SOFIA Cycle 2 Results

The approved programs for SOFIA Cycle 2 from both the United States (US) and German (DE) queues are listed in these tables. The second table contains proposals in the Do if Time category. The complete TAC results of the German proposals are available here.

Prop. ID
(Queue)
PI
(Affiliation)
Proposal Title Instrument Awarded Time (hrs)
02_0004
(US)
Harper, Graham
(University of Dublin)
Probing Betelgeuse's extended atmosphere with SOFIA-EXES; exploiting the forbidden Fe II ladder EXES 1.0
02_0005
(US)
Wooden, Diane (NASA Ames) FORCAST Observations of Comet Siding Spring -- Mars Encounter FORCAST 2.5
02_0009
(US)
Gehrz, Robert
(University of Minnesota)
SOFIA Target of Opportunity (ToO) Observations of Bright Classical Novae in Outburst FLITECAM
FORCAST
4.4
02_0012
(US)
de Pater, Imke
(UC Berkeley)
Jupiter's Tropospheric Dynamics from SOFIA Mapping of Temperature, Para-Hydrogen, and Aerosols FORCAST 1.4
02_0015
(US)
Gehrz, Robert
(University of Minnesota)
Dust in the Winds of Proto-planetary Nebulae: RV Tauri Stars and SRd Variables FLITECAM
FORCAST
7.3
02_0016
(US)
Vacca, William
(USRA)
Disks around Early B Stars FORCAST 4.0
02_0018
(US)
Goldsmith, Paul
(JPL)
Determining the [CII] thickness of the galactic plane with SOFIA/GREAT GREAT 8.0
02_0019
(US)
Swain, Mark
(JPL)
The Origin of non-LTE Emission on Dayside of a hot-Jupiter Exoplanet FLITECAM 5.0
02_0021
(US)
Evans, Aneurin
(University of Keele)
The Born-again Phenomenon FLITECAM
FORCAST
7.2
02_0027
(DE)
Ossenkopf, Volker
(Universitaet zu Koeln)
CII mapping of hot gas in S140 GREAT 1.0
02_0029
(US)
Jones, Terry
(University of Minnesota)
Massive Star Formation in IRDC G034.43+00.24 FORCAST 4.1
02_0031
(US)
Humphreys, Roberta
(University of Minnesota)
Cool Dust and the Mass Loss Histories of the Hypergiants FORCAST 4.0
02_0034
(US)
Bregman, Jesse
(NASA Ames)
A Search for Hydrogenated Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (Hn-PAHs) in Proto-Planetary Nebula Outflows FORCAST 3.3
02_0035
(US)
Lopez-Rodriguez, Enrique
(UT San Antonio)
Characterization of the clumpy torus of Active Galactic Nuclei using FORCAST FORCAST 2.4
02_0036
(US)
Holwerda, B.
(ESA)
FORCAST observations of Edge-on Spirals FORCAST 10.0
02_0037
(US)
Orton, Glenn
(JPL)
17- to 37-micron Photometry and Spectroscopy of Uranus and Neptune FORCAST 2.5
02_0038
(US)
Sandell, Goran
(USRA)
[CII] as a tracer of outflows from young high-mass stars GREAT 4.3
02_0039
(US)
Yusef-Zadeh, Farhad
(Northwestern)
FORCAST Observations of Sgr C at the Galactic Center FORCAST 4.6
02_0045
(US)
Klein, Randolf
(USRA)
The Early Evolution of Very Massive Star-Forming Cores FORCAST 7.0
02_0046
(DE)
Huber, Klaus
(Universitat Hamburg)
Do starspots inflate the exoplanet CoRoT-2b? FLITECAM/HIPO 3.3
02_0048
(DE)
Ragan, Sarah
(Max-Planck-Institut fur Astronomie)
Probing for large scale infall along an IRDC filament GREAT 2.0
02_0050
(US)
Weinberger, Alycia
(Carnegie Institution of Washington)
Watching the Collisional Cascade of a Giant Impact FORCAST 5.6
02_0053
(US)
Angerhausen, Daniel
(Rensselaer)
Exoplanet transits with FLITECAM/HIPO: Is GJ 1214b a water-world Super Earth or a cloudy Mini-Neptune? FLITECAM/HIPO 2.0
02_0054
(US)
Gusdorf, Antoine
(Observatoire de Paris)
High-J CO observations of PRISMAS Herschel KP sources with GREAT GREAT 1.0
02_0056
(US)
Berne, Olivier
(IRAP)
The evolution of PAH size distribution in the NGC 7023 reflection nebula FLITECAM
FORCAST
1.2
02_0057
(DE)
Eisloeffel, Jochen
(Thuringer Landessternwarte Tautenburg)
The origin of the warm gas in the low-mass L1448 outflow GREAT 4.0
02_0058
(US)
Tielens, Alexander
(Leiden Observatory)
Physical conditions in the dense molecular clumps of the Cas A supernova remnant FIFI-LS 1.0
02_0061
