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09092018

Nightly Observing Plan for MJD 58371 (starting evening of September 9, 2018)

DES has the second half of the night.

Observers

  • Taylor Hutchison (observer 1)
  • Jen Marshall/Travis Prochaska (observer 2)
  • Steve Kent (Run Manager)

CTIO Staff

  • Manuel Hernandez - Obs. Support
  • Alberto Alvarez - operator
  • Staff calendar

Almanac


Weather Conditions

Observing Plan and Goals for the Night

  • DES second half night: 01:40 CLT to 07:42 CLT
  • Standards
One standard for Middle-of-Night Switchover 

  • Obstac as long as seeing is < 1.6 arcsec
  • If bad seeing (>1.6 arcsec): reverberation mapping scripts (10 json files), then go back to obstac
  • Morning standards (if clear) [grizY ordered scripts]:
Standards for Morning Twilight 

Useful links

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