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Poor Weather Queue Summary : Semester 2007A GN

The queues shown in the tables below summarise the programs that constitute the "Poor Weather Queue" on GN. The Poor Weather Queue is a pilot program introduced in 2006B to fill telescope time under very poor, but usable, conditions. These programs are distinct from other queue programs in three important ways: 1) time spent on poor weather programs will not be charged to the PIs or the partner countries; 2) poor weather programs can exist in queue only, and must meet the observing condition constraints shown below; and 3) poor weather programs are lower priority than the "regular" queue (bands 1 to 3) and have no explicit or implicit guarantee of being observed. They will be executed only when nothing in the regular queue is observable.

In all other respects — NGO and Gemini contact scientist support, Phase II definitions, Gemini Science Archive data distribution — programs in the Poor Weather Queue are similar to all other Gemini queue programs. In the Observing Tool, poor weather queue programs are designated as Band 4, to distinguish them from the rest of the queue.

Observing condition constraints for poor weather programs must meet one of the following:

This report is generated daily (see the bottom of the page for the current timestamp). The pages linked via Completion Status are updated approximately every 4 hours. Note that the completion fraction may change as the time accounting is adjusted during the quality assessment process.

The columns in the table for Gemini North are:
Ref # Gemini reference number (note that this is different from any internal National TAC reference number). Click on it to see the proposal abstract (when available).
PI Name of Principal Investigator. (If a joint proposal, the name of the primary contact for the entire program is listed).
Partner Partner (UH = University of Hawaii, GS=Gemini staff) or country (US, UK, CA, CL, AU, AR, BR) to which time will be charged. If a joint proposal, all contributors are shown.
Title The title of the science program.
Instrument Name of the instrument(s) required.
Hours Allocated Time allocated to the program (if a joint proposal, this is the total time for the program).
Execution Status Click on this hyperlink to see the current status of each observation in the program.
Data Taken The UT date(s) on which data were taken.
Completion Status This shows an estimate of the fraction of allocated time that has been used. Note that this is a preliminary estimate and is only an indication of the completion state of the program. The completion state may not reflect the formal time accounting. Also note that some programs may be completed in less than the allocated time (e.g. if conditions were better than requested or if the request was overestimated).

The assigned support staff (Gemini Contact Scientists and National Office staff) for each Gemini North ODB and Gemini South ODB program are listed in the interactive 'snapshots' of the Observing Database (ODB).

GN Poor Weather Queue
Ref # PI Partner Title Instrument Hours
GN-2007A-Q-118 Aspin UH NIFS Spectroscopy of Main Sequence Dwarf and Giant Stars NIFS 10.00
Execution Status: Dates Taken:
Completion Status:
GN-2007A-Q-119 Blum US Galactic Massive Star Formation: The Case for NIFS and W43 NIFS 19.00
Execution Status: Dates Taken:
20070502 20070503 20070504 20070505 20070507 20070508 20070530 20070614 20070627
Completion Status:
GN-2007A-Q-120 Crowl US Stellar Populations of Stripped Spiral Galaxies in the Virgo Cluster GMOS 30.00
Execution Status: Dates Taken:
20070225 20070414 20070415 20070416 20070516 20070517 20070614 20070615
Completion Status:
GN-2007A-Q-121 Loubser UK Stellar Population Ages in Nearby Spiral Bulges - Probing the Controversy. GMOS 22.50
Execution Status: Dates Taken:
20070218 20070219 20070220 20070221 20070316 20070324 20070325 20070416
Completion Status:
GN-2007A-Q-122 Nemmen BR The broad double-peaked Halpha profiles of the nuclei of low-luminosity AGN GMOS 4.50
Execution Status: complete Dates Taken:
20070208 20070218 20070303 20070305 20070505
Completion Status:
GN-2007A-Q-123 Sansom UK Determining Star Formation Histories of cD Galaxies GMOS 22.50
Execution Status: Dates Taken:
20070520 20070525 20070528 20070614 20070620 20070628 20070629 20070704 20070705 20070713
Completion Status:


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