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ALMA Cycle 8 Call for Proposals is Now OPEN!

UPDATE: The 2020 Cycle 8 Call was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2021 Cycle 8 Call will be issued March 17, 2021

The ALMA Director, on behalf of the Joint ALMA Observatory and the partner organizations in East Asia, Europe, and North America, is pleased to announce that the ALMA Cycle 8 Call for Proposals for scientific observations is now OPEN!

ALMA Cycle 8 is currently scheduled for observations from October 2020 to September 2021. Users of any nationality or affiliation are invited to submit proposals before the deadline of 15:00 UT on Wednesday 15 April 2020.

ALMA is carefully monitoring the situation regarding the  COVID-19 pandemic and the evolving global situation and is considering the possibility of needing to delay the proposal deadline which is currently set for 15:00 UT on Wednesday 15 April 2020.  Updates will be posted to the ALMA Science Portal on a weekly basis at http://almascience.org.  The first update will be posted on Tuesday, 24 March 2020.  For additional questions regarding the Cycle 8 Call for Proposals, contact the ALMA Helpdesk at http://help.almascience.org.