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Nightly Observing Plan for MJD 57386 (starting evening of 2015/12/29)

DES (2012B-0001)

Observers

  • David Gerdes (Observer 1 / RM)
  • Stephanie Jouvel (Observer 2)

CTIO Staff

  • Claudio Aguilera
  • Manuel Hernandez
  • Carlos Corco

Almanac

mjd 57386, date 20151229, Site CTIO, UT-offset 3 hr
Current local time 15:48 CLST     UT 18:48     SidTim 20:37
Sunset     20:55 CLST  23:55 UT   SidTim   26 deg  
Eve. -10   21:36 CLST  00:36 UT   SidTim   36 deg  Zeropoint; standards
Eve. -14   21:59 CLST  00:59 UT   SidTim   42 deg  Begin obstac
Eve. -18   22:23 CLST  01:23 UT   SidTim   48 deg  Last chance standards
Moonrise   23:51 CLST  02:51 UT   SidTim   70 deg  
Midpoint   01:45 CLST  04:45 UT   SidTim   98 deg  
Morn -18   05:07 CLST  08:07 UT   SidTim  149 deg  Begin astronomical twilight
Morn Std   05:31 CLST  08:31 UT   SidTim  155 deg  End obstac; begin standards
Morn -10   05:54 CLST  08:54 UT   SidTim  161 deg  
Sunrise    06:35 CLST  09:35 UT   SidTim  171 deg  
Moon position (deg): RA 156.9, Dec 8.6 Phase: 0.690

Weather Conditions

Observing Plan and Goals for the Night

  • Work going on in dome, unable to do afternoon calibrations.
  • evening standards (if clear) [Yzirg ordered scripts]
UT Date = '2015/12/30 00:36'     Local time = 21:36
SDSSJ2300-0000        ra 23:00:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.8
SDSSJ0000-0000        ra 00:00:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.4
SDSSJ0200-0000        ra 02:00:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.2
  • Force E1 SN field via script
  • Obstac: should choose X3g, X3r, X3z.
  • Marcelle's GW script (40 min)
  • Obstac: should choose C3i
  • Stop obstac before it can begin C3z and force C2 field via script
  • Additional wide-survey exposures from Eric's script if time permits.
  • middle-of-night standards (if clear) [grizY ordered scripts]
SDSSJ0933-0005        ra 09:33:00  dec -00:05:00  secz 1.7
SDSSJ0320-0000        ra 03:20:00  dec +00:00:00  secz 1.6
MaxVis                ra 06:30:00  dec -58:45:00  secz 1.1

Notes from the 4PM Meeting and Additional Comments.

Work going on in dome during afternoon to repair broken motor.

Notes from Observers

See Night summary

Notes on Analyses of Night's Data: