Chilean Telescope Allocation Committee

The Astronomy Department of the Universidad de Chile (DAS) is mandated to administer Chilean telescope time on the following facilities: LCO, CTIO, SOAR, PROMPT, Mini-TAO, ASTE, NANTEN2, QUIET, ACT, and the National Telescopes at La Silla.

To this end, the DAS organizes twice a year a Chilean Time Allocation Committee (CNTAC). The CNTAC is composed by experts from both the local community and the international observatories based in Chile.

A Call for Proposals is issued twice a year by the CNTAC with due dates around April 15 and October 15.

Important Deadlines for 2018A Semester
September 21st: Call for Proposal published.
October 13th, 12:00 p.m. (noon): Deadline for proposals.
November 7-9: CNTAC Panels meet.


General Instruction and Documents

Previous Semesters

Comments/Questions: cntac@das.uchile.cl


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