MMT Observing Programs
September - December 2013

2013C-SAO-1 Brown Hypervelocity Stars Blue Channel
2013C-SAO-2 Soderberg, Drout, Sanders, Milisavjlevic, Margutti, Kamble Unveiling the Energy Sources within Peculiar Core-Collapse SupernovaeMMTCam
2013C-SAO-3 Lunnan, Chornock, Berger MMT Photometry of Superluminous Supernovae and Their Host GalaxiesMMTCam
2013C-SAO-4 Berger, Fong, Laskar, Chornock, Zauderer Identifying and Monitoring GRB Optical Afterglows with the MMT f/5 ImagerMMTCam
2013C-SAO-5 Kirshner, Berger, Challis, Chornock, Drout, Foley, Lunnan, Mandel, Margutti, Milisavljevic, Sanders, Soderberg, Stubbs, Jones, Sollnic, Riess, Rodney Pilot Program: Obtaining Redshifts for Photometrically-Identified Type Ia SupernovaeHectospec
2013C-SAO-6 Geller, Fabricant, Kurtz, Hwang, Rines, Diaferio Scaling Relations for a Planck SZE Selected Cluster SampleHectospec
2013C-SAO-7 Berger, Chornock, Dittmann, Drout, Foley, Kirshner, Lunnan, Margutti, Marion, Milisavljevic, Sanders, Soderberg, Stubbs, Zauderer The MMT Spectroscopic Survey of Pan-STARRS Transients Blue Channel
2013C-SAO-8 Dupree, Kulesa, McCarthy, Smith, Strader Sleuthing Helium in Cluster GiantsNGS/ARIES
2013C-SAO-9 Caldwell, Johnson, Strader, Seth, Willman, Ivans, Szentgyorgyi The Hectochelle Northern Galactic Globular Cluster Survey Hectochelle
2013C-SAO-10 Milisavljevic, Soderberg, Margutti, Drout, Sanders, Kamble, Chakraborti Coordinated Multi-Wavelength Follow-up of Core-Collapse Supernovae Blue Channel
2013C-SAO-11 Benbow, Furniss, Williams, Fumagalli, Hughes Parallel Observations to Determine Blazar Redshifts for Studies of the EBLHectospec
2013C-SAO-12 Benbow, Furniss, Williams, Fumagalli, Hughes, Johnson Determining Blazar Redshifts for Studies of the EBLHectospec>
2013C-SAO-13 Brown, Kilic, Barber Planets Around Massive White DwarfsSWIRC
2013C-SAO-14 Caldwell, Brown, Strader, Bochanski, Willman Distant M Giants in the Galactic HaloRed Channel
2013C-SAO-15 Meibom, Barnes, Furesz, Latham, Szentgyorgyi The Kepler Cluster Study: Exoplanets and GyrochronologyHectochelle
2013C-SAO-16 Dai, Fazio, Elvis, Huang, Willmer Complete the Redshift Survey and "Magic-Trio" in the XMM-LSS FieldHectospec
2013C-SAO-17 Elvis, Lopez-Rodriguez, Packham, Jones Magnetic Field Strength of the Torus of the Type 2 AGN NGC 1068MMTPol
2013C-SAO-18 Kuraszkiewicz, Wilkes, Willner Orientation Effects in the Emission Line and SED Properties of High-z 3CRR Sources Blue Channel
2013C-UAO-E20 Stone, Eisner, Salyk, McCarthy, Kulesa Commissioning a New Detector for ARIES: Taking Advantage of the Adaptive Secondary to Probe Planet Formation ARIES
2013C-UAO-G90 Beaton, Majewski, Thakurta, Hamren Aging the M31 Halo with AGB StarsHectospec
2013C-UAO-G91 Humphreys Unstable Luminous Stars in M31 and M33Hectospec
2013C-UAO-G92 Jones, Packham, Shenoy Imaging Polarimetry with MMTPol MMTPol
2013C-UAO-G94 Scarlata Relative Escape Fraction of Ionizing Radiation from Ly# Emitters at z=3.3Hectospec
2013C-UAO-G97 Yang, Wang Spectroscopic Follow-up of Stellar Tidal Disruption TargetsBlue Channel
2013C-UAO-G98 Fang, Wang, Kim, Sicilia-Aguilar, van Boekel, Henning, Lawson Completing the Spectroscopic Survey of Young Stellar Objects in the Orion Star-Forming RegionHectospec
2013C-UAO-G99 Kong, Lin, Li, Su Spectroscopic Observations of the Star Formation Regions in Nearby GalaxiesHectospec
2013C-UAO-G100 Liu, Fang, Van de Ven, Carrell Wu MMT Hectospec Radial Velocities of Red Clump Stars III: Non-Axisymmetric Structure of the Milky Way Disk Hectospec
2013C-UAO-G101 Wu, Yang, Fan, Liu Spectroscopy of Quasars and Galaxies in a Two-Square Degree VIMOS FieldHectospec
2013C-UAO-S1 McGreer, Fan, AlSayyad An LSST Pilot Survey: High Redshift Quasars from Multiple-Epoch Imaging and the z ~ 4 Luminosity FunctionRed Channel
2013C-UAO-S2 Olszewski, Belokurov, Walker, Koposov The Orbital Precession of the Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy: New Evidence for a Low-Mass, High-Concentration Milky WayHectochelle
2013C-UAO-S4 Kim, Fang, Sicilia-Aguilar, Wang, van Boekel, Henning Accretion Variation of Young Stars in L1641Hectochelle
2013C-UAO-S6 Apai, Rackham, López-Morales, Jordan ACCESS - The Arizona-CfA-Catolica Exoplanets Spectroscopy SurveyHectospec
2013C-UAO-S8 Bian, Fan, Stark, Jiang, Hummels, Zheng Probing Circumgalactic Medium Through Gravitational Telescopes: A Polit Survey Blue Channel
2013C-UAO-S9 Clément, Egami, Jiang Spectroscopic Identification of z ~ 6-7 Candidates in Massive Lensing Cluster FieldsRed Channel
2013C-UAO-S10 De Rosa, Patience, McCarthy, Kulesa, Rajan, Ward-Duong The First Comprehensive Statistics on Low-Mass Companions to A-Type StarsNGS/ARIES
2013C-UAO-S11 Ward-Duong, Patience, De Rosa, Rajan, McCarthy, Kulesa, Pueyo, Morzinski Spectroscopic Characterization of Substellar CompanionsNGS/ARIES
2013C-UAO-S13 Jiang, Fan, Bian, McGreer Identifying z ~ 6 Quasars in the SDSS Overlap RegionsRed Channel
2013C-UAO-S14 Teske, Schuler, Cunha, Griffith C/O Ratios of Stars with Transiting Hot Jupiters: Connecting Stars to PlanetsMAESTRO
2013C-UAO-S15 Massey, Neugent Getting the Masses of Wolf-Rayet Stars in M31 and M33Hectospec
2013C-UAO-S16 Zaritsky, Smith, Stark The Lensed Supernovae SurveyMMTCam
2013C-UAO-S19 Flaherty, Covey Continuing to Trace the Kinematic Evolution of Young Stars with Hectochelle Hectochelle
2013C-UAO-S33 Smith, Mauerhan Spectroscopic Followup of Explosive Massive-Star Transients Blue Channel
2013C-UAO-S44 Milne, Smith, Mauerhan, Brown, P. Studying NaD Lines as a Probe of Supernova Extinction Blue Channel
2013C-UAO-S105 Guyon, Hart, Codona, Mateen, Liang Improved Wavefront Sensing Sensitivity with the Non-Linear Curvature Wavefront SensornlCWFS