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Nightly Observing Plan for MJD 57064 (starting evening of Feb 10, 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

  • Manuel Hernandez
  • Claudio Aguilera

Almanac

mjd 57064, date 20150210, Site CTIO, UT-offset 3 hr
Current local time 12:55 CLST     UT 15:55     SidTim 20:35
Sunset     20:42 CLST  23:42 UT   SidTim   66 deg
Eve. -10   21:19 CLST  00:19 UT   SidTim   75 deg  Zeropoint; standards
Eve. -14   21:40 CLST  00:40 UT   SidTim   80 deg  Begin obstac
Eve. -18   22:01 CLST  01:01 UT   SidTim   85 deg  Last chance standards
Moonrise   00:25 CLST  03:25 UT   SidTim  121 deg
Midpoint   01:57 CLST  04:57 UT   SidTim  144 deg
Morn -18   05:54 CLST  08:54 UT   SidTim  204 deg  Begin astronomical twilight
Morn Std   06:15 CLST  09:15 UT   SidTim  209 deg  End obstac; begin standards
Morn -10   06:35 CLST  09:35 UT   SidTim  214 deg
Sunrise    07:12 CLST  10:12 UT   SidTim  223 deg
Moon position (deg): RA 220.3, Dec -12.3 Phase: 0.594

Weather Conditions

Clear, mid to high humidity, no winds
Detailed hourly forecast | Satelite maps

Observing Plan and Goals for the Night

  • Start of night standards [Yzirg ordered scripts]
UT Date = '2015/02/11 00:19'     Local time = 21:19
SDSSJ0843-0000        ra 08:43:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 2.1
SDSSJ0200-0000        ra 02:00:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.6
C26202/HST            ra 03:32:30  dec -27:46:05  secz 1.1
  • Obstac
  • Pre-hand over standards [grizY ordered scripts]
UT Date = '2015/02/11 04:47'     Local time = 01:47
SDSSJ1227-0000        ra 12:27:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.6
SDSSJ0933-0005        ra 09:33:00  dec -00:05:00  secz 1.2
  • Handover to community team

Useful links:

Nightsum | CTIO Night Report
Tololo Environmental Web Page | Detailed hourly forecast | Satelite maps