INAF queue observing, 2018 June 26-27

Observer: A. Rossi
Telescope Operator: G. Bechetti
Support Astronomer: B. Rothberg (on call)
Instrument: MODS1 and LUCI2

Summary

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 (94%)

Weather time loss: h m (%)

technical time loss 30*m *(6%)

Data Summary

Project_RUN Objects Instrument Configuration ExpTime /Time_tot Images Notes
CALIBRATIONS Darks LUCI1+2 5NDIT*30DIT, int,lir     Per Moscadelli 1268
CALIBRATIONS Darks LUCI1+2 10NDIT*3DIT, int,lir     Per Moscadelli 1268
CALIBRATIONS Darks LUCI2 15rNDIT*6DIT     Per Giannetti AO Agalo22 e 25
CALIBRATIONS Darks LUCI2 10NDIT*5DIT     Per Giannetti AO Agalo22 e 25
STD BD33 MODS1 red grating     Per Piconcelli DDT
Piconcelli DDT J1538 MODS1 red grating 2700/2700s mods1r.20180627.0012-0015 completed
Rossi 49 ATLAS18cow MODS1 dualgrating 600/600s mods1r.20180627.0020-0021, mods1b.20180627.002-003 completed
STD BD33 MODS1 dual grating     per Rossi Atlas18cow
STD   LUCI2 H,Ks imaging     Per Giannetti, twice: beginning and end CHECK ALLIGNEMENT!
Giannetti AGALO22 LUCI2 H,Ks AO imaging 1h/1h completed CHECK ALLIGNEMENT!
Giannetti AGALO25 LUCI2 Ks AO imaging 1h/1h   Ks completed, missing H CHECK ALLIGNEMENT!
Rossi 47 GRB 071021 LUCI2 Ks ESM imaging 30m/1h    
CALIB   MODS1 red grating for Piconcelli DDT sliflats 1"
CALIB SKYFLATS LUCI2 H Ks     For Rossi 47 ESM and Moscadelli
CALIB arcs+slitflats LUCI1+2 H, zJ, 1"slit 1.65 and 1.17     For Rossi 49 GRB130907A

Details

LUCI1+2 CALIBRATIONS Per Moscadelli 1268
  • luci1.0014-0018 , luci2.0004-0008 5NDIT*30DIT, int,lir DARKS
  • luci1.0019-0023 , luci2.0009-0013 10NDIT*3DIT, int,lir DARKS

LUCI2 CALIBRATIONS Per Rossi ESM DARKS
  • luci2.0014-0018 6NDIT*5DIT, int,lir
  • luci2.0019-0023 25NDIT*2.5DIT, int,lir
  • luci2.0024-0028 1NDIT*210DIT, mer norm

LUCI2 CALIBRATIONS Per Giannetti Agalo22 e Agalo25
  • luci2.0029-0033 15NDIT*6DIT, int,lir
  • luci2.0034-0038 10NDIT*5DIT, int,lir

Start with MODS1 during sunset, before twilight, Doug and Geno did a AO checkout with LUCI2

03:26 UT slew to standard for Piconcelli DDT BD33 red grating
  • acq mods1r.20180627.0002-0004
  • seeing 0.9" on guider
  • 03:34 exec Std.obs from Caccianiga program , spec mods1r.20180627.0005-0007

03:49 UT slew to Piconcelli DDT J1538
  • acq mods1r.20180627.0008-0011 I had to adjust the allignment manually. As always..
  • seeing 0.8" on guider
  • 04:06 exec J1538.obs , spec mods1r.20180627.0012-0015
  • seeing 0.9" at 04:20. Star on top is saturated, trace of the quasar is very well visible
  • seeing 0.8" at 04:50 on guider

05:04 UT Slew to Rossi49 ATLAS18cow
  • acq mods1r.20180627.0016-0019
  • 05:16 spec mods1r.20180627.0020-0021, mods1b.20180627.002-003
  • seeing 0.8" at 05:30 on guider

05:32 UT Slew to BD33 dual grating standard
  • acq mods1r.20180627.0022-0023
  • 05:39 spec mods1r.20180627.0024-0026, mods1b.20180627.004-006

05:53 switch to LUCI2 AO, seeing, dimm 1.1 and stable, but on guider is better

06:10 UT Slew to Giannetti Standard
  • luci2.0039-0048
  • seeing 0.8" at 06:15 on guider

