DES Shift Schedule, Season 6

(06/19/18) Note: We just got the official Y6 schedule. I will soon start asking for observers and forming the observing teams. If you want to be on the list of possible observers, send email to and let me know your date preferences (if any) and observing experience (if any). Observing experience is not required.

(06/19/18) Scheduling started.

Date Day 4M Observer 1 Observer 2 Run Manager Run Manager IT Specialists SISPI (remote)
09/04/2018 - 09/06/2018 Eng. Marshall, Prochaska, Hutchison TAMU
09/07/2018 Friday Eng. Above + Kent
09/08/2018 Saturday 2nd half Kent (Marshall) Marshall
09/09/2018 Sunday 2nd half Kent (Marshall) Marshall
09/10/2018 Monday 2nd half Kent (Marshall) Marshall
09/11/2018 Tuesday 2nd half Marshall (Kent) Kent
09/12/2018 Wednesday 2nd half Marshall (Kent) Kent
09/13/2018 Thursday 2nd half Huterer (Kent) Kent
09/14/2018 Friday 2nd half Huterer (Everett) Everett
09/15/2018 Saturday 2nd half Huterer (Everett) Everett
09/16/2018 Sunday 2nd half (Everett) Huterer Everett
09/17/2018 Monday 2nd half Garcia (Everett) Everett
09/18/2018 Tuesday 2nd half Garcia (Everett) Everett
09/19/2018 Wednesday 2nd half Garcia (Everett) Everett
09/20/2018 Thursday 2nd half (Everett) Garcia Everett
09/21/2018 Friday 2nd half (Garcia) Everett Garcia
09/22/2018 Saturday DD
09/23/2018 - 09/26/2018 Non-DES
09/27/2018 Thursday Full Wagoner A. Chen Hollowood
09/28/2018 Friday Full A. Chen Wagoner Hollowood
09/29/2018 Saturday Full Wagoner A. Chen Hollowood
09/30/2018 Sunday Full A. Chen Wagoner Hollowood
10/01/2018 - 10/07/2018 Non-DES
10/08/2018 Monday Full Martinez (Zenteno) Zenteno
10/09/2018 Tuesday Full (Vivas) Martinez Vivas
10/10/2018 Wednesday Full Vivas (Martinez) Martinez
10/11/2018 - 10/16/2018 Non-DES
10/17/2018 Wednesday Full Plazas (Gruen) Gruen
10/18/2018 Thursday Full Gruen (Plazas) Plazas
10/19/2018 Friday Full Plazas (Gruen) Gruen
10/20/2018 Saturday Full Gruen (Plazas) Plazas
10/21/2018 Sunday Full Plazas (Gruen) Gruen
10/22/2018 - 10/24/2018 Non-DES
10/25/2018 Thursday Eng.
10/26/2018 Friday Full Sgier Jain A. Smith
10/27/2018 Saturday Full Jain Sgier A. Smith
10/28/2018 Sunday Full Sgier Jain A. Smith
10/29/2018 Monday Full Jain Sgier A. Smith
10/30/2018 - 11/04/2018 Non-DES
11/05/2018 Monday Full Kirby Derose Y. Zhang
11/06/2018 Tuesday Full Derose Kirby Y. Zhang
11/07/2018 Wednesday Full Kirby Derose Y. Zhang
11/08/2018 Thorsday Full Derose Kirby Y. Zhang
11/09/2018 - 11/13/2018 Non-DES
11/14/2018 Wednesday Full Palmese Muir N. Weaverdyck
11/15/2018 Thursday Full Muir Palmese N. Weaverdyck Reil
11/16/2018 Friday Full Weaverdyck Muir Palmese
11/17/2018 Saturday Full Palmese Weaverdyck Muir
11/18/2018 - 11/23/2018 Eng. Lathrop
11/24/2018 Saturday Non-DES
11/25/2018 Sunday Full Turner Wilkinson Bhargava
11/26/2018 Monday Full Wilkinson Turner Bhargava
11/27/2018 Tuesday Full Turner Bhargava Wilkinson
11/28/2018 Wednesday Full Bhargava Turner Wilkinson (Turner)
11/29/2018 Thursday Full Turner Wilkinson Bhargava (Turner)
11/30/2018 Friday Full Wilkinson Bhargava Turner
12/01/2018 Saturday Full Kuropatkin Markwardt Murphy
12/02/2018 Sunday Full Markwardt Kuropatkin Murphy
12/03/2018 Monday Full Kuropatkin Markwardt Murphy Coll. Meet.
12/04/2018 Tuesday Full Markwardt Murphy Kuropatkin Coll. Meet.
12/05/2018 Wednesday Full Murphy Markwardt Kuropatkin Coll. Meet.
12/06/2018 Thursday Full Murphy Kuropatkin Markwardt Coll. Meet.
12/07/2018 Friday Full Kuropatkin Murphy Markwardt Coll. Meet.
12/08/2018 Saturday 1st half Morgan (Frieman) Frieman
12/09/2018 Sunday 1st half (Frieman) Morgan Frieman
12/10/2018 Monday 1st half Morgan (Frieman) Frieman
12/11/2018 Tuesday 1st half Morgan Avila Frieman (Morgan)
12/12/2018 Wednesday 1st half Avila Morgan Frieman (Morgan)
12/13/2018 Thursday 1st half Avila (Morgan) Morgan
12/14/2018 Friday 1st half (Morgan) Avila Morgan
12/15/2018 Saturday 1st half Avila QiQi Wang Kron
12/16/2018 Sunday 1st half QiQi Wang (Kron) Kron
12/17/2018 Monday 1st half QiQi Wang (Kron) Kron
12/18/2018 Tuesday 1st half/D.D. (Kron) QiQi Wang Kron (QiQi Wang)
12/19/2018 Wednesday 1st half/D.D. Kron (QiQi Wang) QiQi Wang
12/20/2018 - 12/26/2018 Non-DES
12/27/2018 Thursday 1st half/D.D Amon Troja T.Li
12/28/2018 Friday 1st half/D.D Amon Troja T.Li
12/29/2018 Saturday 1st half/D.D Troja Amon T.Li (Amon)
12/30/2018 Sunday 1st half Troja T. Li Amon
12/31/2018 - 01/02/2019 Non-DES
01/03/2019 Thursday 1st half Campos Zh Zhang Zenteno
01/04/2019 Friday 1st half Zh Zhang Campos Zenteno
01/05/2019 Saturday 1st half Campos Zh Zhang Zenteno
01/06/2019 Sunday 1st half Zh Zhang Campos Zenteno (Campos)
01/07/2019 Monday 1st half Soares-Santos Zh Zhang Campos
01/08/2019 Tuesday 1st half Honscheid Flaugher Soares-Santos Diehl, Walker Gomez
01/09/2019 Wednesday 1st half Flaugher Honscheid Soares-Santos Diehl, Walker Gomez,Abbott

CTIO Telescope Schedules:

CTIO Web Page Visiting Astronomers Travel Guide:

collection of useful travel information

See also Practical Hints for DES Observers:

And See also Collection of Useful Information:

US DES Collaborators to make travel arrangements through Fermilab (). Remember that the DOE requires the trips be scheduled more than 30 days in advance and that if the paperwork is late it may be impossible to schedule.

US DES Collaborators planning to spend more than 30 days in Chile need to have special "SAFE Training" and to confirm
that to FNAL. See this web page: