INAF queue observing, 2019 July 07 - 08

Observer: A. Rossi, D. Paris
Telescope Operator: J. Williams
Support Astronomer: B. Rothberg (on call)
Instrument: MODS

At the sunset the sky is cloudy with occasional showers and storms around the mountain. DOME closed.

Summary

Night duration (12 degree el twilight) 3:35 - 11:15 UT = 7 h 40m.

Observing time: 6h 20min (83%)

Weather time loss: 1h 0min (13%)

technical time loss 0h *20min (4%)

Data Summary

Project_RUN Objects Instrument Configuration ExpTime /Time_tot Images Notes
standard BD33 MODS1+2 red grating   mods1r.0004-06; mods2r.0004-06  
standard BD33 MODS1+2 dual grating   mods1b.0002-0004, mods1r.0007-0009; mods2b.0002-0004, mods2r.0007-0009  
Antoniucci V2493Cyg MODS1+2 dual 0.6/0.5 mods1b.0005-0008, mods1r.0013-0016; mods2b.0005-0008, mods2r.0013-0016 completed
standard HIP87643 LUCI1 J 210   luci1.20190708.0012-0015 for Casasola
Casasola   LUCI1 J 210 0.5/5h luci1.20190708.0020-0028 completed J +-1.5" offset to get the 3rd target from bottom
standard HIP106817 LUCI1 zJ 200   luci1.20190708.0032-0035 for Cassarà VIPA4
Cassarà   LUCI1 zJ 200 2/2.0h luci1.20190708.0043-0078 last hour not good, 0.2-1 mag extnction, especially last 20 min

Details

03:00 while starting up mods2, we notice a warning about deware pressure too low, LBTO is checking.
  • Turns out is known issue, since some weeks, pressure is within constraints, we can observe with MODS2

04:30 storm is gone, just few clouds and improving, we open

04:45 Slew to STD BD33
  • acq mods1r.20190708.0002-0003 ; mods2r.20190708.0002-0003
  • 04:57 seeing 1.2" on guiding camera
  • 04:58 red grating mods1r.0004-06; mods2r.0004-06
  • dual grating mods1b.0002-0004, mods1r.0007-0009; mods2b.0002-0004, mods2r.0007-0009
  • seeing 1.2"

05:25 Passing cirrus Slew to Antoniucci V2493 Cyg
  • acq mods1r.0010-0012; mods2r.0010-0012
  • dual mods1b.0005-0008, mods1r.0013-0016; mods2b.0005-0008, mods2r.0013-0016
  • seeing 1.3" on camera and on DIMM

06:19 sky is good switch to LUCI

06:44 Slew to Telluric for Casasola HIP87643
  • DIMM 1.2"
  • acq luci1.20190708.0008-0011
  • 06:54 sci luci1.20190708.0012-0015

06:58 Slew to Casasola target 210 J +-1.5" offset
  • DIMM 1.1"
  • acq luci1.20190708.0016-0019
  • 07:16 sci luci1.20190708.0020-0028
  • 07:18 DIMM 1.2"
  • 07:34 DIMM 1.2"

07:51 Slew to Telluric for Cassarà HIP106817
  • mirror strange shape, recollimating
  • 07:55 acq luci1.20190708.0029-0031
  • sci luci1.20190708.0032-0035

08:06 Slew to Cassarà VIPA4
  • guide star is double, take another
  • DIMM 1.1"
  • 08:14 acq luci1.20190708.0039-0042
  • 08:25 Aladin error, subtraction does or downlaod do not work properly 20 time loss
  • 08:50 sci luci1.20190708.0043-0078
  • 08:52 DIMM 1.0"
  • 09:46 DIMM 0.9" 0.2-0.5 mag extinction in optical
  • 10:50 seeing 1.0" on guiding; almost 1 mag of extinction in optical

11:10 END of the night with CLOUDS

-- AndreaRossi - 08 Jul 2019
Topic revision: r2 - 08 Jul 2019, AndreaRossi
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