INAF queue observing, 2018 July 01-02

Observer: F. Cusano, R. Speziali
Telescope Operator: G. Bechetti
Support Astronomer: D. Thompson (on call)
Instrument: LUCI

Summary

At the sunset the sky is clear. We stop observtions at 5:20 for clouds.

Night duration (12\xB0 el twilight) 4:10- 10:35 UT = 6 h 25m

Observing time: 3h 10min (49%)

Weather time loss: 3h 15m (51%)

technical time loss *m *(%)

Data Summary

Project_RUN Objects Instrument Configuration ExpTime /Time_tot Images Notes
Standard hz44 MODS 1 red grating      
Caccianiga gb6j1634 MODS 1 red grating 1h/1.5h mods1r.20180702.0010-0013  
Pancino Pandas 53 MODS 1 dual grating 20 min/20min mods1r.20180702.0022-24, mods1b.20180702.0002-0004 completed
Calibration slit flat 0.6" MODS 1 dual grating   mods1r.20180702.0025-0030, mods1b.20180702.0005-0010  

Details

3:18 slewing to standard hz44
  • acq mods1r.20180702.0002-0003
  • 3:23 spec mods1r.20180702.0004-0006
  • 3:23 seeing 1" on guider

3:38 slewing to Caccianiga GB6J163400 +321111
  • preset cancelled to unrap the telescope
  • 3:45 acq mods1r.20180702.0007-0009
  • 3:52 spec mods1r.20180702.0010-0013
  • 3:54 seeing 1.1" on guider
  • seeing 0.9" at 4:24
  • 4:25 some tiny cirrus passing
  • 4:33 sky looks clear now
  • 4:40 clouds affecting the last minute of exposure 0011, guide star dimmed of 0.4 mag
  • 4:45 wainting clouds are passing fast, guie star dimmed by 1-2 mag
  • 4:50 guide star back to its original mag we start the script again
  • 5:12 left preset cancelled, rotator problem
  • 5:22 acquiring again, acq mods1r.20180702.0014-00, some clouds coming in at 5:25 guide star is 2 mag fainter, we can not see the target in 0015, we send another image of 60 s, now is ok (0016)
  • 5:31 clouds now are too tick we lost guide star, 5:35 guide star is back, 5:37 guide star lost again

6:33 the to closes the dome, clouds are too thick and dark

10:34 the sky is clear the to opens the dome, we are in twilight, we stay with mods and on a bright target

10:45 slewing to Pancino, Pandas 53
  • seeing 1
  • acq mods1r.20180702.0019-0021
  • 10:54 spec mods1r.20180702.0022-0024, mods1b.20180702.0002-0004

11:37 staring flat for 0.6" slit
  • mods1r.20180702.0025-0030, mods1b.20180702.0005-0010
Topic revision: r5 - 06 Jul 2018, FeliceCusano
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