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Gourav Khullar, 10/31/2017 01:59 PM


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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

mjd 58058, date 20171031, Site CTIO, UT-offset 3 hr
Current local time 15:57 CLST UT 18:57 SidTim 16:56
Event Local-Time Greenwich Sidereal-Time
Sunset 20:12 CLST 23:12 UT 21:11 318 deg
Eve. -10 20:49 CLST 23:49 UT 21:48 327 deg Zeropoint; standards
Eve. -14 21:10 CLST 00:10 UT 22:08 332 deg Begin obstac
Eve. -18 21:31 CLST 00:31 UT 22:29 337 deg Last chance standards
Midpoint 01:26 CLST 04:26 UT 02:25 36 deg
Moonset 05:13 CLST 08:13 UT 06:12 93 deg
Morn -18 05:22 CLST 08:22 UT 06:20 95 deg Begin astronomical twilight
Morn -14 05:43 CLST 08:43 UT 06:41 100 deg End obstac; begin standards
Morn -10 06:03 CLST 09:03 UT 07:02 106 deg
Sunrise 06:40 CLST 09:40 UT 07:39 115 deg
Moon position (deg): RA 359.5, Dec -2.9 Phase: 0.787

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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)

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  • Evening standards


	
  • Morning standards


	

When were the last SN fields observed?

forgotten how to do this? Instructions here

hex_name seqtype last_complete
SN-E1 short 2017-10-31 00:18:56.536824+00:00
SN-E2 short 2017-10-31 00:38:18.505232+00:00
SN-X1 short 2017-10-31 01:35:32.809613+00:00
SN-X2 short 2017-10-31 01:54:56.934992+00:00
SN-X3 long_r 2017-10-31 02:14:28.834962+00:00
SN-X3 long_i 2017-10-31 02:37:27.942938+00:00
SN-X3 long_z 2017-10-31 03:11:25.400138+00:00
SN-X3 long_g 2017-10-31 04:18:40.848427+00:00
SN-S2 short 2017-10-31 04:31:59.408031+00:00
SN-S1 short 2017-10-31 04:51:24.245870+00:00
SN-C3 long_g 2017-10-31 05:11:48.701854+00:00
SN-C3 long_r 2017-10-31 05:24:46.506389+00:00
SN-C3 long_z 2017-10-31 05:48:06.459581+00:00
SN-C3 long_i 2017-10-31 06:55:39.798958+00:00
SN-C1 short 2017-10-31 07:29:41.808320+00:00
SN-C2 short 2017-10-31 07:49:09.608940+00:00

Useful links

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