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Nightly Observing Plan for MJD 57062 (starting evening of Feb 8, 2015)

DES has the first half of the night. Switchover occurs at the midpoint of the night.

Observers

  • Chihwin Chang (observer 1)
  • Marcelle Soares-Santos (observer 2, run manager)

CTIO Staff

  • Javier Rojas
  • Claudio Aguilera

Almanac

mjd 57062, date 20150208, Site CTIO, UT-offset 3 hr
Current local time 12:58 CLST     UT 15:58     SidTim 20:30
Sunset     20:44 CLST  23:44 UT   SidTim   64 deg
Eve. -10   21:21 CLST  00:21 UT   SidTim   73 deg  Zeropoint; standards
Eve. -14   21:42 CLST  00:42 UT   SidTim   78 deg  Begin obstac
Eve. -18   22:03 CLST  01:03 UT   SidTim   84 deg  Last chance standards
Moonrise   23:12 CLST  02:12 UT   SidTim  101 deg
Midpoint   01:57 CLST  04:57 UT   SidTim  142 deg
Morn -18   05:52 CLST  08:52 UT   SidTim  201 deg  Begin astronomical twilight
Morn Std   06:13 CLST  09:13 UT   SidTim  206 deg  End obstac; begin standards
Morn -10   06:33 CLST  09:33 UT   SidTim  211 deg
Sunrise    07:11 CLST  10:11 UT   SidTim  221 deg
Moon position (deg): RA 196.4, Dec -5.7 Phase: 0.713

Weather Conditions

Clear, mid to high humidity | Detailed hourly forecast | Satelite maps

Observing Plan and Goals for the Night

  • Start of night standards [Yzirg ordered scripts]
UT Date = '2015/02/09 00:21'     Local time = 21:21
E4-A                  ra 09:23:44  dec -45:21:02  secz 1.7
SDSSJ0200-0000        ra 02:00:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.6
C26202/HST            ra 03:32:30  dec -27:46:05  secz 1.0
  • Obstac
  • Pre-hand over standards (chose best option) [grizY ordered scripts]
UT Date = '2015/02/09 04:50'     Local time = 01:50
MaxVis                ra 06:30:00  dec -58:45:00  secz 1.3
SDSSJ0933-0005        ra 09:33:00  dec -00:05:00  secz 1.2
  • Handover to community team

Useful links:

Nightsum
Tololo Environmental Web Page