SOFIA Cycle 5 Results

The approved programs for SOFIA Cycle 5, from both the US and German (DE) queues are listed in these tables. The first table contains programs in the main approved category, while the second table contains Do if Time category programs. The complete TAC results of the German proposals are available here.

Prop. ID
(Queue)
PI
(Affiliation)
Proposal Title Instrument Awarded Time
(hrs)
05_0002
(US)
Charles Woodward
(University of Minnesota - Twin Cities)
Comet NEOs 41P and C/2015 V2 - The FORCAST Story FPI_PLUS
FORCAST
13.0
05_0005
(US)
Robert Gehrz
(Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics; University of Minnesota)
SOFIA Target of Opportunity Observations of Galactic Supernovae and Supernovae in Nearby Galaxies FORCAST
FLITECAM
7.0
05_0008
(US)
James De Buizer
(Universities Space Research Association)
Revealing the Embedded Structures and Sources within Giant HII Regions: Wrapping up the Survey FORCAST 16.0
05_0010
(US)
Aneurin Evans
(University of Keele)
The long wavelength view of stellar mergers FORCAST 12.0
05_0012
(US)
David Neufeld
(The Johns Hopkins University)
Terahertz water masers GREAT 8.0
05_0014
(US)
Philip Appleton
(California Institute of Technology)
Mapping extended [CII] emission in shock-dominated Seyfert galaxies with likely radio jet/ISM interactions FIFI-LS 4.8
05_0015
(US)
William Langer
(Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
Structure and Dynamics of Cloud Boundaries as Seen in the Far-IR Emission Lines of [O I], [C II], and [N II] GREAT 4.0
05_0016
(US)
David Neufeld
(Johns Hopkins University)
Probing the molecular hydrogen fraction in diffuse molecular clouds with observations of HCl+ GREAT 4.0
05_0018
(US)
David Chuss
(Villanova University)
A Polarimetric Survey of the Cold Dust in the Central Molecular Zone of the Milky Way HAWC_PLUS 12.0
05_0019
(US)
Kate Su
(University of Arizona)
Mineralogical Evolution in Extreme Debris Disks II FORCAST 2.5
05_0020
(US)
Jiangtao Li
(Department of Astronomy; University of Michigan)
Neutral and Ionized Gas from the Most Energetic Extragalactic Nuclear Superbubble in NGC 3079 FIFI-LS 3.0
05_0021
(US)
Sarah Ragan
(University of Leeds)
Cooling and kinematics in the Central Molecular Zone GREAT 4.0
05_0022
(US)
Andrew Harris
(University of Maryland)
Joint Impact Proposal: Mapping C+ Across the Galaxy's Central Molecular Zone GREAT 12.0
05_0029
(US)
Leslie Looney
(University of Illinois)
Far-Infrared Polarization of the Disks around HL Tauri and DG Tauri down to 0.9% Fractional Polarization HAWC_PLUS 4.3
05_0033
(DE)
Rolf Guesten
(Max-Planck-Institut fur Radioastronomie Bonn)
Joint Impact Proposal: Mapping C+ Across the Galaxy's Central Molecular Zone GREAT 3.0
05_0036
(US)
Dan Clemens
(Boston University)
The Magnetic Fields of the Dense and Diffuse Cores in L1544 HAWC_PLUS 9.5
05_0038
(US)
John Vaillancourt
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Lincoln Laboratory)
Characterizing the FIR polarization spectrum in Galactic Clouds HAWC_PLUS 9.8
05_0039
(US)
Min-Young Lee
(Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique
(CEA))
Unraveling the Physical Processes of Molecular Gas Excitation in N159W with SOFIA FIFI-LS FIFI-LS 6.0
