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Night Report 2016-09-08

Observing: David Bersier, Lawrence Short
Support Team: E. Kankare
TAT: Annalisa De Cia, Kate Maguire


Start of night: UT 23:51 = LST 18:22

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Moon

Age: 7.62 days
Illumination: 46%
Set: ~04:50

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Weather conditions

Start of night:  A few thin clouds distributed across entire sky (fewer than previous night), seeing ~1.0"
Middle of night: still a few thin clouds on horizon, seeing ~0.8"
End of night: Clear, seeing ~1.0"

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Calibrations

Daytime: EFOSC bias (18:25), spec arcs and flats (18:40)
Evening: BR Flats (22:53) -- use with extreme caution due to clouds
Morning: rz Flats (10:13)

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All observations with EFOSC
23:47 SN2016aiy (follow-up) phot gri -- Early start due to risk of reaching pointing limit -- Airmass 2.5
00:29 Standard LTT7379
00:51 ASASSN-16kd (classificaion)
01:11 ASASSN-15oz (follow-up) phot BVRIz
02:24 AT2016fmb (classification) -- Ia-norm -- a few days before max -- z~0.07
02:40 SN2016els (follow-up) phot griz
03:36 Focus run
03:50 Standard Feige110
04:22 LSQ15adm (follow-up) phot gri
06:21 PS15cwo (follow-up) phot gri
08:12 AT2016fsn classification attempted but nothing there
08:33 OGLE16cza (classification) -- CV?
08:52 AT2016fts (classification) -- Ia-norm -- a few days before max -- z~0.03
09:04 Standard gd71

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End of night: UT 09:28 = LST 04:01
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