K-GMT SP Call for Proposals / 2019A

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 2019A semester

Telescope Available # of nights
MMT ~3 nights (subject to change depending on the availability)
Gemini ~125.4 hours (subject to change depending on the availability)
  • Observing period
    • MMT : 2019A (Jan. to Jul.)
    • Gemini : 2019A (Feb. to Jul.)
  • 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 2018B.

Event Date
CfP Release Aug 27, 2018
Proposal Submission Deadline 11:59 p.m. KST, Oct 2, 2018
Peer Review Early Oct - Nov 2018
Selected Proposals Announced Dec 2018
Phase 2 review (for Gemini only) Jan 2019

* Late Proposals will not be considered. We recommend submission well before the deadline.

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