PartnerObserving Log for 2007 June 13/14

Observers: V. Burwitz, D. Thompson
Telescope Operator: A. Ceranski
Instrument: LBC-Blue

23:50 initialized camera! same filter error as last night!!

error message "(filters) system currently stopped!" appeared

busy working on a fix.

Finished Low Level Filter Wheel Reset : All looks fine

01:11 Restart Housekeeping / Camera

01:14 All up and ready!!

00:33 Mirror T = 8.00 DegC Ambient T = 14.1 DegC Dew T = -3.5 DegC
Camera T = 154.2 K Camera P = 1.39e-5 mBar

Take Biases and Dark

01:14 25BIAS sequence started

011527 25BIAS first, Note: lights on in Dome!!

013111 dark900

02:37 Dome Opened

00:38 Mirror T = 8.3 DegC Ambient T = 12.0 DegC Dew T = -1.4 DegC
Camera T = 156.4 K Camera P = 1.60e-5 mBar

02:38 Sunset

02:49 Problems with the Hysdrostatic bearing

03:11 all up and running

03:12 send telescope to RA = LST decl. = +20d for evening flats

00:13 Mirror T = 8.4 DegC Ambient T = 11.2 DegC Dew T = -3.4 DegC
Camera T = 154.2 K Camera P = 1.60e-5 mBar

031446 SkyFlatB_5 x30 [28k]
031558 SkyFlatB_5 x30 [24k]
031707 SkyFlatB_5 x30 [20k]
031817 SkyFlatB_5 x30 [17k]
031937 SkyFlatB_5 x30 [14k]

032311 SkyFlatBrot180_5 x60 [15k]
032452 SkyFlatBrot180_5 x60 [12k]
032632 SkyFlatBrot180_5 x60 [9k]
032812 SkyFlatBrot180_5 x60 [7k]
032959 SkyFlatBrot180_5 x60 [6k]

03:35 Mirror T = 8.4 DegC Ambient T = 11.7 DegC Dew T = -3.4 DegC
Camera T = 147 K Camera P = 1.63e-5 mBar

00:36 goto Kochaneks M81 focus field

033640 M81 extrafoc Vfastextra -2758 0 0 0 0 0 accepted Z11 +1000 by hand
034010 M81 extrafoc Vfastextra -1406 2551 -619 -928 -993 -171 accepted
034234 M81 extrafoc Vfastextra no good pupils
034552 M81 extrafoc Vfastextra no good pupils Z11 -1000 by hand
034811 M81 extrafoc Vfastextra no good pupils ==> reverted to default collimation
035106 M81 extrafoc Vfastextra -1581 728 705 -1587 1177 1000 accepted
035351 M81 extrafoc Vfastextra 701 -566 240 -106 -328 1000 accepted
035552 M81 extrafoc Vfastextra -1321 311 -169 64 -8 -462 accepted
035821 M81 extrafoc Vfastextra 785 -402 515 284 -27 -351 accepted

03:59 Mirror T = 9.4 DegC Ambient T = 11.1 DegC Dew T = -3.6 DegC
Camera T = 147 K Camera P = 1.63e-5 mBar

040057 M81 extrafoc Vfastextra 247 38 322 -437 370 1000 accepted
040451 M81 extrafoc Vfastextra -1184 277 384 101 -389 -562 accepted
040726 Vfastextra32 1115 -235 -1704 -401 531 1000 accepted

04:09 End of Astronomical Evening Twighlight

040941 Vfastextra32 -1656 -25 -927 -118 -336 -616 accepted
041205 Vfastextra32 1194 -11 -140 -59 -168 -349 SphGain=0.8 accepted
041410 Vfastextra32 348 177 -278 99 -16 -133 SphGain=0.5 accepted
041615 Vfastextra32 216 -143 37 300 409 1000 SphGain=0.5 accepted
041919 Vfastextra32 -1603 66 176 -216 -379 -326 SphGain=0.5 accepted

