[ASA] Reminder - ASTAC Call for Proposals for astronomy supercomputing time in Q3-Q4 2020 (ASTAC 2020-B)

Jarrod Hurley jhurley at swin.edu.au
Tue May 26 15:00:05 AEST 2020

A reminder that the application deadline for the ASTAC 2020-B round is this Friday 29th May.


Astronomy Supercomputer Time Allocation Committee


** The current call for proposals closes at 5pm Friday 29th May 2020 **

The Astronomy Supercomputer Time Allocation call for proposals for Q3-Q4 2020 is now open. The deadline for this call is 5pm Friday 29th May 2020.

Within this call we have 6 million service units available to allocate to the astronomy community on national supercomputing facilities. This includes allocations for CPU-only and GPU-specific applications.

The following resources are available:

  1.  NCI Astronomy Program: up to 4,000 kSUs on the Gadi system;
  2.  Swinburne: up to 2,000 kSUs on OzSTAR.

Full details on ASTAC and the current call can be found at:


or you can access the information sheet for the current call, including details on how to apply, directly via:


ASTAC is formed by Astronomy Australia Limited (AAL) and the ASTAC process is managed by Astronomy Data and Computing Services (ADACS).

Best regards,

Jarrod Hurley (on behalf of ADACS and ASTAC)

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