PartnerObserving Log for 2007 June 14/15

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

Weather evening: Very thin high cirrus clouds over entire sky all night long frown, sad smile

Weather morning: Thin clouds over the entire sky frown, sad smile

23:54 initialized camera!

23:57 Mirror T = 10.3 DegC Ambient T = 18.3 DegC Dew T = -4.9 DegC Humidity = 26 %
Camera T = 143.2 K Camera P = 1.75e-5 mBar

23:58 All up and ready to go

02:38 Sunset

02:57 Refill Liquid Nitrogen finalized

03:01 Mirror T = 10.7 DegC Ambient T = 14.4 DegC Dew T = -4.8 DegC Humidity = 21 %
Camera T = 134.2 K Camera P = 1.38e-5 mBar

Take Biases and Dark

03:08 Dome Opened

03:08 25BIAS sequence started

030927 25BIAS first [730] --- 032326 25BIAS last [730]

Take Flats

03:24 send telescope to RA = LST decl. = +20d for evening flats

032833 SkyFlatTestG [0.3k]

033112 SkyFlatG_5 [10k]
033251 SkyFlatG_5 [8.0k]
033429 SkyFlatG_5 [6.8k]
033610 SkyFlatG_5 [5.5k]
033752 SkyFlatG_5 [4.5k]

034133 SkyFlatGrot180_5 [5.7k]
034413 SkyFlatGrot180_5 [4.5k]
034653 SkyFlatGrot180_5 [2.5k]

Focus

035234 Vfastextra32 5056 0 0 0 0 0 accepted
035454 Vfastextra32 790 -654 -2645 -5299 -1199 1000 not accepted

goto PG1633 airmasss 1.306

040056 Vfastextra 0 0 0 0 0 0 clear collimation
040313 Vfastextra 4552 0 0 0 0 0 accepted

04:09 Mirror T = 12.0 DegC Ambient T = 14.5 DegC Dew T = -4.8 DegC Humidity = 26 %
Camera T = 138.7 K Camera P = 1.3879

040709 Vfastextra32 569 647 -1245 -5012 136 850 not accepted, Z7 -1000 z11 +1000
041319 Vfastextra32 0 0 0 0 0 0 clear collimation bad lbcfpia fits, add by hand z11 +1000
041706 Vfastextra32 3377 0 0 0 0 0 accepted
042014 Vfastextra32 0 0 0 0 0 0 bad fit, add z7 -2000 by hand
042315 Vfastextra32 -463 249 76 -562 608 925 accepted
042531 Vfastextra32 -1120 338 86 -255 -237 -545 accepted
042815 Vfastextra32 540 65 572 -187 -156 -385 accepted
043029 Vfastextra32 395 -565 -559 -124 -78 -230 accepted
043318 Vfastextra32 72 -87 -218 117 86 -108 accepted

04:09 Mirror T = 12.1 DegC Ambient T = 14.0 DegC Dew T = -5.1DegC Humidity = 26 %
Camera T = 136.4 K Camera P = 1.80e-5

04:10 End of Astronomical Evening Twighlight , LST 14h 23m

goto IC2574_B1

Focus on field

044114 Vfastextra 22 134 -511 137 179 -184 accepted

Observe IC2574_B1 redo of poor seeing data to complete observations of this source

044354 IC2574_B1 exposure = 300sec airmass = 1.605 seeing =1.54 arcsec B-Bessel
stars slightly elongated guiding failed in midexposure
044934 IC2574_B1 exposure = 300sec airmass = 1.622 seeing =1.71 arcsec B-Bessel
045514 IC2574_B1 exposure = 300sec airmass = 1.647 seeing =1.70 arcsec B-Bessel

goto Umi4_2_B

Focus on field

050626 Vfastextra -425 -447 -170 904 464 770 accepted
050828 Vfastextra -945 -56 -472 -340 -436 -411 accepted
051051 Vfastextra 515 -49 -281 -333 -152 -255 accepted

05:11 Mirror T = 12.3 DegC Ambient T = 11.9 DegC Dew T = -3.8 DegC Humidity = 32 %
Camera T = 131.9K Camera P = 1.85e-5

