Night Report 2016-09-06

Observing: David Bersier, Lawrence Short

Support Team: Stephen Smartt

TAT: Joe Lyman, Kate Maguire

Weather conditions

Start of night: Very Cloudy (entire sky), absorption ~1.7 mag, seeing ~1.2"

Middle of night: Improving conditions (slightly), seeing ~1.2"

End of night:

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Calibrations

Daytime: EFOSC bias (18:50), spec arcs and flats (19:01)

Evening: No flats due to clouds

Morning: -

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All observations with EFOSC

00:01 AT2016fss (classification) gr13 (30 mins) -- Ia (a few days past max) -- z~0.39

00:34 Focus run

00:56 CSS160904-224104+050529 (classification) gr13 (30 mins) -- very blue continuum, S/N poor, can't make sense of it

02:00 AT2016ftz -- attempted but too faint (on acquisition image) for spectroscopy (possible CV) -- Astrometry checked on acquisition image

02:31 CSS160904-230721+025428 (classification) gr13 (30 mins) -- Sn Type II/Ia-csm -- z~0.06

03:11 SN2016frp (follow-up) gr11

03:46 SN2016frp (follow-up) gr16

04:33 AT2016frs (classification) g13 -- Ia-norm -- ~+10 days -- z~0.029

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04:40 Hand over to other observer