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Where do I start if I want to submit a Spitzer research proposal?
Posted by z-Schuyler Van Dyk on 04 December 2008 11:42 AM
Spitzer research proposals are, in general, submitted in response to a Call for Proposals issued by the SSC. The Spitzer science schedule indicates when future solicitations can be anticipated. The online Proposal Kit is a one-stop shopping mall for all of the documentation and tools needed to submit a Spitzer proposal.

At minimum, there are five documents needed to plan, prepare and submit a Spitzer observing proposal:

Also see the Performance Estimation Tool (the PET has sensitivities), the Proposal Submission Guide, the Observation Planning Cookbook (includes specific examples with AORs!), and even more stuff listed in the Proposal Kit....