanet?


Storchi-Bergmann, Thaisa Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sol 2012B-0562 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.876

The Co-Evolution of Supermassive Black Holes and Galaxies probed with NIFS


Stringfellow, Guy University of Colorado 2012B-0345 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.45

Is it Alive? Recovering the Supernova Impostor SN1961V


Stringfellow, Guy University of Colorado 2012B-0521 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 4.6

Confirming LBV Candidates Through Variability: A Photometric and Spectroscopic Monitoring Study


Sullivan, Mark University of Oxford 2012B-0552 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.87

The host galaxies of local PTF Type Ia supernovae


Thorman, Paul University of California, Davis 2012B-0448 CTIO 4m-TBD 2

Galaxy and Mass Evolution via Deep u-band Imaging in the Deep Lens Survey


Tokovinin, Andrei Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 2012B-0075 CTIO 1.5m-SVC 0.4

Kappa Fornax, a triple radio-star?


Trafton, Laurence University of Texas, Austin 2012B-0533 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.6

Investigation of Thermal Tides in Uranus' Thermosphere


Tran, Kim-Vy Texas A & M University 2012B-0302 GEM-S GEM-S 3

Mapping Cool Gas In and Around Star-forming Cluster Galaxies at z=1.62


Tran, Kim-Vy Texas A & M University 2012B-0302 GEM-S GEM-SQ 0.05

Mapping Cool Gas In and Around Star-forming Cluster Galaxies at z=1.62


Trilling, David Northern Arizona University 2012B-0422 GEM-N GEM-N 2

Finding KBO flyby targets for New Horizons


Trueblood, Mark National Optical Astronomy Observatory 2012B-0057 KPNO 2.1m 5

Long Term Follow-up of Near Earth Objects


Trujillo, Chad Gemini Observatory North 2012B-0568 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.25

Surface Composition of Pluto's Moons Nix and Hydra


Tucker, Brad Australian National University 2012B-0385 GEM-N GEM-NQ 1.2

Catching Supernovae in the Act with KISS (Kepler International Supernova Search)


Veilleux, Sylvain University of Maryland 2012B-0093 KPNO 4m 2.5

Neutral Winds in Local Quasar-Dominated Mergers. II.


Walsh, Jonelle University of Texas, Austin 2012B-0208 GEM-N GEM-NQ 0.95

Examining Massive Black Holes in Small, High-Dispersion Galaxies


Walter, Frederick State University of New York, Stony Brook 2012B-0280 CTIO SOAR 2

Substellar Mass Objects in Orion OB1b


Willman, Beth Haverford College 2012B-0209 GEM-N GEM-NQ 2

Investigating Overdensities of Cool Stars at the Edge of the Milky Way


Winter, Lisa University of Colorado 2012B-0251 CTIO SOAR 4

Optical Outflows and Emission Line Properties in X-ray Obscured AGNs


Worseck, Gabor University of California Observatories 2012B-0526 Hale 5

Revealing the Proximity Zones of Helium-Reionizing Quasars at ~ 3


Yan, Renbin New York University 2012B-0488 Hale 2

Probing the Warm Ionized Gas in Nearby Early-type Galaxies


Zakamska, Nadia Johns Hopkins University 2012B-0181 MMT MMT-TBD 2

Spectropolarimetry of high-redshift type 2 quasar candidates


Zaritsky, Dennis University of Arizona 2012B-0515 CTIO SOAR 3

Searching for Systematic Effects in SNe Ia Distances


Zhao, Ping Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 2012B-0430 GEM-S GEM-SQ 1

The Mass Function of a New Candidate of Quiescent Low-Mass X-ray Binary

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