INAF queue observing, 2016 Jan 26-27

Observer: F. Cusano, A. Rossi
Telescope Operator: S. Allanson
Support Astronomer: Olga Kuhn
Instrument: LUCI/MODS

Summary

At the sunset the sky is clear.

Night duration (12\xB0 el twilight) 19:20-6:10 ( 02:20-13:10 UT) = 10 h 50m

Observing time: 8 h 50m (81%)

Weather time loss: 0 h (0%)

technical time loss 2 h 0m (19%)

Data Summary

Project_RUN Objects Filter ExpTime Notes
Darks     150,3ditx2ndit,3ditx4ndit,5ditx6ndit,6ditx4ndit good for Antoniucci spec and ima
Sarracco M004XLSms2 red-grating 1h high seeing, check if ok on image
Guaita M0717 H2 0.5h completed
Guaita M0717 Br_gam 0.5h completed
Standard P-161D H2, Br_gam, Ks    
Antoniucci XZTau zjspec,HKspec 1m no telluric, useless!
Antoniucci iptf15afq redgrating 0.5h MODS
Raimondo UMaII _f1 r_sdss,U 0.5h  
Marconi IZw18 V, I 0.3h  
Rossi GRB151027A r_sdss,z_sdss 1.15h  
skyflats   V,I,r,z   for Marconi and Rossi, r,z only one PA angle

Details

00:26 starting with LUCI dark
  • Antoniucci (150s) luci2.20160127.0001-005
  • Antoniucci (imaging for EZTau,V1118,V1647,V2775) luci2.20160127.0006-025

1:53 we slew to Saracco
  • the seeing at moment is 1.6" we try to acquire the field
  • acqMods mods1r.20160127.0002-0004, seeing 1.5"
  • execMods mods.4.XLSms2_5.obs mods1r.20160127.0005-0008
  • seeing 1.5" at 2:10
  • seeing 1.4" at 2:35
  • seeing 1.2" at 2:40
  • seeing 1.1" at 3:00

03:21 we swith to LUCI

3:40 we slew to Guaita H2 imaging
  • seeing 0.9" on the guider at 3:40
  • luci2.20160127.0026-55,
  • seeing 0.8" on the guider at 3:42, 0.6" on image at 3:47
  • seeing 0.6 on image at 4:10

4:26 we slew to P161-D standard for Guaita
  • check guiding, problem scheduler restart, lost 10 min
  • luci2.20160127.0056-0085
  • seeing 0.7" on the guider at 4:34

05:00 we slew to Guaita Br_gam
  • seeing 0.6" on the guider
  • luci2.20160127.0086-115
  • seeing 0.5" on image at 5:34

05:50 we slew to Antoniucci XZTau
  • seeing 0.6" on the guider
  • luci2.20160127.0116-0121

05:55 XZTau spectra
  • acq luci2.20160127.0122-0125
  • spec luci2.20160127.0126-129
  • 130-132 not good
  • 133-134 other two with zJspec
  • spec luci2.20160127.0135-138 for HKspec with the right central wavelength (script is wrong! corrected manually)
  • seeing 0.7" on guider at 06:15

06:20 XZTau telluric; script has wrong central wavelength, corrected manually
  • problem with mask: mask position unknown!

*06:45 switch to Antoniucci MODS, target iptf15afq
  • acqMods mods1r.20160127.0009-0012, seeing 1.5"
  • seeing 1.3" at 07:05
  • execMods iptf15afq.obs mods1r.20160127.0013-0016
  • execMods iptf15afq.img mods1r.20160127.0017-0019 lost 5 min, problem wrong guiding star in the script
  • seeing 1.2" at 07:50

07:55 we switch to LBC Raimondo
  • dofpia
  • we had problem with focus of LBC-R we corrected manually

09:05 we launch UMaII _f1_UBr.ob of Raimondo program
  • moon at 61 deg
  • seeing 1" on LBC-R at 9:12 on image
  • seeing 0.7" on LBC-R at 9:20

09:54 slew to Marconi program
  • dofpia
  • lbcrangebal, problem with lbcrangebal and ds9, 15 min lost

10:19 starting IZw18_3.ob
  • seeing 0.8"

10:34 starting IZw18_4.ob
  • seeing 0.7"

11:00 slewing to Rossi GRB151027A
  • dofpia
  • copointing
  • 11:10 start scientific ob, GRB151027A _rz_30m.ob
  • seeing 1.2" LBC-r on image
  • seeing 1.0 LBC-r at 11:30
  • dofpia at 11:58
  • 12:02 start again same ob
  • seeing 1.1 LBC-r at 12:05
  • seeing 1.2 LBC-r at 12:52
  • star still round, run again same OB without dofpia
  • seeing 1.4 LBC-r at 13:10 on image

13:31 starting sky flat
  • V, I, r, z

 
Topic revision: r24 - 01 Feb 2016, FeliceCusano
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