MMT Observing Programs
January - April 2016

2016A-SAO-1 Birkby, Charbonneau, Johnson, J., Lopez-Morales, McCarthy, Kulesa, de Kok A Diversity of Exoplanet Atmospheres at High Resolution NGS/ARIES
2016A-SAO-2 Geller, Hwang, Sohn, Fabricant, Diaferio, Rines, Kurtz HectoMAP: Clusters and Large-Scale Structure at 0.25 < z < 0.7 Hectospec
2016A-SAO-3 Zhou, Lopez-Morales Measuring the Emission Spectrum of the Hot-Jupiter WASP-103b
2016A-SAO-4 Curtis, Saar, Guo, Johnson, J. Magnetic Activity Survey of Solar Analogs in Praesepe Hectochelle
2016A-SAO-5 Kamble, Milisavljevic, Margutti, Parrent, Soderberg, Drout, Kirshner, Challis Unveiling the Energy Sources within Peculiar Core-Collapse Supernovae MMTCam
2016A-SAO-6 Brown, Kilic Merging White Dwarfs BlueChannel
2016A-SAO-7 Chilingarian, Bauer, McLeod, Moran, Zolotukhin, Laporte, Katkov Deep MMIRS Observations of 6 Extragalactic Fields MMIRS
2016A-SAO-8 Caldwell, Johnson, C., Sesar Nature of the Ophiucus Stream Hectospec
2016A-SAO-9 Grindlay, Gomez Search for Quiescent Black Hole X-ray Binaries from DASCH Transients BlueChannel
2016A-SAO-10 Johnson, C.I., Caldwell, Rich NGC 6229: An Outer Halo Globular Cluster with an Fe/s-process Spread? Hectochelle
2016A-SAO-11 Berger, Alexander, Nicholl, Fong, W., Laskar, Chornock Identifying and Monitoring GRB Optical Afterglows with the MMT f/5 Imager MMTCam
2016A-SAO-12 Rubin, Fumagalli, Hennawi, Prochaska Probing the Circumgalactic Medium with Close Quasar Pairs BlueChannel
2016A-SAO-13 Benbow, Williams, Johnson Determining Blazar Redshifts for Studies of the EBL Hectospec
2016A-SAO-14 Williams, P.K.G., Berger, Fong, E. Characterizing PS1 Ultracool Dwarfs with Measured Rotation Periods RedChannel
2016A-SAO-15 Milisavljevic, Patnaude, Barlow Structure, Dynamics, and Feedback of Core-Collapse Supernovae BlueChannel
2016A-SAO-16 Smith, H., Strelnitski, Drew Radial Velocity of the Peculiar Star MWC349
2016A-SAO-17 Benbow, Williams, Johnson Parallel Observations to Determine Blazar Redshifts for Studies of the EBL Hectospec
2016A-SAO-18 Milisavljevic, Patnaude, Margutti, Kamble, Parrent, Soderberg, Kirshner, Challis Multi-wavelength Observations of Supernovae (MMIRS) MMIRS
2016A-SAO-19 Milisavljevic, Patnaude, Margutti, Kamble, Parrent, Soderberg, Kirshner, Challis Multi-wavelength Observations of Supernovae (Blue Channel) BlueChannel
2016A-SAO-20 Green, P., MacLeod, C. Spectroscopic Follow-up of Changing Look Quasar Candidates BlueChannel
2016A-SAO-21 Damjanov, Zahid The z<1 Progenitors of Massive Compact Quiescent Galaxies Hectospec
2016A-SAO-22 Green, P., Shen, McGreer, Pancoast, Fan, Trump, Williams, P., SDSS-RM Collaboration Spectroscopic Monitoring for Multi-Object AGN Reverberation Mapping Hectospec
2016A-SAO-23 Shan, Johnson, J. M-Dwarf RV Survey for Short-Period Binarity Statistics Hectochelle
2016A-SAO-24 Meibom, Barnes The Kepler Cluster Study: Planets and Gyrochronology Hectochelle
2016A-SAO-25 2016A-SAO Hectospec Queue 2016A-SAO Hectospec Queue Observations Hectospec
2016A-SAO-26 2016A-SAO Hectochelle Queue 2016A-SAO Hectochelle Queue Observations Hectochelle
2016A-SAO-90 Caldwell, Johnson, C., Walker, Olszewski, Mateo, Koposov, Belokurov Hectochelle Observations of a New Milky Way Dwarf Hectochelle
2016A-UAO-G1 Lim, B., Sung, Bessell A Feedback of High-Mass Stars: Looking for a Direct Evidence for Triggered Star Formation Hectochelle
2016A-UAO-G4 Ko, Lee, Sohn, Lim, S., Park A Wide-field Kinematics of "Green" Globular Clusters in the Merger Remnant Galaxy M85 Hectospec
2016A-UAO-G23 Liu, Pan, Shi, Luo, Yan Calibrate Stellar Parameters from LAMOST Pipeline with High Resolution Spectra MAESTRO
