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FCAD Observing Opportunities at the WIYN 0.9m Kitt Peak National Observatory

FCAD Observing Opportunities at the WIYN 0.9m Kitt Peak National ObservatoryFCAD Observing Opportunities at the WIYN 0.9m Kitt Peak National ObservatoryFCAD is a member of the WIYN 0.9m consortium. Our 15 nights of observing each year is dedicated to giving undergraduates experience at a professional telescope. This may be done in two ways:

  • Join AST 341 Observational Techniques II class
  • Submit individual observing proposals

Recent PI proposals from FCAD ( grad students, undergrads, postdocs )

2015 Joe Burchett: Deep Survey of Low-Redshift C IV Absorbers
2015 Ryan Cybulski: Planck Selected Lensed SMGs
2016 Joe Burchett: Deep Survey of Low-Redshift C IV Absorbers
2016 Heather Kurtz: Environment and Ionization of Green Pea Galaxies
2017 Jason Young: Imaging of the MUSCEL Galaxy UGC 10140
2017 Teddy Kareta: Time-resolved photometry of Comets 41P and C/2015 V2