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01192017

Nightly Observing Plan for MJD 57773 (starting evening of Jan 19, 2017)

Half night

Observers

  • Andrés Plazas (Obs 1, RM)
  • Daniel Grün (Obs 2)

CTIO Staff

  • Hernán Tirado - Obs. Support
  • Rodrigo Hernández- Operator
  • Staff calendar

Almanac

mjd 57773, date 20170119, Site CTIO, UT-offset 3 hr
Current local time 16:38 CLST     UT 19:38     SidTim 22:53
Sunset     20:55 CLST  23:55 UT   SidTim   48 deg  
Eve. -10   21:34 CLST  00:34 UT   SidTim   57 deg  Zeropoint; standards
Eve. -14   21:56 CLST  00:56 UT   SidTim   63 deg  Begin obstac
Eve. -18   22:19 CLST  01:19 UT   SidTim   68 deg  Last chance standards
Moonrise   01:35 CLST  04:35 UT   SidTim  118 deg  
Midpoint   01:54 CLST  04:54 UT   SidTim  122 deg  
Morn -18   05:29 CLST  08:29 UT   SidTim  176 deg  Begin astronomical twilight
Morn Std   05:52 CLST  08:52 UT   SidTim  182 deg  End obstac; begin standards
Morn -10   06:14 CLST  09:14 UT   SidTim  187 deg  
Sunrise    06:53 CLST  09:53 UT   SidTim  197 deg  
Moon position (deg): RA 213.5, Dec -8.0 Phase: 0.510

Weather Conditions

Observing Plan and Goals for the Night

* Standards today.

UT Date = '2017/01/20 00:34'     Local time = 21:34
WD0308-565_CCD_52     ra 03:09:48  dec -56:18:49  secz 1.1
SDSSJ0100-0000        ra 01:00:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.6
SDSSJ0320-0000        ra 03:20:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.2

* TOO (4 exposures)
* Obstac after TOO: SN fields: E2, X1, X3r
* TOO
* Obstac after TOO: wide field
* Half Night standards (using calspec) use only 1 (highest airmass): grizY

UT Date = '2017/01/20 04:54'     Local time = 01:54
C26202/HST            ra 03:32:30  dec -27:46:05  secz 2.0
SDSSJ1048-0000        ra 10:48:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.5
SDSSJ0843-0000        ra 08:43:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.2

When were the last SN fields observed?

(See https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/desops/wiki/When_were_the_SN_fields_last_observed for database query.)

hex_name    seqtype    last_complete
SN-E2    short    2017-01-07 01:12:38.257603+00:00
SN-X3    long_r    2017-01-10 01:10:06.449223+00:00
SN-X1    short    2017-01-10 01:33:11.338565+00:00
SN-X3    long_g    2017-01-17 01:00:04.352758+00:00
SN-S2    short    2017-01-17 01:13:13.073119+00:00
SN-S1    short    2017-01-17 01:32:37.951050+00:00
SN-C3    long_g    2017-01-17 01:53:19.313949+00:00
SN-C3    long_z    2017-01-17 02:06:27.103965+00:00
SN-C1    short    2017-01-17 03:13:47.314962+00:00
SN-C2    short    2017-01-17 03:33:12.413512+00:00
SN-X3    long_z    2017-01-18 00:57:06.761183+00:00
SN-C3    long_r    2017-01-18 02:05:15.138597+00:00
SN-C3    long_i    2017-01-18 02:28:19.432806+00:00
SN-E1    short    2017-01-19 00:57:00.850348+00:00
SN-X3    long_i    2017-01-19 01:17:53.593385+00:00

Notes from 4pm meeting
SN E2 X3r, X1 still in long deadman

SS
There is time for 4 TOO after nominal start of Obstac.
Obstac: E2 has to be started within 15 minutes of 14 degs.
Remainder of TOO scripts, need to regenerate. About 30 shots.
Obstac