INAF queue observing, 2018 June 24-25

Observer: A. Rossi
Telescope Operator: S. Allanson
Support Astronomer: O. Kuhn (on call)
Instrument: MODS


This night is shared with LN team. We take second half of the night, starting at ~00:20 local At the sunset the sky is clear
instruments: MODS2 red grating is not working well
Night duration (12\xB0 el twilight) 3:35- 11:10 UT = 7 h 35m

Observing time: 7h 25m (98%)

Weather time loss: h m (0%)

technical time loss 10m (2%)

Data Summary

Project_RUN Objects Instrument Configuration ExpTime /Time_tot Images Notes
STD BD28 MODS1 red grating     for Caccianiga
Caccianiga GB6J2212 MODS1 red grating 4800/4800s mods1r.20180625.0013-0018 completed
Rossi 49 GRB 180624A MODS1 dual grating 1200/1200 mods1r.20180625.0022-0025, mods1b.20180625.0002-0004 completed, another exposure taken in twilight
STD Feige110 MODS1 dual grating   mods1r.20180625.0029-0031, mods1b.20180625.0005-0007 for Rossi 49 GRB 180624A
Calibrations   MODS1       bias for grating
Calibrations   MODS1       arcs,slitflats,slitless for dual grating
Calibrations   MODS1       arcs red grating


07:18 UT LN team gives telescope. TO configures for MODS
  • seeing 0.8" dimm
  • 5min time loss new guiding camera software installed not working on MODS1. Revert to old one

07:40 start with Caccianiga program

07:40 slewing to standard bd28
  • acq mods1r.20180625.0002-0003
  • exec bd28mods1red.sci , spec mods1r.20180625.0004-0006
  • seeing 1.0" on dimm at 07:48

08:00 slewing to Caccianiga GB6J2212,
  • wrong coordinates due to a typo from PI, correct scripts, lost 5 min
  • acq mods1r.20180625.0007-0012
  • manual recentering .
  • 08:30* exec gb6j2212_mods1red.sci , spec mods1r.20180625.0013-0015
  • seeing 0.7" on dimm at 08:47
  • I can see the continuum of the target very well
  • 09:15* again gb6j2212_mods1red.sci , spec mods1r.20180625.0016-018
  • seeing 1.0" on dimm at 09:16

09:59 slewing to Rossi49 ToO on GRB180624A dual grating
  • acq mods1r.20180625.0019-0021
  • 10:12* exec , spec mods1r.20180625.0022-0025, mods1b.20180625.0002-0004
  • seeing 0.6 on dimm at 10:15
  • 10:40* take another exposure

10:52 slew to standard Feige110 for dual grating
  • acq mods1r.20180625.0026-0028
  • 11:09 spec mods1r.20180625.0029-0031, mods1b.20180625.0005-0007

CALIBRATIONS * mods1r.20180625.0032-0036, mods1b.20180625.0008-0012 bias 8k grating

dual grating
  • mods1r.20180625.0037-0039, mods1b.20180625.0013-0015 grlamps (arcs)
  • mods1r.20180625.0040-0052, mods1b.20180625.0016-0027 slitflats 1.0 and 0.6
  • mods1r.20180625.0053-0055, mods1b.20180625.0028-0033 slitflats 5.0 standard
  • mods1r.20180625.0056-0060, mods1b.20180625.0034-0043 grpixflats (slitless)

red grating
  • mods1r.20180625.0061-0063 grlamps (arcs)

-- %USERSIG{AndreaRossi - 2018-06-25}%


It did not happen but: Olga says that sometimes in MODS1 there can be a read out issue: images on gui do not appear. Update gives red screen. If so MODS need to be re-booted

Topic revision: r11 - 25 Sep 2018, RobertaCarini
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