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2009 January 21 UT - LBC PartnerObserving Log

-- MarcoPedani - 22 Jan 2009

Partly cloudy we start at 01:31 UT on sky

Check Collimation Table

EL=+84

lbcb.20090121.013643.fits -6201 0 0 0 0 0 0.07 huge defocus ! lbcr.20090121.013644.fits -1558 -67 -237 -12 -349 0 1.42 reasonable

lbcb.20090121.013858.fits 1967 361 762 39 419 0 2.54 lbcr.20090121.013905.fits 790 -582 -51 -5 13 253 1.28

Double exp time (clouds)

lbcb.20090121.014113.fits 337 710 -67 -486 229 -17 0.97 OK lbcr.20090121.014112.fits 60 288 287 -54 147 89 1.23 OK

Collimated in 3 steps !

Test Co-point at +84 V filter for both cameras 20s exp.

lbcb.20090121.014543.fits heavily elongated ! we should be collimated lbcr.20090121.014546.fits

lbcb.20090121.014950.fits 1783 -263 -432 530 -367 0 1.63 sent

lbcr.20090121.014950.fits 465 104 -161 191 -101 117 1.05 sent

lbcb.20090121.015156.fits -423 -276 -495 -133 146 0 2.15 sent lbcr.20090121.015156.fits 46 -162 -4 -51 54 17 0.99 sent

We should be collimated now Re-check co-pointing at +84

lbcb.20090121.015448.fits lbcr.20090121.015451.fits

Check Collimation at El.= +37^

lbcb.20090121.020416.fits -1094 803 -391 88 -212 0 1.97 decent sent lbcr.20090121.020415.fits -662 573 452 423 13 234 0.82 decent sent

lbcb.20090121.020604.fits 615 -183 -165 388 36 0 1.75 no Z11 ! sent lbcr.20090121.020604.fits -807 239 194 119 116 217 0.82 sent

lbcb.20090121.020844.fits 270 -427 -983 -274 -193 0 1.81 sent blue look worse lbcr.20090121.020843.fits -715 12 -204 -147 -57 236 0.76 sent red ok

Collimation table reasonably good! No limit hit tonight. Same temperature as yesterday.

Again at +84

SUPERFOC With LBCR

VV filters sequences

LBCR-V 021346 to 021630 LBCB-V 021348 to 021701

problems with foclist task ! doesn't find the images... My fault; LBTtools directory mispelled

Launch another seq.

LBCB-V 023342 to 023656 LBCR-V 023341 to 023626 Focus offset = 0.229 tonight

RV filters LBCB-V 025540 to 025854 LBCR-R 025539 to 025825 Focus offset =0.125

Re-collimate RED and re-try !

lbcb.20090121.030622.fits -504 -1264 1140 365 136 -145 0.74 sent

lbcr.20090121.030622.fits 316 -231 -138 497 -261 -225 0.44 perfect !

lbcb.20090121.031052.fits 89 514 -85 109 5 77 0.60

lbcr.20090121.031047.fits no good pupils ! Image look like a bias!

lbcb.20090121.031244.fits 207 -543 245 -55 -57 -93 0.59 lbcr.20090121.031243.fits No GOOD pupils found... check input image! Image look like a bias !!

lbcb.20090121.031751.fits -95 499 -130 25 105 156 0.63 lbcr.20090121.031738.fits like BIAS !!

lbcb.20090121.032206.fits -244 276 -114 82 119 191 0.56 sent OK !

lbcr.20090121.032206.fits No GOOD pupils found... check input image!

Power OFF and ON the cameras

Re-check with RV-fastextra

Red Shutter failure! We go up with Fernando and cycle the power. Back at 04:17 UT

Rvfastextra again at +84

lbcb.20090121.043351.fits -2455 277 145 747 -84 -202 0.63 lbcr.20090121.043349.fits -2455 -3360 -629 646 143 -563 0.44

Tests LBCFPIA Baru+Roberto

Test Collimation

lbcb.20090121.055452.fits fwhm= 0.50" V lbcr.20090121.055449.fits fwhm= 0.54" V

SUPERFOC Sequence

LBCB-V 060543 to 060857 LBCR-R 060542 to 060828 Focus offset=0.108mm R-bessel

Re-collimate

lbcb.20090121.061219.fits 1430 115 48 155 -38 302 0.50

lbcr.20090121.061220.fits 99 144 -76 60 -101 226 0.46

Superfoc again VR

LBCB-V 061500 to 061812 LBCR-R 061457 to 061740 R-Bessel Focus offset = 0.100mm good fit

