MCDONALD OBSERVATORY

TELESCOPE SCHEDULING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES



The following are Policies Governing Granting of Observing time at McDonald Observatory as of 11/2003.


Observer Contract

Proposal Process and Due Dates

Proposal Formats

Publication Credits

Instrument Support Policy

Vacant Time

Instrumentation Familiarization (Training): Texas and non-Texas Observers

Access to McDonald Observatory by non-UT Austin researchers

Preparation by non-UT Austin observers is essential

Telescope Allocation Committee

Proposal Evaluation Criteria for McDonald Telescope Time

Hints for Writing Successful Observing Proposals

Request for Service (RFSs) and Request for Travel (RTAs)













10 May 2006
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