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Large Proposals

Large Proposal Policy

Proposal Code(s) Title Telescope(s) Dates Maximum Hours Approved
Principal Investigator Proprietary Period for Raw Data







Pending
VLA/14A-420 A comprehensive Galactic plane radio wavelength star formation survey VLA B, D 2014-2015 350 K. Menten 12 months
GBT/13B-312 The Radio Ammonia Mid-Plane Survey GBT 2013-2014 138 J. Jackson 12 months
BL193=13B-175 MOJAVE/GLAST Program
Observational Status
VLBA 2013-2016 936 M. Lister Waived







Active
VLA/14A-344 New Insights on Gamma-Ray Bursts with the Jansky VLA: A Legacy Approach VLA Any 2014-2015 88 E. Berger 12 months
VLA/14A-360 Resolving the Obscured Cosmic Accretion History and Modes of Galaxy Assembly VLA A, B, C 2014-2015 133 W. Rujopakarn 12 months
VLA/13B-014 The Comprehensive VLA Survey for Black Holes in Globular Clusters VLA BnA, A 2013-2014 140 J. Strader 12 months
VLA/13B-266 CHILES, the COSMOS HI Large Extragalactic Survey VLA B 2013-2014 300 J. van Gorkom 12 months
VLA/13B-318 Characterizing Binary and Disk Formation in Young Protostellar Systems VLA B, A, Any 2013-2014 264 J. Tobin 12 months
VLA/13B-057 Tempests, Not Bombs: The Complex, Prolonged Explosions of Novae VLA Any 2013-2018 199.5 L. Chomiuk 12 months
GBT/12B-320 The North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves GBT 2012-2015 1316 P. Demorest 12 months
VLA/13A-205 21-SPONGE: 21-cm Spectral line Observations of Neutral Gas with the EVLA VLA C, Any 2013-2014 230 S. Stanimirovic 12 months
GBT/13A-445 Continuing the GBT All-Sky 350-MHz Pulsar Survey GBT 2013-2014 600 S. Ransom 12 months
GBT/12A-366 The Radio Ammonia Mid-Plane Survey GBT 2012-2013 260 J. Jackson 12 months
GBT/11B-001 MUSTANG Imaging of the CLASH Cluster Sample II: Completion of the Sample GBT 2011-2014 325 T. Mroczkowski 12 months
VLA/12B-158 EVLA-COSMOS Survey: Confining Stellar Mass Growth through Cosmic Time VLA A,C 2012-2014
384
V. Smolcic 12 months
BM 352 = VLBA/11A-122 A VLBA Resolution of the Pleiades Distance Controversy VLBA 2012-2013 900 C. Melis 12 months

GBT/13A-236, VLA/13A-235 Megamaser Cosmology Project. VI GBT, VLBA/HSA, VLA 2012-2013 144, 4 J. Braatz 12 months
BB 303 = VLBA/11B-005 Proper Motion of Galaxies In the Local Group VLBA/HSA 2011-2014 560 A. Brunthaler 6 months

BM 353 = VLBA/11B-008

Sub-parsec Imaging of the Gamma-ray Emission Regions of Blazars VLBA 2011-2014 864 A. Marscher 12 months
BL178 MOJAVE/GLAST Program
Observational Status
VLBA 2011-2013 816 M. Lister Waived
BD152 PSRPI: Mapping the Galactic Distribution of Pulsars with the VLBA VLBA 2010-2013 762.5 A. Deller 12 months
BL175 The Gould's Belt Distances VLBA Survey VLBA/GBT, VLA, GBT 2010-2014 2785, 120 L. Loinard 12 months
BR145/BR149 Mapping the Milky Way VLBA, VLA 2009-2014 5280, 16 M. Reid 12 months, none







Past
VLA/13B-111 ERA: revealing young Exoplanets by Radio Astrometry VLA B 2013-2014 28 R. Launhardt 12 months
VLA/13A-334 A comprehensive Galactic plane radio wavelength star formation survey VLA D, DnC, B, BnA 2013-2014 105 K. Menten 12 months
VLA/13B-272 A deep-wide survey of the Stripe82 field and the bias of radio sources VLA CnB 2013 72 M. Jarvis 12 months
VLA/13A-120 The HI/OH/Recombination line survey of the Milky Way (THOR) VLA C 2013 100 H. Beuther 12 months
VLA/13A-213 The L-Band Local Group Legacy: Resolving the ISM and Star Formation Cycle VLA D, DnC, C, CnB 2013 87.5 A. Leroy 12 months
BD 161 = VLBA/12A-312 Characterizing the mJy Compact Radio Source Population VLBA 2011-2012 200 A. Deller 6 months

