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Gourav Khullar, 10/31/2017 03:56 AM

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h1. 10312017
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h2. Nightly Observing Plan for MJD 58058 (starting evening of Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017)
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Full night for DES
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h3. Observers
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> to get the names, check the "shift table":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/desops/wiki/DESShiftsYr6
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* Yuanyuan Zhang (observer 1)
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* Gourav Khullar (observer 2, run manager)
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h3. CTIO Staff
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> To get the names, check the "staff calendar":* "Staff calendar":http://www.ctio.noao.edu/cgi-bin/Calcium38.pl?Op=ShowIt&CalendarName=4m_Observing_Schedule
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* Claudio Aguilera - Operator
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h3. Almanac
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> forgotten how to do this? Use ephem with "kentools":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/desops/wiki/Introduction_to_kentools
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h3. Weather Conditions
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> "as predicted by hourly forecast":http://www.yr.no/place/Chile/Coquimbo/Observatorio_Astron%C3%B3mico_Cerro_Tololo/hour_by_hour_detailed.html
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> * clouds: no clouds -- clouds on the horizon.
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> * humidity: 50%
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> * Temp: 6-10 celsius
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> as predicted by Steve Kent at 4pm meeting via some voo-doo magic....
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h3. Observing Plan and Goals for the Night
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* Evening standards (Yzirgu)
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* ObsTac - wide field
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* ObsTac - SN fields
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* low-z SN obs - manual script (5 mins before -14, obstac(SN) > low-z SN > morning stds)
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* Morning standards (ugrizY)
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> forgotten how to do this? Use standards with "kentools":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/desops/wiki/Introduction_to_kentools
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* Evening standards
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* Morning standards
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h3. When were the last SN fields observed?
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> forgotten how to do this? "Instructions here":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/desops/wiki/When_were_the_SN_fields_last_observed
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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