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Antonella Palmese, 02/18/2017 12:02 PM

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h1. 02182017
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h2. Nightly Observing Plan for MJD 57801  (starting evening of Feb 18, 2017)
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1st Half night
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h3. Observers
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* Antonella Palmese (Obs 2, RM)
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* Marcelle Soares-Santos  (Obs 1)
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h3. CTIO Staff
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* "Staff calendar":http://www.ctio.noao.edu/cgi-bin/Calcium38.pl?Op=ShowIt&CalendarName=4m_Observing_Schedule
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h3. Almanac
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mjd 57803, date 20170218, Site CTIO, UT-offset 3 hr
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Current local time 15:02 CLST     UT 18:02     SidTim 23:15
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Sunset     20:34 CLST  23:34 UT   SidTim   72 deg  
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Eve. -10   21:11 CLST  00:11 UT   SidTim   81 deg  Zeropoint; standards
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Eve. -14   21:31 CLST  00:31 UT   SidTim   86 deg  Begin obstac
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Eve. -18   21:51 CLST  00:51 UT   SidTim   91 deg  Last chance standards
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Moonrise   01:23 CLST  04:23 UT   SidTim  144 deg  
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Midpoint   01:57 CLST  04:57 UT   SidTim  152 deg  
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Morn -18   06:03 CLST  09:03 UT   SidTim  214 deg  Begin astronomical twilight
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Morn Std   06:23 CLST  09:23 UT   SidTim  219 deg  End obstac; begin standards
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Morn -10   06:43 CLST  09:43 UT   SidTim  224 deg  
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Sunrise    07:19 CLST  10:19 UT   SidTim  233 deg  
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Moon position (deg): RA 244.8, Dec -15.5 Phase: 0.505
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h3. Weather Conditions
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* Clear. No wind.
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* "Detailed hourly forecast":http://www.yr.no/place/Chile/Coquimbo/Observatorio_Astron%C3%B3mico_Cerro_Tololo/hour_by_hour_detailed.html | "Satellite maps":http://139.229.115.231/web/world_sat.php
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* "CTIO Weather Resources":http://www.ctio.noao.edu/noao/node/29
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h3. Observing Plan and Goals for the Night
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%{color:blue}* Evening Standards: Yzirg%. 
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%{color:blue}* Nightly Defocus:% None
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%{color:blue}* Sciene Observations:%
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* Start running obstac as usual, and try cosmos field observations if conditions permit
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** if seeing better than 1.1'' run g-band script (from 00:20 local time)
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** if seeing better than 1.05'' rerun the 2nd i-band script (end of half night)
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%{color:blue}* Midpoint standard (using calspec) use only 1 (highest airmass): grizY%
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h3. When were the last SN fields observed?
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(See https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/desops/wiki/When_were_the_SN_fields_last_observed for database query.)
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h3. Notes from 4pm meeting