Sunday, February 8, 2015

Night Log 2015-02-07

SA: Luke
SO: Veronica


A near textbook observing night with great seeing, few minor technical issues and calm, clear (if brightly moon illuminated) skies. Ten blocks including 5x P2s, 4x P3s, 1x P4 observed with RSS and HRS, as well as Fabry-Perot calibrations, extensive HRS calibrations and an HRS radial velocity standard in dusk twilight.

Data taken for:
2014-2-SCI-016 P2 HRS (x3) (Investigating the birth and evolution of X-ray binaries through their radial motion.)
2014-2-SCI-058 P2 HRS (Accretion in Young Binary Star Systems)
2014-1-MLT-001 P2 RSS (Observations of supernovae, near and far.)
2014-2-SCI-028 P2 HRS (To determine if C enhanced Metal-poor stars without heavy element enhancement is due to binarity.)
2014-2-SCI-045 P3 HRS (Chemical composition determination of LBVs in the Southern Hemisphere.)
2014-2-SCI-047 P3 RSS (Study of the properties of thin and thick disks of galaxy IC2531)
2014-2-SCI-001 P3 HRS (Searching for circumbinary planets)
2014-2-MLT-003 P4 RSS (Study, and detailed classification, of a number of proposed very cool astronomical objects)

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