Past Announcements

2017/10/042018 IRTF Future Directions Workshop announced.
2017/09/06Fall 2017 News posted.
2017/09/06Spring 2018 Call for proposals posted.
2017/09/06Fall 2017 applications awarded observing time.
2017/02/27Spring 2017 applications awarded observing time.
2017/02/21Spring 2017 News posted.
2017/02/21Fall 2017 Call for proposals posted.
2016/09/07Fall 2016 News posted.
2016/09/07Spring 2017 Call for proposals posted.
2016/07/31Fall 2016 applications awarded observing time.
2016/03/03Fall 2016 Call for proposals posted.
2016/02/29Spring 2016 News posted.
2016/01/27Spring 2016 applications awarded observing time.
2015/08/28Fall 2015 News posted.
2015/08/28Spring 2016 Call for proposals posted.
2015/06/22Fall 2015 applications awarded observing time.
2015/03/03Spring 2015 News posted
2015/02/06Fall 2015 Call for proposals posted.
2014/12/15Spring 2015 applications awarded observing time.
2014/09/04Spring 2015 Call for proposals posted.
2014/09/04Fall 2014 applications awarded observing time.
2014/09/04Fall 2014 News posted
2014/03/17Spring 2014 News posted
2014/02/19Call for proposals for Fall 2014 is posted here.
2014/02/19Spring 2014 applications awarded observing time.
2013/09/06Fall 2013 News posted
2013/08/28Fall 2013 applications awarded observing time.
2013/08/27Call for proposals for Spring 2014 is posted here.
2013/02/28Spring 2013 News posted
2013/02/22Call for proposals for Fall 2013 is posted here.
2013/02/22Spring 2013 applications awarded observing time.
2012/09/01Fall 2012 News posted
2012/08/31Call for proposals for Spring 2013 is posted here.
2012/08/31Fall 2012 applications awarded observing time.
2012/03/01Spring 2012 applications awarded observing time.
2012/03/01Call for proposals for Fall 2012 is posted here.
2012/03/01Spring 2012 News posted
2011/09/06Fall 2011 applications awarded observing time.
2011/09/06Call for proposals for Spring 2012 is posted here.
2011/09/01Fall 2011 News posted
2011/03/16Spring 2011 applications awarded observing time.
2011/03/08Spring 2011 News posted
2011/03/08Call for proposals for Fall 2011 is posted here.
2010/09/03Call for proposals for Spring 2011 is posted here.
2010/09/01Fall 2010 applications awarded observing time.
2010/09/01Spring 2010 applications awarded observing time.
2010/09/01Fall 2010 News posted
2010/03/04Call for proposals for Fall 2010 is posted here.
2010/02/24Spring 2010 News posted
2009/09/29Fall 2009 News posted
2009/09/02Call for proposals for Spring 2010 is posted here.
2009/09/01Fall 2009 applications awarded observing time.
2009/03/05Call for proposals for Fall 2009 is posted here.
2009/03/04Spring 2009 News posted
2009/02/03Spring 2009 applications awarded observing time.
2008/09/02Fall 2008 applications awarded observing time.
2008/09/02Fall 2008 News posted
2008/09/02Call for proposals for Spring 2009 is posted here.
2008/03/04Spring 2008 applications awarded observing time.
2008/03/04Spring 2008 News posted
2008/03/04Call for proposals for Fall 2008 is posted here.
2007/09/06Fall 2007 applications awarded observing time.
2007/09/06Fall 2007 News posted
2007/09/06Call for proposals for Spring 2008 is posted here.
2007/03/21Spring 2007 applications awarded observing time.
2007/03/01Spring 2007 News posted
2007/02/01Call for proposals for Fall 2007 is posted here.
2006/10/26Fall 2006 News updated
2006/08/01Call for proposals for Spring 2007 is posted here.
2006/07/01Fall 2006 News posted
2006/07/14Fall 2006 applications awarded observing time.
2006/03/05Spring 2006 News posted
2006/02/01Call for proposals for Fall 2006 is posted here.
2006/01/24Spring 2006 applications awarded observing time.
2005/08/01MIT–IRTF NEO Spectral Survey is underway.
2005/08/01Call for proposals for Spring 2006 is posted here.
2005/07/03Deep Impact
2005/07/01Fall 2005 News posted
2005/07/01Fall 2005 applications awarded observing time.
2005/03/28Proposals for Temple 1 Observations at IRTF to Support Deep Impact Mission Selected. See Spring 2005 News
2005/02/01Call for proposals for Fall 2005 is posted here.
2005/01/27Spring 2005 applications awarded observing time.
2005/01/01Hale Pohaku room rate now $90/night.
2004/10/01Tempel 1 Observations at IRTF to support Deep Impact Mission Proposals due.
2004/08/10Fall 2004 News posted
2004/08/03Telescope Time Application form revised.
2004/08/01Call for proposals for Spring 2005 is posted here.
2004/07/01Hale Pohaku room rate will be $80/night effective July 1, 2004.
2004/06/03Applications awarded time for Fall 2004 are now posted here.
2004/05/06Call for proposals for Deep Impact is posted here.
2004/05/18New IRTF website goes live.
2004/03/05Spring 2004 News posted
2004/02/01Call for proposals for Fall 2004 is posted here.
2004/02/01Telescope Time Application form revised.
2004/01/20Applications awarded time for Spring 2004 are now posted here.
2003/08/01Fall 2003 News posted
2003/07/22Call for proposals for Spring 2004 is posted here.
2003/07/01 Telescope Time Application form revised.
2003/06/20Applications awarded time for Fall 2003 are now posted here.
2003/03/05Spring 2003 News posted
2003/03/03Remote Observing: See IRTF News at right.
2003/01/20Applications awarded time for Spring 2003 are now posted here.
2002/08/01Fall 2002 News posted
2002/06/12Application awarded time and Observing schedule for 2002 Fall semester posted
2002/04/26Photos of AstorDay, in Hilo, April 20, 2002
2002/03/01Spring 2002 News posted
2002/01/26New Science Highlights added
2002/01/09Applications awarded time and Observing schedule for 2002 Spring Semester are now posted.
2001/11/01Cryogen and lodging information revised in Observer's Information.
2001/09/18The Goddard heterodyne Spectrometer HIPWAC is available to users on a collaborative basis.
2001/09/14Application Info: SpeX will not be available during February 2002.
2001/06/15Applications awarded time for the Fall 2001 semester are listed here.
2001/06/08About IRTF web site modified.
2001/06/08The observing schedule for the 2001 Fall semester is now posted.
2001/05/21Photo gallery of the IRTF staff is HERE.
2001/03/22MIRLIN availability: MIRLIN will NOT be available during the period of Aug. 6 to Oct. 14. It will be available during the rest of the semester (Aug. 1-5,Oct. 15-Jan. 31).
2001/02/28Observing time applications for the August 2001 - January 2002 semester are available here.
2001/02/18New vehicle policy: visitors must now pick up the IRTF vehicle at the new IFA Hilo building. See map here.
2000/12/22Applications awarded time for the Spring 2001 semester are listed here
2000/09/13Applications awarded time for the Fall 2000 semester are listed here
2000/06/26The IRTF welcomes Dr. Schelte 'Bobby' Bus as our newest support astronomer. He is presently at MIT where he obtained his Ph.D. last year, and he will be starting with the IRTF on Oct. 1.
2000/04/01The IRTF welcomes Alan Tokunaga as the new Division Chief, replacing Bob Joseph.
2000/03/30The announcement for Applications for Observing Time, and the Observing Time Application Forms, for the Aug 1, 2000 to Jan 31, 2001 semester are available under the Observing page.
2000/03/16Applications awarded time for the Spring 2000 semester are listed here
1999/10/25New Signal-To-Noise, Limiting Magnitude, and Exposure Time Calculators for NSFCam are now available.
1999/09/15The new Mauna Kea infrared filter set has been installed in NSFCam.
1999/09/02The announcement for Applications for Observing Time, and the new Observing Time Application Forms, for the Feb 1, 2000 to Jul 31, 2000 semester are available under the Observing page.
1999/08/04Applications awarded time for the Fall 1999 semester are listed here
1999/07/13The observing schedule for the 1999 Fall semester is now available.
1999/06/11Preliminary results on the characterization of the new Mauna Kea infrared filter set are available.
1999/03/03The announcement for Applications for Observing Time, and the new Application Form, for the Aug 1, 1999 to Jan 31, 2000 semester are available under the Observing page.
1999/02/01Applications awarded time for the Spring 1999 semester are listed here
1999/01/13The observing schedule for the 1999 Spring semester is now available.
1998/11/04Applications awarded time for the Fall 1998 semester are listed here
1998/10/05An update on the Image Quality provided by the IRTF Telescope.
1998/09/15New Web-based versions of the Observing Requirements Form, User Feedback Form.
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