Night Report 2016-09-28

Observing: Lawrence Short

Support Team: Simon Prentice & Phil James

TAT: Janet Chen & Nancy Elias-Rosa

Start of night: UT 00:02 = LST 19:52

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Weather conditions

Start of night: Wind > 15m/s

Middle of night: Clear but Pyrgeometer value relatively high, seeing~1.4"

End of night: Clear, seeing ~1.5"

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Calibrations

Daytime: EFOSC bias (17:37), spec arcs and flats (17:53).

Evening: No flats, NTT closed due to wind

Morning: BR Flats (09:40)

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All observations with EFOSC

Wind > 15m/s, above NTT limit to open

02:25 Wind finally dropped for long enough to open telescope

but can only point south

02:34 Spec Std - LTT7379

02:45 Pointing restriction lifted

02:57 SN2016gkg (follow-up) g11+g16

04:00 Focus

04:23 SN2016gkg (follow-up) UBVRi

04:40 SMT16zeo (classification) -- not confident object was in slit

05:05 Spec Std - Feige110

05:29 OGLE16dpg (classification)

06:01 OGLE16dwh (classification)

06:32 AT2016gqc (classification)

06:41 AT2016gqb classification attempted but object vanished

06:48 AT2016glo (classification)

07:23 AT2016aqf (follow-up) gr13

07:25 Pointing restriction back in place, can only point south

08:16 AT2016gom (classification)

08:40 OGLE16dwy (classification)

09:10 Spec Std - EG21

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End of night: UT 09:03 = LST 04:55