06:30UT Slew to Giannetti AO Agalo22 H : siam a16 gradi dalla luna!
  • cannot find guiding star??? did a new script rotating 180n deg picked new guidingstar
  • does not work. check pointing 15 min loss
  • pointing model has problems
  • start again at 06:46UT
  • luci2.0049-0068
  • AO gets 14.1 for AO ref,which in catalog has R=14.38 mag
  • seeing 0.6" at 06:50 on guider
  • several stars in the filed. no problem to allign
  • fwhm 0.09" on image luci*50 DIMM 0.6"
  • fwhm 0.12" on image luci*51
  • seeing 0.6" at 07:01 on guider
  • fwhm 0.10" on image luci*54
  • seeing 0.6" at 07:09 on guider and stable, humidity 20% stable. Perfect night.
  • fwhm 0.10" on image luci*59
  • seeing 0.56" on guider at 07:16 DIMM 0.57"
  • fwhm 0.10" on image luci*64 ,
  • seeing 0.6" on DIMM and guiding camera at 07:27

07:34 UT Giannetti AO Agalo22 K ruotato, altrimento il pointing e' da rifare
  • seeing 0.7" on DIMM and guiding camera at 07:35
  • luci2.0069-0088
  • seeing 0.6" on DIMM and guiding camera at 07:45
  • fwhm 0.10" on image luci*70
  • seeing 0.55" on DIMM and 0.66 on guiding camera at 07:55
  • fwhm 0.10" on image luci*76
  • seeing 0.7" on DIMM and 08 on guiding camera at 08:05
  • fwhm 0.12" on image luci*81

08:20 UT Giannetti AO Agalo25 K
  • problem. send again
  • start exposing at 8:28
  • luci2.0089-0128
  • seeing 1.0" on DIMM and 0.9 on guiding camera at 08:32
  • AO gets 14.1 for AO ref, which in catalog has R=14.61 mag
  • fwhm 0.18" on image luci*90
  • several stars in the filed. no problem to allign
  • fwhm 0.15" on image luci*93
  • DIMM 1 at 08:38
  • fwhm 0.16" on image luci*96
  • DIMM 0.9" at 08:48 0.8" on guider
  • fwhm 0.14" on image luci*100
  • DIMM 0.9" at 08:55 0.8" on guider
  • fwhm 0.15" on image luci*105
  • DIMM 0.7" at 09:04 0.7" on guider
  • DIMM 0.7" at 09:20 0.7" on guider
  • fwhm 0.14" on image luci*114
  • DIMM 0.8" at 09:25 0.7" on guider
  • fwhm 0.16" on image luci*114
  • DIMM 0.9" at 09:39 0.8" on guider
  • fwhm 0.17" on image luci*123
  • DIMM 1.0" at 09:44 0.8" on guider
  • fwhm 0.19" on image luci*126

09:49 UT Slew to Giannetti Standard, only Ks band
  • luci2.0129-0133
  • just found out that N30 field stop is not alligned. Barry says was fine for Agalo22

09:59 UT Slew to Rossi 47 ESM, target 071021 start imaging . crashed, need check pointing start imaging again at 10:15
  • first check allignement start 10:18 and 10:24
  • tech loss 15 min
  • luci2.0136-0165
  • DIMM 0.9at 10:30
  • FWHM 0.6" on image luci*138 YESSSSS!
  • FWHM 0.4" on image luci*146
  • DIMM 0.9" at 10:44
  • DIMM 1.0" at 10:54, 0.65 sul guider
  • FWHM 0.4" image luci*154
  • DIMM 1.5" at 11:00 passing cirrus, FWHM 0.6-0.7
  • FWHM 0.6" ima luci*163

*LUCI2 CALIBRATIONS N3.75
  • SKYFLATS Ks luci2.0172-0186 counts 15k-20k
  • SKYFLATS H luci2.0187-0193 counts 25k

*MODS CALIBRATIONS
  • mods1r.20180627.0027-0032 slitflats 1" red grating

LUCI1+2 CALIB
  • luci2.0024-37,==luci2.0193-206== arcs and Flats 1arcsec slit, H 1.65
  • luci2.002-,==luci2.019-0220== arcs and Flats 1arcsec slit, zJspec 1.17

-- %USERSIG{AndreaRossi - 2018-06-27}%

Comments

NOTE: with MODS1 always have to adjust offset after modsAlign. source is always some arcsec too much to the right from the center of the slit

 
Topic revision: r10 - 30 Jun 2018, FeliceCusano
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