While the state-of-the-art spectrometer is being developed, the NASA-NSF partnership has established an exoplanet-related Guest Observer research program on the WIYN telescope including existing instrumentation at WIYN. Call for proposals are issued by NOAO and due on the normal semester schedule - Deadlines are the last day in September for the following “A” semester (February 1 – July 31) and the last day in March for the following “B” semester (August 1 – January 31). Proposal submission information can be found at http://ast.noao.edu/observing/proposal-info. NASA plans to provide modest funding to selected PIs to cover partial cost of travel, observation, data analysis and publication.

• Call for NASA Exoplanet GO Proposals

WIYN schedule for approved programs

• Selected proposals: 2019B (below), 2019A, 2018B, 2018A, 2017B, 2017A, 2016B, 2016A, 2015B



2019B GO Awards

# PI Institution Instrument Title
1 Ryan Blackman Yale University NEID K2 & TESS Exoplanet Mass Measurements with NEID
2 Ian Crossfield Massachussets Institute for Technology NEID A NEID mass for a Small TESS Atmospheric Target
3 Avi Shporer Massachussets Institute for Technology NEID Radial Velocity Confirmation of TESS Warm Jupiter Candidates
4 Gudmundur Stefansson Penn State University NEID Rossiter-McLaughlin Measurements of the Neptune-size M-dwarf planet GJ 3470b
5 Sharon Wang Carnegie Institution for Science NEID RVxTESS: Characterizing Stellar Activity on M Dwarfs with Simultaneous TESS and NEID Observations
6 Joshua Winn Princeton University NEID Validation of TESS Exoplanet Candidates
7 Jason Wright Penn State University NEID Measuring the Ultimate RV Standard Star: NEID Ob- servations of the Sun at Night
8 Knicole Colon NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Non-NEID Photometric Characterization of K2 and TESS Exoplanets with WIYN
9 Steve Howell NASA-Ames Research Center Non-NEID K2 and TESS Exoplanet Validation and Characterization: Small Planets and Host Systems
10 Adam Kraus University of Texas, Austin Non-NEID Unveiling the Impact of Binary Stars on Planet Occurrence with Gaia