Sunday, November 18, 2018

Night Log 2018-11-17

SA: Alexei
SO: Fred
Others:

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=> The whole night was lost due to clouds. We were able to observe only one traget tonight.

Science data taken for:
2018-2-SCI-017 P2 RSS (Characterising pulsating stars @dlhwp)

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Night Log 2018-11-16

SA: Alexei
SO: Fred
Others:

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=> Night with good seeing but variable clouds from thin to thick in the morning. Observed the whole night anyway.

Science data taken for:
2018-2-SCI-029 P0 HRS (Exoplanets from TESS with @EllieInSpace)
2018-2-LSP-001 P0 RSS (Observing optical counterparts of transient objects)
2018-1-MLT-005 P1 HRS (HRS observations of symbiotic stars)
2018-1-MLT-007 P1 HRS (Physical parameters determination for a Cepheid in an eclipsing binary system.)
2018-2-SCI-021 P1 HRS (HRS spectroscopy of yellow symbiotic systems)
2018-2-SCI-006 P1 HRS (Measuring the interstellar abundance of lithium in the Large Magellanic Cloud)
2018-1-MLT-009 P3 HRS (Follow-up of interesting binaries and high-order multiple systems uncovered with the Gaia-ESO Survey)
2018-2-SCI-004 P3 HRS (Characterising the host star and protoplanetary disk environment in nearby young star systems)

Friday, November 16, 2018

Night Log 2018-11-15

SA: Alexei
SO: Fred
Others:

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=> Stable night with good seeing but thin clouds. Many high priority block were observed. No any technical issues.

Science data taken for:
2018-1-MLT-005 P1 HRS (HRS observations of symbiotic stars)
2018-2-SCI-006 P1 HRS (Measuring the interstellar abundance of lithium in the Large Magellanic Cloud)
2018-2-SCI-016 P1 HRS (roAp binaries @dlhwp)
2018-1-MLT-007 P1 HRS (Physical parameters determination for a Cepheid in an eclipsing binary system.)
2017-2-MLT-001 P1 RSS (Spectral survey of candidate unusual nearby void dwarfs)
2018-1-MLT-003 P2 RSS (Spectral study of starforming rings in S0 galaxies)
2018-2-MLT-001 P2 RSS (Interaction history of the LMC and SMC)
2018-2-SCI-033 P2 HRS ( Exploring helium stars - relics of stellar evolution and pointers to a turbulent history.)
2018-2-SCI-020 P2 RSS (Spectroscopic follow-up of strong gravitational lenses)
2018-2-SCI-021 P2 HRS (HRS spectroscopy of yellow symbiotic systems)
2018-2-MLT-004 P3 HRS (Spectroscopic investigations of Cepheids and stars belonging to Galactic open clusters)

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Night Log 2018-11-14

SA: Alexei
SO: Fred
Others:

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=> Clear night with moderate and variable seeing. Many high priority blocks were observed.

Science data taken for:
2018-2-LSP-001 P0 RSS (Observing optical counterparts of transient objects)
2018-2-SCI-006 P1 HRS (x2) (Measuring the interstellar abundance of lithium in the Large Magellanic Cloud)
2018-1-MLT-005 P1 HRS (x2) (HRS observations of symbiotic stars)
2018-2-MLT-001 P2 RSS (x2) (Interaction history of the LMC and SMC)
2015-2-MLT-006 P2 RSS (x2) (Characterising Strong Gravitational Lensing systems)

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Night Log 2018-11-13

SA: Rudi
SO: Fred
Others: Alexei for handover

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Did not open tonight due to clouds.

No science data taken.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Night Log 2018-11-12

SA: Rudi
SO: Veronica
Others:

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Did not open tonight due to clouds.

No science data taken.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Night Log 2018-11-11

SA: Rudi
SO: Veronica
Others:

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A mix high and low priority targets observed due to the changing weather conditions during the night. We also battled through a few technical issues.

Science data taken for:
2018-1-MLT-004 P1 RSS (Dark energy and the expansion rate of the Universe from quasar monitoring.)
2018-2-MLT-006 P2 RSS (Study of unclassified extragalactic NuSTAR serendipitous sources)
2018-2-SCI-033 P2 RSS ( Exploring helium stars - relics of stellar evolution and pointers to a turbulent history.)
2018-2-LSP-001 P2 RSS (x2) (Observing optical counterparts of transient objects)
2018-2-MLT-001 P2 RSS (x2) (Interaction history of the LMC and SMC)
2018-2-MLT-005 P2 RSS (Probing the winds from massive binary star supernova progenitors)
2015-2-MLT-006 P2 RSS (Characterising Strong Gravitational Lensing systems)
2017-1-MLT-004 P4 RSS (x2) (Monitoring the line emission in Southern Galactic Be/X-ray binaries)