INAF queue observing, 2022 Apr 04 - Apr 05

Observer: A. Cardwell
Telescope Operator: S. Allanson
Astronomers from Italy: Felice Cusano, 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.

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

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

Data Summary

Project_RUN Objects Instrument Configuration ExpTime /Time_tot Images Notes
Calibration flat LBC-B, LBC-R r+i     r+i good flat
Giunta 2006WE4 LBC-Bino griz 0.17h+0.17h    
Rossi GRB180618A LBC-Bino r+z 1h+1h   DIMM~1.3",fwhm~1.1"
Nardiello NGC5053 LBC-Bino B+I 0.5h+0.5h   fwhm~0.7-1.1" , see Notes at the end of this page
Nardiello NGC5053 LBC-Bino V+U 1.14h+1.14h   fwhm~1" , see Notes at the end of this page
Rossi AT2022cmc LBC-Bino Ugriz 0.36h+0.30h   FWHM Seeing = 1.2-0.85” in U_spec, 0.95-0.9”-0.75 in r, 0.8” in z, 0.9-0.8” in g, 0.65” in i.
Vito J1641+3755 LBC-Bino g+i 1.5h + 1.5h   Seeing~1" except for the last 25 exposures (from lbcr.20220405.095951.fits - lbcb.20220405.095816.fits ) for which the seeing was not optimal (around 1.1 but variable up to 1.6),
Rossi GRB220219B LBC-Bino r+i 0.14h + 0.14h   FWHM~1"
Rossi GRB220219B LBC-Bino g+z 0.14h + 0.14h   FWHM~1"
Giunta Search_morning(1-2-3-1) LBC-Bino griz 0.11h + 0.11   1.2” in g, 1” in i
CALIBRATION SKYFLATS LBC-Bino B_Bess + z at PA=0     Some clouds - 4 good flats
CALIBRATION SKYFLATS LBC-Bino B_Bess + z at PA=180     Some clouds
CALIBRATION SKYFLATS LBC-Bino B_Bess + z at PA=0     Some clouds
Detailed log by Andrew Cardwell at this link:


For Nardiello's Program, the runs done are :
B+I_4 : lbcb.20220405.044421.fits - lbcb.20220405.045958.fits / lbcr.20220405.044416.fits - lbcr.20220405.045954.fits. Seeing = 1.2-0.8” in B, 1.0-0.7” in I.
U+V_4 : lbcb.20220405.050444.fits - lbcb.20220405.053742.fits / lbcr.20220405.050436.fits - lbcr.20220405.054141.fits. Seeing = 1.0-1.0-1.0” in U, 0.9-1.2-1.0” in V.
B+I_5 : lbcb.20220405.055807.fits - lbcb.20220405.061324.fits / lbcr.20220405.055803.fits - lbcr.20220405.061321.fits. Seeing = 0.85-0.85” in B, 0.75-0.7” in I.
U+V_6 : lbcb.20220405.062044.fits - lbcb.20220405.065347.fits / lbcr.20220405.062036.fits - lbcr.20220405.065742.fits. Seeing = 1.1” in U, 0.95” in V.

Exp time done :
B+I=0.5h, U+V=1.14h (bino)
B+I=1.0h U+V=2.30h (mono)

For Vito's Program, the runs done are :
g+i_1: lbcb.20220405.075457.fits - lbcb.20220405.084718.fits / lbcr.20220405.075451.fits - lbcr.20220405.084700.fits. Seeing =0.8-0.8-0.9" in g, 0.8-0.7-0.8" in i .
g+1_2: lbcb.20220405.085006.fits - lbcb.20220405.094240.fits / lbcr.20220405.085002.fits - lbcr.20220405.094223.fits. Seeing = 0.9-1.0-1.2-0.9” in g, 0.7-0.8-1.1-0.6” in i.
g+i_3: lbcb.20220405.094717.fits - lbcb.20220405.104030.fits / 09:49 lbcr.20220405.094713.fits - lbcr.20220405.104010.fits . Seeing = 1.0-1.25 in g, 1.0-1.2 in i. Wind is increasing a lot around 10.00UT and we have some bursts in the seeing (up to 1.6" in g and 1.3" in i) . From ~10.00UT the seeing was variable around the value of 1.1" (more and less 25 exposures have not optimal seeing).

Exp time done :
g+i=1.5h (bino)
g+i=3.0h (mono)
Topic revision: r10 - 19 Apr 2022, FeliceCusano
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