INAF queue observing, 2016 November 6 - 7

Observer: F. Cusano, A. Rossi
Telescope Operator: D. Gonzalez
Support Astronomer: B. Rothberg on call
Instrument: LUCI

Summary

At the sunset the sky is clear
LUCI2 still not available
We use LUCI1.

Night duration (12\xB0 el twilight) 18:30-5:30 ( 01:30-12.30 UT) = 11h 00m

Observing time: h m (94%)

Weather time loss: 0.3h (3%)

technical time loss 0.3h (3%)

Data Summary

Project_RUN INST Objects Filter ExpTime Notes
Ricci B2 LUCI1 B2 G210 J 1.5h completed
Iovino A LUCI1 M004XXL zJ 2.0h  
Annibali R3 LBC UGC1281 g+r 40m it misses OB3 to be completed
Annibali R10 LBC UGC3974 g+r 1h completed
Annibali R9 LBC NGC2366 g+r 1h? last 4 exposures mof OB3 have much higher sky counts. TB repeated if possible
Calibration LBC skyflats STD_U+V   good counts
Calibration LUCI1 dome flats H2   for bas pixel mask

Details

00:45 LBT configured for LUCI1. The TO opens the dome

01:07 We Slew to Ricci B2 telluric standard
  • spectra luci1.20161107.0004-05

01:29 We Slew to Ricci B2 science
  • spectra luci1.20161107.0013-30
  • loss 5 min for gui problem
  • seeing 0.5 on DIMM at 02:00
  • seeing 0.9" on DIMM at 2:35, seeing 1.0" on guider
  • seeing 0.5" on DIMM at 3:39, seeing 0.7" on guider

3:52 slew to telluric of Iovino
  • spectra luci1.20161107.0036-41
  • loss 15 min due to readout configuration problem
  • seeing 0.6 on guider at 4:24

4:29 slew to Iovino science M004XXL
  • spectra luci1.20161107.0046-69
  • seeing 0.6" on the guider at 5:05
  • seeing 0.9" on the guider at 5:35
  • seeing 0.7" at 6:03
  • seeing 0.8" at 6:55

7:00 Switch to LBC

7:25 Slew to Annibali R3 UGC1281
  • dofpia
  • copointing
  • do -500 Z11 correction by eye from Felice
    incredible! it works! San Felice saved the night
  • seeing 0.9" at 7.50
  • 7:55 start OB1
  • seeing 0.8" at 8.00
  • dofpia at 8.22
  • start OB 2 at 8:28; seeing 0.8"
  • seeing 0.7" at 8:35
  • seeing 0.5" at 8:45
  • 8:51 clouds approaching,
  • dofpia, \X2,
  • copointing
  • seeing 0.5" at 9:00
  • Start calibration OB at 9:05 blue elongated, again copointing
  • Start again calibration OB at 9:13, now is ok

09:17 Slew to Annibali R9 but that region of sky is cloudy,
  • loss 20 min die to clouds

09:25 Slew to R10 where the sky looks clear
  • dofpia
  • 09:34 Start calibration OB
  • Seeing 0.7" at 09:35
  • 09:40 Start OB1
  • Seeing 0.6" at 09:45
  • Seeing 0.6" at 10:05
  • dofpia
  • 10:13 start OB2
  • Seeing 0.5" at 10:25
  • dofpia
  • Start OB3 at 10:45
  • Seeing 0.5" at 10:50
  • cirrus at 10:54

11:12 Slew to Annibali R9
  • dofpia
  • 11:20 Start OB1
  • Seeing 0.8" at 11:25
  • Seeing 0.8" at 11:41
  • dofpia
  • 11:59 Start OB2
  • Seeing 0.8" at 12:05
  • 12:20 enter twilight
  • 12:25 Start OB3
  • Seeing 0.7" at 12:30
  • last 4 exposure have much higher sky counts. TB repeated if possible

12:50 Slew to morning skyflat field
  • STD_U+V Skyflats are good

13:40 DOME flats in H2/HALO3 for bad pixel mask

END OF THE NIGHT

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Topic revision: r10 - 08 Nov 2016, FeliceCusano
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