Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Night Log 2016-10-03

SA: Marissa
SO: Veronica
Others: Enrico. Keith for auto-collimator work. Thabelo for PFIS.


Clear night with marginal seeing. Used ~2hrs to adjust and then tweak the auto-collimator settings to improve Image Quality. More than an hour lost due to technical difficulties.

Data taken for:

2016-1-COM-005 P0 RSS (Polarimetry test proposal)
2016-1-SCI-022 P1 RSS (Searching for high redshift quasars for the MeerKAT Absorption Line Survey (MALS))
2016-1-SCI-011 P1 RSS (Dark energy and the expansion rate of the Universe from quasar monitoring.)
2016-1-MLT-006 P2 HRS (Orbital period search of possible binary system)
2016-1-SCI-024 P2 HRS (Hunting for Ultra-Metal Poor stars: a quest to find the first generation of stars)
2016-1-SCI-029 P2 HRS (Probing Supernovae Chemical Yields with Magellanic Cloud B-type Stars)

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