Sunday, July 24, 2016

Night Log 2016-07-23

SA: Marissa
SO: Fred
Others: Rudi (in training)

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Lost the night to high humidity and sub-zero temperatures.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Night Log 2016-07-22

SA: Marissa
SO: Fred
Others: Rudi (in training)

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Snow tonight. Then sub-zero temperatures. No data taken.

Friday, July 22, 2016

Night Log 2016-07-21

SA: Marissa
SO: Fred
Others: Rudi (in training)

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Closed all night with high humidity and clouds.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Night Log 2016-07-20

SA: Marissa
SO: Fred
Others: Rudi (in training)

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High wind-speed and high humidity kept us closed, except for a very brief opportunity to get data for:

2016-1-MLT-001 P3 RSS (Kinematics of Bulge Miras)

Used the downtime for weekly closed-dome calibrations.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Night Log 2016-07-19

SA: �ric
SO: Veronica
Others: Rudim, Enrico, Marissa, Fred

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We lost half of the night to clouds.
We could get data for the following programs:
2016-1-SCI-058 P2 HRS (Testing the theoretical prediction about the spin of the most massive stars in a binary system.)
2016-1-SCI-005 P2 RSS (Spectra of dwarf and tidal dwarf galaxies)
2016-1-MLT-001 P3 RSS (x2) (Kinematics of Bulge Miras)
2016-1-SCI-036 P3 HRS (Study of the evolution of massive stars in our Galaxy.)
2016-1-MLT-003 P4 RSS (x9) (Spectroscopic observations of bright RR Lyrae variables)
2016-1-SCI-057 P4 SCAM (Studying the long-term behavior of classical novae after their eruptions)

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Night Log 2016-07-18

SA: �ric
SO: Veronica
Others:

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Despite a quite uncooperative weather (we lost a few hours to clouds) we could gather data for the following programs:
2016-1-SCI-002 P1 HRS (High resolution spectroscopic abundance measurements of RGBs in NGC 6681, NGC 6584 and NGC 7099)
2016-1-SCI-032 P1 HRS (Evolved binaries in the Magellanic Clouds)
2016-1-SCI-043 P2 RSS (Spectrophotometry of Magellanic symbiotic stars)
2016-1-MLT-003 P4 RSS (x2) (Spectroscopic observations of bright RR Lyrae variables)
2016-1-SCI-057 P4 SCAM (Studying the long-term behavior of classical novae after their eruptions)

Monday, July 18, 2016

Night Log 2016-07-17

SA: �ric
SO: Veronica
Others:

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A failry productinve night. We lost half of it due to weather, but we could gather a lot of data for many programs.

2016-1-COM-008 P1 HRS (Laser Frequency Comb commissionning)
2016-1-MLT-007 P3 RSS (Observations of supernovae, near and far.)
2016-1-SCI-052 P3 RSS (Stars with close-in planets: are the planets losing mass? Do they stimulate stellar flares?)
2016-1-MLT-003 P4 RSS (x7) (Spectroscopic observations of bright RR Lyrae variables)