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Mar 05-06

Observer: M. Fumana, R. Speziali, S. Bisogni
Telescope Operator: Geno
Support Astronomer: Dave (on call)
Instrument: MODS

Summary

At the sunset almost clear.
Good seeing (<1") over all the night.<br/> Cloud passing at the end of the night,

Data Summary

Project_RUN Objects Filter ExpTime Notes
Vanzella B macsj0647 dual grating 2.5h cirrus passing by, COMPLETED
Standard feige34 red grating - default slit 5" + 1"
Standard feige34 dual grating - default 5"
Gilli Q2 J1048+46 red grating 2.5h  
Vanzella C RXJ1532 dual grating 2h  

Details

  • VANZELLA B

02:05 acqMODS mods.macsj0647.acq *MODS INCRICCATED

02:24 acqMODS mods.macsj0647.acq mods1r.20140306.0001.fits-mods1r.20140306.0002.fits
  • seeing 1"

02:41 execMODS mods.macsj0647_mos_6.obs mods1b 0001-0002 mods1r 0004-0005
  • average seeing 1.1"

03:46 execMODS mods.macsj0647_mos_6.obs mods1b 0003-0004 mods1r 0006-0007
  • average seeing is 0.92" at the beginning of the integration

04:52 execMODS mods.macsj0647_mos_6.obs mods1b 0005 mods1r 0008
  • average seeing is 1.1" at the beginning of the integration

05:26 Abort execMODS: only one frame out of the last mods.macsj0647_mos_6.obs

  • STANDARD

05:23 acqMODS feige34_LS5x60x1.acq
  • modsAlign -l mods1r.0009.fits mods1r.0010.fits
  • +0.25" offset in x by hand
  • -0.15" offset in x by hand
  • -0.1" offset in x by hand

05:47 execMODS feige34_LS5x60x1.obs mods1r 0014-0016
  • average seeing 0.93"

05:56 execMODS feige34.obs mods1r 0017-0019
  • average seeing 0.8"
  • some clouds coming

06:08 execMODS feige34.obs mods1b 0006-0008 mods1r 0020-0022
  • average seeing 0.8"

  • GILLI

06:22 acqMODS 4Q2_J1048_M2_mos.acq
  • modsAlign mods.7.mms mods1r.0023.fits mods1r.0024.fits

06:35 execMODS 4Q2_J1048_M2_mos_3.obs mods1r 0026-0027
  • average seeing is 0.73"at the beginning of the integration

06:55 Error on the mirror
  • Pause the integration of the 2nd esposure (after 155s)
  • Clear the active optics

06:59 Resume the script
  • NOTE: the paused image (0027) has an exposure time of 1115.9s
  • The rotator is reaching the limit
  • We stop the script after this exposure and then we send the preset using the recovery script

07:13 Abort the script after 2 exposures
  • Unwrap the rotator

07:16 acqMODS RECOVER_4Q2_J1048_M2_mos.acq

07:22 execMODS 4Q2_J1048_M2_mos_4.obs mods1r 0029-0032

07:22 execMODS 4Q2_J1048_M2_mos_5.obs mods1r 0033-0036
  • average seeing 0.7"

  • VANZELLA C

09:40 acqMODS rxj1532_mos.acq
  • stray light in mods1r.20140306.0038.fits
  • modsAlign rxj1532_mos.mms mods1r.20140306.0037.fits modds1r.20140306.0038.fits

09:59 execMODS rxj1532_mos_2.obs mods1b 0007-0008 mods1r 0040-0041
  • average seeing is 0.86" at the beginning of the integration
  • some clouds passing but we are still guiding

10:41 persistent clouds but still guiding, average seeing 0.8"

11:05 execMODS rxj1532_mos_3.obs mods1b 0007-0008 mods1r 0042-0043
  • average seeing 0.7" at the beginning of the integration
  • Guide star LOST!*11:05* exe

11:05 acquisition PAUSED during the first frame integration

11:47 acquisition resumed

12:34 average seeing 1"

12:40 end of the night
Topic revision: r6 - 08 Mar 2014, MarcoFumana
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