05_0041
(US)
Alexander Tielens
(Universiteit Leiden)
EXES Survey of the Organic Inventory of Hot Cores EXES 27.0
05_0042
(US)
Terry Jones
(University of Minnesota - Twin Cities)
Multiple Generations of Massive Star Formation in the LMC FORCAST 2.3
05_0043
(US)
Naseem Rangwala
(NASA Ames Research Center/USRA)
An EXES High-Resolution Molecular Line Survey towards Orion IRc2 EXES 30.0
05_0048
(US)
B-G Andersson
(SOFIA Science Center; USRA)
Why are carbonaceous grains unaligned in the ISM? - HAWC+ polarimetry of IRC+10216 HAWC_PLUS 4.5
05_0050
(US)
Mikako Matsuura
(Cardiff University)
A SOFIA study of SN 1987A's dust components HAWC_PLUS
FORCAST
5.0
05_0052
(US)
B-G Andersson
(SOFIA Science Center; USRA)
Testing the Physics and Chemistry of Radiation Driven Cloud Evolution - [C II] Mapping of IC 59 and IC 63 GREAT 4.5
05_0054
(US)
Steve Ertel
(University of Arizona)
The nature and origin of the Solar system scale disk in the Helix Nebula HAWC_PLUS 3.4
05_0058
(US)
Hans Olofsson
(Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences; Chalmers)
The carbon budget of the detached gas shell around the AGB star R Scl GREAT 2.0
05_0060
(DE)
Paola Caselli
(Max-Planck-Insitut fuer extraterrestrische Physik)
OD and the origin of water in protostellar cores GREAT 3.0
05_0061
(US)
Loren Anderson
(West Virginia University)
HII Region Dynamics Revealed by [CII] Emission GREAT 2.1
05_0063
(US)
Lizette Guzman-Ramirez
(Leiden Observatory)
Understanding the Nebular Abundance Discrepancy Problem with SOFIA FORCAST 14.0
05_0064
(US)
Nathan Smith
(University of Arizona)
The Mass and Age Dependence of Dusty Red Supergiant Winds, and Their Impact on Supernova Progenitors FORCAST 7.5
05_0067
(US)
Volker Tolls
(Smithsonian Institution Astrophysical Observatory)
[OI] and Why Outflows Under-Produce Water GREAT 3.5
05_0068
(US)
Anthony Remijan
(National Radio Astronomy Observatory)
Confirmation of Interstellar SiH GREAT 2.0
05_0073
(US)
Graham Harper
(University of Colorado at Boulder)
Spectrally-resolved forbidden emission lines: Part B - EXES constraints on accelerating flows from cool evolved stars EXES 3.2
05_0076
(US)
John Bally
(University of Colorado; Boulder)
Impact Program: The Outer CMZ C+ Survey GREAT 14.0
05_0077
(US)
Bernd Husemann
(European Southern Observatory - Germany)
How accurate is [CII] tracing star formation in nearby luminous AGN? FIFI-LS 4.0
05_0081
(US)
Fabio Pereira Santos
(Northwestern University)
Magnetic Field Structure in Perseus at 0.01 pc Scale HAWC_PLUS 11.0
05_0082
(US)
Janet Simpson
(SETI Institute)
Using SOFIA to Unveil the Star Formation History of the Massive Galactic Center H II Region Sagittarius B1 FIFI-LS 4.0
05_0084
(US)
Fiorella Polles
(Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique
(CEA))
Modeling the ionized gas in low-metallicity environments: the nearby dwarf galaxy IC10 FIFI-LS 7.3
05_0087
(US)
Asantha Cooray
(University of California - Irvine)
Mid-Infrared Flux Densities of z=1-2.5 Gravitationally Lensed Starburst Galaxies HAWC_PLUS 4.8
05_0089
(US)
Patrick Morris
(California Institute of Technology)
Measuring Changes in the Distribution, Mass, and Composition of Dust in the Eruptive LBV Eta Carinae FORCAST 1.0
