night-report-2014-03-10

Observers: Nic Walton

Support team: Morgan Fraser

TAT: Michel Dennefeld & Stefan Taubenberger

Weather:

Moon - quarter 2, illum 74% - sets UT 06

Start of night: Wind 3m/s, Humidity 55%. No cloud. DIMM seeing 0.81".

Middle of night: Wind 3m/s, Humidity 20%. No cloud. DIMM seeing 0.9"

End of night: Wind 5m/s, Humidity 40%. No cloud. DIMM seeing 1.0"

The night was PHOTOMETRIC

Observations:

19:00 Bias, Dome Flats and Arcs.

23.13 Sunset

23.20 Skyflats UVi

23.45 LTT745a spectrophotometric standard / 1 and 1.5 arcsec slits Gr11/16/13

00:05 Image analysis

00.26 end Twilight

00.26 SKY_J1353283-5757506 followup --> 1x1800s Gr#11

01.05 SN2013gr Followup --> 2x1800s Gr13

02.11 PS1-14qh classification --> SN Ia +9d z=0.12

02.34 LSQ14xp classification --> SN Ia +8d z=0.158

03.06 LSQ14ahn classification --> very blue spectrum, few features

03.40 PAMELA classification --> SN Ia (possibly 91bg type) -4d z=0.142

04.20 PS1-14rq classification --> SN IIP, ~20days post max z~0.015

04.30 CSS140309-103126-155700 classification --> SN Ia +3d z=0.073

04.55 MLS140310-111158+05391 classification --> SN Ia (91T type) -1d pre-max, z=0.117

05.20 PS1-14rx classification --> SN Ia -3d z=0.06

05.46 LSQ14aeg classification --> SN Ia at max, z=0.06

06.11 PS1-14qc classification --> SN IIP at ~max, z ~0.07

06.43 PS1-14qg classification --> SN Ib at max, z~0.06

07.20 PSN J15044009+123754 classification --> SN Ia -6d pre-max, z=0.028 (submit as a CBET, rather than ATel)

07.30 LSQ14ye classification --> acq image only: no object in acq image --> probably asteroid

07.45 LSQ14aga classification --> SN Ia -3d, z=0.14

08.15 PS1-14qo classification --> acq image only: no object in acq image --> probably asteroid

08.20 PS1-14re classification --> acq image only: no object in acq image --> probably asteroid

08.35 LSQ14agx classification --> SN Ia? early -10d , z ~ 0.16

09.15 LSQ14afa classification --> not a SN --> LBV?

09.20 Twilight starts

09.40 EG274 spectrophotometric standard - 1 and 1.5 arcsec slits.

Bias and Dome flats + Arcs to finis