2016A-UAO-G25 Shu, Sun, Jiang, Zhou, Dong, Wang RXJ1302+2747: A Highly Accreting Supersoft IMBH or a True Seyfert 2 Galaxy without a BLR? MMT Can Tell RedChannel
2016A-UAO-G27 Zhang, Liu, Ai MMT/SPOL View of Broad Absorption Line Quasars with Polar Outflows SPOD
2016A-UAO-G29 Wang, H., Sun, Ai, Shi Testing Scattering Enhancement of N V #1240 Emission Line in non-BAL Quasars SPOL
2016A-UAO-G30 Yang, J., Wu, Fan, Wang, F., Banados, Bian, Yang, Q., Dong The First z~5.5 Quasar Survey Based on PS1-ALLWISE Colors RedChannel
2016A-UAO-G31 Zhang, Casetti-Dinescu, Mendez, Moni-Bidin, Zhao, Girard MMT/Hectospec Spectra for Kapteyn's Selected Areas 100 and 125: Constraining on the Galactic Gravitational Potential Hectospec
2016A-UAO-G40 Troup, Majewski, Nidever, Stassun, Wisniewski, Prieto, Carlberg, Chojnowski Continued Monitoring of Stellar and Substellar Candidates Discovered by SDSS-III APOGEE-1 Hectochelle
2016A-UAO-G41 Liss, Johnson, K.., Stierwalt Cosmic Building Blocks: The First Systematic Study of Dwarf Galaxy Interactions MMTCam
2016A-UAO-G42 Skillman Chemical Abundances in SHIELD II Galaxies BlueChannel
2016A-UAO-G101 Park, C., Hwang, H.S., Park, H., Kim, J., Hwang, J-S Dynamics and Physics of Galaxy Satellite Systems Hectospec
2016A-UAO-S106 Green, R. MAESTRO Engineering MAESTRO
2016A-UAO-S123 Frye, Walth, Malhotra, Nesvadba, Canameras Planck's Dusty Gems: The Lenses Underlying the Brightest Submillimeter Sources at z=2-4 Hectospec
2016A-UAO-S131 Weiner, Geha, Tollerud, Wechsler, Hoyle Dwarf Satellite Populations Around Milky Way-like Galaxies: Luminosity Functions and Star Formation Hectospec
2016A-UAO-S137 Willmer, Burchett, Wang, Tripp Characterizing the Multiphase Intracluster Medium and Circumgalactic Media in the Cluster Environment Hectospec
2016A-UAO-S143 Stark, Tang, Mainali Spectroscopy of Dwarf Star Forming Galaxies at Redshift z around 2 MMIRS
2016A-UAO-S148 Zaritsky, Jablonka, Rudnick, Desai, Finn, Aragon-Salamanca, Poggianti, De Lucia Detailed Large Scale Structures Around Medium-mass Clusters Hectospec
2016A-UAO-S149 Zaritsky, Cooper, Frenk, Cole, Metcalf The Satellite Luminosity Function of Milky Way Analog M106 Hectospec
2016A-UAO-S165 McGreer, Fan Changing-Look Quasars from BASS/DeCALS-SDSS: A Decade-Long Baseline for Quasar State Changes BlueChannel
2016A-UAO-S166 McGreer, Fan, Impey, Green, P., Shen, Trump, SDSS-RM Collaboration A Transformative Multi-Object AGN Reverberation Mapping Campaign: Continued Spectroscopic Monitoring in 2016A Hectospec
2016A-UAO-S173 Kim, S., Fang, Pascucci, Eisner, Apai, Allen Characterizing YSOs in the Heart of the Orion Nebula Cluster using MMT/MMIRS Multi-object Spectroscopy MMIRS
2016A-UAO-S181 Su, Xu, Jura, Meng Spotting Extrasolar Planetesimal Destruction in Action RedEchellette
2016A-UAO-S192 Milne, Smith Studying Absorption Lines as a Probe of Supernova Extinction and CSM MAESTRO
2016A-UAO-S200 Smith, N., Williams, G., Milne, Matheson, Zaritsky, Smith, P., Andrews, Fong, Kilpatrick, Bilinski AZTEC: Arizona Transient Exploration and Characterization MMIRS/BlueChannel/MMTCam
2016A-UAO-S207 Bezanson, Kriek, Greene Galactic Archeology of Recently Quenched Massive Galaxies at z around 0.7: Assessing Quenching Mechanisms RedChannel
2016A-UAO-S211 Senchyna, Stark, Wofford, Lake, Charlot Detailed Optical Spectroscopy of Star Forming Galaxies with Strong He II Emission BlueChannel
2016A-UAO-S221 Fong, Smith, Milne Uncovering and Characterizing the Host Galaxies of Gamma-ray Bursts MMTCam
2016A-UAO-S222 Fong, Milne, Smith, N., Fan, Butler, Williams, G., Özel, Chornock, Berger Target-of-Opportunity Programs at Steward: Rapid-Response Observations of Gamma-Ray Bursts MMTCam