05_0093
(US)
Tanio Diaz-Santos
(Universidad Diego Portales)
The Effect of AGN Feedback on the [CII] Emission in NGC 1365 FIFI-LS 3.0
05_0094
(US)
Eric Omelian
(Logyx/NASA/SOFIA)
Probing Accretion in the Symbiotic Mira, R Aquarii HAWC_PLUS
FORCAST
1.0
05_0097
(US)
John Carr
(Naval Research Laboratory)
Molecular Absorption in the Disk of GV Tau EXES 6.3
05_0098
(US)
David Koerner
(Northern Arizona University)
Exo-Kuiper Belts around Sun-like Stars HAWC_PLUS 4.0
05_0100
(US)
Melanie Chevance
(Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique
(CEA))
Probing the large scale multiphase ISM in an extreme starforming low-metallicity environment: 30 Doradus in the LMC FIFI-LS 3.0
05_0101
(US)
Michael Kaufman
(San Jose State University)
A GREAT Map in M20: Spatially and Spectrally Resolved [OI] and [CII] in a Young Star Forming Region GREAT 2.0
05_0102
(US)
Mark Morris
(University of California; Los Angeles)
Characterizing Neutral Gas in the Central Parsec of the Galaxy GREAT 5.4
05_0106
(US)
Lars Kristensen
(Niels Bohr Institute; Copenhagen University)
Where is the oxygen in protostellar outflows? GREAT 5.3
05_0107
(US)
Maria Kirsanova
(Institute of Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences)
Properties of photon-dominated regions around O and B-stars in S235East1 GREAT 3.0
05_0109
(US)
Ian Stephens
(Smithsonian Institution Astrophysical Observatory)
The Role of Magnetic Fields in High-Mass Star-Forming Filaments HAWC_PLUS 8.0
05_0110
(US)
Els Peeters
(SETI Institute)
Calibrating the response of the PAH emission to changes in PDR conditions. FIFI-LS 7.5
05_0111
(US)
Gordon Stacey
(Cornell University)
FIFI-LS [OIII] Spectrosopy of Nearby Infrared Bright Galaxies: Tracing Stellar Populations, the O/N Abundance Ratio, and absolute abundances FIFI-LS 7.0
05_0120
(US)
Jonathan Tan
(University of Florida)
Joint Impact Program: The Timescale of Star Formation from para-H2D+ - II. Colder and Lower Luminosity Sources GREAT 8.0
05_0121
(US)
Harriet Dinerstein
(University of Texas at Austin)
Probing Chemical Enrichments in Planetary Nebulae with EXES on SOFIA EXES 8.0
05_0122
(US)
James Jackson
(Boston University)
Infall toward High-Mass Star-forming Clumps and Cores: The [O I] 63 um Line GREAT 3.0
05_0123
(US)
Göran Sandell
(SOFIA-USRA)
Origin of [OI] and [CII] emission in Young Stellar Objects GREAT 1.5
05_0125
(US)
Michael Person
(MIT)
A New Look at Triton's Atmosphere FLITECAM_HIPO 1.0
05_0128
(US)
Imke de Pater
(University of California - Berkeley)
Jupiter's Tropospheric Dynamics from SOFIA Mapping of Temperature, Para-Hydrogen, and Aerosols FORCAST 2.0
05_0129
(US)
Christy Tremonti
(University of Wisconsin Madison)
Probing Dust-obscured Star Formation and AGN Activity in Massive Ultra-compact Galaxies HAWC_PLUS 13.0
05_0130
(US)
Miguel Chavez
(Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Eléctronica)
Constraining the Properties of the Warm Dust Around the Dustiest Main Sequence Star V488 Per HAWC_PLUS
FORCAST
4.5
05_0133
(US)
Giles Novak
(Northwestern University)
Joint HAWC+/ALMA study of magnetic fields in Ophiuchus HAWC_PLUS 9.0
05_0138
(US)
Ralph Shuping
(Space Science Inst.)
