Semester 2019B Proposal Outcomes

by Mark Adams last modified Jun 13, 2019

The NRAO has completed the Semester 2019B proposal review and time allocation process for the VLA and VLBA.

A single VLA configuration (D array) will be available in the 19B semester and 124 new proposals were received by the 1 Feb 2019 deadline, including one large and sixteen time critical (triggered) proposals. For the VLBA, 27 new proposals were submitted, including two large and one triggered proposal. The oversubscription rate was 2.1 and the proposal pressure was 2.3, similar to recent semesters. Read more…

Announcement of Opportunity - Extra-Large Proposals

NRAO and GBO will consider submissions of Extra-Large observing proposals (X-proposals) at the upcoming 1 Aug proposal submission deadline. This opportunity is open for observers seeking to use the VLA, VLBA and/or GBT. Extra-Large proposals will be defined as those requesting a total of more than 1000 hours of telescope time and/or extending over four or more observing semesters. The earliest that successful Extra-Large projects could be scheduled is the start of Semester 2020B in August 2020. The opportunity to submit Extra-Large proposals will likely not be repeated for at least three years. Read more…

2019 Jansky Lectureship Awarded to Caltech Professor

Associated Universities, Inc. (AUI) and the NRAO have awarded the 2019 Karl G. Jansky Lectureship to Dr. Anneila Sargent, Ira S. Bowen Professor of Astronomy, Emeritus, at the California Institute of Technology. The Jansky Lectureship is an honor established by the AUI trustees to recognize outstanding contributions to the advancement of radio astronomy. Read more…

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