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Marty Murphy, 12/21/2016 11:54 AM

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h1. 20161221
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h2. Nightly Observing Plan for MJD 57744 (starting evening of Dec 21, 2016)
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Full night
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h3. Observers
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* Dillon Brout (Run Manager)
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* Martin Murphy (Obs 1)
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* J. Allyn Smith (Obs 2)
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h3. CTIO Staff
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* Hernán Tirado -  Obs. Support
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* Alberto Alvarez - Operator
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* "Staff calendar":http://www.ctio.noao.edu/cgi-bin/Calcium38.pl?Op=ShowIt&CalendarName=4m_Observing_Schedule
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h3. Almanac
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<pre>
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mjd 57744, date 20161221, Site CTIO, UT-offset 3 hr
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Current local time 14:50 CLST     UT 17:50     SidTim 19:11
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Sunset     20:52 CLST  23:52 UT   SidTim   18 deg  
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Eve. -10   21:33 CLST  00:33 UT   SidTim   28 deg  Zeropoint; standards
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Eve. -14   21:56 CLST  00:56 UT   SidTim   34 deg  Begin obstac
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Eve. -18   22:20 CLST  01:20 UT   SidTim   40 deg  Last chance standards
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Midpoint   01:42 CLST  04:42 UT   SidTim   90 deg  
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Moonrise   02:28 CLST  05:28 UT   SidTim  102 deg  
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Morn -18   05:03 CLST  08:03 UT   SidTim  141 deg  Begin astronomical twilight
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Morn Std   05:27 CLST  08:27 UT   SidTim  147 deg  End obstac; begin standards
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Morn -10   05:50 CLST  08:50 UT   SidTim  153 deg  
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Sunrise    06:31 CLST  09:31 UT   SidTim  163 deg  
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Moon position (deg): RA 194.1, Dec -1.9 Phase: 0.441
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</pre>
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h3. Weather Conditions
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* Scattered clouds 3pm, we'll see if blows over
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* "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
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h3. Observing Plan and Goals for the Night
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* Evening standards (using calspec):
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<pre>
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UT Date = '2016/12/22 00:33'     Local time = 21:33
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MaxVis                ra 06:30:00  dec -58:45:00  secz 1.7
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SDSSJ2300-0000        ra 23:00:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.6
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SDSSJ0200-0000        ra 02:00:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.2
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</pre>
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* Obstac (Mostly wide field)
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* Morning standards (using calspec):
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<pre>
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UT Date = '2016/12/22 08:27'     Local time = 05:27
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E6-A                  ra 14:45:33  dec -45:15:34  secz 1.9
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MaxVis                ra 06:30:00  dec -58:45:00  secz 1.4
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SDSSJ0958-0010        ra 09:58:00  dec -00:10:00  secz 1.2
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</pre>
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h3.No 4pm meeting today
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Apparently gps file gets loaded at the end of the day, there was confusion last night, but the gps file is there now.