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ePESSTO: extended-Public ESO Spectroscopic Survey for Transient Objects

PI: S. Smartt (Queen's University Belfast). Information and list of member institutes  on :

All details of PESSTO data products here : 

PESSTO: survey description and products from the first data release by the Public ESO Spectroscopic Survey of Transient Objects : Smartt et al. 2015, A&A, 579, 40

Download the full first year spectroscopic data release from ESO (Phase 3 data products). Instructions here.

Important operational Information and links

PESSTO night reports : linked from here 

PESSTO data reduction pipeline : linked from here

Info for observers to trigger LCO photometry (and data exploitation policies)  : See here for all info. 

Info for observers to trigger GROND photometry (and data exploitation policies) : See here for all info

PESSTO Marshall : link here (internal only)

For object PIs - please update the marshall at least 24hrs before the request for your follow-up targets and OB requests. Please also ensure you have provided an EFOSC2 finder for the observers 

Recent meetings
ePESSTO Meeting II Monday 11th - Tuesday 12th Dec 2017, University College Dublin

A snapshot of the PESSTO Wiki before the ePESSTO transition was made can be found here.