Night Report 2016-09-23

Observing: Joe Anderson & Lawrence Short

Support Team: Simon Prentice & Phil James

TAT: Lluís Galbany & Stefan Taubenberger

Start of night: UT 23:59 = LST 19:29

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Moon

Age: 22.62 days

Illumination: 41%

Rises: ~06:00

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Weather conditions

Start of night: Clear, seeing~1.2"

Middle of night: Clear, seeing~1.4"

End of night: Clear

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Calibrations

Daytime: EFOSC bias, spec arcs and flats.

Evening: No flats, lost connection with all cameras in the afternoon, took a while to be fixed.

Morning:

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All observations with EFOSC

23:30 Spec Std - LTT7379

23:50 Phot Std - marka

00:05 AT2016gjy (classification) -- ?

00:20 AT2016gjn (classification) -- ?

00:49 SN2009ip follow-up aborted during B filter due to poor seeing

01:22 AT2016gls classifcation aborted, target too faint after 60s

01:29 AT2016gkt (classification) -- Ia couple of weeks past max --z~0.05

Seeing ~1.7"

01:50 AT2016gjs (classification) 1.5" slit -- Spectrum very noisy

02:07 AT2016gld (classification) 1.5" slit -- very noisy (probably Ia)

02:30 AT2016gle classification attempted with 1.5" slit but no flux

02:48 AT2016gip (classification) 1.5" slit -- ?

Seeing started to improve

03:17 SN2016gkg (follow-up) g11 & g16 (1.0" slit)

04:28 SN2016gkg (follow-up) UVBRi

04:44 SN2016frp (follow-up) g13

05:38 AT2016glp (classification) -- Ia around max -- z~0.08

06:17 Phot Std - PG2336

06:25 Spec Std - Feige110

06:49 AT2016glr (classification) -- Ia around max -- z~0.15

07:29 AT2016gke (classification) -- Ia around max -- z~0.08

07:56 AT2016glb (classification) -- young Type II around max

08:23 AT2016gmb (classification) -- Ia a few days before max -- z~0.06

08:44 AT2016gho (classification) -- Ia

09:02 OGLE16dmu (classification) -- ?

09:35 Spec Std - L745a

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End of night: UT 09:10 = LST 04:41