MMT Observing Programs
September - December 2009

2009C-PA-09B-0060 Moran, Heckman, Catinella, Schiminovich, Kauffmann A Comprehensive Picture of Star Formation, HI Content, and Dynamics for Galaxies Across the Blue to Red Transition: Resolved Spectroscopy of Galaxies in GASS, the GALEX-Arecibo-SDSS Survey Blue Channel
2009C-PA-09B-0149 Massey, Levesque, Maeder, Meynet, Olsen, Silva Massive Star Evolution as a Function of Metallicity: Closing the Loop in the Local Group Hectospec
2009C-PA-09B-0313 Wright Determining Distance, Age, and Activity in a New Benchmark Cluster: Ruprecht 147 Hectochelle
2009C-PA-09B-0328 Mathieu, Geller, Gosnell, Szentgyorgyi The Formation and Evolution of Blue Stragglers in Open Clusters Hectochelle
2009C-PA-09B-0449 Allen, Megeath, Pipher, Gutermuth, Winston, Naylor, Furesz Hectospec and Hectochelle Spectroscopy of the Cep OB3b Cluster Hectochelle
2009C-PA-09B-0456 Deliyannis, Szentgyorgyi, Jeffries, Smalley, Jackson Do Young Stars Accrete Rocky Planetary Material? Hectochelle
2009C-SAO-1 McLeod, MMIRS Team MMIRS Engineering MMIRS
2009C-SAO-2 Cramer, Szentgyorgyi, Dupree Tunable Laser Calibration of Multi-Object Spectrographs Hectochelle
2009C-SAO-3 Frebel, Kirby, Schlaufman Spectroscopy of the Metal-Poor Stellar Debris of Milky Way Progenitors Hectospec
2009C-SAO-4 Foster, Cramer, Covey, Pineda, Szentgyorgyi, Goodman Velocities of Young Stars with Hectochelle+Laser Hectochelle
2009C-SAO-5 Strader, Caldwell, Seth Globular Clusters in M31 and M33: Continuing the Survey (II) (using Hectospec) Hectospec
2009C-SAO-6 Kilic MMIRS Observations of Field White Dwarfs MMIRS
2009C-SAO-7 Sand, Bechtold, McLeod Under the Microscope: Studying z~2 Lensed Galaxies with MMIRS MMIRS
2009C-SAO-8 Brown, Geller, Kenyon Hypervelocity Stars Blue Channel
2009C-SAO-9 Seth, Melbourne Testing AGB Models in M33 MMIRS
2009C-SAO-10 Dupree, McCarthy, Kulesa Imaging and J-Band Spectroscopy with ARIES NGS/ARIES
2009C-SAO-11 Berger, Stubbs, Soderberg, Foley, Rest, Sand, Narayan, Chornock Exotic Explosions and Eruptions: New Transient Phase-Space with Pan-STARRS (using Hectospec) Hectospec
2009C-SAO-12 Ashby, McLeod, Hora, Smith, Fazio, Surace, Krick Spectroscopic Redshifts for IR-Variable Galaxies in the IRAC-CF MMIRS
2009C-SAO-13 Meibom, Barnes, Mathieu, Hartman, Holman The Connection Between Binarity, Circumstellar Disks, and Stellar Rotation Hectochelle
2009C-SAO-14 Geller, Westra, Kurtz, Fabricant, DellAntonio, Ramella Mergers, Diffuse Light, and Luminous Cluster Galaxies Hectospec
2009C-SAO-15 Soderberg, Chevalier, Fransson, Chandr, Chugai, Fox Revealing Dust Formation in Naked Supernovae with MMT Hectospec
2009C-SAO-16 Berger, Stubbs, Soderberg, Foley, Rest, Sand, Narayan, Chornock Exotic Explosions and Eruptions: New Transient Phase-Space with Pan-STARRS (using Blue Channel Spectrograph) Blue Channel
2009C-SAO-17 Strader, Caldwell, Seth Globular Clusters in M31 and M33: Continuing the Survey (I) (using Hectochelle) Hectochelle
2009C-SAO-18 Hickox, Murray, Jones, Forman, Huang, Ashby, Willner XDEEP2: Environment and Evolution of AGN Hectospec
2009C-SAO-19 Kilic, Brown Extremely Low Mass White Dwarfs Blue Channel
2009C-SAO-20 Kirshner, Challis, Foley, Rest, Narayan, Stubbs Supernova Spectroscopy MMT Blue Channel Blue Channel
2009C-SAO-21 Kirshner, Challis, Foley, Rest, Narayan, Stubbs Supernova Spectroscopy (using Hectospec) Hectospec
2009C-SAO-22 Furesz, Hartmann, Tobin Toward Constraints on the Pre-Main Sequence Binary Fraction in Young Clusters Hectochelle
2009C-SAO-23 Sand, Zaritsky, Graham, Pritchet, Hoekstra A Systematic Search for Supernovae in Galaxy Clusters Hectospec
2009C-SAO-24 Stubbs, Kirshner, Garnavich, Schmidt, Tucker, Challis, ESSENCE Team Extending the ESSENCE Survey: Host Galaxies of High-Redshifts Supernovae Hectospec
2009C-SAO-25 Strader, Chomiuk, Sigurdsson A Supernova Remnant in a Globular Cluster? Blue Channel
