Night CAT news

  • 9th March, 2017
    Special call for CIRCE polarization proposals 2017A GTC opens a special call for observing proposals with CIRCE in polarimetric mode for semester 2017A. Due date: April 3, 2017, at 17 h Canarian time (18 h CET).
  • 28th February, 2017
    Standard call for night CAT proposals semester 2017B The 2017B Spanish night CAT call for proposals for the Canarian Observatories is now available and proposals are due on April 3rd, at 17 h Canarian time (18 h CET). The Gran Telescopio de Canarias (GTC) Spanish-Mexican collaborative time call for proposals is also open with the same due date.  There are important changes with 1
  • 21st February, 2017
    EMIR offered for DDT proposals on the GTC The new near-infrared instrument EMIR is now offered for DDT proposals on the GTC. To apply for DDT on the GTC use the corresponding application form.
  • 23rd December, 2016
    Tiempo CAT Solar Español 2017 La Comisión de Asignación de Tiempos de observación (CAT) para losTELESCOPIOS SOLARES de los Observatorios de Canarias hace pública laconvocatoria de solicitudes para observar dentro del tiempo españoldurante el año 2017, en los siguientes telescopios:OBSERVATORIO DEL TEIDE (Tenerife)* Vacuum Tower Telescope (VTT) * GREGOROBSERVATORIO DEL ROQUE DE LOS MUCHACHOS (La Palma)* Swedish 1-m Solar Telescope 1
  • 28th November, 2016
    Special call for proposals to use STELLA Special call for proposals to use STELLA Robotic Telescope  – semester 2017A – due date: Dec 15th, 2016, at 17 h Canarian local time.
  • 8th November, 2016
    Call for IAC-Nordic proposals 2017A We announce the call for IAC-Nordic proposals for semester 2017A. Deadline: Tuesday, 29 November 2016, at 17 h Canarian time. Full announcement available on
  • 19th October, 2016
    November 5, 6, 7, and 8 DDT nights at the WHT We remind you that next November 5, 6, 7, and 8 there are four half-nights (second half) Director Discretionary Time (DDT) nights at the WHT telescope. The available instruments are ISIS+ACAM+GHaFaS. Please, send the proposals by October 25th (inclusive) using the DDT time application form available at: We also remind you that DDT programs 1
  • 5th September, 2016
    Call for Proposals 2017A The 2017A Spanish Night CAT and Spanish/Mexican collaborative time at the GTC call for proposals is available with proposals due October 4, 2016 (17 h Canarian Time). All applicants are recommended to read the call for proposals and check the highlights for 2017A.