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Night Report 2016-09-06

Observing: David Bersier, Lawrence Short
Support Team: Stephen Smartt
TAT: Joe Lyman, Kate Maguire


Weather conditions

Start of night:  Very Cloudy (entire sky), absorption ~1.7 mag, seeing ~1.2"
Middle of night: Improving conditions (slightly), seeing ~1.2"
End of night: 

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Calibrations

Daytime: EFOSC bias (18:50), spec arcs and flats (19:01)
Evening: No flats due to clouds
Morning: -

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All observations with EFOSC
00:01    AT2016fss (classification) gr13 (30 mins) -- Ia (a few days past max) -- z~0.39
00:34    Focus run
00:56    CSS160904-224104+050529 (classification) gr13 (30 mins) -- very blue continuum, S/N poor, can't make sense of it
02:00    AT2016ftz -- attempted but too faint (on acquisition image) for spectroscopy (possible CV) -- Astrometry checked on acquisition image
02:31    CSS160904-230721+025428 (classification) gr13 (30 mins) -- Sn Type II/Ia-csm -- z~0.06
03:11    SN2016frp (follow-up) gr11
03:46    SN2016frp (follow-up) gr16
04:33    AT2016frs (classification) g13 -- Ia-norm -- ~+10 days -- z~0.029

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04:40    Hand over to other observer
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