Short-term variability in pre-transtional disks around high-mass pre-main sequence stars FORCAST 12.0
05_0144
(US)
Pasquale Temi
(NASA - Ames Research Center)
The AGN Feedback Cycle in Massive Galaxies FIFI-LS 5.9
05_0145
(US)
Angela Cotera
(SETI Institute)
Star Formation in the Galactic Center: Massive stars and the ISM in Sgr B FORCAST
FLITECAM
3.0
05_0146
(US)
Ranga-Ram Chary
(Caltech)
Planck's Dusty GEMS: Measuring the AGN Contribution in the Brightest z~3 Star-Forming Galaxies in the Sky HAWC_PLUS 5.0
05_0153
(US)
William Sparks
(STScI)
Confirmation of Water Plumes on Europa EXES 8.3
05_0165
(US)
Dominik Riechers
(Cornell University)
Dissecting an AGN-Starburst System at Redshift 4 with SOFIA HAWC_PLUS 1.0
05_0167
(US)
Sherry Yeh
(Eureka Scientific Inc.)
Mid-infrared Flux Variability in an Awakening AGN FORCAST 8.0
05_0171
(US)
Matthew Richter
(University of California - Davis)
H2O absorption toward Orion KL: Improving on ISO EXES 5.2
05_0176
(US)
Raghvendra Sahai
(Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
Shocked and Scorched: A GREAT Investigation of [CII] and [OI] emission from free-floating Evaporating Gas Globules in Massive Star Formation Regions GREAT 6.0
05_0180
(US)
Eiichi Egami
(University of Arizona)
FLITECAM H-alpha Spectroscopy of the 1 Jy Gravitationally Lensed Galaxy at z=3 FLITECAM 4.0
05_0182
(US)
Diane Wooden
(NASA Ames Research Center)
FORCAST Observations of a ToO Comet FORCAST 1.5
05_0184
(US)
Francisco Muller-Sanchez
(University of Colorado at Boulder)
Testing Unification Models in Dual Active Galactic Nuclei FORCAST 1.3
05_0189
(DE)
Robert Brauer
(Institut fur Theoretische Physik und Astrophysik der Universitat)
Bok globules in the far infrared: Constraining the origin of polarization holes HAWC_PLUS 3.0
05_0190
(DE)
Robert Simon
(I. Physikalisches Institut der Universitaet zu Koeln)
Spatial and velocity variations of [CII] optical depth towards S106 IR GREAT 4.0
05_0192
(DE)
Rodrigo Herrera-Camus
(Max-Planck-Institut fur extraterrestrische Physik Garching)
Far-Infrared in the EDGE/CALIFA Sample of Galaxies HAWC_PLUS
FIFI-LS
7.0
05_0196
(DE)
Silvia Leurini
(Max Planck for Radio Astronomy)
The warm atomic and molecular gas in protostellar jets GREAT 3.0
05_0197
(DE)
Silvia Leurini
(Max Planck Institut for Radio Astronomy)
Far-IR cooling in massive YSOs GREAT 6.0
05_0198
(DE)
Christof Buchbender
(I. Physikalisches Institut; Universitaet zu Koeln)
Velocity resolved [CII] and [NII] observations in M33 GREAT 2.0
05_0200
(DE)
Jochen Eisloeffel
(Thuringer Landessternwarte - Karl-Schwarzschild-Observatorium Ta)
Probing the hidden atomic gas in Class I jets FIFI-LS 8.0
05_0201
(DE)
Sarah Sadavoy
(Max Planck Institute for Astronomy)
Testing the Response of Dust Grains to Magnetic Fields in Perseus B1 HAWC_PLUS 4.0
05_0202
(DE)
Bringfried Stecklum
(Thuringer Landessternwarte - Karl-Schwarzschild-Observatorium Ta)
Tracing the heat wave of an accretion outburst from a high-mass young stellar object FORCAST
FIFI-LS
2.0
05_0205
(DE)
Karl Menten
(Max-Planck-Institut fuer Radioastronomie Bonn)
Systematic Studies of the Diffuse ISM with SOFIA Observations of CH at 2 THz GREAT 3.0
05_0206
(DE)
Thushara Pillai
(Max-Planck-Institut fur Radioastronomie Bonn)
Magnetic Fields in Massive Filaments HAWC_PLUS 6.0
05_0207
(DE)
Miwa Goto
(Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics)
The Deuteration Ladder of H3+ EXES 4.0
05_0208
(DE)
