INAF queue observing, 2018 May 11-12

Observer: F. Cusano, A. Gargiulo
Telescope Operator: S. Allanson
Support Astronomer: O. Kuhn (on call)
Instrument: MODS


At the sunset there are some cirrus. The wind is high, with gusts up to 35 m/s. The dome stay closed
instruments: MODS2 red grating is not available, LUCI2 can not be used for problem during day testing
Night duration (12\xB0 el twilight) 3:30- 11:00 UT = 7 h 30m

Observing time: 0h 45m (10%)

Weather time loss: 6h 45m (90%)*

technical time loss 0 (0%)

Data Summary

Project_RUN Objects Instrument Configuration ExpTime /Time_tot Images Notes
MODS call mask36 MODS1 dual grating     flat and arc
Caccianiga GB6J182917 MODS1 red grating 0.4/2.6 mods1r.20180512.0015 in twilight


4:14 wind is slowly decreasing, we may be opened in some minute

8:40 no way wind is still too high

8:50 MODS cal for Gilli mask 36
  • mods1r.20180512.0002-mods1b.20180512.0002 not good
  • we send the script LBT-2017B-M36_ID501202_Cal_OK.txt
  • flat mods1r.20180512.0003-0008, mods1b.20180512.0003-0008
  • arc mods1r.20180512.0009-0011, mods1b.20180512.0009-0011

10:45 we can open the wind is decreasing

11:01 slewing to Caccianiga GB6J182917 _640915.acq
  • acq mods1r.20180512.0012-0014
  • seeing 1.4"
  • 11:11 spec mods1r.20180512.0015

Topic revision: r7 - 04 Jul 2018, FeliceCusano
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