Welcome to the NSF's NOIRLab's observing proposal Web form. This form can be used to apply for time at Kitt Peak National Observatory (including WIYN) and Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (including SOAR and SMARTS) as well as community-access time with CHARA and AAT.
This form is now configured for the preparation of proposals for all resources offered by NSF's OIR Lab in 2021B, except Gemini and LBT proposals. All Gemini requests (including Subaru exchange time) must be prepared and submitted with the Gemini Phase-I Tool. All LBT requests must be prepared and submitted with the LBTO Phase-I Tool.
This proposal form is no longer active. To request time on NOIRLab facilities for semesters after 2021B please use our enhanced proposal tools located at https://time-allocation.noirlab.edu/. All Gemini requests (including Subaru exchange time) should continue to be prepared and submitted with the Gemini Phase-I Tool
Proposal deadline for the 2021B observing semester (1 Aug 2021 – 31 Jan 2022):
Time remaining until deadline:
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