Sunday, June 24, 2018

Night Log 2018-06-23

SA: Itumeleng
SO: Fred
Others:

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No blocks observed tonight due to high humidity and low clouds.

No science data taken.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Night Log 2018-06-22

SA: Itumeleng
SO: Fred
Others:

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Full night of observations with a mixture of high and low priority blocks observed.

Science data taken for:
2016-2-LSP-001 P0 RSS (Observing optical counterparts of transient objects)
2017-2-SCI-037 P1 RSS (Study of unclassified extragalactic NuSTAR serendipitous sources)
2016-2-LSP-001 P1 HRS (x3) (Observing optical counterparts of transient objects)
2018-1-MLT-005 P1 HRS (HRS observations of symbiotic stars)
2018-1-SCI-027 P2 RSS (Linear spectropolarimetry across H_alpha and H_beta lines of Herbig Ae/Be stars)
2018-1-SCI-029 P3 RSS (x5) (SALT Spectroscopic Survey of IR 12MGS Seyfert Galaxies )
2018-1-MLT-008 P3 HRS (Central stars of mid-infrared nebulae discovered with Spitzer and WISE)
2017-2-MLT-006 P3 HRS (x2) (Studying the composition of Binary stars to estimate their ages)
2018-1-SCI-016 P4 HRS (Characterising the host star and protoplanetary disk environment in nearby young star systems)
2017-1-MLT-010 P4 HRS (Searching for evolved binary stars with long orbital periods)

Friday, June 22, 2018

Night Log 2018-06-21

SA: Itumeleng
SO: Fred
Others:

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No observations tonight. Broken bolts still in the process of being repaired.

No science data taken.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Night Log 2018-06-18

SA: Rudi
SO: Thea
Others: Stephanie

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We were closed all night due to the weather. No data taken.

No science data taken.

Monday, June 18, 2018

Night Log 2018-06-17

SA: Rudi
SO: Thea
Others: Stephanie

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Bad weather conditions kept us closed for most of the night. We managed to squeeze a couple of observations in before the clouds and rain arrived.

Science data taken for:
2018-1-SCI-029 P3 RSS (SALT Spectroscopic Survey of IR 12MGS Seyfert Galaxies )
2018-1-MLT-009 P3 HRS (Follow-up of interesting binaries and high-order multiple systems uncovered with the Gaia-ESO Survey)

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Night Log 2018-06-16

SA: Rudi
SO: Thea
Others: Stephanie

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The weather had us closed for the first half of the night and telescope problems prevented us from using the last half of the night. A few blocks observed in the middle though.

Science data taken for:
2016-2-LSP-001 P0 RSS (Observing optical counterparts of transient objects)
2017-1-MLT-010 P1 HRS (Searching for evolved binary stars with long orbital periods)
2018-1-MLT-009 P3 HRS (Follow-up of interesting binaries and high-order multiple systems uncovered with the Gaia-ESO Survey)

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Night Log 2018-06-15

SA: Rudi
SO: Thea
Others: Stephanie

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Entire night lost to weather.

No science data taken.