BM 360 = VLBA/12A-140 The Incidence and Evolution of AGN in 2965 COSMOS Radio Sources VLBA 2011-2012 276 E. Middelberg 12 months
GBT/12A-388 Continuing the GBT All-Sky 350-MHz Pulsar Survey GBT 2012-2013 500 S. Ransom 12 months
GBT/12A-297, BB313, VLA/12A-294 Megamaser Cosmology Project. V GBT, VLBA/HSA, VLA 2011-2012 144, 4 J. Braatz 12 months
GBT/12A-321 Expansion of the NANOGrav pulsar timing array project GBT 2012 186 P. Demorest 12 months
GBT/11B-051 HI Mapping of the M31-M33 Stream GBT 2011-2012 400 S. Wolfe 12 months
VLA/13A-398 Measuring the Dense Gas History of the Universe VLA D, DnC 2013 300 D. Riechers 12 months
VLA/13A-331 BAaDE: Bulge Asymmetries and Dynamic Evolution VLA D 2013 70 L. Sjouwerman 12 months
AC982

Grain Growth and Sub-structure in Protoplanetary Disks

VLA D,DnC, C,CnB, B,BnA, A

2010-2012 358 C. Chandler 12 months
GBT/09C-057 A 350 MHz Pulsar Survey of the Northern Celestial Cap GBT 2009-2012 1300 S. Ransom 12 months
GBT/11B-082 Constraining the Milky Way Mass with the Magellanic Stream GBT 2011-2012 325 D. Nidever 12 months
GBT/09B-041 Detecting nHz Gravitational Radiation using a Pulsar Timing Array GBT 2009-2012 15/month P. Demorest 12 months
VLA/12A-256 SPONGE: 21-cm SPectral line Observations of Neutral Gas with the EVLA VLA C, CnB, B, BnA, A, moves 2012 200 S. Stanimirovic 6 months
VLA/12B-257 Tracing the Evolution of Magnetic Fields in Galaxies Across Cosmic Time VLA BnA 2012 15 (pilot) E. Wilcots 12 months
VLA/10C-119

CHANG-ES

VLA B, C, D 2011-2012 405 J. Irwin 12 months
BC 196/BC 201 Inspiraling, Binary, and Recoiling Black Holes VLBA 2011-2012 330 J. Condon