2009C-SAO-26 Koenig, Hora, Allen, Smith, Keto Young AB Star Disks in Cygnus X with Hectospec Hectospec
2009C-SAO-27 Hora, Stencel, Hart MIRAC3 Confirmation of the Cold Disk in the Extreme Binary Epsilon Aurigae MIRAC4-BLINC
2009C-SAO-28 Wang, Cox, Neff, Szentgyorgyi Mapping the Kinematics of a Giant Shell Near NGC 3077 Hectochelle
2009C-SAO-29 Meibom, Barnes, Furesz, Latham, Szentgyorgyi Calibrating Stellar Rotation as an Astronomical Clock Hectochelle
2009C-SAO-30 Dupree, Cramer STellAr Characteristics in Clusters (STACC) Hectochelle
2009C-SAO-31 Huchra, Weekes 3C66A Redshift Blue Channel
2009C-UAO-E10 Eisner, Hinz, Codona, Kenworthy Searching for Planets Around Young Stars Using Non-Redundant Masking at the MMT NGS/CLIO
2009C-UAO-E21 Powell, Hart Next Generation Wavefront Controller for the MMT NGS and LGS Adaptive Optics System NGS/ARIES
2009C-UAO-E22 Hinz, Stock Nulling Improvement and Characterization with MIRAC4-BLINC MIRAC4-BLINC
2009C-UAO-E23 Bechtold MAESTRO Engineering MAESTRO
2009C-UAO-E24 Hart, Ammons, Powell, Bendek, McCarthy Astrometric Characterization of GLAO at the MMT and Commissioning of Tomography LGS/PISCES
2009C-UAO-G25 Humphreys, Marengo, Woodward, Hinz, Hoffmann MMT/AO MIRAC Mid-IR Imaging of Evolved Stars MIRAC4-BLINC
2009C-UAO-S1 Dufour, Green, Fontaine, Bergeron, Liebert High S/N Ratio Spectra for the Newly-Discovered Carbon Atmosphere WD, Including One to be Observed with HST/COS Blue Channel
2009C-UAO-S2 Zaritsky, Sand, Sivanandam, Herbert-Fort, Just, Graham, Bildfell, Pritchet, Hoekstra A Systematic Search for Supernovae in Galaxy Clusters Blue Channel
2009C-UAO-S4 Jiang, Fan Identifying Faint z~6 Quasars in the SDSS Deep Stripe: Y and J-Band Photometry of i-Dropout Objects SWIRC
2009C-UAO-S5 Kenworthy, Hinz Looking for Extrasolar Planets at the Ice Line NGS/CLIO
2009C-UAO-S6 Rodigas, Hinz Painting the Complete Picture: Direct Imaging of Sun-like Stars with Radial Velocity-detected Planets NGS/CLIO
2009C-UAO-S8 Massey, Caldwell, Przybilla, Drout Probing the F-G Supergiant Content of Nearby Galaxies Using the O I 7774 Triplet: A First Reconnaissance Hectospec
2009C-UAO-S9 Fan, Diamond-Stanic, Dong IR Spectroscopy of High-Redshift Weak Emission-Line Quasars: Testing the High Eddington-Ratio Hypothesis MMIRS
2009C-UAO-S12 Olszewski, Mateo, Walker, Belokurov Confirming New Milky Way Satellites Detected in SDSS BOSS Imaging Hectochelle
2009C-UAO-S13 Kim, Meyer, Sherry, Jose MMT/Hectospec Observations of Young Stars in the W3 Star Forming Region Hectospec
2009C-UAO-S14 Rhoads, Malhotra, McLeod, Tilvi, Veilleux, Swaters Spectroscopic Followup of Ly- Emission Near Redshift z=8
2009C-UAO-S15 Egami, Hardegree-Ullman, Haines, Smith, Moran, Takada, Okabe, Finoguenov, Zhang LoCuSS: Joint Hectospec/GALEX/HST/Subaru/Spitzer/Herschel Study of Star-Formation & Assembly Histories of Clusters Hectospec
2009C-UAO-S16 Schneider, Hinz, Hines, Grady Searching for Water Ice in the Outer Disks of T Tauri Stars with MMT/CLIO NGS/CLIO
2009C-UAO-S17 Flaherty, Meyer, Skinner, Sokal, Hinz, Kenworthy, Guedel, Audard Thermal IR Imaging of NGC 2071 with CLIO on the MMT: Resolving the Heart of a Forming Protostellar Cluster NGS/CLIO
2009C-UAO-S18 Cooper, Comerford, Weiner, Gerke Dual SMBHs in the SDSS and DEEP2: Probing the Growth of Black Holes at z < 1 Red (Blue) Channel
2009C-UAO-S19 Skemer, Close, Hinz, Hoffmann, Greene, Males, Beck Resolved Silicate Emission in T Tauri Binaries: Determining the Parameters that Lead to Grain-Growth and Planet Formation MIRAC4-BLINC
2009C-UAO-S20 Hinz, Rodigas, Kenworthy Probing the Atmospheres of Planets Around HR 8799 NGS/CLIO
2009C-UAO-S28 Fan, Jiang, Bian, McGreer, Strauss A Survey of Luminous z ~ 6 Quasars in the Southern Galactic Cap Red (Blue) Channel
2009C-UAO-S56 Liebert, Kilic, Munn, von Hippel, Harris Ages of the Disk, Thick Disk, & Halo from Newly-Discovered Cool White Dwarfs Blue Channel