The allocation of ESO telescope time for Period 101 (1 April – 30 September 2018) is expected to be emailed in the week of 18 December 2017. With the release of the telescope schedule, preparation of Service Mode (SM) observations (Phase 2) starts. The deadline for the submission of the Phase 2 material for Period 101 observations is 1 February 2018.
Phase 2 for Observing Period 101
Please note: After successfully being used for Paranal Visitor Mode runs, ESO is now further extending use of the web application p2 for Phase 2 preparation Service Mode runs on the VLT/UT2, VST, and VISTA telescopes from Period 101 onwards. Instructions will be sent to the corresponding Principal Investigators.
Detailed information on Phase 2 observation preparation can be found here.