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Night Report 2014-11-22

Observers: Rob Firth, Georgios Dimitriadis & Mathew Smith

TAT: Joe Anderson, Nancy Elias-Rosa 


Photometric Night: No visible clouds, and seeing ~1.0". 

22 Nov: EFOSC2 spectroscopy and imaging. Full details can be found here:https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uxqZ8OXUwnyzMO95Sygn1aba1jIpr_cZlshu5jRaVEY


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CALIBRATIONS: 

    - 19:30UT - we have control of the telescope! No overhead clouds and very little wind. It seems as though the last week in general has been good. 

    - 20:00UT - 2x PESSTO_bias & 1x PESSTO_calib

    - 21:15UT - The telescope start-up begins


PRE-OBSERVATIONS:

    - 23:30UT - Sunset

    - 23:35UT - Skyflats: UBVRi (i has stars in it) 

                    - Conditions: Clouds on the horizon, but they don't look terrible. No wind.

    - 00:00UT - Telescope focus


SCIENCE-OBSERVATIONS:

    - 00:15UT - ASASSN-14jb: Follow-up with gm13 for 2100s: Seeing 1.0", Airmass 1.04

    - 01:00UT - SPECTROSCOPIC STANDARD: Feige 110: Seeing 0.95", Airmass 1.13 (only in 1.0" slit)
    - 01:10UT - PHOT STD: TPHe (UgBVRriz): Seeing 0.8", Airmass 1.03
    - 01:25UT - CSS140925-005854+181322: Follow-up in riz (4x200s each): Seeing 0.7", Airmass 1.50
                     - The SNe is visible in the acquisition image.
    - 02:10UT - LSQ14fxj: Follow-up in griz (3x200s each): Seeing 0.7", Airmass 1.23
                     - The SNe is visible in the acquisition image.
    - 03:00UT - LSQ14fxj: Follow-up in gm13 (3x2700s): Seeing 0.6", Airmass 1.20. The wind increases to "moderate" in this observation. 
    - 05:30UT - SPECTROSCOPIC STANDARD: L745a: Seeing 0.9", Airmass 1.30 (only in 1.0" slit)
    - 05:45UT - PHOT STD: RU149 (UgBVRriz): Seeing 0.7", Airmass 1.35
    - 05:55UT - PESSTOESO154-G10: Classification with gm13 for 600s: Seeing 0.7", Airmass 1.27
    - 06:20UT - OGLE-2014-SN-145: Classification with gm13 for 1500s: Seeing 1.1", Airmass 1.14 (wind is back to "low")
    - 06:45UT - OGLE-2014-SN-153: Classification with gm13 for 900s: Seeing 0.9", Airmass 1.20
    - 07:15UT - LSQ14bdq: Follow-up in ri (6x200s each): Seeing 1.0", Airmass 1.50 
    - 08:00UT - PHOT STD: RU149 (UgBVRriz): Seeing 1.1", Airmass 1.14
    - 08:05UT - SPECTROSCOPIC STANDARD: L745a: Seeing 1.1", Airmass 1.02 (only in 1.0" slit)
    - 08:30UT - OGLE-2014-SN-122: Classification with gm13 for 600s: Seeing 1.0", Airmass 2.00 (in twilight). 

POST-OBSERVATIONS:
    - 08:40UT - Skyflats: grz

    - 08:50UT - PESSTO_calib (arcs only)


CERRADO POR EL NOCHE!

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SCIENCE-CONCLUSIONS:

    - ASASSN-14jb                           FOLLOW-UP: Type IIP @ z=0.007 @ +10 (SNID)

    - LSQ14fxj                                  FOLLOW-UP: This has broad features in the blue, but we cannot conclusively type it. SLSNe @ z=0.36!

    - PESSTOESO154-G10                CLASSIFICATION: Type Ia-91T @ z=0.018 @ -7 (SNID)

    - OGLE-2014-SN-145                CLASSIFICATION: Galaxy / AGN @ z=0.235

    - OGLE-2014-SN-153                CLASSIFICATION: Type Ia @ z=0.092 @ -10 (SNID)

    - OGLE-2014-SN-122                CLASSIFICATION: Galaxy / AGN @ z=0.065

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ATEL FOR LSQ14fxj, PESSTOESO154-G10, OGLE-2014-SN-145, OGLE-2014-SN-153 & OGLE-2014-SN-122 SUBMITTED (http://www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=6739)

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