INAF queue observing, 2020 Nov 07 - Nov 08

Observer: D. Thompson
Telescope Operator: Josh Williams
Astronomers from Italy: F. Cusano
Instrument: PEPSI-BINO

Summary

Due to the covid-19 pandemic situation these observations have been performed by LBTO personel
through the indications of LBT Italian observers (F. Cusano) connected from Italy.
At the sunset the sky is completely covered by clouds and it is raining, also very high wind, with gusts up to 45 m/s.
We stay closed all night

Night duration (12 degree el twilight) 1:30 - 12:30 UT = 11 h 00m

Observing time: * 0 h 0 min (0 %)*

Weather time loss: 11 h 0 min ( 100 %)

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

Data Summary

Project_RUN Objects Instrument Configuration ExpTime /Time_tot Images Notes
Feruglio dark LUCI 1-2     LUCI1- 0002 0011 , LUCI2- 0002 0011 for XN44
Cassara dark LUCI 1-2     LUCI1-0012 0021, LUCI2-0012 0021 for mask F1
Massi dark LUCI 1-2     LUCI1-0022 0031, LUCI2-0022 0031 for G183.72
Saxena dark LUCI 1-2     LUCI1-0032 0041, LUCI2-0032 0041 for mask
Cassara dark LUCI 1-2     LUCI1-0042 0046, LUCI2-0042 0046 for mask D1
Casasola flat & arc MODS 1-2 red grating      
Rossi_18 flat MODS 1-2 dual grating     slit 1.2"
Massi flat LUCI 1-2 H2, Ks   LUCI1-0047 0066, LUCI2-0047 0066 for G183.72
Cassara flat &arc LUCI 1-2 G200 + zjSpec   LUCI1-0067 0084, LUCI2-0067 0084 for mask F1
Feruglio flat & arc LUCI 1 G210 H   LUCI1- 0085-0102 for XN44, slit 1"

Details

detailed log by D. Thompson at this link https://drive.google.com/file/d/1LRjDDYmlgHrhmr2ipkAOlyyCdXHSAjEe/view?usp=sharing

INAF queue observing, 2020 Nov 08 - Nov 09

Observer: D. Thompson
Telescope Operator: Josh Williams
Astronomers from Italy: A. Rossi, F. Cusano
Instrument: PEPSI-BINO

Summary

Due to the covid-19 pandemic situation these observations have been performed by LBTO personel
through the indications of LBT Italian observers (A. Rossi, F. Cusano) connected from Italy.
At the sunset the sky looks clear, but the humidity is high around 90% and also the wind with gusts up to 30 m/s. We stay closed for the moment.
Update at 2:25 UT, humidity 100%, wind gusts 29 m/s. At 7:00 UT it is snowing. End of the night.

Night duration (12 degree el twilight) 1:30 - 12:30 UT = 11 h 00m

Observing time: * 0 h 0 min (0 %)*

Weather time loss: 11h 0 min ( 100%)

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

Data Summary

Project_RUN Objects Instrument Configuration ExpTime /Time_tot Images Notes
Cassara dark LUCI 1-2     LUCI1- , LUCI2- vipE1
Nardini dark LUCI 1-2     LUCI1- , LUCI2- diff targets
Cassara dark LUCI 1-2     LUCI1- , LUCI2- vipD1

Details

more calls in the detailed log by D. Thompson at this link https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TXQqhEVuY-DuvtY5zqAI9Yd-c8gjfp9_/view?usp=sharing

INAF queue observing, 2020 Nov 09 - Nov 10

Observer: D. Thompson
Telescope Operator: Josh Williams
Astronomers from Italy:A. Rossi, F. Cusano
Instrument: LUCI-BINO

Summary

Due to the covid-19 pandemic situation these observations have been performed by LBTO personel
through the indications of LBT Italian observers (A. Rossi and F. Cusano) connected from Italy.
At the sunset the sky is completely covered by clouds, the humidity is at 98% and the outisde temperature is -8°C.
Also if the conditions will improve during the night we will not able to open due to ice and snow on the roof. Now LBT is a giant cube of ice. We stay closed for all the night.

Night duration (12 degree el twilight) 1:30 - 12:30 UT = 11 h 00m

Observing time: * 0 h 0 min (0 %)*

Weather time loss: 11h 0 min ( 100%)

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

Data Summary

Project_RUN Objects Instrument Configuration ExpTime /Time_tot Images Notes
calibration flat and arc MODS 1-2        

Details

calls in the detailed log by D. Thompson at this link

INAF queue observing, 2020 Nov 10 - Nov 11

Observer: D. Thompson
Telescope Operator: David Huerta
Astronomers from Italy:A. Rossi, S. Paiano, F. Cusano
Instrument: PEPSI-BINO

Summary

Due to the covid-19 pandemic situation these observations have been performed by LBTO personel
through the indications of LBT Italian observers (A. Rossi, S. Paiano and F. Cusano) connected from Italy.
At the sunset the sky is clear, the conditions are good, we can open the dome and start the nigh with PEPSI.

