INAF queue observing, 2018 July 04-05

Observer: F. Cusano
Telescope Operator: D. Gonzal-Huerta
Support Astronomer: B. Rothberg (on call)
Instrument: MODS

Summary

At the sunset the sky is completely covered by clouds. Starting from 5:00 sky looks better, no thick clouds some thin cirrus, we open.

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

Observing time: 4h 25min (69%)

Weather time loss: 2h m (31%)

technical time loss m *(0%)

Data Summary

Project_RUN Objects Instrument Configuration ExpTime /Time_tot Images Notes
Spiniello KIDS1420 MODS1 dual grating 0.42h/0.42h mods1r.20180705.0005-0007 , mods1b.20180705.0002-0004  
Caccianiga GB6J163400 +321111 MODS1 red grating 0.5h/1.5h mods1r.20180705.0011-0012 completed
Caccianiga GB6J164104 +141546 MODS1 red grating 1.3h/1.3h mods1r.20180705.0016-0021 completed
Pancino Pandas 6 MODS1 dual grating 0.5h/0.5h mods1r.20180705.0025-0027 , mods1b.20180705.0005-0007 completed
Standard Feige 110 MODS1 dual grating, red grating      
Pancino Pandas 16 MODS1 dual grating 0.5h/0.5h   completed some clouds at the end

Details

5:00 the to opens the dome

5:12 slewing to Spiniello KIDS1420
  • seeing 1.3" on guider at 5:12
  • acq mods1r.20180705.0002-0004
  • 5:19 spec mods1r.20180705.0005-0007 , mods1b.20180705.0002-0004
  • dimm seeing 1.2 at 5:21
  • seeing 1.5 on guider at 5:40

5:54 slew to caccianga j1634
  • 5:57 problem with the secondary the to is cheking, problem solved after 1 minute
  • acq mods1r.20180705.0008-00010
  • 6:05 spec mods1r.20180705.0011-0012

6:41 slewing to Caccianiga j1641
  • 6:42 some thiny cirrus
  • 6:42 dimm seeing 1.2"
  • acq mods1r.20180705.0013-0015
  • 6:50 spec mods1r.20180705.0016-0021=
  • 7:30 seeing 0.8" on guider
  • 7:32 clouds coming from west for the moment not affecting the exposure, guise star is ok
  • 7:56 clouds are gone, they did not affect the exposures

8:27 slewing to standard BD+33 2642
  • 8:28 some clouds coming in
  • 8:31 cancelled preset no guide star found clouds

8:36 slewing to Pancino, target Pandas 6
  • guide star lost for clouds
  • 8:43 guide star is ok now
  • acq mods1r.20180705.0022-0024
  • 8:49 spec mods1r.20180705.0025-0027 , mods1b.20180705.0005-0007
  • 9:00 the sky now is clear
  • 9:00 seeing 1" on guider

9:30 slewing to Feige 110
  • acq mods1r.20180705.0028-0029
  • 9:40 spec dual grating mods1r.20180705.0030-0032, mods1b.20180705.0008-0010
  • spec red grating mods1r.20180705.0033-0035

10:03 slewing to Pancino, target Panda 16
  • 10:04 dimm seeing 0.9"
  • 10:04 some clouds coming in
  • acq mods1r.20180705.0036-38
  • 10:14 spec mods1r.20180705.0039-, mods1b.20180705.0011-00
  • seeing 0.6
  • 10:26 lost guide star, clouds
  • 10:28 guide star is ok
  • from 10:45 clouds

10:58 end of the night clouds cover all the sky now
Topic revision: r5 - 16 Oct 2018, FeliceCusano
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