Call for VLTI Science Verification Proposals for MATISSE and for NAOMI+PIONIER/GRAVITY

Published: 19 Dec 2018
NAOMI at first light

The VLTI has recently seen the commissioning of the MATISSE beam combiner and the NAOMI Adaptive Optics (AO) modules for the Auxiliary Telescopes. ESO is now calling for Science Verification (SV) Proposals, to be executed in April and May 2019. MATISSE SV aims at demonstrating the imaging capabilities and updated limiting magnitudes (compared to P103). NAOMI SV, performed with the PIONIER and GRAVITY instruments, aims at demonstrating the gain in sensitivity and precision delivered by the AO correction.

See the following webpages for more detail:

The proposal submission deadline for both calls is Monday 21 January, 2019 at 18:00 CET.