UT Feb 04 2022 - Split Night PETS/DEC



Night Info:

  • Starting Config: Bino-LUCI - authorized as LUCI-1 AO
  • Sunset 17:54
  • Nautical Twilight Ends 18:49
  • Astro Twilight Ends 19:18
  • Reconfigure from Bino-LUCIs to PEPSI for PETS 20:00
  • Moon Sets 20:54
  • Reconfigure from PEPSI to Bino-LUCIs 02:55
  • Astro Twilight Starts 05:48
  • Nautical Twilight Starts 06:17
  • Sunrise 07:12

Night Plan

  • LUCI-1 OSCO - until 19:18 - longer if needed
  • LUCI-1 AO Testing 19:18-20:00hr
    • Bin 1 testing Full AO - on-axis stars
    • Bin 3 testing Full AO - on-axis stars
    • Use time to troubleshoot on-sky if loops can't be closed
  • PETS-3 20:01-02:54hr
  • Reconfigure from to LUCIs 02:55-03:07
  • LUCI ESM testing (if full AO done - otherwise continue full AO)
    • Bin 1 and Bin-2 science-like scripts
      • M67 - Bin 1 visible 20:15-04:15hr
      • Dual-BLR candidate (depending on WFS might be Bin 1 or BIn 2 - borderline) - 0.75hr - visible 03:30-twilight
      • M92 - Bin 1 - visible 03:15-twilight
  • If AO/ESM unavailable
    • LUCI-Bino SL - GRB 211211A -Rothberg 1.25hr

Poor Weather Backup

  • LUCI-Bino photometric standards
    • Clear - any seeing (Seeing >1.2" for Full AO or 1.5" for ESM)
  • Local Mergers - Bino-LUCI - Rothberg
    • Any conditions
      • NGC 1210 - start of night
      • NGC 3597 - midnight-04hr
      • UGC 9829 - 2nd half
      • UGC 10607 - 2nd half
      • UGC 10675 - 2nd half

Night Log

-- BarryRothberg - 03 Feb 2022
Topic revision: r1 - 03 Feb 2022, BarryRothberg
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