Night Report 2016-09-22

Observing: Joe Anderson & Lawrence Short

Support Team: Simon Prentice & Phil James

TAT: Lluís Galbany & Stefan Taubenberger

Start of night: UT 23:58 = LST 19:24

------------------------------------------------

Moon

Age: 21.62 days

Illumination: 52%

Rises: ~05:00

------------------------------------------------

Weather conditions

Start of night: Potentially thin clouds high up, seeing~0.9"

Middle of night: Clear, seeing~1.2"

End of night: Clear, seeing~1.3"

------------------------------------------------

Calibrations

Daytime: EFOSC bias done. Spec arcs and flats are incomplete as one of the lamps wasn't working and by the time it was fixed there wasn't enough time to complete all of the calibration.

Evening: UVi Flats (23:00) (Pyregeometer value relatively high)

Morning:

------------------------------------------------

All observations with EFOSC

23:41 Spec Std - LTT7379

00:04 Gaia16agr (classification) -- ?

00:27 AT2016gjr (classification) -- ?

00:44 AT2016gjq (classification) -- ?

01:00 SN2016fmb (follow-up) g16

01:44 Sn2016fmb (follow-up) g11

02:21 CSS160904-230721+025428 (follow-up) g11 & g16

03:36 SN2016enp (follow-up) g13

04:06 SN2016gkg (follow-up) g11 & g16

05:16 SN2016gkg (follow-up) UBVRi

05:34 Spec Std - Feige110

05:47 SN2016egz (follow-up) g13

06:24 ATLAS16csn (classification) -- AGN

06:41 OGLE16dft (classification) -- SN Type Ia-pec just after max -- z~0.13

07:20 OGLE16ddi (classification) -- SN Type Ia before max -- z~0.065

07:41 OGLE16dee (classification) -- SN Type Ia near max -- z~0.13

08:13 AT2016gkd (classification) -- SN 91bg-like Type Ia near max -- z~0.05

08:36 AT2016ghi (classification) -- SN Type Ic a couple of weeks after max -- z~0.04

08:58 AT2016ghp (classification) -- SN Type Ia a week or so after max -- z~0.04

09:15 Spec Std - l745a

------------------------------------------------

End of night: UT 09:11 = LST 04:39