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Eduardo Balbinot, 08/24/2017 01:01 PM

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h1. 08242017
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h2. Nightly Observing Plan for MJD 57990 (starting evening of August 24, 2017)
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DES has the second half of the night. 
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h3. Observers
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* Eduardo Balbinot (observer 1/Run manager)
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* Lucas Secco (observer 2)
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h3. CTIO Staff
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* Manuel Hernandez -  Obs. Support
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* Alberto Alvarez - operator
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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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<pre>
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mjd 57990, date 20170824, Site CTIO, UT-offset 3 hr
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Current local time 14:57 CLST     UT 17:57     SidTim 11:28
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Sunset     19:30 CLST  22:30 UT   SidTim  240 deg  
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Eve. -10   20:06 CLST  23:06 UT   SidTim  249 deg  Zeropoint; standards
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Eve. -14   20:24 CLST  23:24 UT   SidTim  254 deg  Begin obstac
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Eve. -18   20:43 CLST  23:43 UT   SidTim  258 deg  Last chance standards
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Moonset    22:27 CLST  01:27 UT   SidTim  284 deg  
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Midpoint   01:45 CLST  04:45 UT   SidTim  334 deg  
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Morn -18   06:47 CLST  09:47 UT   SidTim   49 deg  Begin astronomical twilight
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Morn Std   07:04 CLST  10:04 UT   SidTim   54 deg  End obstac; begin standards
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Morn -10   07:24 CLST  10:24 UT   SidTim   58 deg  
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Sunrise    07:59 CLST  10:59 UT   SidTim   68 deg  
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Moon position (deg): RA 194.9, Dec -1.7 Phase: 0.213
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</pre>
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h3. Weather Conditions
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*  Clouds in the afternoon. Forecast is the cloudy for tonight.
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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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h3. Observing Plan and Goals for the Night
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* Double flat sequence
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* Any ToO
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* DES second half night: 01:45 CLT + ToO time to 07:04 CLT 
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* Midpoint standards (if not cloudy)
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<pre>
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UT Date = '2017/08/25 5:40'     Local time = 02:40
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SDSSJ0200-0000        ra 02:00:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.6
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* ObsTac 
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* Morning standards (if clear) [grizY ordered scripts]:
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<pre>
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UT Date = '2017/08/25 10:04'     Local time = 07:04
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SDSSJ0000-0000        ra 00:00:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 2.0
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SDSSJ0100-0000        ra 01:00:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.5
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SDSSJ0320-0000        ra 03:20:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.2
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</pre>
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h3. Useful links
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"Nightsum":http://des-ops.fnal.gov:8080/nightsum/ | "CTIO Night Report":http://www.ctio.noao.edu/noao/node/add/night-report | "DECam Logbook":http://system1.ctio.noao.edu:8080/ECL/decam/E/index
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"Tololo Environmental Web Page":http://139.229.115.231/web/tololo_frame.html | "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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h2. Notes from 4PM Meeting
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h2. Other Notes