Solar CAT applications

General Information

The deadline for sending applications if January 8th, 2017 (3pm Canarian local time). To submit a proposal it is mandatory to first register in the specific electronic proposal submission system of the Solar CAT. Once done, please fill in the fields of the form that will define your proposal. Attach the “Scientific Justification” document in pdf format. You are encouraged to use the official templates supplied below but any other format is acceptable. The submission of the proposal is done within the submission system and can be modified at any time before the established deadline: January 8th, 2017 (3pm Canarian local time). The instrumentation available for this period is. Information about each instrument is provided by the telescope owner/operator, available here 

GREGOR telescope

  • GRIS: infrared spectropolarimeter (spectral range of 0.4 nm in the 1 to 1.5 micron window, with a a scannable field-of-view of approximately 60” by 60”)
  • GFPI: dual Fabry-Perot spectrometer (resolution 250 000, field-of-view of 50” by 38” in the Fe I 617.3nm line)
  • Slit-jaw channel
  • Additionally imaging channel with two cameras.

Download template here


Vacuum Tower Telescope (VTT)

  • Echelle spectrograph
  • Optical lab with solar light
  • LARS

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Swedish Solar Telescope (SST)


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