XMM-Newton Seventeenth Announcement of Opportunity (AO-17)
Anticipated Timeline


The Seventeenth Announcement of Opportunity (AO-17) is not yet open

The planned key milestones for the seventeenth XMM-Newton "Announcement of Opportunity" have been established. Within this AO-17 a new call to submit proposals for observations to be performed with the XMM-Newton observatory will be issued.

To be prepared for this, please find below the anticipated timeline:

The planned key milestones for AO-17 are:
  Announcement of Opportunity 22 August 2017
  Due date for Proposals 6 October 2017 (12:00 UT)
  Final OTAC approved programme mid December 2017
For approved proposals only:
  Start of phase II proposal submission 9 January 2018
  Closure of phase II proposal submission 2 February 2018
  Start of AO-17 observations May 2018

The official "Announcement of Opportunity" will be made public in the XMM-Newton News and on the XMM-Newton Science Operations Centre Home Page.