05:12 Mirror offset changed to -3

Observe Umi4_2_B new

051535 Umi4_2_B exposure = 300sec airmass = 1.225 seeing =1.58 arcsec B-Bessel
052117 Umi4_2_B exposure = 300sec airmass = 1.227 seeing =1.65 arcsec B-Bessel
052710 Umi4_2_B exposure = 300sec airmass = 1.230 seeing =1.35 arcsec B-Bessel

Focus on field

053847 Vfastextra -108 247 587 77 -17 -153 accepted

05:40 Mirror T = 12.2 DegC Ambient T = 11.8 DegC Dew T = -4.8 DegC Humidity = 32 %
Camera T = 131.9K Camera P = 1.89e-5

Observe Umi4_B new

054242 Umi4_B exposure = 300sec airmass = 1.235 seeing =1.47 arcsec B-Bessel
054821 Umi4_B exposure = 300sec airmass = 1.239 seeing =1.51 arcsec B-Bessel
055401 Umi4_B exposure = 300sec airmass = 1.241 seeing =1.56 arcsec B-Bessel

Focus on field

053847 Vfastextra -511 244 136 -61 217 -106 accepted

05:40 Mirror T = 12.2 DegC Ambient T = 12.3 DegC Dew T = -4.8 DegC Humidity = 32 %
Camera T = 131.9K Camera P = 1.89e-5

Observe Umi4_V new

060407 Umi4_V exposure = 300sec airmass = 1.247 seeing =1.38 arcsec V-Bessel
060947 Umi4_V exposure = 300sec airmass = 1.252 seeing =1.?? arcsec V-Bessel
061526 Umi4_V exposure = 300sec airmass = 1.257 seeing =1.45 arcsec V-Bessel
062115 Umi4_V exposure = 300sec airmass = 1.262 seeing =1.42arcsec V-Bessel

goto SN2006E

Focus on field

063424 Vfastextra -419 -185 252 47 291 -39 accepted

06:30 Mirror T = 12.2 DegC Ambient T = 12.6 DegC Dew T = -4.8 DegC Humidity = 30 %
Camera T = 131.9K Camera P = 1.91e-5

Observe SN2006E new

063915 SN2006E1 exposure = 60sec airmass = 1.553 seeing =1.19 arcsec V-Bessel
064055 SN2006E1 exposure = 60sec airmass = 1.5 seeing =1.?? arcsec V-Bessel
063915 SN2006E1 exposure = 60sec airmass = 1.5 seeing =1.24 arcsec V-Bessel

064226 SN2006E1 exposure = 90sec airmass = 1.6 seeing =1.?? arcsec B-Bessel
064416 SN2006E1 exposure = 90sec airmass = 1.594 seeing =1.24 arcsec B-Bessel
064626 SN2006E1 exposure = 90sec airmass = 1.605 seeing =1.?? arcsec B-Bessel

064835 SN2006E1 exposure = 80sec airmass = 1.6 seeing =1.51 arcsec r-SLOAN
065034 SN2006E1 exposure = 80sec airmass = 1.635 seeing =1.38 arcsec r-SLOAN
065234 SN2006E1 exposure = 80sec airmass = 1.650 seeing =1.?? arcsec r-SLOAN Probable elevation jump !

065434 SN2006E1 exposure = 90sec airmass = 1.655 seeing =2.50 arcsec U-Bessel
065644 SN2006E1 exposure = 90sec airmass = 1.675 seeing =2.50 arcsec U-Bessel
065854 SN2006E1 exposure = 90sec airmass = 1.695 seeing =2. arcsec U-Bessel

Focus on field to check if focus drifted or U-BESSEL offset is correct !!

070330 Vfastextra -262 -188 -284 -81 95 -16 forgot to accept

U-BESSEL offset needs to be checked , seems to be off

goto SN2005cf

Focus on field

071043 Vfastextra -385 -245 -223 -2 98 -6 accepted

07:08 Mirror T = 12.1 DegC Ambient T = 13.0 DegC Dew T = -4.1DegC Humidity = 29 %
Camera T = 131.9K Camera P = 1.91e-5