Superfoc gi

LBCB-g 062232 to 062545 LBCR-i 062234 to 062520 Focus offset = 0.089mm

Fastextra

lbcb.20090121.062947.fits 145 -134 -264 93 36 87 0.53

lbcr.20090121.062945.fits 22 101 11 43 41 29 0.47

Superfoc Ir

LBCB-r 063218 to 063619 LBCR-I 063213 to 063540 I-bessel Offset 0.07mm very good fit

Superfoc rV

LBCB-V 063835 to 064148 LBCR-r 063836 to 064119 r Offset: 0.16mm but asymmetric parabola

Modify OB with starting pos. +0.05mm at r

Superfoc rV

LBCB-V 064650 to 065022 LBCR-r 064650 to 064934 Focus offset r = 0.161mm OK !

Re-collimate

lbcb.20090121.065323.fits -615 270 197 -65 -9 -12 0.59

lbcr.20090121.065326.fits 212 -86 -149 96 178 9 0.53

Superfoc zB

LBCB-B 065540 to 065853 LBCR-z 065540 to 065822 fit asymmetric = 0.08 repeat !

modify OB now z starts from -0.02 instead of -0.08

Superfoc zB

LBCB-B 070241 to 070554 LBCR-z 070240 to red controller fails... issue #1966

14 min lost, now OK

Test temperature of Red Trackers Blue channel fails

lbcr 072629 trackers at 45.5^C OK

Fastextra at +77^ El.

lbcb.20090121.073132.fits -883 266 -155 -443 -107 -236 0.63 sent OK

lbcr.20090121.073132.fits -364 -155 246 -170 -36 -279 0.57 sent OK

Superfoc zB again

LBCB-B 073352 to 073705 LBCR-z 073508 to 073750 Focus Offset z = 0.076 good fit now !

SuperFoc YU

LBCB-U 074137 to 074450 LBCR-Y 074139 to 074425 Focus Offset Y = 0.081mm Good fit

Fastextra again

lbcb.20090121.074837.fits -307 -253 -77 -282 -1 42 0.70

lbcr.20090121.074831.fits 820 175 -71 -138 -45 65 0.54

Superfoc F972 alone 0.1mm step

LBCR 075420 to 075716

Superfoc F972 alone 0.04mm step LBCR 075913 to 080211

Various tests Roberto + Andrea + Fernando

lbcb.20090121.091238.fits -1656 -31 157 139 -128 152 0.89

lbcr.20090121.091235.fits 21619 0 0 0 0 0 0.77

lbcb.20090121.091550.fits -661 -206 -46 28 1 93 0.95

lbcr.20090121.091549.fits 2364 1452 523 2932 177 377 0.81 close to Z limit (2.2mm)

lbcb.20090121.091919.fits -514 -11 301 -53 -21 114 1.00

lbcr.20090121.091919.fits -2668 -359 -250 -305 154 125 0.63

lbcb.20090121.092208.fits -17 -76 -313 -28 -21 117 1.02

lbcr.20090121.092155.fits -699 -134 -128 -164 -19 78 0.62

lbcb.20090121.092416.fits -496 -147 -167 2 9 16 0.93

lbcr.20090121.092415.fits -507 209 84 78 2 26 0.60

Ok Pretty well collimated at +32

Red Global Offsets Z=-1mm Blue X=-0.116 Y=0.205 Z=0.0 RX=4.4 RY=2.5 RZ=0.0

Various Test Baru+Roberto with LBCFPIA

Stone Atrom. Field G UBVVRI

B from 105819 to 111522 R from 105819 to 111457

Collimate

lbcb.20090121.112807.fits 630 -43 316 21 -155 416 0.65

lbcr.20090121.112806.fits -533 374 -9 176 204 59 0.50

M67 test

lbcr.20090121.113150.fits lbcb.20090121.113158.fits

Then hit limit elevation ! Stopped

Recollimate at +82

lbcb.20090121.114414.fits 52 379 17 -59 -147 -96 0.65

lbcr.20090121.114413.fits 319 -661 179 -150 6 -144 0.60

lbcb.20090121.114835.fits 659 -324 163 65 322 63 0.70

lbcr.20090121.114834.fits 390 -325 -159 -95 -18 57 0.61

Superfoc VV

B from 115043 to 115423 R from 115044 to 115330 V Focus Offset=0.239

Many clouds. We go to sleep
Topic revision: r3 - 21 Jul 2009, NormCushing
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