E/D Night - UT 28 October-2020

1st half LBTO/Eng

2nd half LBTI Science

Night Center 00:004 - handover to LBTI @23:59 (10 min instrument switch, split the difference)

Sunset 17:39

Twlight Ends 18:57



Night Plan

Rollover Plans from Previous night
  • AO on-sky work
    • OSCO at twilight (0.5hr)
    • Uranus Observatons (1hr)
      • /home/lbto/Service_Observing/Eng_D_Oct_25_31_2020/Mars_Uranus_Scripts
    • Mars Observations (1hr) - UT 04:30 (9:30PM local time)
      • /home/lbto/Service_Observing/Eng_D_Oct_25_31_2020/Mars_Uranus_Scripts/
      • Plan for Observing:
        • Scripts manually edited to allow for H2+ND2 after generating from OT
        • NSIGUI to Phobos (this is the AO Ref star)
        • Insert pause after first line
        • Close the loop on Phobos
        • Let it take first exposure
        • After Pause, Use Telsvc for LUCI to offset to Mars ~15" away, absorb the offset
        • Continue script
    • GRB 200826A - H-band Imaging with Bin 4 AO - (2hr)
      • /home/lbto/Service_Observing/Eng_D_Oct_25_31_2020/GRB_200826A
    • ESM tests (time permitting) - can be executed in any conditions
      • Located in: /home/lbto/Service_Observing/Eng_D_Oct_25_31_2020/ESM (OBS-N)
      • M52 (sets 2nd half) AORef=10.7 and 15.2 - highest priority
      • M34 (rises above elevation 19:30hr) AORef = 12.4
  • Poor Weather Backup
    • Science Backup
      • /home/lbto/Service_Observing/Eng_D_Oct_25_31_2020/Poor_Weather
      • H-band Library (LUCI)
      • ICRF3 Followup (LUCI)
        • Order of observations (priority/time):
        • ICR5+93.24-13.51 - visible until 8pm
        • IERS_0017+200 - visible 1st half
        • IERS_2320+689 - visible 1st half
        • IERS_0426+273 - visible 10pm onwards
        • IERS_0141+268 - visible 7:30pm onwards
  • Closed Dome
    • LUCI SOUL NCPA Measurements
    • LUCI cals
      • N375 J,H,K,Ks Biocular Flats (in ESM directory) - high priority
      • G200 zJ(L1) HK(L2) 1" longslit flats (ICRF3 cals directory) - for backup poor weather programs
      • G200 zJ(L1) and zJ(L2) 1" longslit flats (ICRF3 cals directory) - taken in case either LUCI becomes unavailable at night - low priority

Night Log

-notes from A. Cardwell - googlesheets log

-- BarryRothberg - 27 Oct 2020
Topic revision: r6 - 28 Oct 2020, BarryRothberg
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