Night Report 2016-08-07

Observing: Tom Reynolds

Support Team: Morgan Fraser

TAT: Joe Anderson, Janet Chen

Weather conditions

Start of night:  Quite a lot of high cirrocumulus, some lurking low cloud, seeing ~1.2"

Middle of night: Clear, seeing ~0.8"

End of night: Clear seeing 0.8"



Daytime: Bias, spectroscopic flats and arcs

Evening: UVi flats

Morning: -


22:50    Standard, LTT737, 1" and 1.5"

23:10    Image analysis

23:25    AT2016esh (classification): Observed Gr13, 600s, 1". Normal Ia, around maximum

23:36    End of twilight

            Rising clouds, pretty even coverage of sky.

23:42    SN2016blz (follow-up): Observed Gr11, 2700s, slit 1". Through clouds.

            Clouds mostly gone

00:35    SN2016adj (follow-up): Observed 2x200, 2x100, 2x50 r'. Bright star next to target was saturating and spiking, hence reduced times

00:58    SN2016blz (follow-up): Observed Gr16, 2700s, slit 1".

02:01    SN2016els (follow-up): Observed Gr11 2700s+1800s and Gr16 2x1800s slit 1.0"

05:05    ASASSN15oi (follow-up): Observed Gr16 2700s, slit 1.0"

06:08    SN2016enp (follow-up): Observed Gr11+16 2x1800s slit 1.0"

08:57    SN2016aqf (follow-up): Observed Gr13 2x1800s slit 1.0"

10:00    Start of twilight

10:10    AT2016esn (classification): Observed Gr13 300s, slit 1.0". Normal Ia, around maximum

10:20    AT2016emw (classification) Observed Gr13 600s slit 1.0". Type II, a few days post maximum

10:40    Standard VMA2, 1"