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Gourav Khullar, 10/31/2017 02:01 PM

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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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<pre>
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mjd 58058, date 20171031, Site CTIO, UT-offset 3 hr
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Current local time 15:57 CLST     UT 18:57     SidTim 16:56
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Event      Local-Time  Greenwich  Sidereal-Time
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Sunset     20:12 CLST  23:12 UT   21:11  318 deg  
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Eve. -10   20:49 CLST  23:49 UT   21:48  327 deg  Zeropoint; standards
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Eve. -14   21:10 CLST  00:10 UT   22:08  332 deg  Begin obstac
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Eve. -18   21:31 CLST  00:31 UT   22:29  337 deg  Last chance standards
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Midpoint   01:26 CLST  04:26 UT   02:25   36 deg  
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Moonset    05:13 CLST  08:13 UT   06:12   93 deg  
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Morn -18   05:22 CLST  08:22 UT   06:20   95 deg  Begin astronomical twilight
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Morn -14   05:43 CLST  08:43 UT   06:41  100 deg  End obstac; begin standards
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Morn -10   06:03 CLST  09:03 UT   07:02  106 deg  
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Sunrise    06:40 CLST  09:40 UT   07:39  115 deg  
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Moon position (deg): RA 359.5, Dec -2.9 Phase: 0.787
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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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<pre>
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</pre>
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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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<pre>
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</pre>
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* Morning standards
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<pre>
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</pre>
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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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hex_name 	seqtype 	last_complete
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SN-E1	short	2017-10-31 00:18:56.536824+00:00
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SN-E2	short	2017-10-31 00:38:18.505232+00:00
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SN-X1	short	2017-10-31 01:35:32.809613+00:00
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SN-X2	short	2017-10-31 01:54:56.934992+00:00
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SN-X3	long_r	2017-10-31 02:14:28.834962+00:00
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SN-X3	long_i	2017-10-31 02:37:27.942938+00:00
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SN-X3	long_z	2017-10-31 03:11:25.400138+00:00
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SN-X3	long_g	2017-10-31 04:18:40.848427+00:00
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SN-S2	short	2017-10-31 04:31:59.408031+00:00
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SN-S1	short	2017-10-31 04:51:24.245870+00:00
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SN-C3	long_g	2017-10-31 05:11:48.701854+00:00
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SN-C3	long_r	2017-10-31 05:24:46.506389+00:00
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SN-C3	long_z	2017-10-31 05:48:06.459581+00:00
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SN-C3	long_i	2017-10-31 06:55:39.798958+00:00
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SN-C1	short	2017-10-31 07:29:41.808320+00:00
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SN-C2	short	2017-10-31 07:49:09.608940+00:00
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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