(US)
Su, Kate
(University of Arizona)
Nature of the Warm Excess in eps Eri: Asteroid belt or Dragged-in Grains FORCAST 15.4
02_0062
(DE)
Graf, Urs
(Universitaet zu Koeln)
Spatial variation of the strong [CII] self-absorption towards NGC 2024 GREAT 1.5
02_0063
(DE)
Cormier, Diane
(Universitat Heidelberg)
Disentangling the ISM phases of the nearby low-metallicity dwarf galaxy NGC4214 using velocity-resolved [CII] GREAT 4.0
02_0064
(DE)
Caratti o Garatti, Alessio
(Max-Planck-Institut fur Radioastronomie)
Investigating atomic jets in high-mass YSOs FIFI-LS 1.0
02_0066
(US)
Rivkin, Andrew
(Johns Hopkins)
Characterization of OH and H2O in Asteroids FLITECAM 5.0
02_0067
(US)
Shuping, Ralph
(Space Science Institute)
SOFIA-FORCAST Observations of Circumstellar Disks in W40 FORCAST 4.0
02_0070
(US)
Mundy, Lee
(University of Maryland)
Star Formation in the Dense Environment of Young Clusters: A FORCAST Imaging Survey FORCAST 8.0
02_0072
(DE)
Sandstrom, Karin
(Max-Planck-Institut fur Astronomie, Heidelberg)
Spectrally Resolved [CII] Emission in M31: The Origin of [CII] from Metal-Rich Star-Forming Galaxies GREAT 3.3
02_0074
(US)
Tan, Jonathan
(University of Florida)
Peering to the Heart of Massive Star Birth - III. Surveying Across Evolution and Environment FORCAST Survey
02_0076
(US)
Remijan, Anthony
(NRAO)
Observational Evidence of Iron Hydride in the ISM - Search for FeH in the Supernova Remnant IC 443 GREAT 2.5
02_0079
(US)
Pontoppidan, Klaus
(STScI)
Are Herbig Ae disks really depleted of water vapor? EXES 3.5
02_0084
(DE)
Dreyer, Claudia
(DLR)
Transit spectrophotometry of the Super-Earth exoplanet GJ 1214b with FLITECAM/HIPO FLITECAM/HIPO 2.0
02_0085
(US)
Guzman-Ramirez, Lizette
(ESO)
The Mixed-Chemistry Problem in Planetary Nebulae FORCAST 3.7
02_0087
(DE)
Schlemmer, Stephan
(Universitaet zu Koeln)
Observing para-H2D+ absorption towards Serpens SMM1 GREAT 3.5
02_0089
(DE)
Müller, Thomas (Max-Planck-Institut fur extraterrestrische Physik) Stellar occultations by large Transneptunian Objects (dwarf planet candidates) HIPO 1.0
02_0090
(US)
Peeters, Els
(SETI Institute)
Evaporation flows driven by early B stars. GREAT 6.0
02_0094
(US)
Person, Michael
(MIT)
Atmospheric Change on Pluto FLITECAM/HIPO 6.0
02_0095
(DE)
Ragan, Sarah
(Max-Planck-Institut fur Astronomie)
FIFI-LS Observations of Coolants in IRDCs FIFI-LS 2.0
02_0096
(US)
McCollum, Bruce
(Catholic University of America)
Exploring the Far-infrared SED of the First Known Stellar Merger Remnant FIFI-LS 0.5
02_0100
(US)
Garnavich, Peter
(University of Notre Dame)
Mind the Gap: Filling the Holes in IR Spectra of Type Ia Supernovae FLITECAM 2.0
02_0101
(US)
Smith, Nathan
(University of Arizona)
Constraining the Mass in Cool Dust Shells Around Massive Stars FORCAST 4.9
02_0102
(DE)
Wyrowski, Friedrich
(Max-Planck-Institut fur Radioastronomie)
Probing high-J CO through the evolution of high-mass star forming clumps GREAT 4.0
02_0104
(US)
Boogert, Adwin
(IPAC)
Tracing Circumstellar Environments with High Resolution Spectroscopy of Methane EXES 3.3
02_0106
(US)
Huard, Tracy
(University of Maryland)
Resolving Protostars in the Serpens South Protocluster FORCAST 3.0
02_0108
(DE)
Menten, Karl
(Max-Planck-Institut fur Radioastronomie)
Far-Infrared Spectroscopy of OH in Three Prototypical Circumstellar Envelopes GREAT 4.0
02_0113
(US)
De Buizer, James
(USRA)
Revealing the Embedded Structures and Sources within Giant HII Regions FORCAST 8.0
02_0114
(DE)
Schindler, Karsten
(Deutsches SOFIA Institut)
Spectroscopy of JVI Himalia for detection and characterization of the 3 um water band FLITECAM 2.2
02_0115
(DE)
Wiesemeyer, Helmut
(Max-Planck-Institut fur Radioastronomie)
Exploratory search for a new, strong HCN laser in two carbon stars GREAT 3.0