Observe SN2005cf_r1 new

071445 SN2005cf_r1 exposure = 300sec airmass = 1.554 seeing =1.24 arcsec r-SLOAN
072025 SN2005cf_r1 exposure = 300sec airmass = 1.607 seeing =1.13 arcsec r-SLOAN
072605 SN2005cf_r1 exposure = 300sec airmass = 1.631 seeing =1.27 arcsec r-SLOAN
073150 SN2005cf_r1 exposure = 300sec airmass = 1.649 seeing =1.27 arcsec r-SLOAN

Focus on field

073825 Vfastextra -336 420 -215 56 -29 -26 accepted

07:40 Mirror T = 12.2 DegC Ambient T = 13.1 DegC Dew T = -4.5 DegC Humidity = 29 %
Camera T = 131.9K Camera P = 1.91e-5

Observe SN2005cf_r2 new

074230 SN2005cf_r2 exposure = 300sec airmass = 1.710 seeing =1.35 arcsec r-SLOAN
074810 SN2005cf_r2 exposure = 300sec airmass = 1.775 seeing =1.40 arcsec r-SLOAN
075353 SN2005cf_r2 exposure = 300sec airmass = 1.800 seeing =1.24 arcsec r-SLOAN
075935 SN2005cf_r2 exposure = 300sec airmass = 1.854 seeing =1.38 arcsec r-SLOAN

goto RXJ1716

Focus on field

081139 Vfastextra -1 -548 233 438 -388 -48 accepted

08:11 Mirror T = 12.1 DegC Ambient T = 13.0 DegC Dew T = -4.4 DegC Humidity = 30 %
Camera T = 136.4K Camera P = 1.900e-5

Observe RXJ1716_CLASS_B_8 new

081531 RXJ1716_CLASS_B_8 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.237 seeing =1.69 arcsec U-BESSEL
082024 RXJ1716_CLASS_B_8 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.242 seeing =1.65 arcsec U-BESSEL
082520 RXJ1716_CLASS_B_8 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.245 seeing =1.69 arcsec U-BESSEL
083013 RXJ1716_CLASS_B_8 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.249 seeing =1.63 arcsec U-BESSEL
083506 RXJ1716_CLASS_B_8 exposure = 240sec airmass = 1.253 seeing =1.83 arcsec U-BESSEL

Focus on field

084117 Vfastextra 467 -63 156 -112 -38 -53 accepted

08:42 Mirror T = 12.1 DegC Ambient T = 12.8 DegC Dew T = -4.3 DegC Humidity = 31 %
Camera T = 136.4K Camera P = 1.900e-5

goto M92_F2

Focus on field

085829 Vfastextra image not out of focus
090037 Vfastextra -217 298 300 134 -80 39 accepted
090231 Vfastextra -40 127 116 100 88 107 accepted

09:01 Mirror T = 12.1 DegC Ambient T = 12.7 DegC Dew T = -4.3 DegC Humidity = 31 %
Camera T = 136.4K Camera P = 1.900e-5

Observe M92_deepBR_F2_1 redo from last night

090541 M92_deepBR_F2_1 exposure = 300 sec airmass = 1.115 seeing = 1.11 arcsec B-BESSEL
091120 M92_deepBR_F2_1 exposure = 300 sec airmass = 1.129 seeing = 1.01 arcsec r-SLOAN
091704 M92_deepBR_F2_1 exposure = 300 sec airmass = 1.136 seeing = 1.11 arcsec B-BESSEL
092244 M92_deepBR_F2_1 exposure = 300 sec airmass = 1.146 seeing = 1.07 arcsec r-SLOAN
092846 M92_deepBR_F2_1 exposure = 300 sec airmass = 1.157 seeing = 1.42 arcsec B-BESSEL
093427 M92_deepBR_F2_1 exposure = 300 sec airmass = 1. 180 seeing = 1.22 arcsec r-SLOAN

Focus on field

094146 Vfastextra -27 69 -387 157 7 69 accepted

09:43 Mirror T = 12.0 DegC Ambient T = 11.3 DegC Dew T = -4.2 DegC Humidity = 34 %
Camera T = 143.2K Camera P = 1.92e-5

