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2022A Virtual Proposal Planning Workshop

The Green Bank Telescope (GBT) Proposal Planning Workshop will provide the essential skills and knowledge needed to propose for telescope time on the worlds largest steerable telescope. This workshop is intended for new observers to learn how to proposal for this instrument as well as returning observers interested in learning the most up-to-date capabilities of the GBT. We will be host two identical virtual workshops on Thursday July 22nd (2-5 pm EDT) and Tuesday July 27th (9-12 pm EDT) via zoom.

The 2022A proposal deadline is Monday August 2nd 2021 at 17:00 EDT (21:00 UTC). Additional information about the 2022A proposal call can be found here.

For general information about proposing to use the GBT please visit https://greenbankobservatory.org/science/gbt-observers/proposals/

A recording of the July 22nd Virtual Proposal Planning Workshop is available online.

All times listed below are in Eastern Daylight Time.

Thursday July 22nd schedule:

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Welcome, Overview of GBT Science, and GBT Capabilities

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm: Proposal Submission Tool

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm: Sensitivity Calculator

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm: Mapping Calculator

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm: Helpdesk, tips for a good proposal, and additional discussion

Those wishing to attend the July 22nd proposal workshop should use this link to register for the event:

Tuesday July 27th schedule:

9:00 am – 10:00 am: Welcome, Overview of GBT Science, and GBT Capabilities

10:00 am – 10:30 am: Proposal Submission Tool

10:30 am – 11:00 am: Sensitivity Calculator

11:00 am – 11:30 am: Mapping Calculator

11:30 am – 12:00 pm: Helpdesk, tips for a good proposal, and additional discussion

Those wishing to attend the July 27th proposal workshop should use this link to register for the event:

Any questions regarding the proposal workshop should be directed to Natalie Butterfield (nbutterf@nrao.edu)