Grants / Observing proposals

Supporting grants and telescope time

(As of Feb. 2020)

Grants: $ 2.9M


X-ray Satellites:

        Chandra 693 ksec

        NuSTAR 480 ksec

        Swift 100 ksec

        XMM-Newton 1232 ksec


Optical/NIR:

        ESO-VLT 420 hrs

        HST 10 orbits

        Magellan 10 nights

        SOAR 10 nights

        duPont 10 nights

        Palomar 19 nights

        Keck 4 nights


Submillimeter/Radio:

        APEX CO 275 hrs

        ALMA CO 50 hrs

        ATCA HI 252 hrs

        IRAM 150 hrs

        JVLA 82 hrs



Grants

Year Title Budget Objective PI
2020 NRF (South Korea) $ 305k Optical spectroscopy of the Swift-BAT AGN K. Oh
2019 ISF (Israel) $ 260k Super-Eddington AGN in BASS B. Trakhtenbrot
2018 NASA ADAP $ 639k BASS Data Release 2 M. Koss
2018 Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory $ 156k Redshifting z<0.3 AGN into the Chandra Deep Fields To Understand Black Hole Growth M. Koss
2018 NASA $ 54k Finding Compton-thick AGN Among the Faintest Swift BAT Sources M. Koss
2017 CONYCIT PAI (Chile) $ 300k Supermassive black holes and their close environments C. Ricci
2017 NASA $ 77k Studying Merger Driven Obscuration in Dual AGN M. Koss
2015 Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory $ 122k Chandra Legacy Survey of Merger Driven AGN Activation in Nearby X-ray Selected AGN M. Koss
2015 NASA ADAP $ 352k BASS Data Release 1 M. Koss
2015 SNSF (Switzerland) $ 224k BASS Data Release 1 (Postdoc) M. Koss
2014 SNSF (Switzerland) $ 430k Ambizione Fellowship for BASS M. Koss

