XMM-Newton Nineteenth Announcement of Opportunity (AO-19)
Anticipated Timeline


The Nineteenth Announcement of Opportunity (AO-19) is not yet open

The planned key milestones for the nineteenth XMM-Newton "Announcement of Opportunity" have been established. Within this AO-19 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-19 are:
  Announcement of Opportunity 20 August 2019
  Due date for Proposals 11 October 2019 (12:00 UT)
  Final OTAC approved programme mid December 2019
For approved proposals only:
  Start of Phase II proposal submission 8 January 2020
  Closure of Phase II proposal submission 31 January 2020
  Start of AO-19 observations May 2020

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