INAF queue observing, 2018 October 18-19

Observer: F. Cusano, A. Giunta
Telescope Operator: D. Gonzal-Huerta
Support Astronomer: O. Kuhn (on call)


At the sunset the sky is clear.

Night duration (12\xB0 el twilight) 1:40- 12:30 UT = 10 h 50m

Observing time: 4h 50min (45%)

Weather time loss: 5h 0m (46%)

technical time loss 1h 0m *(9%)

Data Summary

Project_RUN Objects Instrument Configuration ExpTime /Time_tot Images Notes
Testa_14 BD284211 MODS1 dualgrating 180s mods1r.20181018.0004-0006, mods1b.20181018.0002-0004 Standard of J1935+1726
Testa_14 J1935+1726 MODS1 dualgrating 3600/10800s mods1r.20181018.0012-0014, mods1b.20181018.0005-0007 Science
Calibration   MODS1 dualgrating   mods1r.20181018.0015-0019, mods1b.20181018.0008-0012 Bias 8x3
Calibration   MODS1 dualgrating   mods1r.20181018.0020-0024, mods1b.20181018.0013-0017 Bias 1x1
Calibration   MODS1 dualgrating   mods1r.20181018.00025-0029, mods1b.20181018.0018-0027 Flat slitless
Nardini_37 P13197 LUCI1 G150 + KS 60s luci1.20181018.0001-0007 Standard of LBQS03
Moretti_24 PSO5886022 MODS1 redgrating 4800/7200s mods1r.20181019.0004-0007 Science
Moretti_24 GDT71 MODS1 redgrating 540s mods1r.20181019.0010-0012 Standard of PSO5886022
Calibration Testa   MODS1 dualgrating   mods1r.20181019.0014-0019, mods1b.0001-0006 Flat slit 1"
Calibration Testa   MODS1 dualgrating   mods1r.20181019.0020-0022, mods1b.0007-0012 Flat slit 5"
Calibration Testa   MODS1 dualgrating   mods1r.20181019.0023-0024, mods1b.0013-0015 Flat arc 0.6"
Calibration Testa   MODS1 dualgrating   mods1r.20181019.0025-00, mods1b.0016-00 Flat arc 1.0"


1:33 some thin cirrus coming in

1:48 Humidity is rising rapidly

2:02 slew to standard BD284211 (J1935+1726)
  • 2:02 dimm seeing 1.1"
  • acq mods1r.20181018.0002-0003
  • dualgrating mods1r.20181018.0004-0006, mods1b.20181018.0002-0004

2:21 slewing to science of Testa J1935+1726 (Run A)
  • 2:24 some problem with collimation the TO is giving manual corrections, the problem due to guide star that was double, problem solved at 2:30
  • seeing 0.9 on guider,
  • acq mods1r.20181018.0009-011
  • dualgrating mods1r.20181018.0012-0014, mods1b.20181018.0005-0007
  • 2:53 dimm seeing 1.3" fwhm on guider 0.9
  • 3:12 dimm seeing 1 fwhm on guider 0.8
  • 3:46 Humidity rising rapidly now at 91.5%

3:55 authorizing both mods for transit

3:59 the Humidity reached the limit now is 95.3%, the TO closes the dome

7:23 MODs calibration
  • bias 8x3 mods1r.20181018.0015-0019.fits,mods1b.20181018.0008-0012
  • bias 1x1 mods1r.20181018.0020-0024.fits,mods1b.20181018.0013-0017
  • slitless flat mods1r.20181018.0025-0029.fits,mods1b.20181018.0018-0027

9:00 the humidity is stable and low we can open the dome, we switch to LUCI to observe Nardini program

9:20 problem in collimating with LUCI 1

9:35 slew to standard IP13197 (LBQS03)
  • 9:38 problem with the guided star (not found)
  • acq luci1.20181018.0001-0007

9:50 slew to LBQS03 (science)
  • 9:51 problem with the guided star (not found)
  • 9:53 problem with the guided star again (not found)

9:58 we swich to MODS1 to observe Moretti program

10:10 slew to PSO5886022 (science)
  • seeing 0.8" on guider
  • acq mods1r.20181019.0001-0003
  • redgrating mods1r.20181019.0004-0007
  • finish the first OB e start another exposure

12:02 slew to standard GDT71 (PSO5886022)
  • 12:05 dimm seeing 0.7"
  • acq mods1r.20181018.0008-0009
  • redgrating mods1r.20181018.0010-0012

12:47 MODs Testa calibration
  • flat dualgrating slit 1" mods1r.20181019.0014-0019.fits,mods1b.20181019.0001-0006
  • flat dualgrating slit 5" mods1r.20181019.0020-0022.fits,mods1b.20181019.0007-0012
  • flat dualgrating arc 0.6" mods1r.20181019.0023-0024.fits,mods1b.20181019.0013-0015
  • flat dualgrating arc 1.0" mods1r.20181019.0025-0028.fits,mods1b.20181019.0016-0018

02:21 MODs Moretti calibration
  • flat redgrating slitless mods1r.20181019.0029-00.fits
  • flat redgrating slit 5" mods1r.20181019.00-00.fits
  • flat redgrating arc 0.6" mods1r.20181019.00-00.fits
  • flat redgrating arc 1.0" mods1r.20181019.00-00.fits
Topic revision: r9 - 25 Jan 2019, FeliceCusano
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