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Proposals Due:    Friday, 16 March 2018, 2 PM PDT

 

 

The Cycle 14 Call for Proposals is now open.
Proposals Due:    Friday, 16 March 2018, 2 PM PDT

AOR file parser - perl script for preparing observation summary table from your AORs.
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Director's Discretionary Time (DDT)

    Read Me First!

    To submit a Spitzer DDT proposal fill out this online submission form, which includes:

    • Standard coversheet information (PI and Co-I contact information, proposal title, etc, as for a regular General Observer submission).
    • Complete Astronomical Observation Requests (AORs).
    • A strong scientific justification (must be in PDF format), specifying why the request was not submitted during the normal Call for Proposals and the long-term legacy value of the observation. Please use the templates:

    Please upload both the science justification and the AORs via the online form.

    Note that requests for DDT cannot be used to resubmit all or part of a proposal that was rejected by the normal peer review process.

    Guidelines for Submission of Director's Discretionary Time Proposals

 
A longer cookbook-style document on how to go from an idea to a set of fully-functional Astronomical Observation Requests (AORs) for your Spitzer proposal.
Spot is a software package used by Spitzer observers to plan observations, and Leopard is a software package used to query the archive. Together, this group of cats is referred to as the "Spitzer Pride."
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