04:21 goto KochanekM81BV

042248 KochanekM81BV exposure = 60sec airmass = 1.627 seeing = 1.20 arcsec V-Bessel
042428 KochanekM81BV exposure = 60sec airmass = 1.633 seeing = 1.30 arcsec V-Bessel
042608 KochanekM81BV exposure = 60sec airmass = 1.639 seeing = 1.30 arcsec V-Bessel
042749 KochanekM81BV exposure = 60sec airmass = 1.646 seeing = 1.35 arcsec V-Bessel

042929 KochanekM81BV exposure = 60sec airmass = 1.651 seeing = 1.31 arcsec B-Bessel
043111 KochanekM81BV exposure = 60sec airmass = 1.657 seeing = 1.40 arcsec B-Bessel
043252 KochanekM81BV exposure = 60sec airmass = 1.664 seeing = 1.53 arcsec B-Bessel
043433 KochanekM81BV exposure = 60sec airmass = 1.675 seeing = 1.40 arcsec B-Bessel

04:38 goto KochanekM81V

043851 KochanekM81V exposure = 60sec airmass = 1.684 seeing = 1.17 arcsec V-Bessel
044030 KochanekM81V exposure = 60sec airmass = 1.690 seeing = 1.19 arcsec V-Bessel
044210 KochanekM81V exposure = 60sec airmass = 1.697 seeing = 1.25 arcsec V-Bessel
044349 KochanekM81V exposure = 60sec airmass = 1.703 seeing = 1.19 arcsec V-Bessel

04:47 goto RXJ1716_CLASS_B_2

Focus

045057 Vfastextra 575 -702 497 159 -403 -706 accepted swingarm not visible
045313 Vfastextra 855 -592 216 75 50 -343

04:55 Mirror T = 10.45 DegC Ambient T = 10.2 DegC Dew T = -2.8 DegC
Camera T = 143.2 K Camera P = 1.64e-5 mBar

Observe RXJ1716_CLASS_B_2 redo bad seeing ob

045623 RXJ1716_CLASS_B_2 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.293 seeing = 1.26 arcsec U-BESSEL
050105 RXJ1716_CLASS_B_2 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.286 seeing = 1.40 arcsec U-BESSEL
050556 RXJ1716_CLASS_B_2 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.281 seeing = 1.24 arcsec U-BESSEL
051044 RXJ1716_CLASS_B_2 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.276 seeing = 1.26 arcsec U-BESSEL
051540 RXJ1716_CLASS_B_2 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.268 seeing = 1.30 arcsec U-BESSEL

05:22 goto RXJ1716_CLASS_B_3 redo bad seeing ob

Focus

052310 Vfastextra 1057 132 -325 278 -243 -220 accepted
052515 Vfastextra 286 173 -382 -20 -25 -104 accepted

05:27 Mirror T = 10.7 DegC Ambient T = 10.1 DegC Dew T = -2.1 DegC
Camera T = 147.6 K Camera P = 1.64e-5 mBar

Observe RXJ1716_CLASS_B_3

052849 RXJ1716_CLASS_B_3 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.256 seeing = 1. 37 arcsec U-BESSEL
053341 RXJ1716_CLASS_B_3 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.252 seeing = 1. 37 arcsec U-BESSEL
053834 RXJ1716_CLASS_B_3 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.248 seeing = 1. 45 arcsec U-BESSEL
054329 RXJ1716_CLASS_B_3 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.243 seeing = 1. 49 arcsec U-BESSEL
054827 RXJ1716_CLASS_B_3 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.240 seeing = 1. 55 arcsec U-BESSEL

