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Night Report 2019-08-27

Night Report 2019-08-27

Night Report
Observers: Emma Callis, Seán Brennan
Support Team: Ihanec, Gromadzki
TAT: Maria Teresa Botticella, Hanin Kuncarayakti, Janet Chen

Calibrations:
skyflats
EFOSC:
    Bias     
    Calib
    Calib Gr18 & Gr20

Weather: 
Start:  Strong Winds - 13m/s - clouds clear -seeing 1.79" although jumping around alot
Middle:  Strong Winds - 10m/s - clouds clear -seeing 1.3"
End:  Strong Winds - 12.5m/s - clouds clear -seeing 1.05"


Comments:
Pointing restrictions at beginning of night - 22:30pm - Targets > +30RA only 
DIMM seeing down at ltw observation - got seeing from aqq image of standard
DIMM broken - using Las Campanas weather [http://weather.lco.cl]
DIMM returned at La Silla 03:30am


 Time (ut)   
 Target     Observation Seeing     Comments
 23:20pm eg131 Standard GR 11,16,13 slit1.5
 *** 
 23:45 SN2019ltw Gr13 ~1.35Not seen in 10s acq image - bad seeing - blended with galaxy
 23:51 SN2019fdr Gr18 ~0.9 Seeing erratic - stabilized at ~0.9" at beginning of observations
 00:43 SN2019fdr Gr18 1.06 
 01:35 AT2019ope Classification 1.12 Type Ia - z ~0.06 (SNID)
 02:00 SN2019lwu GR13 0.98
 02:46 SN2019hge Gr11 1.05 
 03:37 SN2019hge Gr11 1.25 
 04:32 SN2019hge Gr16 1.05 
 05:57 SN2019hge Gr16 1.2 Error with Guiding @ 05:46pm - Resolved @05:53am
 07:21 VMA2 Standard 0.9 Guiding error back @ 7:05am
 07:33 Sn2019mrz Gr13 0.8 
 08:27 SN2019osy Gr11 1.1 Had to fine tune PA angle - struggle to put slit on galaxy - significant delay ~20mins - weak AGN - z=0.0744
 09:13 AT2019oet Classification     1.05 ?
 09:29 AT2019oqr Classification 1.2 Type Ia - z~0.04
 10:02 VMA2Gr11,16,13 slit1 + 1.5
 0.88 
  Skyflats grz  

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