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  • Cycle 9 CFP opened on June 02, 2020. Please note that if you submit a proposal, you should receive a response from DCS within, at most, a few minutes. If you do not, please try submitting it again. If you do not receive an e-mail response, then please contact
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Known Issues

  • Under Mac OSX 10.5 and some versions of Mac OSX 10.6, the plot window goes blank if you switch to another tab in the browser and then switch back to the VT tab. Activating either of the "Plot" buttons will restore the plot. Behavior not evident under other platforms.
  • VT currently works with comet designations of the form "C/2008 Q3" or "P/2006 T1" or "169P/NEAT". There are unresolved problems with using alternate forms, especially if the name of the comet is added to either of the first two forms listed above, or if only the comet name is entered with no accompanying numerical information. Not using the correct format may result in incorrect coordinates with no corresponding error message. For more details see SPR510.

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