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Nightly Observing Plan for MJD 58058 (starting evening of Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017)

Full night for DES

Observers

to get the names, check the shift table

  • Yuanyuan Zhang (observer 1)
  • Gourav Khullar (observer 2, run manager)

CTIO Staff

To get the names, check the "staff calendar":* Staff calendar

  • Claudio Aguilera - Operator

Almanac

forgotten how to do this? Use ephem with kentools



	

Weather Conditions

as predicted by hourly forecast

  • clouds: no clouds -- clouds on the horizon.
  • humidity: 50%
  • Temp: 6-10 celsius

as predicted by Steve Kent at 4pm meeting via some voo-doo magic....

Observing Plan and Goals for the Night

  • Evening standards (Yzirgu)
  • ObsTac - wide field
  • ObsTac - SN fields
  • low-z SN obs - manual script (5 mins before -14, obstac(SN) > low-z SN > morning stds)
  • Morning standards (ugrizY)

forgotten how to do this? Use standards with kentools

  • Evening standards


	
  • Morning standards


	

When were the last SN fields observed?

forgotten how to do this? Instructions here

Useful links

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