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Nightly Observing Plan for MJD 57373 (starting evening of December 16, 2015)

DES (2012B-0001)

Observers

  • Eduardo Balbinot (Observer 1)
  • J. Allyn Smith (Observer 2)
  • J. Allyn Smith (Run Manager)

CTIO Staff

  • Carlos Corco - 4M Floater Operator
  • Claudio Aguilera - Operator
  • Manuel Hernandez - Obs, Support

Almanac

mjd 57373, date 20151216, Site CTIO, UT-offset 3 hr
Current local time 15:35 CLST     UT 18:35     SidTim 19:33
Sunset     20:49 CLST  23:49 UT   SidTim   12 deg  
Eve. -10   21:30 CLST  00:30 UT   SidTim   22 deg  Zeropoint; standards
Eve. -14   21:53 CLST  00:53 UT   SidTim   28 deg  Begin obstac
Eve. -18   22:17 CLST  01:17 UT   SidTim   34 deg  Last chance standards
Moonset    00:46 CLST  03:46 UT   SidTim   71 deg  
Midpoint   01:39 CLST  04:39 UT   SidTim   84 deg  
Morn -18   05:00 CLST  08:00 UT   SidTim  134 deg  Begin astronomical twilight
Morn Std   05:24 CLST  08:24 UT   SidTim  140 deg  End obstac; begin standards
Morn -10   05:47 CLST  08:47 UT   SidTim  146 deg  
Sunrise    06:28 CLST  09:28 UT   SidTim  156 deg  
Moon position (deg): RA 336.6, Dec -7.1 Phase: 0.389

Weather Conditions

  • Cloudy (60% cover) in the afternoon, 15 km/h N-NW wind.
  • Forecast looks clear with stable wind throughout the night. Humidity forecast is high ~70%
  • Detailed hourly forecast | Satellite maps

Observing Plan and Goals for the Night

  • evening standards (if clear) [Yzirg ordered scripts]
UT Date = '2015/12/17 00:30'     Local time = 21:30
SDSSJ0320-0000        ra 03:20:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.3
SDSSJ0100-0000        ra 01:00:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.2
  • Obstac.
  • morning standards (if clear) [grizY ordered scripts]
UT Date = '2015/12/17 08:24'     Local time = 05:24
SDSSJ1227-0000        ra 12:27:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.7
MaxVis                ra 06:30:00  dec -58:45:00  secz 1.3
SDSSJ0933-0005        ra 09:33:00  dec -00:05:00  secz 1.2

Notes from the 4PM Meeting and Additional Comments.

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Notes from Observers

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Notes on Analyses of Night's Data: