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LBO Science Program 2017B

by Davis Murphy last modified Feb 27, 2019

A total of 45 new proposals were received for the 1 February submission deadline for Semester 2017B. The table below summarizes the approved observing programs for the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) / High Sensitivity Array (HSA). Listed are the PI name, proposal ID, proposal title, maximum hours approved, and proposal type (Regular, Triggered, or Large). Proposals from previous semesters that were awarded time by LBO in 17B are included.

For each approved program, the Proposal Finder Tool will have access to its authors, title, abstract, and total approved hours.


Long Baseline Observatory 2017B Science Program

Beasley, Anthony VLBA/17B-177 Astrometric VLBA Observations of AR Sco - a WD pulsar?  30 Regular
Bietenholz, Michael VLBA/17B-290 The Star S2 and its Coming Encounter with the Galactic Centre 6 Regular
Bower, Geoffrey VLBA/17B-212 Is the GC Pulsar in a Black Hole Binary?  Improved Long-Term Astrometry 12 Regular
Brisken, Walter VLBA/17B-364 Deep-wide VLBA observations of the JWST-NEP Survey Field 52 Regular
Brunthaler, Andreas VLBA/15B-162 Measuring the proper motions of M81 and M82 24 Regular
Brunthaler, Andreas VLBA/17B-150 On the nature of M31*  16 Regular
Busch, Michael VLBA/16A-075 Radar Speckle Observations of Near-Earth Asteroids In 2016-2018 6.6 Triggered
Caccianiga, Alessandro VLBA/17B-095 THE TRUE NATURE OF SDSSJ143244.91+301435 7 Regular
Chen, Xi VLBA/17B-032 Where is the nearest place to form massive stars  9 Regular
Cho, Ilje VLBA/17B-139 Measuring the frequency dependent core shift of Sgr A* 13.6 Regular
CUTINI, Sara VLBA/16B-127 Morphological changes after a bright optical-gamma-ray flare in S51803+78 4 Regular
Deller, Adam VLBA/16B-317 MSPSRPI: VLBI astrometry of millisecond pulsars 56 Regular
Deller, Adam VLBA/16B-327 VLBA astrometry of J0737-3039: improved GR tests + moment of inertia measurement 4 Regular
Dzib, Sergio VLBA/17A-173 The distance to the LkHa 101 region 12 Regular
Edwards, Philip VLBA/17A-252 The Final TeV Blazars Until the CTA 8 Regular
Forbrich, Jan VLBA/17B-168 A VLBA proper motion census of Young Stellar Objects in the Orion Nebula Cluster 16 Regular
Gabuzda, Denise VLBA/17A-014 5.0-1.4 GHz VLBA Polarization Observations of the 191 MOJAVE-II Sources 120 Large
Hales, Chris VLBA/17B-274 Is the emission from the wind-collision region of WR 146 polarized? 12 Regular
Hough, David VLBA/17B-339 Morphology & Kinematics of Parsec-scale Jets in Lobe-dominated Quasars, Part II 8 Regular
Immer, Katharina VLBA/16A-196 3D motions of gas clouds in the Central Molecular Zone 14 Regular
Issaoun, Sara VLBA/17B-228 Imaging launch regions and magnetic fields of an outflow from a high-mass YSO 25 Regular
Jones, Dayton VLBA/16A-002 VLBA Astrometry of the Juno Spacecraft in Jupiter Orbit 18 Regular
Kim, Dong-Chan VLBA/17B-109 VLBA Observation of a potential recoiling SMBH CXO J101527.2+625911 4 Regular
Koay, Jun Yi VLBA/17B-094 The origin of low accretion state radio emission in the changing-look AGN Mrk590 12.6 Regular
Linford, Justin VLBA/17B-316 Shocks in Classical Novae: Imaging the Sources of Gamma-rays 84 Triggered
Lister, Matthew VLBA/16B-175 MOJAVE: Long Term VLBA Polarimetric Observations of Pc-Scale AGN Jets 720 Large
Lister, Matthew VLBA/17B-209 TXS 0128+554: A Rare Young Gamma-Ray Loud AGN? 13 Regular
Loinard, Laurent VLBA/10B-131 The Gould's Belt Distances VLBA Survey 169 Large
Maccarone, Thomas VLBA/17B-152 A trigonometric parallax for a globular cluster 7.5 Regular
Ma, Chopo VLBA/17A-051 VLBA Geodesy/Astrometry Observations for 2017 72 Regular
Marscher, Alan VLBA/17B-056 Sub-milliarcsecond Imaging of the Gamma-ray Emission Regions of Blazars 144 Large
Melis, Carl VLBA/17A-262 California's puzzling lack of stars 18 Regular
Menten, Karl VLBA/17B-086 Dynamics of (Proto-)Stellar Merger Remnants -- Tracking the Smoking Guns 28 Regular
Menten, Karl VLBA/17B-087 Examining the Stellar Merger V838 Mon in Detail 14 Regular
Miller-Jones, James VLBA/16B-137 A geometric distance to the black hole X-ray binary Swift J1753.5-0127 10 Regular
Miller-Jones, James VLBA/17A-191 Probing transient jet launching in stellar-mass black holes 30 Triggered
Moscadelli, Luca VLBA/17A-049 Studying ejection at 10-100 AU in a binary system of massive YSOs 28 Regular
Orosz, Gabor VLBA/16A-378 Extending the parallax measurement of hydroxyl masers in OH/IR stars 5 Regular
Orosz, Gabor VLBA/17B-279 Improving the parallax distance of PSR B1913+16 for testing General Relativity 24 Regular
Perley, Daniel VLBA/17B-199 Radio monitoring of a serendipitous transient in Cygnus A 16 Regular
Pihlstrom, Ylva VLBA/17B-161 Candidate VLBI Q-band Calibrators: X-band positions 26 Regular
Piner, Glenn VLBA/17B-058 The super-luminal TeV sources 12 Regular
Reid, Mark VLBA/16B-001 A Parallax Distance for the Microquasar Cyg X-3 24 Regular
Reynolds, Cormac VLBA/17B-065 Determining the Current State of Activity in the Jet in Hercules A 8 Regular
Rioja, Maria Jose VLBA/17B-080 MultiView Astrometry to Measure the Structure of the Galactic Magnetic Field 24.5 Regular
Sanna, Alberto VLBA/16B-089 Dynamical properties of High-mass Star-Forming Regions - Cepheus A 88 Regular
Savolainen, Tuomas VLBA/17B-337 Testing the magnetic flux paradigm of AGN jet production 32 Regular
Simard, Dana VLBA/17B-064 Scintillation of FRB121102 and the associated persistent radio source 50 Regular
Tseng, Chih-Yin VLBA/17B-308 What Powers the Jet in NGC 6251? The Spinning Black Hole or the Accretion Disk? 22 Regular
Waisberg, Idel VLBA/17B-085 Resolving the Radio Core of SS433 in the mm: Connection to the Optical Jets 10 Regular
Yang, Wenjin VLBA/17A-112 Locating the very distant Outer Scutum Centaurus spiral arm of the Milky Way 18 Regular
Zhang, Bo VLBA/17B-091 Calibrating the PL Relation for Long Period Variables 20 Regular