K-GMT SP Call for Proposals / 2020A

K-GMT Science Group (KGSG) invites proposals for observations with MMT and Gemini for the K-GMT Science Program. The number of nights available are as follows:

Table 1 - Available telescope time for 2020A semester

Telescope Available # of nights
MMT ~3 nights (subject to change depending on the availability)
Gemini ~125 hours (subject to change depending on the availability)
  • Observing period
    • MMT : 2020A (Jan. to July)
    • Gemini : 2020A (Feb to July.)
  • There is no limit on the fields of science that prospect proposals shall aim to address. However, preference will be given to proposals with sciences that can be applicable to GMT in the near future.
  • The prospect proposers are advised to understand and follow the K-GMT Science Program guidelines. In particular, please be aware of the data handling & authorship policy.

Table 2 - Schedule and Deadlines for the 2020A.

Event Date
CfP Release Aug 30, 2019
Proposal Submission Deadline 23:59 KST, Sep. 30, 2019
Peer Review Oct 2019
Selected Proposals Announced Nov 2019
Phase 2 review (for Gemini only) Dec 2019

Please refer to CfP page for individual telescopes for more details.