2013B NASA Keck Time Solicitation
For Professional Research Using the NASA Allocation for Telescope Observing Time at the W.M. Keck Observatory
Proposals for NASA Keck time
for observing semester 2013B (August 1, 2013 to January 31, 2014)
are due Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 4 pm PDT.
This call is now closed.
- NASA intends the use of the Keck telescopes to be highly strategic in support of on-going missions and/or high priority, long term science goals. The NASA Keck call is open to a wide range of disciplines spanning from exoplanets and solar system topics to galactic and extragalactic topics. Click here for more details.
- Frequently Asked Questions Page
- The opportunity to propose as Principal Investigators for the NASA time on the Keck Telescopes is open to all U.S.-based astronomers ("U.S.-based astronomers" have their principal affiliation at a U.S. institution.)
- Online proposal submission site
- Questions? email: KeckCFP@ipac.caltech.edu
- The following documents provide additional information. The "new icon" () indicates that updates have been made since last semester.
Highlights for 2013B
Highlights for 2013A
- 1) Data taken with ALL instruments are now included in the Keck Observatory Archive.
- 2) MOSFIRE and OSIRIS are now available on Keck I.
- 3) The CoRoT Key Science project is now completed. General PI proposals are still being accepted.
- 4) The Keck Interferometer is no longer available.
- 5) General Proposals for the Use of Keck to Observe Public Kepler Targets
- 6) Addition of Co-I Institutions to NExScI Cover Page
- Note restricted Keck 1 time available during summer months. See here for more information.
- Remote Observing is available at Caltech and Yale.
Useful Links and Information
The NASA Keck Time Solicitation Information web site is a source of information for professional researchers who wish to submit proposals for the NASA allocation of observing time at the W. M. Keck Observatory. For general public information, please visit the Keck Home Page.
Web Curator and NExScI Cognizant Official: Dawn