Telescope Time

Semester/Period Telescope Time Objective PI
AO-19 XMM-Newton 252 ksec Identify Unknown 105-month Swift-BAT sources M. Koss
AO-19 XMM-Newton 162 ksec CT-AGN in the 70-month Swift-BAT catalog M. Koss
AO-19 XMM-Newton 29 ksec (w/ HST 2 orbits) Studying a recoiling BAT AGN M. Koss
AO-16 Swift 100 ksec Joint ALMA/X-ray satellites monitoring of IC4329A C. Ricci
AO-19 XMM-Newton 170 ksec (Joint XMM-Newton with ALMA) Joint ALMA/X-ray satellites monitoring of IC4329A C. Ricci
2019A Keck/OSIRIS 2 nights BAT kpc mergers F. Harrison
Cycle 7 ALMA 6 hours Joint ALMA/X-ray satellites monitoring of IC4329A (highest ALMA resolution) C. Ricci
Cycle 7 ALMA 21 hours BASS survey of ~30 nearby radio-quiet AGN at 100GHz (highest ALMA resolution) C. Ricci
2019BA Magellan/MagE 2 nights Velocity dispersions of luminous obscured AGN C. Ricci
P104 ESO-VLT/X-shooter 55 hours A complete census of black hole masses and accretion rates in nearby powerful obscured AGN B. Trakhtenbrot
2019 Magellan/FIRE 3 nights Infrared spectroscopy of peculiar X-ray-selected AGN M. Baloković
2019APRS ATCA 252 hours HI-BASS I. Wong
2019A Magellan/FIRE 1 night NIR spectra of type 1.9 AGN F. Ricci
2019A SOAR/Goodman 4 nights BASS DR2 Spectroscopy C. Ricci
2019A,B Palomar 5m Hale 5 nights BASS optical spectroscopy of 70-month and 105-month samples M. Powell, M. Urry
2020A JVLA 25 hours 22 GHz imaging survey K. Smith
2020A JVLA 57 hours HI/1.4 GHz imaging of 38 BAT AGN A. Chung
2018 Chandra Legacy Survey 320 ksec COOL CAT, Chandra Study of Nearby AGN M. Koss
P103 ESO-VLT/X-shooter 62 hours BASS BH measurements B. Trakhtenbrot
P102 ESO-VLT/X-shooter 61 hours BASS BH measurements B. Trakhtenbrot
2018A,B Palomar 5m Hale 6 nights BASS Optical spectroscopy of 70-month and 105-month sample M. Powell, M. Urry
AO-17 XMM-Newton 103 ksec Identification of new 105-month sources M. Koss
Cycle 4 NuSTAR 120 ksec Compton-thick AGN M. Koss
2018A,B Magellan/FIRE 2 nights NIR spectroscopy of type 1.9 AGN E. Treister
2018, Cycle6 ALMA 31 hours ALMA-BASS: CND-scale molecular gas survey toward nearby luminous AGNs selected with the Swift-BAT hard X-ray survey T. Izumi
P100 APEX 50 hours Molecular gas survey of low redshift BAT AGN (0.01<z<0.05) B. Trakhtenbrot
2018B SOAR/Goodman 4 night Velocity dispersions of low redshift BAT AGN C. Ricci
2018B Magellan/MagE 1 night Velocity dispersions of luminous BAT AGN C. Ricci
2018a SOAR/Goodman 2 nights Velocity dispersions of low redshift BAT AGN C. Ricci
AO-16 XMM-Newton 100 ksec Follow-up of CT-AGN from BASS C. Ricci
AO-2 NuSTAR 215 ksec Follow-up of CT-AGN from BASS C. Ricci
AO-2 NuSTAR 30 ksec Follow-up of a peculiar BASS source C. Ricci
P101,P102 ESO-VLT/VISIR 75 hours MIR spectroscopy of a complete sample of BAT AGN D. Asmus
2017B APEX 25 hours Molecular gas survey of low redshift BAT AGN (0.01<z<0.05) E. Treister
2017 IRAM 150 hours Northern large survey of molecular gas in nearby BAT AGN T. Shimizu
P98, P99 APEX 150 hours Molecular gas survey of low redshift BAT AGN (0.01<z<0.05) M. Koss
2016B APEX 25 hours Molecular gas survey of low redshift BAT AGN (0.01<z<0.05) E. Treister
AO-16 XMM-Newton 128 ksec Unknown 105-month sources M. Koss
AO-16 XMM-Newton 216 ksec BAT Mergers M. Koss
P101 ESO-VLT/X-shooter 29 hours BASS BH measurements B. Trakhtenbrot
2017B Palomar 5m Hale 5 nights BASS optical spectroscopy of 70-month and 105-month sample M. Powell, M. Urry
P99 ESO-VLT/X-shooter 37 hours BH of obscured AGN for DR2 K. Oh
P99 ESO-VLT/FORS2 31 hours BH of unobscured AGN for DR2 K. Oh
P98 ESO-VLT/X-shooter 13 hours BH of obscured AGN for DR2 K. Oh
2016 Keck OSIRIS 1 night Study of kpc mergers in BAT AGN M. Koss
P99,P100 ESO-VLT/VISIR 111.5 hours MIR spectroscopy of a complete sample of BAT AGN D. Asmus
2016A APEX 25 hours Molecular gas survey of low redshift BAT AGN E. Treister
2016A duPont/B&C 10 nights Black hole mass of unobscured AGN for DR2 C. Ricci
2016A Magellan Clay/LDSS3 1 night Redshifts of new 105-month sources C. Ricci
P98 ESO-VLT/VISIR 56.5 hours MIR spectroscopy of a complete sample of BAT AGN D. Asmus
2015 Chandra 413 ksec Studying a complete sample of BAT mergers M. Koss
2015 NuSTAR 260 ksec Studying a complete sample of BAT mergers M. Koss
2015 HST/STIS 8 orbits Studying kpc BAT mergers M. Koss
2015 XMM-Newton 172 ksec Compton-thick AGN in the 70-month sample M. Koss
2015 NuSTAR 100 ksec Compton-thick AGN coordinated M. Koss