The allocation of ESO telescope time for Period 97 (1 April – 30 September 2016) is expected to be emailed in the week beginning 21 December 2015. With the release of the telescope schedule, preparation of Service Mode (SM) observations (Phase 2) starts. The deadline for the submission of the Phase 2 material for Period 97 observations is 4 February 2016.
Phase 2 for Observing Period 97
Detailed information on Phase 2 observation preparation can be found here. The Phase 2 Proposal Preparation tool (P2PP, version 3.4.2) released for Period 96 is also valid for the preparation of SM observations for Paranal instruments in Period 97. Further assistance is available via "Ask for help" in the User Portal or by direct e-mail to usd-help.