05:56 goto NGC5907 sdt_fan2_1 redo bad seeing ob

Focus

055921 Vfastextra -962 561 26 315 27 -145 accepted

06:01 Mirror T = 10.6 DegC Ambient T = 10.0 DegC Dew T = -2.2 DegC
Camera T = 147.6 K Camera P = 1.64e-5 mBar

observing NGC5907 sdt_fan2_1 r-SLOAN

060224 sdt_fan2_1 exposure = 180sec airmass = 1.108 seeing = 0.75 arcsec r-SLOAN
060616 sdt_fan2_1 exposure = 180sec airmass = 1.110 seeing = 0.81 arcsec r-SLOAN
061011 sdt_fan2_1 exposure = 180sec airmass = 1.113 seeing = 0.81 arcsec r-SLOAN
061406 sdt_fan2_1 exposure = 180sec airmass = 1.116 seeing = 0.97 arcsec r-SLOAN
061811 sdt_fan2_1 exposure = 180sec airmass = 1.119 seeing = 1.03 arcsec r-SLOAN
062206 sdt_fan2_1 exposure = 180sec airmass = 1.123 seeing = 1.02 arcsec r-SLOAN
062601 sdt_fan2_1 exposure = 180sec airmass = 1.126 seeing = 1.22 arcsec r-SLOAN
063006 sdt_fan2_1 exposure = 180sec airmass = 1.130 seeing = 1.10 arcsec r-SLOAN
063356 sdt_fan2_1 exposure = 180sec airmass = 1.135 seeing = 1.20 arcsec r-SLOAN
063752 sdt_fan2_1 exposure = 180sec airmass = 1.140 seeing = 1.31 arcsec r-SLOAN

Focus

06:39 Mirror T = 10.4 DegC Ambient T = 10.0 DegC Dew T = -2.6 DegC
Camera T = 149.8 K Camera P = 1.66e-5 mBar

064322 Vfastextra -569 -58 275 -56 136 -69 accepted

06:45 LBC Camera crash automatically restarting

064711 Vfastextra -65 69 202 185 -114 -19 accepted

06:49 LBC Camera crash automatically restarting

observing NGC5907 sdt_fan2_3 g-SLOAN / U-BESSEL

065158 sdt_fan2_3 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.152 seeing = 1.24 arcsec g-SLOAN
065638 sdt_fan2_3 exposure = 120sec airmass = 1.160 seeing = 1.24 arcsec U-BESSEL
065951 sdt_fan2_3 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.165 seeing = 0.95 arcsec g-SLOAN
070432 sdt_fan2_3 exposure = 120sec airmass = 1.170 seeing = 1.24 arcsec U-BESSEL
070754 sdt_fan2_3 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.175 seeing = 1.06 arcsec g-SLOAN

07:16 error message "(filters) system currently stopped!" appeared filters stop

1290 2007/06/14 07:14:46.919986 UI update with message >(BLUE Channel) OB execution error: (FILTERS) hardware failure!< at 1181805286.919769 1289 2007/06/14 07:14:46.919685 freeing FITS headers 1288 2007/06/14 07:14:46.919526 OB execution error: one or more systems failed [src/lbc/actions.c:1673] 1287 2007/06/14 07:14:46.919480 >>> preset/expose/save interrupted at expose time 1286 2007/06/14 07:14:46.919447 stop completed 1285 2007/06/14 07:14:46.919377 filters system encountered a problem 1284 2007/06/14 07:14:46.919279 FILTERS WHEEL#2 hardware failure [src/filters/filters.c:1110] 1283 2007/06/14 07:14:46.709204 FILTERS WHEEL#2 timeout error on stop [src/filters/filters.c:2198]

07:18 Turn off LBC 07:19 Turn on LBC

Focus

07:25 Mirror T = 10.3 DegC Ambient T = 9.5 DegC Dew T = -2.5 DegC
Camera T = 149.8 K Camera P = 1.66e-5 mBar

072556 Vfastextra -274 39 -85 -49 105 -44 accepted

observing NGC5907 sdt_fan2_2 new 5 x 240 g-SLOAN D. Thompson remade the ob ++++
problems with old fan sdt_fan2_2.ob , likely cause for LBC crashes logged above 06:45, 06:49

