UT Dec 29 - Split Night PEPSI-PETS / DEC



Night Info

  • Sunset 17:27
  • Twlight Ends 18:50
  • PETS - Twilight - 02:25hr
  • Handover to LBTO DEC 02:26hr
  • Moonrise 02:37
  • Twlight Begins 05:33
  • Sunrise 07:16

Night Plan

  • PEPSI Pol Checkout
    • Hotspot/rotator center check AGW 3/4 - 1hr
      • Requires seeing <1.5"
      • somce clouds OK
    • ADC Checks - 1hr
      • any conditions, better seeing helps
    • D-time science - remaining time
      • GRB 211211A - LUCI-2 Ks imaging - 1.25hr
        • <1.2" seeing, thin clouds OK
      • Poor Weather Backup
        • Also if PEPSI-Pol finishes early and conditions remain poor
        • Local Mergers - Rothberg
        • Any conditions
        • NGC 4004 - G210 K-band CWL 2.27 LUCI-2

Staff

  • OSA: J, Williams
  • ISp: E. Solheid
  • Mtn Manager: M. Wagner
  • ISA: B.Rothberg, R.T. Gatto
  • PEPSI: I.Ilyin
  • Technical Wizard: J. Hill

Night Log

  • UT 00:24 - getting LUCI-2 set up for possible use later
    • init all
    • 2.51 sec dark exposures L2 0001-0002 (saved as MER)
    • putting blind mask away
    • will check fieldstop in a bit...no rush tonight...
  • UT 01:51 - snow falling...night is called...putting blind mask back into LUCI-2 FPU

-- BarryRothberg - 27 Dec 2021
Topic revision: r3 - 18 Jan 2022, JohnHill
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