INAF queue observing, 2018 Feb 03-04

Observer: F. Cusano, A. Gargiulo
Telescope Operator: D. Gonzalez-Huerta
Support Astronomer: B. Rothberg
Instrument:

Summary

At the sunset the sky is clear
instruments: LBC works, LUCI1-2 are ok, MODS2 blue grating only
problem with MOS exchange of LUCI1 at 4:28, we can not use LUCI1 for the rest of the night and we can not do AO

Night duration (12\xB0 el twilight) 2:00am- 13:15pm UT = 11 h 15m

Observing time: 10h 55m (97%)

Weather time loss: 0h m (0%)*

technical time loss h 20*m* (3%)

Data Summary

Project_RUN Objects Instrument Filter ExpTime Notes
LBC flat sky flat LBC B,V    
Cusano NW-1,2,3 LBC B, V 1h 3m up to sequence 17
Annibali LBC R3 LBC g,r 0.33h completed
Prandoni USS36 LUCI2 J 0.2h completed
Saracco C1_23152 LUCI2 200g HKspec 2h  
Gilli J LUCI2 200g HKspec 3h  
Prandoni USS415 LUCI2 K,J 0.6h completed, in J guide probe in the fov
LUCI2 cal flat LUCI2 J,K   imaging
LBC cal bias LBC      
LUCI2 cal arc, flat Gilli LUCI2 200g HKspec   slit 1"
LUCI2 cal arc, flat Saracco LUCI2 200g HKspec   slit 0.75"

Details

1:21 starting sky flat with LBC
  • skyflat B, V

1:34 slewing to copointing ob Cusano, NW-1
  • 1:40 running dohybrid
  • error running again at 1:43, dohybrid finished at 1:51
  • 1:54 lbcrangebal

1:56 slewing to Cusano NW-1 science
  • exec NW-1_15.xml, at 2:05 NW-2_15, at 2:14 NW-3_15
  • seeing 1.3" on images at 2:06
  • seeing 1.4" on images at 2:14
  • 2:23 exec NW-1_16
  • 2:32 dofpia
  • exec NW-2_16 at 2:34, dimm seeing 1.2" at 2:38, exec NW-3_16 at 2:44, seeing 1.3" on images at 2:46, dimm seeing 1.1" at 2:49
  • exec NW-1_17 at 2:52, dimm 1" at 2:58, seeing 1.2" on images, exec NW-2_17 at 3:01, exec NW-3_17 at 3:11
  • dimm seeing 1.2" at 3:18

3:21 slewing to Annibali R3
  • dofpia 3:22
  • 3:26 exec UGC1281_3.ob
  • dimm seeing 1.1" at 3:27, seeing 1" on images at 3:38

3:51 switch to LUCI1-2, seeing is stable at 1"

4:24 slewing to Vanzella AO JDz11
  • dimm seeing 0.9" at 4:24
  • 4:28 mos error, the SA is checking, 4:34 for the moment we can not use LUCi1, we go to LUCI2

4:37 slewing to Prandoni 36 J, LUCI2
  • 4:38 preset failed the TO is checking the pointing
  • 4:47 send again the script
  • 4:49 seeing 1.1" on guider
  • first image luci2.20180204.0001.fits
  • 5:02 seeing 0.9" on guider

5:06 communication from D. Thompson LUCI1 will not be available for the rest of the night, we keep going with LUCI2

5:08 slewing to telluric of Saracco
  • acq luci2.20180204.0013-15
  • spec 16-19

5:20 slewing to science of Saracco Target_C1_23152
  • seeing 0.7" on guider at 5:26
  • acq 20-23
  • spec 24-47
  • 5:36 seeing 0.9" on guider
  • 5:57 seeing 0.8" on guider
  • 6:32 seeing 0.7" on guider
  • 6:43 sending again the spec script
  • 7:06 seeing 1.1" on guider
  • 7:11 seeing 0.8" on guider

07:53 slewing to telluric of Gilli J, Hip 56736
  • acq 48-50
  • 8:02 seeing 0.8" on guider
  • spec 51-54

8:06 slewing to Gilli J, science
  • acq 55-58
  • 8:21 seeing 0.7" on guider
  • spec 59-112
  • 8:42 seeing 0.8" on guider
  • 9:03 seeing 0.6" on guider
  • 9:34 sending again the spec script, seeing 0.6" on guider
  • 9:51 the seeing is getting worse now is 1.1" on guider
  • 9:58 seeing 1" on guider
  • 10:04 seeing back to 0.7"
  • 10:17 seeing 0.8" on guider
  • 10:38 seeing 1.0" on guider
  • 10:46 sending again the spec script, seeing 0.9" on guider
  • 11:07 seeing 0.9" on guider
  • 11:39 seeing 0.9" on guider

11:57 slewing to telluri for Gilli J, HIP 56736
  • acq 113-115
  • spec 116-119

12:10 slewing to Prandoni USS415 K
  • 12:13 seeing 0.8"
  • first image luci2.20180204.0120.fits
  • 12:20 seeing 0.6"
  • 12:46 seeing 1.0"

12:56 sending J filter of USS415
  • 12:57 seeing 0.9"
  • guider probe in the field

* starting LUCI2 calibration

* Prandoni imaging K, J
  • 157-166 J band on/off sequence, guide inside the field we send again
  • 167-176 J band on/of sequence
  • 177-186 K band on/of sequence

*LBC bino bias

* Gilli calibration flat, arc (slit 1", 200g HKspec)
  • 187-202 on/off sequence

* Saracco calibrations flat, arc (slit 0.75", 200g HKspec)
  • 203-218 on/off sequence
Topic revision: r5 - 07 Feb 2018, FeliceCusano
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