Waived

GBT/10C-019, BB294, VLA/10C-146 Megamaser Cosmology Project. IV GBT, VLBA, VLA 2010-2011 96, 10 J. Braatz 12 months
GBT/07A-051 GBT Legacy Survey of Prebiotic Molecules Toward Sgr B2 (N-LMH) and TMC-1 GBT 2007-2011 625 M. Hollis Waived
VLA/10C-196 SPONGE: 21-cm SPectral line Observations of Neutral Gas with the EVLA VLA B, BnA, A, Moves 2011 411 S. Stanimirovic 12 months
VLA/10B-218, BM339 Probing Jet Acceleration and Collimation in Stellar-Mass Compact Objects VLA, VLBA 2010-2011 55, 168 J. Miller-Jones 12 months
BM303 Comprehensive Multiwaveband Monitoring of Gamma-ray Bright Blazars VLBA 2009-2011 576 A. Marscher 12 months
GBT/09C-051, BB278, AB1334 Megamaser Cosmology Project: Year 3 GBT, VLBA, VLA 2009-2010 160,96,10 J. Braatz 12 months, none, none
BG196 18-22cm VLBA Polarization Observations of the 135 MOJAVE-I Sources VLBA, VLA 2009-2010 216,8 D. Gabuzda 12 months
BM308, AM991 Probing Jet Acceleration and Collimation in Stellar-Mass Compact Objects VLBA, VLA 2009-2010 274,65.5 J. Miller-Jones 12 months
AB1314 A FIRST Complement to SDSS-III VLA B 2009, 2011 320, 104 R. Becker Waived
AJ359 The Radio EVLA Search for UHE Neutrinos VLA D 2009 200 T. Jaeger 12 months
AV314 Ram Pressure Diagnostics Using Polarized Emission II VLA D 2009 220 B. Vollmer 12 months
GBT/08C-035, BB261 Megamaser Cosmology Project: Year 2 GBT, VLBA, VLA 2009-2010 250,192,15 J. Braatz 12 months, none, none
BB240 RIPL: Radio Interferometric Planet Search VLBA, GBT, VLA 2007-2010 1392,1392,16 G. Bower 12 months
GBT/07A-087 Detecting nHz Gravitational Radiation using a Pulsar Timing Array GBT 2007-2009 15/month P. Demorest 12 months
AR685 Deep VLA Observations of SDSS Stripe 82 VLA A,B 2008-2009 282 dynamic G. Richards Waived
GBT/08C-010 Bulk Motions of Filaments in the local Universe GBT 2008-2009 484 H. Courtois 12 months
BL149 MOJAVE/GLAST Program
Observational Status
VLBA 2007-2010 1080 M. Lister Waived
GBT/07A-066, BB242, AB1230 Megamaser Cosmology Project GBT, VLBA, VLA 2007-2008 380,200,15 J. Braatz 12 months
AO215 Star Formation History and ISM Feedback in Nearby Galaxies VLA B,C,D 2007-2008 476 J. Ott Waived
AH927 LITTLE THINGS Survey VLA B,C,D 2007-2008 290 D. Hunter Waived
BM256 Probing blazars through multi-waveband variability of flux, polarization, and structure VLBA 2007-2008 288 A. Marscher 12 months
AM889 Deep 1.4 GHz VLA Obs. of Extended Chandra Deep Field South VLA A 2007 240 N. Miller 3 months
AH884 The Coordinated Radio and Infrared Survey for High-Mass Star Formation (The CORNISH Survey) VLA B,BnA 2006-2007 360 M. Hoare Waived
AP452 VLA Low-frequency Sky Survey VLA BnA,B 2003-2006 690 R. Perley 18 months
GBT/07A-029 Definitive Test of Star Formation Theory GBT 2007 D. Crutcher
BL137 MOJAVE II: Monitoring of jets in active galaxies with VLBA experiments VLBA 2006-2007 384 M. Lister Waived
BR100 The Spiral Structure and Kinematics of the Milky Way VLBA 2005-2007 270 M. Reid 12 months
BT085 The VLBA Imaging and Polarimetry Survey (VIPS) VLBA 2006 195 G. Taylor Waived
AK583 Cosmic Explosions VLA 2005-2006 20/month S. Kulkarni 12 months
AS801 VLA COSMOS VLA A,C 2004-2005 264 E. Schinnerer 12 months
AK563 Virgo: A Laboratory for Studying Galaxy Evolution VLA C 2004-2005 240 J. Kenney 18 months
BL123 MOJAVE: Monitoring of Jets in Active galaxies with VLBA Experiments
Observational Status
VLBA 2004-2005 336 M. Lister Waived
AW605 THINGS: The HI Nearby Galaxy Survey VLA B,C,D 2003-2005 293 F. Walter Waived
AH810 Coordinated Radio and Infrared Survey for High-Mass Star Formation VLA B 2005 40 (pilot) M. Hoare 18 months
BL111 MOJAVE: Monitoring of Jets in Active galaxies with VLBA Experiments VLBA 2002-2004 408 M. Lister Waived
AK509 Cosmic Explosions VLA 2000-2003 30/month S. Kulkarni 18 months
BC120 Pulsar Astrometry with the VLBA VLBA 2002-2004 300 S. Chatterjee 18 months
AS687 A Deep Radio Survey of the SIRTF First-look Survey VLA B 2001-2002 240 T. Soifer 18 months
AB628, AB879, AB950 FIRST Survey VLA B 1993-2002 3209 R. Becker Waived
AG592 HI Survey of Clusters in the Local Universe VLA C 2001-2002 360 J. van Gorkom 18 months
AP397 A 4-meter All-sky Survey VLA BnA,B 2001 70 (pilot) R. Perley 18 months
AT245 A Global, High Resolution HI Survey of the Milky Way VLA D 2000 260 R. Taylor Waived
AC308 NRAO VLA Sky Survey VLA D,DnC 1993-1996 2939 J. Condon 18 months