Saturday, January 22, 2022

Night Log 2022-01-21

SA: Solohery
SO: Xola
Others: Jonathan

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A relatively good night with reasonably stable seeing. We managed to complete 10 blocks of high priorities.

Science data taken for:
2018-2-MLT-005 P0 RSS (Probing the winds from massive binary star supernova progenitors)
2021-1-MLT-007 P0 RSS (Observations of supernovae, near and far. @_sublunar_)
2021-2-SCI-016 P2 HRS (Tracing the trajectory of a bright binary star system)
2020-2-SCI-042 P2 RSS (Finding young stars and their planets)
2020-2-MLT-003 P2 HRS (Follow-up of rare SB4 discovered in Gaia-ESO, GALAH and APOGEE)
2020-1-MLT-008 P2 RSS (x4) (Obtaining redshifts for G4Jy sources - the brightest radio galaxies in the southern sky)
2021-1-SCI-008 P3 HRS (Study of RV Tauri stars without a circumbinary disc.)

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Friday, January 21, 2022

Night Log 2022-01-20

SA: Solohery
SO: Xola
Others: Jonathan, Thea, Encarni

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The night was lost due to unavailability of cameras for acquisition. Both SCAM and BCAM are offline.

No science data taken.

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Thursday, January 20, 2022

Night Log 2022-01-19

SA: Solohery
SO: Xola
Others: Jonathan

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A night with clear skies and stable seeing. We managed to observe a large number of higher priority blocks tonight.


Science data taken for:
2021-2-LSP-001 P2 RSS (Followup of Transients)
2021-1-MLT-005 P2 HRS (Tracing the history of extreme helium stars)
2020-1-MLT-008 P2 RSS (x5) (Obtaining redshifts for G4Jy sources - the brightest radio galaxies in the southern sky)
2021-2-SCI-001 P2 HRS (Spectroscopic orbits for two tidally tilted pulsators)
2020-2-SCI-042 P2 RSS (Finding young stars and their planets)
2021-1-SCI-008 P3 HRS (Study of RV Tauri stars without a circumbinary disc.)
2021-1-MLT-005 P3 RSS (x2) (Tracing the history of extreme helium stars)
2019-1-MLT-008 P3 HRS (HRS monitoring of yellow symbiotic systems)
2021-2-SCI-027 P3 RSS (Characterizing stars that host a wide brown dwarf companion.)

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Night Log 2022-01-18

SA: Encarni
SO: Thea
Others: Xola for handover, Deneys to check the guider prepositioning works.

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Summary
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A very productive clear night with variable seeing.


Science data taken for:
2019-1-MLT-008 P1 HRS (x2) (HRS monitoring of yellow symbiotic systems)
2020-1-MLT-008 P2 RSS (x5) (Obtaining redshifts for G4Jy sources - the brightest radio galaxies in the southern sky)
2021-1-MLT-007 P2 HRS (Observations of supernovae, near and far. @_sublunar_)
2021-2-SCI-016 P2 HRS (Tracing the trajectory of a bright binary star system)
2018-2-MLT-005 P2 RSS (Probing the winds from massive binary star supernova progenitors)
2021-2-LSP-001 P2 RSS (Followup of Transients)
2021-2-SCI-001 P2 HRS (Spectroscopic orbits for two tidally tilted pulsators)
2021-1-SCI-008 P3 HRS (x2) (Study of RV Tauri stars without a circumbinary disc.)
2020-2-MLT-007 P3 HRS (HRS observations of a high mass binary system.)

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Night Log 2022-01-17

SA: Encarni
SO: Thea
Others: Danièl (for polarimetry calibrations). Deneys checking in for the changes to BCAM

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An incredibly frustrating night. We finally got clear weather and good seeing, and unfortunately a network problem that lasted all night prevented us from taking full advantage. :(

Science data taken for:
2020-2-SCI-042 P2 RSS (Finding young stars and their planets)
2021-1-SCI-007 P2 HRS (x2) (Probing the binarity of a sample of galactic proto-planetary nebulae)
2021-1-MLT-005 P2 HRS (x3) (Tracing the history of extreme helium stars)
2021-2-SCI-028 P3 HRS (Abundance of Type II Cepheids)

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Monday, January 17, 2022

Night Log 2022-01-16

SA: Encarni
SO: Thea
Others:

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A slow start to the night due to a technical problem with a dome sensor, and an early close due to humidity, but we still managed to observe quite a few high priority blocks.


Science data taken for:
2021-1-SCI-007 P2 HRS (Probing the binarity of a sample of galactic proto-planetary nebulae)
2020-1-MLT-008 P2 RSS (Obtaining redshifts for G4Jy sources - the brightest radio galaxies in the southern sky)
2021-2-SCI-027 P2 RSS (x2) (Characterizing stars that host a wide brown dwarf companion.)
2021-2-LSP-001 P2 RSS (Followup of Transients)
2021-2-SCI-001 P2 HRS (Spectroscopic orbits for two tidally tilted pulsators)
2021-1-MLT-005 P2 HRS (x2) (Tracing the history of extreme helium stars)
2021-2-SCI-016 P2 HRS (Tracing the trajectory of a bright binary star system)
2021-1-SCI-008 P3 HRS (x2) (Study of RV Tauri stars without a circumbinary disc.)

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Sunday, January 16, 2022

Night Log 2022-01-15

SA: Encarni
SO: Thea
Others:

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Most of the night lost to bad weather. We only managed to open for about an hour at the end of the night.

Science data taken for:
2018-2-MLT-005 P2 RSS (Probing the winds from massive binary star supernova progenitors)
2021-2-SCI-027 P2 RSS (Characterizing stars that host a wide brown dwarf companion.)
2021-1-MLT-005 P2 HRS (x2) (Tracing the history of extreme helium stars)

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