072840 sdt_fan2_2 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.210 seeing = 1. arcsec g-SLOAN

2007/06/14 07:34:32.097226 CCD Controller error errcode:2 [src/camera/camera.c:1165]

this error led us to power off other systems during shutdown the following 2 errors ocurred:

2007/06/14 07:37:50.714117 Balluff has problems on power line [src/filters/filters.c:745]
2007/06/14 07:38:09.764733 Brakes has problems on power line [src/filters/filters.c:754]

the follwing error ocurred turning off housekeeping:

2007/06/14 07:39:56.158168 has problems on power line [src/housekeeping/housekeeping.c:542]

we logged into cmu, ran ./lbckill.sh and reboot

after that normal startup

long story.....

1hour lost .... frown, sad smile

Focus

08:27 Mirror T = 10.2 DegC Ambient T = 9.4 DegC Dew T = -1.7DegC
Camera T = 143.2K Camera P = 1.53e-5 mBar

082719 Vfastextra -86 97 -57 165 146 35 accepted

PartnerObserving NGC5907 sdt_fan2_2 new ob 5 x 240 g-SLOAN D. Thompson remade the ob ++++
problems with old fan sdt_fan2_2.ob

083005 sdt_fan2_2 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.345 seeing = 1.13 arcsec g-SLOAN
083458 sdt_fan2_2 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.360 seeing = 1.08 arcsec g-SLOAN
084003 sdt_fan2_2 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.376 seeing = 1.04 arcsec g-SLOAN
084505 sdt_fan2_2 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.392 seeing = 1.24 arcsec g-SLOAN
085003 sdt_fan2_2 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.407 seeing = 1. arcsec g-SLOAN

Focus

08:56 Mirror T = 10.1 DegC Ambient T = 9.1 DegC Dew T = -1.9 DegC
Camera T = 143.2K Camera P = 1.53e-5 mBar

085643 Vfastextra -277 99 33 -10 111 -5 accepted

PartnerObserving NGC5907 sdt_fan2_4 new ob 5 x 240 g-SLOAN D. Thompson remade the ob ++++
problems with old fan sdt_fan2_2.ob

085934 sdt_fan2_4 exposure = 120sec airmass = 1.430 seeing = 1.13 arcsec SDT_Uspec
090223 sdt_fan2_4 exposure = 120sec airmass = 1.453 seeing = 1.15 arcsec SDT_Uspec
090525 sdt_fan2_4 exposure = 120sec airmass = 1.465 seeing = 1.06 arcsec SDT_Uspec
090824 sdt_fan2_4 exposure = 120sec airmass = 1.478 seeing = 1.22 arcsec SDT_Uspec
091123 sdt_fan2_4 exposure = 120sec airmass = 1.488 seeing = 1.20 arcsec SDT_Uspec

Focus

09:14 Mirror T = 10.0 DegC Ambient T = 8.6 DegC Dew T = -1.9 DegC
Camera T = 129.7K Camera P = 1.57e-5 mBar

091600 Vfastextra -42 -125 5 -28 177 46 accepted

PartnerObserving NGC5907 sdt_fan2_3 new ob 5 x 240 g-SLOAN D. Thompson remade the ob ++++
problems with old fan sdt_fan2_2.ob

091920 sdt_fan2_3 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.520 seeing = 1.16 arcsec g-SLOAN
092415 sdt_fan2_3 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.542 seeing = 1.40 arcsec g-SLOAN
093046 sdt_fan2_3 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.570 seeing = 1.33 arcsec g-SLOAN
093552 sdt_fan2_3 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.598 seeing = 1.27 arcsec g-SLOAN
094050 sdt_fan2_3 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.5 seeing = 1. arcsec g-SLOAN

09 47 goto M92_deepU_F2_1

Focus

09:47 Mirror T = 9.9 DegC Ambient T = 9.1 DegC Dew T = -1.8 DegC
Camera T = 129.7K Camera P = 1.57e-5 mBar

