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Night Report 2019-11-19

Observers: Nada Ihanec, Matthew Temple, Thomas Wevers
Support Team: Emma Callis, Sean Brennan
TAT: Claudia Gutierrez, Stefan Taubenberger, Hanin Kuncarayakti

Calibrations:

EFOSC2:
bias, specflats and arcs (afternoon)
skyflats in gri (evening twilight)
skyflats in zirg (morning twilight)

Weather: 
Start: Humidity 41%, wind speed 1.4 m/s, seeing: 0.9"
Middle: Humidity 38%, wind speed 1.5 m/s , seeing 1.0":
End : Humidity 32%, wind speed  5 m/s, seeing: 1.1 "

Comments:
Night started off with some amazing desserts...
And then only got better - (sub-)arcsecond seeing and photometric conditions.

Observations:

UT Target Type Setup Seeing Exptime Notes


EFOSC


seconds
Seeing measured from acquisition images
23:50Skyflats      gri   will do z band in the morning
00:05
image analysis


 "  
00:28
Feige110CALIBgr11+gr16+gr13 0.9"  
00:45
AT2019tua
follow-up
 gr13, slit 1"
 1.2" 900 
01:05
AT2019umc
classification    
 gr13, slit 1" 1.2" 300 astrodash gives a SNIa-91T at z=0.037
01:16
AT2019dts
follow-up
 gr13, slit 1" 1.1" 2700 trace is to the left of the galaxy in the 2d spectrum
02:09
AT2019upw
classification
 gr13, slit 1" 1.1" 300 astrodash gives a SNIa-norm at z=0.025
02:20
AT2019szu
follow-up
 gr13, slit 1" 1.1" 2700 
03:00
AT2019urn
classification gr13, slit 1" 0.9" 600 astrodash gives (disappointingly) a SNIa at z~0.05-ish
03:15
 image analysis

   
03:27 SN2018ibb follow-up griz
 0.8"5x300 (g) + 3x180 (r) + 3x180 (i) + 3x180 (z)
seeing stable during the OB
04:20PG0231
CALIB
 griz 0.85" night is photometric so far so taking 1 STD observation
04:25
AT2019lqifollow-up    
gr13, slit 1" 0.9"2700
still mostly blue continuum - although some features are appearing
05:17SN2019pnl
follow-up
gr13, slit 1" 0.85"2700
06:10
AT2019qiz
follow-up
gr11+gr16, slit 1"0.85"2x1500
 He2 4686 seems to be disappearing along with He1 6678; new feature emerging around 4400 - Fe 2 complex?
07:20
AT2019vdf
classification
gr13, slit 1" "
 target not visible in 15s acquisition image - bogus or v fast decay
07:30
A2019uyy
classification
gr13, slit 1""
 target not visible in 10s acquisition image - possible v faint smudge there, but decided to skip
07:40
AT2019qip
classification
gr13, slit 1"0.85"600no decent finder available - tried our best to put the target into the slit.
07:50AT2019qemfollow-upgr11, slit 1"0.7"1500doing gr16 tomorrow; gr11 observation is saturated in the core of the PSF...
08:20AT2019uhmclassification
 gr13, slit 1"1.1"300astrodash gives a SNII(P) a few days post peak at z=0.009
08:40 LTT3864CALIB
 gr11+gr13+gr16, slit 1"1.1"
  
08:55
 skyflats CALIBzir   
       
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