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 https://noirlab.edu/science/observing-noirlab/proposals/call-for-proposals. 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: 2021B, 2021A (below), 2020B, 2020A, 2019B, 2019A, 2018B, 2018A, 2017B, 2017A, 2016B, 2016A, 2015B


2021A GO Awards

# PI Institution Instrument Title
1 Corey Beard University of California, Irvine NEID Simultaneous Observations of Kepler Objects With TESS and NEID
2 Jennifer Burt JPL NEID Precisely Characterizing the Stellar Variability in the Targets of Future Direct Imaging Surveys
3 Ian Crossfield Kansas University NEID Diving in: Confirming small planets in the APF deep field with NEID
4 Ian Crossfield University of Kansas NEID Spin-Orbit Alignment of a 2.6R_E sub-Neptune Orbiting a V=6.9 mag Star
5 Arvind Gupta Pennsylvania State University NEID Radial Velocity Follow-up Observations of TESS Single-Transit Events
6 Arpita Roy STScI NEID Direct Detection of Reflected Light from 51 Pegasi b
7 Avi Shporer Massachusetts Institute of Technology NEID Radial Velocity Confirmation of TESS Warm Jupiter Candidates
8 Sharon Wang Carnegie Institution for Science, Carnegie Observatories NEID RVxTESS: Characterizing Stellar Activity on M dwarfs with Simultaneous TESS and NEID Observations
9 Ian Wong Massachusetts Institute of Technology NEID Exploring the desert: Precise radial velocity confirmation of TESS sub- Saturn candidates