INAF queue observing, 2016 June 27-28

Observer: F. Cusano, A. Rossi
Telescope Operator: S. Allanson
Support Astronomer: O Kuhn in control room with us
Instrument: MODS, LUCI


At the sunset the sky is completely covered by clouds. It was raining in the afternoon. The dome stay closed.
At 03:49 UT the sky is almost clear the TO opens the dome.

Night duration (12\xB0 el twilight) 20:30-4:00 ( 03:30-11.00 UT) = 7h 30m

Observing time: *1.5h * (20%)

Weather time loss: 6h (80%)

technical time loss 0h (00%)

Data Summary

Project_RUN Objects Filter ExpTime Notes
Della Ceca 2XMMJ135055.7+632457 dual grating 70 min last files *06 affected by cirrus
MODS calib        


03:49 the to opens the dome, the sky looks almost clear (clouds cover 20% of the sky)

04:20 slew to MODS1+2
  • Della Ceca DDT program with both mods simultaneuosly smile
04:26 acqBinoMODS Target_11B.acq. mods1r.20160628.0002-0004, mods2r.20160628.0002-0004
  • Seeing 1 arcsec
04:45 execBinoMODS Target_11B.obs. mods1r.0005-6, mods1b.0002-3; mods2r.0005-6, mods2b.0002-3
  • Seeing 0.8 arcsec
  • 05:01-05:10 slight cirrus for ~7 min
  • Seeing 1.0 arcsec at 5:15 UT
  • 05:19 high cirrus, to be checked if mods1r.0006, mods1b.0003; mods2r.0006, mods2b.0003 are useful
  • 05:25 STOP due to clouds frown, sad smile

10:15 calibrations for MODS
  • slitless flat, execBinoMods Target_11B_slitless.flat mods1r.0007-11, mods1b.0004-13; mods2r.0007-11, mods2b.0004-13
  • saturated for MODS2, we repeat the flat for MODS2 using the script mods2r.0012-16, mods2b.0014-23
  • slit flat, execMODS2 and execMODS Target_11B_slit.flat, mods1r.0012-17, mods1b.0014-19; mods2r.0017-22, mods2b.0024-29
  • lamps 1", mods1r.0018-20, mods1b.0020-22; mods2r.0023-25, mods2b.0030-32
  • bias
-- %USERSIG{AndreaRossi - 2016-06-28}%


Topic revision: r9 - 15 Dec 2017, RobertaCarini
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