This is call-of-proposal for Lulin One-meter Telescope (LOT) for Semester 2020A (from 01 January to 30 April, 2020). The proposal is divided into two categories:
Education -- use the latex template given in LOT_Proposal_Education.zip for this category.
Research -- use the latex template given in LOT_Proposal_Research.zip for this category.
Deadline: *** 01 December 2019 (before midnight) ***
Please sent your proposal(s), the latex file and an additional one-page of Figures and/or Tables, to me by email: cngeow_@_astro.ncu.edu.tw
(A) Following nights are not available
10-11 January -- Engineering/Full Moon
24-26 Janyary -- Lunar/Chinese New Year Break
09-10 February -- Engineering/Full Moon
09-10 March -- Engineering/Full Moon
08-09 April -- Engineering/Full Moon
(B) 11 Jan is also the election day. It is expected no observing staff will be available at Lulin Observatory on 10 and 11 January.
(C) The three (dark) nights of Chinese/Lunar New Year will be granted to experienced observers only (note: NO observing staff will be available), or LOT will be shut down in these three nights.
Please indicates in the proposal if you want these nights and be sure you can go to Lulin Observatory.
(D) Starting 2019A Semester, about 8-12 (continuous) nights per months of LOT time will be given to a Large Program.
(E) The default LCI (Lulin Compact Imager) is Sophia 2048B CCD.
(F) Hiyoyu spctrograph (LCS) is no longer available.
(G) We strongly encourage observers (especially students) to be presented at the Lulin Observatory, instead of queue observing.
(H) For proposal(s) re-submitted from past semesters, please address TAC comments. Proposal(s) that do not show improvement will be rejected.
Note that late submission will NOT be accepted. For information regarding LOT and/or available instruments, please check Lulin's website (www.lulin.ncu.edu.tw) or consult with Lulin staff (lulinstaff_@_astro.ncu.edu.tw)
* maximum 2 hr ToO interruption per night; please negotiate/inform the original PI in advance or you need more than 2 hours per night
* please sent the ToO request to Lulin observing staff (Chi-Sheng, Hsiang-Yao and Wei-Jie)
* the original PI/observer remained the right to accept/decline ToO
The accepted proposals and schedule for 2020A Semester will be announced at Lulin's website (www.lulin.ncu.edu.tw) on 16 December 2019 (or later).
Acknowledgment: LOT users are required to include the following statement in their publication:
"This publication has made use of data collected at Lulin Observatory, partly supported by MoST grant 108-2112-M-008-001"
PS: Please let me know if you encounter problems on the latex templates.
On behalf of LOT TAC: Chow-Choong Ngeow