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Chilean Telescope Allocation Committee (CNTAC)

El Departamento de Astronomía de la Universidad de Chile (DAS) tiene el mandato de administrar el tiempo del telescopio chileno en las siguientes instalaciones: LCO , CTIO , SOAR , PROMPT , Mini-TAO , ASTE , NANTEN2 , QUIET , ACT y los Telescopios Nacionales en La Silla .

DAS organizes a Chilean Time Allocation Committee (CNTAC) twice a year. The CNTAC is made up of experts from the local community and from international observatories based in Chile.

The CNTAC issues a call for proposals twice a year with expiration dates between April 15 and October 15.

Semestre 2021A 

Important dates

  • September 17 , 2020: call for proposals published.
  • October 15 , 2020: deadline to submit proposals by 12:00 p.m. (noon).
  • Nobember 12 to 13 de Noviembre, 2020: CNTAC panel meetings.

CNTAC Chair: Patricio Rojo (UCH)
CNTAC Coordinator: María Fernanda Durán (CNTAC)
CNTAC Advsory Committee:  Timo Anguita (UNAB), Manuel Aravena (UDP), Amelia Stutz (UDEC), Maja Vuckovic (UV)
Galactic panel Chair: Lorenzo Mónaco (UNAB)
Extragalactic panel Chair: Paulina Lira (UCH)

General instructions and documents