Observe M92_short_F1

094511 M92_short_F1 exposure = 100 sec airmass = 1.195 seeing = 1. arcsec SDT_Uspec
094730 M92_short_F1 exposure = 20 sec airmass = 1. seeing = 1.47 arcsec SDT_Uspec
094838 M92_short_F1 exposure = 60 sec airmass = 1. seeing = 1. arcsec B-BESSEL
095018 M92_short_F1 exposure = 0 sec airmass = 1. seeing = 1.36 arcsec B-BESSEL
095108 M92_short_F1 exposure = 60 sec airmass = 1. seeing = 1. arcsec r-SLOAN
095249 M92_short_F1 exposure = 0 sec airmass = 1.216 seeing = 1.29 arcsec r-SLOAN

095356 M92_short_F1 exposure = 100 sec airmass = 1.219 seeing = 1.67 arcsec SDT_Uspec
095614 M92_short_F1 exposure = 20 sec airmass = 1. seeing = 1.60 arcsec SDT_Uspec
095715 M92_short_F1 exposure = 60 sec airmass = 1. seeing = 1. arcsec B-BESSEL
095855 M92_short_F1 exposure = 10 sec airmass = 1.231 seeing = 1.65 arcsec B-BESSEL
095944 M92_short_F1 exposure = 60 sec airmass = 1. seeing = 1.36 arcsec r-SLOAN
100125 M92_short_F1 exposure = 10 sec airmass = 1.239 seeing = 1.33 arcsec r-SLOAN

100236 M92_short_F1 exposure = 100 sec airmass = 1.243 seeing = 1.63 arcsec SDT_Uspec
100447 M92_short_F1 exposure = 20 sec airmass = 1. 250 seeing = 1.81 arcsec SDT_Uspec
100559 M92_short_F1 exposure = 60 sec airmass = 1.254 seeing = 1.44 arcsec B-BESSEL
100738 M92_short_F1 exposure = 10 sec airmass = 1.257 seeing = 1.63 arcsec B-BESSEL
100830 M92_short_F1 exposure = 60 sec airmass = 1. seeing = 1.36 arcsec r-SLOAN
101009 M92_short_F1 exposure = 10 sec airmass = 1.265 seeing = 1.13 arcsec r-SLOAN

Focus on field

101407 Vfastextra -98 166 -376 144 18 99 accepted

10:12 Mirror T = 11.9 DegC Ambient T = 11.8 DegC Dew T = -4.3 DegC Humidity = 34 %
Camera T = 131.9 K Camera P = 1.91e-5 mbar

Observe M92_short_F2

101752 M92_short_F2 exposure = 100 sec airmass = 1.290 seeing = 1.29 arcsec SDT_Uspec
102011 M92_short_F2 exposure = 20 sec airmass = 1. seeing = 1. arcsec SDT_Uspec
102117 M92_short_F2 exposure = 60 sec airmass = 1.300 seeing = 1. arcsec B-BESSEL
102257 M92_short_F2 exposure = 10 sec airmass = 1.305 seeing = 1.18 arcsec B-BESSEL
102349 M92_short_F2 exposure = 60 sec airmass = 1.210 seeing = 1.18 arcsec r-SLOAN
102529 M92_short_F2 exposure = 10 sec airmass = 1. seeing = 1. 24 arcsec r-SLOAN

102634 M92_short_F2 exposure = 100 sec airmass = 1.322 seeing = 1.47 arcsec SDT_Uspec
102854 M92_short_F2 exposure = 20 sec airmass = 1.329 seeing = 1. arcsec SDT_Uspec
102955 M92_short_F2 exposure = 60 sec airmass = 1. seeing = 1. arcsec B-BESSEL

10:30 Beginning of Astronomical Dawn Twighlight LST 20h 43m

103135 M92_short_F2 exposure = 10 sec airmass = 1.339 seeing = 1.63 arcsec B-BESSEL
103224 M92_short_F2 exposure = 60 sec airmass = 1. seeing = 1. arcsec r-SLOAN
103403 M92_short_F2 exposure = 10 sec airmass = 1. seeing = 1.29 arcsec r-SLOAN

