Night Report 2016-12-21

Observers: Ken Smith, Aleksandar Cikota

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

Support team: QUB, TBD, Mark Magee

Daytime calibrations:

EFOSC2: PESSTO_calib (arcs only), PESSTO_bias

Weather conditions: 58% humidity, wind 7.2m/s, some clouds on the horizon, pyrgeometer "thin clouds"

00:30 UT: Image analysis

01:10 UT: Follow up of SN 2016hpt. Seeing ~1.0"

02:35 UT: Follow up of SN 2016ezh. Wind ~4km/s. Humidity ~60%. thin clouds. Seeing ~1".

03:35 UT: Standard star gd71. weather stable. seeing ~0.9".

04:12 UT: Follow up of OGLE16dmu (3x1800s, gr11). Seeing 1.3". Wind ~3 m/s. Clear, but some clouds passing at the horizon.

04:45 UT: focusing and continuing OGLE16dmu. Seeing 0.85"

06:08 UT: Standard star LTT3864, 1" slit only

06:25 UT: Classification of AT2016iyz. Type II, one week before maximum, z~0.01.

06:40 UT: Follow up of AT2016hvl.

07:25 UT: Follow up of AT2016iyd. gr11 only. Seeing 0.8", but passing thin clouds.

07:55 UT: Classification of AT2016iyr. Classification: ?? maybe stellar, LBV?

(08:05 UT: beginning of twilight)

08:14 UT: Classification of AT2016iyl. Type Ia at peak +/- one week. z~0.09.

08:40 UT: Classification of MASTERJ133905.00-201718.3. Type Ia, ~10 days past max. z~0.03

08:50 UT: End of night

08:51 UT: callibration: PESSTO_calib (arcs only)