Thursday, June 29, 2017

Night Log 2017-06-28

SA: Brent
SO: Veronica
Others: Eben and SKA visitors

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High humidity all day and all night. No observations tonight.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Night Log 2017-06-27

SA: �ric
SO: Thea
Others: Techops and various visitors, Brent for handover

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All night lost to weather. We tried one observation but the cloud coverage was too bad.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Night Log 2017-06-26

SA: �ric
SO: Thea
Others:

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Weather prevented us form observing, except during a very short period of time in the middle of the night.
2017-1-MLT-012 P4 HRS (Detailled study of CEMP stars identified in the RAVE survey)

Monday, June 26, 2017

Night Log 2017-06-25

SA: �ric
SO: Thea
Others:

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A very productive night, with excellent weather conditions.
We have obtained data for:

2017-1-SCI-005 P0 RSS (Classification of possible supernovae)
2017-1-SCI-038 P1 HRS (HRS observations of symbiotic stars)
2017-1-SCI-011 P1 RSS (Galaxies responsible for ultrastrong MgII absorption.)
2017-1-SCI-040 P2 RSS (Probing the winds from massive binary star supernova progenitors)
2017-1-MLT-010 P2 HRS (x2) (Searching for evolved binary stars with long orbital periods)
2017-1-MLT-001 P2 HRS (Study of long-period eclipsing binaries)
2017-1-SCI-055 P2 RSS (x2) (Identifying galaxies in massive clusters in the early Universe)
2017-1-SCI-034 P2 RSS (Measuring Galaxy Kinematics For Construction of the Velocity Function)
2017-1-SCI-050 P2 RSS (x2) (Identifying and studying galaxy winds, outflows and ionized gas that is outside of galaxy disks.)
2017-1-SCI-056 P3 RSS (Unveiling powerful hidden black holes: spectroscopy of WISE-selected obscured quasars)
2017-1-SCI-016 P3 RSS (Lyman alpha halos around newly found z>3 QSOs)
2017-1-MLT-012 P4 HRS (Detailled study of CEMP stars identified in the RAVE survey)
2017-1-SCI-024 P4 RSS (Classification of rapidly varying stars)

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Night Log 2017-06-24

SA: �ric
SO: Thea
Others:

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A productive night with long observations done during a good night with good weather and good observing conditions.
We obtained data for:
2017-1-SCI-031 P1 SCAM (Deep Halpha imaging of old Nova Shells)
2017-1-SCI-063 P2 SCAM (Studying the long-term behavior of classical novae after their eruptions)
2016-2-LSP-001 P2 RSS (Observing optical counterparts of transient objects)
2017-1-SCI-055 P2 RSS (x2) (Identifying galaxies in massive clusters in the early Universe)
2017-1-SCI-034 P2 RSS (Measuring Galaxy Kinematics For Construction of the Velocity Function)
2017-1-SCI-056 P3 RSS (x2) (Unveiling powerful hidden black holes: spectroscopy of WISE-selected obscured quasars)
2017-1-MLT-006 P4 RSS (Monitoring the X-ray bright sgB[e] stars in Magellanic Clouds cc. @astro_Liz)

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Night Log 2017-06-23

SA: �ric
SO: Thea
Others:

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A productive night, with good conditions and stable weather.
We have obtained data for :
2016-2-LSP-001 P0 RSS (x2) (Observing optical counterparts of transient objects)
2017-1-SCI-005 P0 RSS (Classification of possible supernovae)
2017-1-SCI-038 P1 HRS (HRS observations of symbiotic stars)
2017-1-SCI-061 P1 RSS (Confirmation and redshift determination of galaxy clusters.)
2017-1-SCI-034 P2 RSS (Measuring Galaxy Kinematics For Construction of the Velocity Function)
2017-1-SCI-053 P2 RSS (Study of unclassified extragalactic NuSTAR serendipitous sources)
2017-1-SCI-055 P2 RSS (Identifying galaxies in massive clusters in the early Universe)
2017-1-SCI-011 P2 RSS (Galaxies responsible for ultrastrong MgII absorption.)
2017-1-MLT-013 P2 HRS (Asteroseismology of close binary stars with mass transfer.)
2017-1-SCI-054 P2 RSS (x2) (A kinematic study of extraplanar gas in spiral galaxies with a range of SFRs)
2017-1-SCI-056 P3 RSS (Unveiling powerful hidden black holes: spectroscopy of WISE-selected obscured quasars)

Friday, June 23, 2017

Night Log 2017-06-22

SA: �ric
SO: Thea
Others:

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No observations, all night lost to weather.