At the Perek telescope it is possible to apply for Regular Observing Proposals and for observing proposals through the ChETEC-INFRA Trans-National Access Programme.
Regular Observing Proposals
Who can apply?
ASU accepts observing proposals from anyone, regardless of nationality, affiliation, or status. A few nights per month are available at the Perek telescope for observing projects and programs led by external users (not affiliated with ASU) to support new ideas and scientific progress in the field.
How do I apply for observing time at ASU?
Applications for observation time at ASU have to be written in a free format following the guidelines available here and sent as a PDF file by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A description of the general rules and policies and procedures for allocation of observing time on the Perek telescope at ASU in Ondřejov can be found here.
Tables with typical times for the different operations when observing at the telescope are available at observing overheads.
Telescope time for the Perek telescopes in Ondřejov is allocated four times per year. Accepted proposal stays active for 12 months.
|Submission Deadline||Earliest start of observations|
|1st of September, at 23:59 CET*||1st of December|
|1st of December, at 23:59 CET||1st of March|
|1stof March, at 23:59 CET||1st of June|
|1st of June , at 23:59 CET||1st of September|
The ChETEC-INFRA Trans-National Access Programme
The ChETEC-INFRA (Chemical Elements as Tracers of the Evolution of the Cosmos – Infrastructures for Nuclear Astrophysics) Trans-National Access Programme provides access to telescopes for astronomical observations, nuclear laboratories to measure nuclear properties and rates, and supercomputers to compute complex stellar models aimed at Nuclear astrophysics research.
More details who can apply and how to apply for observing time through ChETEC-INFRA can be found here.