-- FeliceCusano - 29 Sep 2019

INAF queue observing, 2019 Sep 28-29

Observer: F. Cusano, A. Gargiulo
Telescope Operator: S. Allanson
Support Astronomer: O. Kuhn

This night is shared with Arizona, we have the second half of the night. At the sunset the sky is partially covered by clouds, humidity at 99%.
Some dust on the LUCI2 window the LBTO staff decided to clean the window. Both LUCI1 and LUCI2 have been cleaned, so this means that the LUCI data taken from tonight need another set of calibration.
At 7:10 when we shoud start observing the relative humidity is at 99.9%, the dome stay cloded.


Night duration (12 degree el twilight) 7:10 - 12:20 UT = 5 h 10m (half night)

Observing time: 0h 30min (10%)

Weather time loss: 4h 40min (90%)

technical time loss 0*min (0%)

Data Summary

Project_RUN Objects Instrument Configuration ExpTime /Time_tot Images Notes
Massi G168.06 LUCI1-2 H2 imag 0.55h   started in twilight
Massi FS122 LUCI1-2 H2     standard star
skyflat   LUCI1-2 Ks, H2     good counts


3:40 LUCI imaging flats in the H2 and Ks bands have been taken by the Arizona team, these can be used for the next imaging program

11:52 opening, the humidity dropped down and the sky is clear

12:05 slewing to Massi G168.06+082
  • 12:08 fwhm on guider 1"
  • 12:17 dimm seeing 1.2", fwhm on guider 1.1"
  • 12:27 sending standard star FS122 for H2

12:45 starting sky flat in Ks counts are good (5k to 30k) 12:55 staring sky flat in H2, counts are good (11k to 20k)
Topic revision: r6 - 07 Oct 2019, FeliceCusano
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