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Night Report 2016-11-05

Observers: Georgios Dimitriadis, Miika Pursiainen
Support Team: Southampton
TAT on duty: Regis Cartier, Joe Lyman

All following times in UT

The night is NOT photometric

Weather conditions:
Start - Clear skies, seeing ~0.8” in the NIR
Middle - Clear skies, seeing ~0.9” in the NIR
End - Pyrgeometer reports a few thin clouds, seeing ~0.6-0.7" in the NIR, 0.8" in optical

Calibrations:

PESSTO_calib
PESSTO_bias

Science:
23:45 We start with SOFI
23:50 Image analysis and telescope focus
00:05 Some bumps with the visitor computer, it seems fixed now
00:10 OGLE16euo, JHK, seeing ~0.7”
01:35 Telescope focus
01:40 Feige 110, flux standard for SOFI, seeing ~0.8”
01:55 Hip10990, telluric standard for SN2016hnk, seeing ~0.7”
02:00 SN2016hnk, BG, seeing ~0.8”
03:25 We have continuous problems with the p2pp system, the loading of the OBs from the visitor terminal to the TO’s terminal is either extremely slow or sometimes crashes. We try to find a solution, but we waste some time.
03:30 SN2016hnk, JHK, seeing ~0.9”
04:55 Hip6206, telluric standard for SN2016gkg, seeing ~0.7”
05:00 SN2016gkg, BG+RG, seeing ~0.9”
07:35 Hip6206, telluric standard for SN2016gkg, seeing ~0.8”
07:40 SN2016gkg, JHK, seeing ~0.8”
07:50 Switch to EFOSC2, image analysis
08:10 L745a, spectroscopic standard star, seeing ~0.6”
08:35 AT2016hvm, classification, seeing ~0.7”, star spectrum
08:50 AT2016hvl, classification, seeing ~0.8”, SN Ia (91T-like), a week before max, z=0.008
09:00 End of night
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