Night report 2017-08-18

Observers: Joe Lyman, David Homan

TAT: Maria Teresa-Botticella, Kate Maguire

Support team: Kate Maguire

Calibrations: biases, arcs

Conditions: Seeing erratic, >1,5" at start of night and later.

Intermittent clouds and thin cirrus most of night.

UT Target Type Comment

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23:15 PS17egl Followup g11+16, 1.5"

01:30 EG274 Standard

01:50 marka Standard field

02:00 AT2017egv Followup g16, 1"

02:40 AT2017gda Classification g13, 1.5"; Spectrum appears to show only galaxy

02:55 AT2017gah Followup g11+16, 1.5"

03:35 - Image analysis

04:00 AT2016cvk Followup Vgr imaging

04:45 Gaia17cbx Classification g13, 1"; identifaction unclear (possibly galactic in origin)

05:05 AT2017gcy Classification g13, 1"; young type Ia SN

05:30 PS17eai Classification g13, 1"; SN Ia, post peak

06:00 PS17eam Classification g13, 1"; SN Ia

06:20 AT2017fur Classification g13, 1"; SN Ia

06:30 - Check alignment slit/CCD

06:45 PS17edj Classification g13, 1.5"; AGN

07:10 DES16C3cje Followup r imaging

08:00 - - Increasing clouds, waiting for possible acquisition

08:15 AT2017gax Followup g11+16, 1"

09:00 vma2 Standard

09:20 - - clouds, waiting for acquisition

09:35 AT2017gci Followup g13, 1"; finished during the start of twilight

10:00 - Sky Flats Conditions sub-optimal (cloudy), but attempt to obtain flats