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"

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Calibrations

Daytime: Bias, spectroscopic flats and arcs

Evening: UVi flats

Morning: -

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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"