103515 M92_short_F2 exposure = 100 sec airmass = 1.354 seeing = 1. arcsec SDT_Uspec
103736 M92_short_F2 exposure = 20 sec airmass = 1.363 seeing = 1.65 arcsec SDT_Uspec
103845 M92_short_F2 exposure = 60 sec airmass = 1. seeing = 1. arcsec B-BESSEL
104024 M92_short_F2 exposure = 10 sec airmass = 1. seeing = 1.42 arcsec B-BESSEL
104114 M92_short_F2 exposure = 60 sec airmass = 1.375 seeing = 1.43 arcsec r-SLOAN
104253 M92_short_F2 exposure = 10 sec airmass = 1.383 seeing = 1. arcsec r-SLOAN

Focus on field

1048 Vfastextra -218 195 13 -134 90 60 accepted

10:48 Mirror T = 11.9 DegC Ambient T = 11.8 DegC Dew T = -4.6 DegC Humidity = 32 %
Camera T = 147.6 K Camera P = 1.89e-5 mbar

Observe M92_deepBR_F2_2 new

104929 M92_deepBR_F2_2 exposure = 300 sec airmass = 1.415 seeing = 1.63 arcsec B-BESSEL
105508 M92_deepBR_F2_2 exposure = 300 sec airmass = 1.448 seeing = 1.45 arcsec r-SLOAN
110047 M92_deepBR_F2_2 exposure = 300 sec airmass = 1.482 seeing = 1.47 arcsec B-BESSEL
110626 M92_deepBR_F2_2 exposure = 300 sec airmass = 1.510 seeing = 1.36 arcsec r-SLOAN
111220 M92_deepBR_F2_2 exposure = 300 sec airmass = 1.531 seeing = 1. arcsec B-BESSEL saturated
M92_deepBR_F2_2 exposure = 300 sec airmass = 1. seeing = 1. arcsec r-SLOAN not taken

11:24 send telescope to RA = 17h decl. = +60d for morning flats

112545 SkyFlatTestB [2k] B-BESSEL

112725 SkyFlatB_5 x 7 [19k]
112812 SkyFlatB_5 x 7 [22k]
112858 SkyFlatB_5 x 7 [25k]
112945 SkyFlatB_5 x 7 [30k]
113032 SkyFlatB_5 x 7 [35k]

113304 SkyFlatBrot180_5 x 3 [24k]
113351 SkyFlatBrot180_5 x 3 [28k]
113433 SkyFlatBrot180_5 x 3 []
113515 SkyFlatBrot180_5 x 3 [32k]
113557 SkyFlatBrot180_5 x 3 [37k]

113843 SkyFlatTestU [6k] U-BESSEL

114018 SkyFlatU_5 x 2 [18k]
114059 SkyFlatU_5 x 2 [20k]
114141 SkyFlatU_5 x 2 [24k]
114222 SkyFlatU_5 x 2 [27k]
114303 SkyFlatU_5 x 2 [31k]

114453 SkyFlatUrot180_5 x 0.5 [11k]
114532 SkyFlatUrot180_5 x 0.5 [13k]
114612 SkyFlatUrot180_5 x 0.5 []
114652 SkyFlatUrot180_5 x 0.5 [16k]
114731 SkyFlatUrot180_5 x 0.5 []

114829 SkyFlatUrot180_5 x 0.5 [23k]
114908 SkyFlatUrot180_5 x 0.5 [27k]
114948 SkyFlatUrot180_5 x 0.5 [30k]
115027 SkyFlatUrot180_5 x 0.5 [34k]
115106 SkyFlatUrot180_5 x 0.5 [38k]

11:54 Mirror T = 11.7 DegC Ambient T = 11.8 DegC Dew T = -4.7 DegC Humidity = 32 %
Camera T = 147.6 K Camera P = 1.89e-5 mbar

11:58 Dome Closed , All lights off

Take Biases and Dark

115851 25BIAS first [740]
---
121254 25BIAS last [710]

12:01 Sunrise

12:02 Sky covered by irregular thin cloud

121357 Dark900 900 sec dark exposure no WCS as TCS off

12:20 Mirror T = 11.7 DegC Ambient T = 11.9 DegC Dew T = -4.7 DegC Humidity = 31 %
Camera T = 140.9 K Camera P = 1.96e-5 mbar

biases taken to check if all is ok

123512 5bias
123548 5bias

12:38 Shutdown CCDcamera

-- VadimBurwitz - 14 Jun 2007
Topic revision: r8 - 21 Jul 2009, NormCushing
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