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NOAO Observing Proposal Form


Welcome to the National Optical Astronomy Observatory's observing proposal Web form. This form can be used to apply for time at Kitt Peak National Observatory (including WIYN) and Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (including SOAR and SMARTS) as well as community-access time with CHARA and AAT.


This form is now configured for the preparation of proposals for all resources offered by NOAO in 2016A, except Gemini proposals. All Gemini requests (including Subaru exchange time) must be prepared and submitted with the Phase-I Tool (PIT).


Proposal deadline for the 2016A observing semester (February - July 2016):

Time remaining until deadline:

[ Proposal Queue Status ] [ General Proposal Information ] [ Tucson Local Date/Time ]


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To continue editing an existing 2016A proposal:

Enter your proposal username:
Enter your proposal password:
Enter an email address for this session:

To create a new 2016A proposal or to copy* a proposal:

Enter a unique proposal username:
Enter a new proposal password:
Retype your proposal password:
Select a proposal type (TAC):
Enter an email address for this session:

 

* - To copy an existing proposal (from this or past observing semesters), enter a new username and complete the above fields. You will then be prompted for the username/password of the existing proposal after pressing the "Copy a Proposal" button


To view a sample version of the web proposal form:

Click on the button below to enter the sample NOAO web proposal form. This demonstration is recommended for first-time users who wish to view the pages without starting an actual proposal. No changes will be saved.


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Last updated: 1 September 2015

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