Proposals in the Do if Time category

Prop. ID
(Queue)
PI
(Affiliation)
Proposal Title Instrument
02_0001
(US)
Woodward, Charles
(University of Minnesota)
FORCAST Observations of Comet C/2012 K1 (Panstarrs) FORCAST
02_0002
(US)
Woodward, Charles
(University of Minnesota)
Comet Grain Albedo and Coma Structure FORCAST
02_0003
(US)
Harrison, Thomas
(New Mexico State University)
Ascertaining the Origin of the Mid-Infrared Emission from HR Del FORCAST
02_0013
(US)
Green, Joel
(UT Austin)
Dust and gas in FU Orionis objects: FORCAST spectroscopy of outbursting young stars FORCAST
02_0014
(US)
Green, Joel
(UT Austin)
What is the evolutionary state of HBC 722? FORCAST
02_0017
(US)
Dinerstein, Harriet
(University of Texas)
The Energetics of H2 near very hot stars: Illuminating Radiative Feedback in analogs of the high-mass First Stars FORCAST
02_0020
(US)
Mookerjea, Bhaswati
(Tata Institute)
Probing cold gas in the outer galaxy: [CII] absorption with GREAT GREAT
02_0023
(US)
Wooden, Diane
(NASA Ames)
FORCAST Observations of a Bright ToO Comet FORCAST
02_0025
(US)
Vernazza, Pierre
(CNRS, LAM)
Uncovering the surface composition of the largest main-belt asteroids with FORCAST FORCAST
02_0032
(US)
Watson, Christer
(Manchester University)
Testing models of a MIR-identified wind-blown bubble GREAT
02_0033
(DE)
Ossenkopf, Volker
(Universitaet zu Koeln)
Spectrally resolved OH line emission in Orion GREAT
02_0040
(US)
Murphy, Eric
(IPAC)
Estimating the Strength of Anomalous Microwave Emission in NGC6946 FLITECAM
02_0049
(DE)
Roellig, Markus
(Universitaet zu Koeln)
Mapping hot CO in DR21-C GREAT
02_0051
(US)
Gusdorf, Antoine
(Observatoire de Paris)
High-J CO observations of the Cepheus E protostellar outflow with GREAT GREAT
02_0052
(US)
Rushton, Mark
(Univ. of Central Lancashire)
SOFIA observations of recurrent novae FORCAST
02_0055
(US)
Kristensen, Lars
(SAO)
COPS-GREAT: CO in ProtoStars with GREAT GREAT
02_0059
(US)
Williams, Brian
(NASA Goddard)
The Composition of Dust in a Type IIn Supernova FORCAST
02_0065
(US)
Song, Inseok
(University of Georgia)
Characterising a young, isolated, dusty star HD166191 FORCAST
02_0073
(US)
Mumma, Michael
(NASA Goddard)
A GREAT search for Deuterium in Comets GREAT
02_0075
(DE)
Caratti o Garatti, Alessio
(Max-Planck-Institut fur Radioastronomie)
Probing H2 jets from high-mass YSOs FORCAST
02_0081
(US)
Cotera, Angela
(SETI Institute)
Star Formation in the Galactic Center: Massive stars and the ISM in Sgr B FLITECAM
FORCAST
02_0098
(US)
Herrera-Camus, Rodrigo
(University of Maryland)
Disentangling the Sources of [CII] 158 micron Emission in Nearby Galaxies GREAT
02_0099
(US)
Salyk, Colette
(NOAO)
A search for warm methane in protoplanetary disks EXES
02_0103
(US)
Kemball, Athol
(University Illinois Urbana)
Cosmological nucleosynthesis: the lithium problem II GREAT
02_0109
(US)
Flagey, Nicolas
(JPL)
Mid-IR characterization of the dusty circumstellar envelope around Be/B[e]/LBV candidates FORCAST
02_0111
(US)
Gupta, Harshal
(IPAC)
A Deep Search for HD+ and Complementary Observations of H2D+ toward Sgr B2(N) GREAT
02_0116
(US)
Sargent, Benjamin
(Rochester Institute of Technology)
An EXES Search for Formaldehyde Gas in the Class I/II Young Stellar Object IRAS 04278+2253 EXES

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