INAF queue observing, 2022 Apr 03 - Apr 04

Observer: A. Cardwell
Telescope Operator: S. Allanson
Astronomers from Italy: Andrea Rossi, Simona Paiano (Ester Marini)
Instrument: LBC


Due to the Covid-19 pandemic situation these observations have been performed by LBTO personel
through the indications of LBT Italian observers (F. Cusano, A. Rossi, S. Paiano and E. Marini) connected from Italy.

Night duration (12 degree - twilight) 02:35 - 12:10 UT = 9 h 35 m
Observing time: 09 h 35 min (100%)*
Weather time loss: 00 h 00 min (0%)*
Technical time loss: 00 h 00 min (0%)*

At the sunset the sky is clear.
Starting with LBC.

Data Summary

Project_RUN Objects Instrument Configuration ExpTime /Time_tot Images Notes
CALIBRATION SKYFLATS LBC1-2 g,r PA0     first g-flat is wrong, see log,
Giunta 2010_XB11 LBC1-2 griz 0.16h+0.16h   DIMM~0.8"
Giunta Atira LBC1-2 griz 0.06+0.06h   DIMM~1"
Rossi GRB 220403B LBC1-2 griz 0.3+0.3h   DIMM~1.2"
Nardiello NGC5053 LBC1-2 UVBI B+I->0.75h+0.75h, U+V=1.70h+1.70h   FWHM~1"; ~1.2" in U; see log for some bad images (more detailed) and Notes at the end of this page
Vito J1641+3755 LBC1-2 r-z 1.5h+1.5h   FWHM ~ 1" both sides (some fluctuations up to 1.2"), one bad image (see log and Notes section at the end of this page for more detailed)
Giunta 2018-JB3 LBC1-2 griz     FWHM ~ 1.2” in blue, 1” in red
CALIBRATION SKYFLATS LBC1-2 r,z PA0     lbcb.20220404.122214 is scrambled. At least 5 good flats!
CALIBRATION SKYFLATS LBC1-2 r,z PA180     3 good flats
Detailed log by Andrew Cardwell at this link:


For Nardiello's Program, the runs done are :
B+I_1: lbcb.20220404.044959.fits - lbcb.20220404.050501.fits /lbcr.20220404.044956.fits - lbcr.20220404.050458.fits. Seeing = 1.15” in B, 0.95” in I. Bad exposures (lbcb.20220404.045354, lbcr.20220404.045339) likely due to TMS.
U+V_1: lbcb.20220404.051018.fits - lbcb.20220404.054351.fits / lbcr.20220404.051010.fits - lbcr.20220404.054751.fits. Seeing = 1.2” in U, 1” in V.
B+I_2: lbcb.20220404.060450.fits - lbcb.20220404.062011.fits / lbcr.20220404.060442.fits-lbcr.20220404.062007.fits. Seeing = 0.95” in B, 0.80” in I.
U+V_2: lbcb.20220404.063000.fits - lbcb.20220404.070257.fits / lbcr.20220404.062952.fits - lbcr.20220404.070702.fits. Seeing = ~1.0” in U, ~1.0” in V.
B+I_3: lbcb.20220404.071238.fits - lbcb.20220404.072839.fits / lbcr.20220404.071229.fits - lbcr.20220404.072834.fits. Seeing = 0.75” in B, 0.95” in I.
U+V_3: lbcb.20220404.074157.fits - lbcb.20220404.081447.fits / lbcr.20220404.074147.fits - lbcr.20220404.081850.fits. Seeing = 0.95” in U, 1.05” in V.

Exp time done :
B+I=0.75h, U+V=1.70 (bino)
B+I=1.5h U+V=3.4h (mono)

For Vito's Program, the runs done are :
r+z_1: lbcb.20220404.084203.fits - lbcb.20220404.093541.fits / lbcr.20220404.084157.fits - lbcr.20220404.093529.fits . Seeing = 0.95”-1.1".
r+z_2: lbcb.20220404.094622.fits - lbcb.20220404.103832.fits / lbcr.20220404.094615.fits - lbcr.20220404.103815.fits . Seeing = 1.0”-1.2-0.95" in r, 0.85-1.0-0.95” in z. Bad lbcr exposures: lbcr.20220404.095841-to remove it! (too few downloaded pixels.)
r+z_3: lbcb.20220404.104225.fits - lbcb.20220404.113507.fits / lbcr.20220404.104221.fits - lbcr.20220404.113453.fits . Seeing = 1.1-0.8”-0.85-0.9" in r, 1.1-0.9-0.95-0.9” in z.

Exp time done :
r+z=1.5h (bino)
r+z=3.0h (mono)
Topic revision: r5 - 06 Apr 2022, FeliceCusano
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