Astronomy Supercomputer Time Allocation Committee

** The current call for proposals closes at 5 pm (AEST) Tuesday 1st June 2017. **


ASTAC has issued a call for proposals for the use of the following resources from 1st July 2017 to 31st December 2017 (i.e. Quarters 3-4, 2017):

  1. NCI Astronomy Flagship Program: up to 1,000 kSUs
  2. gSTAR and swinSTAR: up to 1,700 kSUs
  3. Pawsey ATHENA: Up to 5,000 kSUs

The attached documents describe the resources available and the specific instructions of each facility.


For assistance with the proposal form, or for more information on the resources available, please contact Dr. Amr Hassan ( Note that Amr may also be contacted for enquiries related to the suitability of code for use on GPUs.


ASTAC Q3-Q4 2017 Call

ASTAC Application Form