Nicola Schneider
(I. Physik. Institut Cologne; University of Cologne; Germany)
The CII line in Draco as a tracer for CO-dark gas GREAT 2.0
05_0209
(DE)
Thomas Giesen
(University of Kassel)
First Time Detection of C13CC and Study of 13CCC in Dense Star Forming Regions GREAT 3.0
05_0210
(DE)
Rodrigo Herrera-Camus
(Max-Planck-Institut fur extraterrestrische Physik Garching)
The GREAT [CII] Account of the Low-Metallicity ISM in the SMC GREAT 5.0
05_0212
(DE)
Friedrich Wyrowski
(Max-Planck-Institut fur Radioastronomie)
Ammonia as a probe of infall in high-mass star forming clumps, Part III GREAT 5.0

Proposals in the Do if Time category

Prop. ID
(Queue)
PI
(Affiliation)
Proposal Title Instrument
05_0025
(US)
Roberta Humphreys
(University of Minnesota - Twin Cities)
The Dusty Environment of the Warm Hypergiant HR 5171A FORCAST
05_0035
(US)
Erin Cox
(University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign)
Mapping the Intermediate-Scale Magnetic Field Around IRAS4A and Nearby Protostars HAWC_PLUS
05_0037
(US)
Farhad Yusef-Zadeh
(Northwestern University)
HAWC+ Observations of two Galactic center molecular clouds: G0.13-0.13 and G359.44-0.10 HAWC_PLUS
05_0047
(US)
Carl Melis
(University of California - San Diego)
Where does the dust produced in red novae outbursts go? HAWC_PLUS
FORCAST
05_0051
(US)
Eilat Glikman
(Middlebury College)
Spectral Energy Distributions of Red Quasars HAWC_PLUS
05_0062
(US)
Michael McCarthy
(Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
SH Observations In and Toward Sgr B2
(N): Linking the Missing Sulfur
GREAT
05_0071
(US)
Enrique Lopez Rodriguez
(University of Texas at Austin)
Cygnus A: a highly polarized synchrotron pc-scale jet or a dusty scattering region around the core? HAWC_PLUS
05_0103
(US)
Carey Lisse
(The Johns Hopkins University)
FORCAST Mid-IR Spectroscopic Observations of the Fomalhaut Planetary Disk System FORCAST
05_0104
(US)
Ranga-Ram Chary
(Caltech)
Strong Constraints on the Energetics of Low Luminosity AGN: Case Studies with NGC4258 and Arp102B HAWC_PLUS
05_0112
(US)
Marc Pound
(University of Maryland)
Polarized Dust Emission in the Eagle Nebula Pillars HAWC_PLUS
05_0139
(DE)
Paola Caselli
(Max-Planck-Institut fur extraterrestrische Physik Garching)
Joint Impact Program: The Timescale of Star Formation from para-H2D+ - II. Colder and Lower Luminosity Sources GREAT 1.0
05_0140
(US)
Alycia Weinberger
(Carnegie Institution of Washington)
Essential Properties of New Debris Disks HAWC_PLUS
05_0142
(US)
Umut Yildiz
(Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
COPS-GREAT2: CO in ProtoStars with GREAT GREAT
05_0168
(US)
Eliot Young
(Southwest Research Institute)
Mission Support of the New Horizons 2014 MU69 Encounter via Stellar Occultations FPI_PLUS
05_0170
(US)
Justin Spilker
(University of Arizona)
Using High-Ionization Lines in Low-Metallicity Galaxies to Calibrate a Purely FIR Metallicity Diagnostic FIFI-LS
05_0181
(US)
Robert Gutermuth
(University of Massachusetts)
Completing the Protostar Luminosity Function in Cygnus-X with SOFIA/FORCAST Imaging FORCAST
05_0193
(DE)
Cristian Guevara
(I. Physikalisches Institut der Universitat Koeln)
M17SW [OI] 63 um self-absorption and optical depth effects GREAT 4.0
05_0199
(DE)
Felipe Alves
(Max-Planck-Institut fur extraterrestrische Physik Garching)
Magnetically-regulated fragmentation in B59 HAWC_PLUS 2.0

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