Night Report 2016-12-18

Observers: Aleksandar Cikota, Ken Smith

TAT on duty: Michel Dennefeld, Morgan Fraser, Mark Magee

Support team: QUB, TBD, Mark Magee

Daytime calibrations:

SOFI: PESSTI_SOFI_FlatJHK, PESSTO_SOFI_specflat, PESSTO_SOFI_SpecArc

EFOSC2: PESSTO_calib (only arcs)

Weather conditions: thin clouds, windstill, 44% humidity, seeing 1.17" at 00:08UT

Twilight calibration: 00:00 UT: PESSTO_SkyFF_Vi, PESSTO_SkyFF_BR

00:30 UT: Image analysis

00:55 UT: Follow up of SN2009ip. Seeing 0.94", but weather monitor indicates thin clouds.

02:15 UT: Standard star gd71, seeing 1.2"

03:43 UT: Follow up of SN2016ije, seeing ~1"

04:05 UT: Follow up of SN2016hnk, seeing 0.93"

05:50 UT: Standard star L745a

06:22 UT: Classification of AT2016ixb. Seeing 0.9". Coordinates are wrong, SN is 3.2 arcsec closer to core. It is a Ia, few days pre-max, at z~0.02.

06:45 UT: Classification of AT2016iww. Type Ia, a week past max at z~0.07

07:15 UT: Classification of AT2016ipb. Type Ia, probably 91T like, post max, at z~0.09

07:36 UT: Classification of AT2016iwv. Type Ia, 2 weeks past peak, z~0.05

07:59 UT: Classification of AT2016ioq. Seeing 0.6". Type Ia, 4 weeks past max. z~0.025

08:10 UT: End of night.

08:11 UT: PESSTO_bias

08:18 UT: PESSTO_calib (only arcs)