Night Report 2016-12-27

Observers: Ken Smith, Aleksandar Cikota

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

Support team: QUB, TBD, Mark Magee

Daytime calibrations:


Twilight calibration: PESSTO_SkyFF_eve_BVRi

Weather conditions: clear. 50% humidity, raising. Wind ~5m/s, pyrgeometer "thin clouds".

00:45 UT: Image analysis

01:01 UT: Follow up of SN2016gsd. 2 x gr13 + BVRi. Seeing ~1.4-1.7"

03:50 UT: Follow up of SN2016hnk. 2 x gr13, slit 1.5". Seeing ~1.8". Second exposure was reduced to 1800s because of altitude limitation.

05:18 UT: Standard star GD71. Seeing 1.4".

05:50 UT: Image analysis

05:54 UT: Follow up of OGLE16dam, gr16, 1 x 1800s only. Seeing 0.98".

06:45 UT: Follow up of SN2016ipf. gr11+gr16. Seeing ~1.1"

07:50 UT: Standard star LTT3864. Seeing ~2".

08:12 UT: Classification of AT2016jae. Normal Ia at peak +/- 1 week. z~0.02.

08:25 UT: Acquisition of AT2016ixj/ixk; Seeing 2", very low on horizon.

08:30 UT: End of night

08:30 UT: Calibraiton PESSTO_calib (arcs only)