In order to apply for time to use the Aristarchos telescope please fill out the application form. Applications for observation time can only be submitted via e-mail. The address for the submission is: proposal “at” astro.noa.gr. The e-mail should not exceed 10 MB and the subject of the e-mail should be “Aristarchos proposal”. Questions related to submitting a telescope proposal can be addressed to the same e-mail by specifying “question” as a subject.
Should your application be larger than the e-mail limit, please replace the larger figures with URL links that point to those figures. The proposal will be sent to the relevant TAC as sent by the applicant, with the link to the URL included and it will be the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the file will be easily accessible by the TAC members..
Please download the application form here.
Anybody with an affiliation at a Greek institution can apply, regardless of nationality. Up to 20% of the available time will be awarded to applicants with affiliations other than IAASARS/NOA.
All proposals are judged and ranked by our TAC on the basis of scientific merit and previous use of Aristarchos time. OPTICON proposals are judged by the OPTICON TAC. Commissioning and testing of new instruments will severely limit the available time during this period.