Monday, July 15, 2019

Night Log 2019-07-14

SA: Alexei
SO: Veronica
Others:

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=> Very stable night with bright Moon and good to moderate seeing.
Many blocks of different priorities were observed.

Science data taken for:
2018-2-MLT-005 P0 RSS (x4) (Probing the winds from massive binary star supernova progenitors)
2019-1-MLT-003 P1 RSS (x2) (A SALT survey of chemically-peculiar hot subdwarfs.)
2018-2-LSP-001 P2 HRS (Observing optical counterparts of transient objects)
2018-2-MLT-007 P2 HRS (x7) (Searching for evolved binary stars with long orbital periods)
2019-1-SCI-013 P3 HRS (Metallicity of RR Lyrae)
2019-1-SCI-020 P3 RSS (Following fast-moving stars found by Gaia. @_sublunar_ @kenjshen)
2019-1-SCI-024 P3 HRS (Observations of new roAp stars @dlhwp)
2019-1-MLT-002 P3 HRS (Spectroscopic observations of central stars of mid-infrared nebulae)

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Night Log 2019-07-13

SA: Alexei
SO: Veronica
Others:

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=> Clear bright Moon night with moderate seeing. Many blocks were observed, but only part of them were high priority blocks.

Science data taken for:
2019-1-MLT-001 P1 RSS (Understanding the galaxy-halo connection in brightest group galaxies)
2019-1-COM-002 P1 HRS (Getting the HRS tuned up for exoplanet science)
2018-2-MLT-005 P1 RSS (x3) (Probing the winds from massive binary star supernova progenitors)
2018-2-LSP-001 P2 HRS (Observing optical counterparts of transient objects)
2018-2-MLT-007 P3 HRS (x4) (Searching for evolved binary stars with long orbital periods)
2019-1-MLT-008 P3 HRS (x2) (HRS monitoring of yellow symbiotic systems)
2018-2-MLT-003 P4 RSS (Looking at chromospheric emission in stars which host exoplanets)
2019-1-MLT-003 P4 RSS (A SALT survey of chemically-peculiar hot subdwarfs.)
2018-1-MLT-005 P4 HRS (x2) (HRS observations of symbiotic stars)

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Night Log 2019-07-12

SA: Alexei
SO: Veronica
Others: Danny, Tamara for a while

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=> Very stable night with grey Moon and good seeing. Many different blocks were observed.

Science data taken for:
2019-1-MLT-005 P1 RSS (Spectral survey of candidate unusual nearby void dwarfs)
2018-1-MLT-005 P1 HRS (x2) (HRS observations of symbiotic stars)
2019-1-COM-002 P1 HRS (x2) (Getting the HRS tuned up for exoplanet science)
2018-2-LSP-001 P2 HRS (x2) (Observing optical counterparts of transient objects)
2019-1-MLT-002 P3 HRS (Spectroscopic observations of central stars of mid-infrared nebulae)
2018-2-MLT-007 P3 HRS (x4) (Searching for evolved binary stars with long orbital periods)
2019-1-SCI-019 P3 RSS (Probing the outflows from quasars)
2019-1-SCI-018 P3 RSS (Looking for extened Lyman alpha halos around quasars)
2019-1-MLT-008 P3 HRS (HRS monitoring of yellow symbiotic systems)
2019-1-SCI-036 P4 HRS (Spectroscopy of TESS targets)

Friday, July 12, 2019

Night Log 2019-07-11

SA: Alexei
SO: Veronica
Others: Danny, Tamara for a while

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=> Nice clear photometric grey night with variable seeing from good to moderate. Many different science blocks were observed.

Science data taken for:
2019-1-MLT-009 P0 HRS (Monitoring the spectral variation of white dwarf with massive Be type companions)
2019-1-SCI-026 P1 RSS (Characterising the UV emission in hyperluminous, dust-obscured quasars)
2019-1-MLT-005 P1 RSS (Spectral survey of candidate unusual nearby void dwarfs)
2019-1-COM-002 P1 HRS (x3) (Getting the HRS tuned up for exoplanet science)
2019-1-MLT-002 P2 RSS (Spectroscopic observations of central stars of mid-infrared nebulae)
2018-1-SCI-037 P2 RSS (Reverberation mapping of active galactic nuclei.)
2019-1-SCI-004 P2 RSS (Spectroscopic observations of candidate massive stars around the blue supergiant MN18)
2018-2-MLT-007 P3 HRS (x3) (Searching for evolved binary stars with long orbital periods)
2019-1-SCI-028 P3 RSS (Measure the rotation curves of infrared-selected super spiral galaxies.)
2019-1-SCI-018 P3 RSS (Looking for extened Lyman alpha halos around quasars)
2018-2-MLT-005 P3 RSS (x3) (Probing the winds from massive binary star supernova progenitors)
2018-2-MLT-006 P3 RSS (Study of unclassified extragalactic NuSTAR serendipitous sources)

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Night Log 2019-07-10

SA: Alexei
SO: Veronica
Others: Danny, Tamara for a while

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=> Clear and photometric night, but with moderate seeing. Many different block were done anyway.

Science data taken for:
2019-1-MLT-009 P0 HRS (Monitoring the spectral variation of white dwarf with massive Be type companions)
2019-1-COM-002 P1 HRS (x3) (Getting the HRS tuned up for exoplanet science)
2019-1-SCI-023 P1 RSS (x2) (Obtaining spectra for transient AGNs after the ignition of radio activity in 2012.)
2018-1-MLT-005 P1 HRS (HRS observations of symbiotic stars)
2019-1-SCI-004 P2 RSS (x3) (Spectroscopic observations of candidate massive stars around the blue supergiant MN18)
2018-2-MLT-007 P2 HRS (x2) (Searching for evolved binary stars with long orbital periods)
2019-1-LSP-001 P3 RSS (x2) (Tracing the evolution of the most massive galaxies in the universe)
2019-1-SCI-028 P3 RSS (Measure the rotation curves of infrared-selected super spiral galaxies.)
2019-1-MLT-002 P3 HRS (Spectroscopic observations of central stars of mid-infrared nebulae)
2019-1-SCI-018 P3 RSS (Looking for extened Lyman alpha halos around quasars)

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Night Log 2019-07-09

SA: Dani��l
SO: Thea
Others: Veronica (for handover), Danny

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Clear night with relatively stable seeing. We completed several blocks with mixed priorities.

Science data taken for:
2019-1-MLT-001 P1 RSS (Understanding the galaxy-halo connection in brightest group galaxies)
2018-2-LSP-001 P2 HRS (x2) (Observing optical counterparts of transient objects)
2019-1-MLT-002 P3 HRS (Spectroscopic observations of central stars of mid-infrared nebulae)
2019-1-SCI-030 P3 RSS (Searching for AGN undetected in X-ray surveys. )
2018-2-MLT-007 P3 HRS (x6) (Searching for evolved binary stars with long orbital periods)
2019-1-MLT-007 P3 RSS (Probing the nature of TeV and neutrino candidate blazars)
2018-2-MLT-005 P3 RSS (Probing the winds from massive binary star supernova progenitors)
2019-1-SCI-036 P4 HRS (Spectroscopy of TESS targets)
2018-1-MLT-005 P4 HRS (HRS observations of symbiotic stars)
2019-1-MLT-003 P4 RSS (x2) (A SALT survey of chemically-peculiar hot subdwarfs.)

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Night Log 2019-07-08

SA: Dani��l
SO: Thea
Others:

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Whole night lost to weather, no science data taken.

No science data taken.