Sunday, June 20, 2021

Night Log 2021-06-19

SA: Solohery
SO: Xola
Others: Arlin, Thea

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Another night with fairly stable seeing. We completed 16 blocks.



Science data taken for:
2021-1-SCI-006 P2 RSS (Galaxies responsible for ultrastrong MgII absorption.)
2021-1-MLT-008 P2 RSS (Redshift measurements of BL Lacs for the CTA project)
2018-2-MLT-005 P2 RSS (Probing the winds from massive binary star supernova progenitors)
2018-2-LSP-001 P2 RSS (Observing optical counterparts of transient objects)
2020-2-SCI-042 P2 RSS (Finding young stars and their planets)
2020-1-MLT-008 P2 RSS (x6) (Obtaining redshifts for G4Jy sources - the brightest radio galaxies in the southern sky)
2021-1-SCI-005 P3 RSS (x2) (Probing the quasar outflows.)
2021-1-MLT-005 P3 RSS (Tracing the history of extreme helium stars)
2018-2-MLT-003 P4 RSS (x2) (Looking at chromospheric emission in stars which host exoplanets)

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Saturday, June 19, 2021

Night Log 2021-06-18

SA: Solohery
SO: Xola
Others: Encarni, Etienne fixed RSS filter got stuck

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Summary
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A productive night with fairly stable seeing and humidity. We observed 17 blocks with mixed priority.

Science data taken for:
2018-2-MLT-005 P0 RSS (x2) (Probing the winds from massive binary star supernova progenitors)
2018-2-LSP-001 P0 RSS (x2) (Observing optical counterparts of transient objects)
2021-1-MLT-007 P0 RSS (Observations of supernovae, near and far. @_sublunar_)
2019-2-MLT-004 P2 RSS (Monitoring the line emission in Southern Galactic Be/X-ray binaries)
2018-1-MLT-002 P2 RSS (Longterm observations of a Be XRB)
2020-1-MLT-008 P2 RSS (x4) (Obtaining redshifts for G4Jy sources - the brightest radio galaxies in the southern sky)
2021-1-SCI-025 P3 RSS (Diffuse ionized gas in galaxies with and without a molecular ISM.)
2021-1-SCI-028 P3 RSS (The SAGA Survey (https://sagasurvey.org))
2021-1-SCI-005 P3 RSS (x3) (Probing the quasar outflows.)
2018-2-MLT-003 P4 RSS (Looking at chromospheric emission in stars which host exoplanets)

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Friday, June 18, 2021

Night Log 2021-06-17

SA: Solohery
SO: Xola
Others: Etienne, Arlin

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We opened up at late part of the night but did not get data as we had problems with mini-OCS.

No science data taken.

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Thursday, June 17, 2021

Night Log 2021-06-16

SA: Solohery
SO: Xola
Others:

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Entire night lost to weather.

No science data taken.

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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Night Log 2021-06-15

SA: Encarni
SO: Veronica
Others:

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Entire night lost to bad weather.

No science data taken.

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Monday, June 14, 2021

Night Log 2021-06-13

SA: Encarni
SO: Veronica
Others:

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Summary
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The night started clear with reasonable seeing, but around 12:30 it got cloudy with poor seeing.


Science data taken for:
2018-2-LSP-001 P0 RSS (Observing optical counterparts of transient objects)
2020-2-MLT-006 P2 RSS (x2) (SALT Spectroscopic Survey of IR 12MGS Seyfert Galaxies)
2021-1-SCI-027 P2 RSS (Monitoring spectropolarimetric behavior of blazars)
2020-2-SCI-031 P2 RSS (Spectroscopy of ultra-diffuse galaxies)
2020-1-MLT-008 P2 RSS (x4) (Obtaining redshifts for G4Jy sources - the brightest radio galaxies in the southern sky)
2021-1-SCI-006 P2 RSS (x2) (Galaxies responsible for ultrastrong MgII absorption.)
2020-2-MLT-005 P2 RSS (Local Volume as a benchmark of the near-field cosmology: study the most isolated galaxy population)
2021-1-SCI-005 P3 RSS (Probing the quasar outflows.)
2018-2-MLT-003 P4 RSS (x2) (Looking at chromospheric emission in stars which host exoplanets)
2021-1-SCI-032 P4 RSS (Building a sample of AGN-dust dominated galaxies)

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Sunday, June 13, 2021

Night Log 2021-06-12

SA: Encarni
SO: Veronica
Others:

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Summary
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Lots of cloud at the beginning of the night and we even had to close for a while. It cleared after ~2am. Unfortunately, a technical problem with RSS forced us to close at 4:40.


Science data taken for:
2021-1-SCI-027 P1 RSS (Monitoring spectropolarimetric behavior of blazars)
2020-2-MLT-005 P2 RSS (Local Volume as a benchmark of the near-field cosmology: study the most isolated galaxy population)
2018-2-LSP-001 P2 RSS (Observing optical counterparts of transient objects)
2020-1-MLT-008 P2 RSS (x3) (Obtaining redshifts for G4Jy sources - the brightest radio galaxies in the southern sky)
2021-1-MLT-008 P2 RSS (Redshift measurements of BL Lacs for the CTA project)
2020-2-SCI-042 P2 RSS (x4) (Finding young stars and their planets)
2021-1-MLT-005 P3 RSS (Tracing the history of extreme helium stars)
2018-2-MLT-003 P4 RSS (Looking at chromospheric emission in stars which host exoplanets)

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