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Nightly Observing Plan for MJD 57065 (starting evening of Feb 11, 2015)

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

Observers

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

CTIO Staff

Almanac

mjd 57065, date 20150211, Site CTIO, UT-offset 3 hr
Current local time 09:05 CLST     UT 12:05     SidTim 16:49
Sunset     20:41 CLST  23:41 UT   SidTim   66 deg
Eve. -10   21:18 CLST  00:18 UT   SidTim   76 deg  Zeropoint; standards
Eve. -14   21:39 CLST  00:39 UT   SidTim   80 deg  Begin obstac
Eve. -18   22:00 CLST  01:00 UT   SidTim   86 deg  Last chance standards
Moonrise   01:07 CLST  04:07 UT   SidTim  132 deg
Midpoint   01:57 CLST  04:57 UT   SidTim  145 deg
Morn -18   05:55 CLST  08:55 UT   SidTim  205 deg  Begin astronomical twilight
Morn Std   06:16 CLST  09:16 UT   SidTim  210 deg  End obstac; begin standards
Morn -10   06:36 CLST  09:36 UT   SidTim  215 deg
Sunrise    07:13 CLST  10:13 UT   SidTim  224 deg
Moon position (deg): RA 233.0, Dec -14.9 Phase: 0.530

Weather Conditions

Observing Plan and Goals for the Night

  • Start of night standards [Yzirg ordered scripts]
UT Date = '2015/02/11 00:18'     Local time = 21:18
SDSSJ0843-0000        ra 08:43:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 2.0
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
  • Run defocus script (DES/defocus_nightly.json)
  • 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 | DECam Logbook
Tololo Environmental Web Page | Detailed hourly forecast | Satelite maps