Night Report 2018-02-14

Observers: Jesse T. Palmerio, Ken W. Smith,

Support Team: David O'Neill, Owen McBrien, Peter Clark, Erkki Kankare

TAT: Cristina Barbarino, Morgan Fraser

TO: Mauricio Martinez (day) Eduardo Matamoros (night)

Calibrations: EFOSC2 PESSTO_calib, PESSTO_bias

Sky flats: g band sky flats in the evening

Weather: Thin, some clouds, sky with humidity 55%, variable seeing (0.8"-1.5").

Comments: Some difficulty in setting up the SOFI observations. One of the CCD quadrants had a gain problem. Wrong telluric for one object.

UT Object setup exp airmass seeing note



23:40:00 Sky_flats Only g band, which was the one missing

00:28:00 Std_L745a 1.1"

00:57:00 SN2017ifu gr13 sl1 2700s 1.8 1.1"

02:05:00 SN2018rw gr13 sl1 1800s 1.03 1.1" variable seeing (up to 1.5")

02:38:00 SN2018rw gr13 sl1 1800s 1.06 1.3" variable seeing (down to 0.8")

03:18:00 switch SOFI


03:39:00 SN2018oh JHK 32/32/60s 1.5 0.9"

04:00:00 SN2018oh BG sl1 480s 1.55 0.9" No signal detected

04:40:00 Hip50489 BG RG sl1 4.5/6s 1.02 1.0" We executed the telluric standard for SN2018ec instead of SN2018oh. Apologies.

04:50:00 SN2018oh BG sl1 1620s 1.8-2.5 0.9" Longer exposure

06:30:00 Std_LTT3218 0.9" SOFI flux standard

06:45:00 SN2018ec BG sl1 1620s 1.1 0.8" Problem with one quadrant of the CCD

08:30:00 Hip50489 BG RG sl1 4.5/6s 1.3 1.0" Telluric standard for SN2018ec with problem on quadrant

08:32:00 SN2018ec JHK 400/360/720s 1.32 1.0" Problem with one quadrant of the CCD

09:09:00 switch EFOSC Switch to EFOSC for morning spectroscopic arcs