095107 Vfastextra -258 -122 194 191 -95 -71 accepted

Observe M92_deepU_F2_1

095414 M92_deepU_F2_1 exposure = 600 sec airmass = 1.222 seeing = 1.24 arcsec SDT_Uspec
100507 M92_deepU_F2_1 exposure = 600 sec airmass = 1.250 seeing = 1.24 arcsec SDT_Uspec
101609 M92_deepU_F2_1 exposure = 600 sec airmass = 1.280 seeing = 1.24 arcsec SDT_Uspec

Focus

10:27 Mirror T = 9.9 DegC Ambient T = 9.6 DegC Dew T = -2.1 DegC
Camera T = 140.9K Camera P = 1.61e-5 mBar

103019 Vfastextra 12 -152 7 -129 125 -49 accepted

10:30 Beginning of Astronomical Dawn Twighlight

Observe M92_deepBR_F2_1 <== ob crashes after 1st B image so it was repeated 3x to get the B seq.

103253 M92_deepBR_F2_1 exposure = 300 sec airmass = 1.325 seeing = 1.26 arcsec B-BESSEL
104114 M92_deepBR_F2_1 exposure = 300 sec airmass = 1.365 seeing = 1.04 arcsec B-BESSEL
104841 M92_deepBR_F2_1 exposure = 300 sec airmass = 1.400 seeing = 1.13 arcsec B-BESSEL

wrong R-Filter specified in ob SDT_R substituted with r-SLOAN , should work now !

105856 M92_deepBR_F2_1 exposure = 300 sec airmass = 1.451 seeing = 0.95 arcsec B-BESSEL
110441 M92_deepBR_F2_1 exposure = 300 sec airmass = 1.480 seeing = 1. arcsec r-SLOAN

11:10 send telescope to RA = 17h decl. = +60d for morning flats

111434 SkyFlatTestR x 10 [2.0k]
111648 SkyFlatTestR x 10 [2.8k]
111843 SkyFlatTestR x 10 [3.5k]
112310 SkyFlatTestR x 10 [7.3k]

112649 SkyFlatR_5 x 40 [58k]
112939 SkyFlatR_5 x 20 [48k]
113039 SkyFlatR_5 x 20 [58k]
113239 SkyFlatR_5 x 5 [22k]
113323 SkyFlatR_5 x 5 [25k]

113616 SkyFlatRrot180_5 x 1 [9k]
113656 SkyFlatRrot180_5 x 1 [11k]
113736 SkyFlatRrot180_5 x 1 [13k]
113817 SkyFlatRrot180_5 x 1 [15k]
113856 SkyFlatRrot180_5 x 1 [17k]
113951 SkyFlatRrot180_5 x 1 [32k]
114032 SkyFlatRrot180_5 x 1 [37k]
114114 SkyFlatRrot180_5 x 1 [45k]

114331 SkyFlatUspecrot180_5 x 2 [45k]
114331 SkyFlatUspecrot180_5 x 2 [47k]
114412 SkyFlatUspecrot180_5 x 2 [52k]
114453 SkyFlatUspecrot180_5 x 2 [60k]
114533 SkyFlatUspecrot180_5 x 2 [65k]
114614 SkyFlatUspecrot180_5 x 2 [65k]

114802 SkyFlatUspecrot x 0.5 [25k]
114842 SkyFlatUspecrot x 0.5 [27k]
114921 SkyFlatUspecrot x 0.5 [33k]
115001 SkyFlatUspecrot x 0.5 [38k]
115040 SkyFlatUspecrot x 0.5 [40k]

11:52 Mirror T = 9.9 DegC Ambient T = 9.8 DegC Dew T = -1.9 DegC
Camera T = 145.5K Camera P = 1.66e-5 mBar

12:01 Sunrise

12:09 Shutdown CCDcamera

-- VadimBurwitz - 13 Jun 2007
Topic revision: r6 - 21 Jul 2009, NormCushing
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