UKIRT: Applying for Time
Since 1st January 2011 UKIRT has been operating in "Minimalist Mode" and
all available observing time has been used to ensure expeditious completion
of the UKIDSS programme. PATT and service open time is no longer available
although we continue to observe long-term PATT projects and campaigns.
Short ToO observations may be possible through Director's Discretionary
Time but cannot be guaranteed and are subject to available staff effort and
the needs of UKIDSS and other high-priority programmes. Initial inquiries
about the possibility of ToO time should be made to Tom Kerr, UKIRT Head of
For further information about Minimalist Mode, please see "A
Minimalist Operating Mode for UKIRT" and "Remote
Operations Implemented for UKIRT".