Solar CAT applications

General Information (2019 campaign)

The deadline for sending applications for THEMIS-2020 and SST-2020 is January 17th, 2020 (15:00 Canarian local time). For VTT-2020A and GREGOR-2020A, additional call will be announced after February 2020. For GREGOR-2019B and VTT-2019B the deadline will be in June, 2020. To submit a proposal it is mandatory to first register in the specific electronic proposal submission system of the Solar CAT. Once done, please fill in the fields of the form that will define your proposal. Attach the “Scientific Justification” document in pdf format. You are encouraged to use the official templates supplied below but any other format is acceptable. The submission of the proposal is done within the submission system and can be modified at any time before the established deadline. Information about each instrument is provided by the telescope owner/operator.

GREGOR telescope

  • Note: The GREGOR and VTT observing campaigns will be split into two parts: from April to mid August, and from mid August to November. Changes and upgrades in instrumentation are expected between the first and second season. There will be a call after February 2020 for the first season and another call in May 2020 for the second season. 

Download template (part 1: Apr-Aug)

Download template (part 2: Aug-Nov)

Vacuum Tower Telescope (VTT)

Download template (part 1: May-Aug)

Download template (part 2: Aug-Nov)


Download template.

Swedish Solar Telescope (SST)

Download template.