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08192017

Nightly Observing Plan for MJD 57985 (starting evening of August 19, 2017)

DES has the second half of the night.

Observers

  • Erika Cook (observer 1)
  • Jen Marshall (observer 2/run manager)

CTIO Staff

  • Hernan Tirado - Obs. Support
  • Claudio Aguilera - operator
  • Staff calendar

Almanac


Weather Conditions

Observing Plan and Goals for the Night

  • DES second half night: 01:46 CLT to 07:29 CLT
  • Two sets of ugrizY domeflats
  • Standards
One standard for Middle-of-Night Switchover 
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UT Date = '2017/08/19 04:46'     Local time = 01:46
SDSSJ0100-0000        ra 01:00:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.7

  • First ToO in evening twilight, then hand over to second half observers (Ting and Yuanyuan for DECalS)
  • obstac
  • Start second ToO at 0600 UT for 3.5 hr
  • obstac
  • Morning standards (if clear) [grizY ordered scripts]:
UT Date = '2017/08/19 10:10'     Local time = 07:10
SDSSJ0000-0000        ra 00:00:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.8
SDSSJ0100-0000        ra 01:00:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.4
SDSSJ0320-0000        ra 03:20:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.2

Useful links

Nightsum | CTIO Night Report | DECam Logbook
Tololo Environmental Web Page | Detailed hourly forecast | Satellite maps

Notes from 4PM Meeting

  • WOD: We're makin a movie.

Other Notes

  • 4pm meeting tomorrow.