Acknowledgement of SOAR data in publications

To properly acknowledge the use of data obtained with the SOAR telescope in publications, whether partially or entirely based on SOAR data, please include an asterisk by the paper title referring to a footnote stating:

"Based on observations obtained at the Southern Astrophysical Research (SOAR) telescope, which is a joint project of the Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia, Inovaçãos e Comunicações do Brasil (MCTIC/LNA), the U.S. National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), and Michigan State University (MSU)."

You can simply use the following LaTeX code:

Based on observations obtained at the Southern Astrophysical Research (SOAR) telescope, which is a joint project of the Minist\'{e}rio da Ci\^{e}ncia, Tecnologia, Inova\c{c}\~{a}os e Comunica\c{c}\~{a}oes (MCTIC) do Brasil, the U.S. National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), and Michigan State University (MSU).

This applies to all of the following publications: refereed papers, conference proceedings, SPIE Conference Series, PhD and Master theses, Bachelor theses and other undergraduate work, meeting (AAS) abstracts, circulars, and all ArXiv publications. Please note that when submitting to ArXiv, make sure you include the SOAR acknowledgement at the end of your submitted abstract.

We encourage observers to cite the papers describing the instruments they have used successfully. Here are the ADS links to the appropriate papers:

In addition, to allow us to keep track of SOAR publications: Please also fill in this form when you submit a publication based on data obtained at SOAR, or if a publication you have already submitted does not appear on the list of SOAR publications.