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11302016

Nightly Observing Plan for MJD 57723 (starting evening of November 30, 2016)

Full night

Observers

  • Jim Annis (Run Manager)
  • Ben Thomas (Obs 1)
  • Rachana Bhatawdekar (Obs2)

CTIO Staff

  • Manuel Hernandez - Obs. Support
  • Claudio Aguilera - operator
  • Staff calendar

Almanac

mjd 57722, date 20161129, Site CTIO, UT-offset 3 hr
Current local time 13:15 CLST     UT 16:15     SidTim 16:09
Sunset     20:37 CLST  23:37 UT   SidTim  353 deg  
Moonset    20:37 CLST  23:37 UT   SidTim  353 deg  
Eve. -10   21:17 CLST  00:17 UT   SidTim    3 deg  Zeropoint; standards
Eve. -14   21:39 CLST  00:39 UT   SidTim    8 deg  Begin obstac
Eve. -18   22:03 CLST  01:03 UT   SidTim   14 deg  Last chance standards
Midpoint   01:31 CLST  04:31 UT   SidTim   66 deg  
Morn -18   05:00 CLST  08:00 UT   SidTim  118 deg  Begin astronomical twilight
Morn Std   05:23 CLST  08:23 UT   SidTim  124 deg  End obstac; begin standards
Morn -10   05:46 CLST  08:46 UT   SidTim  130 deg  
Sunrise    06:26 CLST  09:26 UT   SidTim  140 deg  
Moon position (deg): RA 255.0, Dec -17.1 Phase: 0.031

Weather Conditions

Observing Plan and Goals for the Night

  • Evening standards (using calspec):
prompt> calspec  00:18
UT Date = '2016/11/30 00:17'     Local time = 21:17
SDSSJ0320-0000        ra 03:20:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.7
Feige110_CCD_35       ra 23:19:58  dec -05:04:57  secz 1.1
SDSSJ0000-0000        ra 00:00:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.2
  • Obstac -- Will let obstac do its thing.
  • Morning standards (using calspec):
prompt> calspec  08:23
UT Date = '2016/12/01 08:23'     Local time = 05:23
SDSSJ1048-0000        ra 10:48:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.4
SDSSJ0843-0000        ra 08:43:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.2

When were the last SN fields observed?
hex_name    seqtype    last_complete
SN-X3    long_g    2016-11-26 01:59:52.735406+00:00
SN-X3    long_i    2016-11-26 03:43:57.249650+00:00
SN-S2    short    2016-11-26 04:17:58.872646+00:00
SN-C3    long_i    2016-11-26 06:10:00.995153+00:00
SN-E1    short    2016-11-27 00:41:50.572184+00:00
SN-E2    short    2016-11-27 01:05:14.454348+00:00
SN-C3    long_z    2016-11-27 01:26:49.776503+00:00
SN-C2    short    2016-11-28 01:08:32.425755+00:00
SN-X3    long_r    2016-11-28 04:41:32.120212+00:00
SN-C3    long_g    2016-11-28 05:05:21.395524+00:00
SN-S1    short    2016-11-29 00:53:47.244678+00:00
SN-X3    long_z    2016-11-29 01:48:44.481199+00:00
SN-C1    short    2016-11-30 00:51:44.143383+00:00
SN-X1    short    2016-11-30 01:11:53.654135+00:00
SN-X2    short    2016-11-30 01:44:00.398448+00:00
SN-C3    long_r    2016-11-30 06:45:25.166657+00:00

Notes from 4pm Meeting

None. Take good data.