Night duration (12 degree el twilight) 1:30 - 12:30 UT = 11 h 00m

Observing time: 10h 30 min ( 95.5%)

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

technical time loss * 0h 30 min ( 4.5%)*

Data Summary

Project_RUN Objects Instrument Configuration ExpTime /Time_tot Images Notes
Silvotti PG2349+002 PEPSI-BINO fiber 200 C2-CD4 20min   stopped eralier to start the transit in time; S/N~55 in CD4
Sicilia wasp-76b PEPSI-BINO fiber 200 C1-CD6 7h   started at 2:15 UT; average S/N ~200 on CD6; completed
Sicilia HIP 9690 PEPSI-BINO fiber 200 C1-CD6     standard
Lanzafame TYC 658-922-1 PEPSI-BINO fiber 200 C2-CD4 0.5h    
Lanzafame Gaia DR2 235161691523331456 PEPSI-BINO fiber 200 C2-CD4 1h    
Lanzafame BD+52 910 PEPSI-BINO fiber 200 C2-CD4 0.5h    

INAF queue observing, 2020 Nov 11 - Nov 12

Observer: D. Thompson
Telescope Operator: Davide Huerta
Astronomers from Italy:A. Rossi, S. Paiano, F. Cusano
Instrument: MODS-BINO, LUCI-BINO

Summary

Due to the covid-19 pandemic situation these observations have been performed by LBTO personel
through the indications of LBT Italian observers (A. Rossi, S. Paiano and F. Cusano) connected from Italy.
At the sunset the sky is clear, the conditions are good, we can open the dome and start the nigh with MODS-BINO.

Night duration (12 degree el twilight) 1:30 - 12:30 UT = 11 h 00m

Observing time: 9 h 30 min (86 %)

Weather time loss: h min ( 0%)

technical time loss 1h 30min (14 %)

Data Summary

Project_RUN Objects Instrument Configuration ExpTime /Time_tot Images Notes
Casasola Feige 110 MODS1-2 red grating     standard
Casasola AGN1317 MODS1-2 red grating 1h   completed
Cassarà vipF1 LUCI1-2 G200 zJ 0.8h   completed
Cassarà HIP13917 LUCI1-2 G200 zJ h   telluric for VIPF1
Feruglio XN_44_64 LUCI1-2 G210 H 5h   completed
Feruglio HIP13917 LUCI1-2 G210 H h   telluric for Feruglio
Massi G183.72 LUCI1-2 H2, Ks 2.1h   completed
Massi FS120 LUCI1-2 H2, Ks h   standard for Massi
Nardini J0942 LUCI1-2 G200 zJ h   completed

Details

detailed log of the nigh by D. Thompson at this link https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ugh6ze6FjH3uIVMSpBdy8mrfMA7H7bMr/view?usp=sharing

INAF queue observing, 2020 Nov 12 - Nov 13

Observer: D. Thompson
Telescope Operator: Davide Huerta
Astronomers from Italy:A. Rossi, S. Paiano, F. Cusano
Instrument: MODS-BINO, LUCI-BINO

Summary

Due to the covid-19 pandemic situation these observations have been performed by LBTO personel
through the indications of LBT Italian observers (A. Rossi, S. Paiano and F. Cusano) connected from Italy.
At the sunset the sky is clear, the conditions are good, we can open the dome and start the nigh with MODS-BINO.
We closed at 8:45UT for high humidity. We did another try after one hour but the humidity rised agaian. End of the night

Night duration (12 degree el twilight) 1:30 - 12:30 UT = 11 h 00m

Observing time: 7h 30min ( 68%)

Weather time loss: 3h 30min ( 32%)

technical time loss h min ( %)

Data Summary

Project_RUN Objects Instrument Configuration ExpTime /Time_tot Images Notes
Rossi Feige 110 MODS1-2 dual grating     standard
Rossi GRB201015A MODS1-2 dual grating 1hx2    
Rossi GRB200826A MODS1-2 imaging 1h    
Rossi GRB201015A MODS1-2 imaging 0.5h    
Desidera HAP70b MODS1-2 dual grating 3.7hx2   started at 4:55UT, stopped at 8:40 UT for high humidity

Details

detailed log of the nigh by D. Thompson at this link https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DmC6jcy5NDRyYwL4_X4KX7GbTeIfoCY0/view?usp=sharing
Topic revision: r3 - 14 Nov 2020, FeliceCusano
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