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Night Log 2020-10-27

28 Oct 2020, 05:50 UTC
Night Log 2020-10-27
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SA: Encarni
SO: Veronica
Others: Ros, Lisa, Mpati, Xola and Evelyn (SO interviewees)


The fibre link between Cape Town and Sutherland was still down at the beginning of the night. SALT Astronomer Ros, who was at SALT conducting interviews for a new Operator, got started with the observations until Veronica and Encarni were finally able to connect (albeit through a still very slow network) at around midnight. The network was finally restored at 1am. Had a few technical issues and some thin cloud tonight.

Science data taken for:
2018-2-LSP-001 P1 HRS (Observing optical counterparts of transient objects)
2019-1-MLT-003 P1 HRS (A SALT survey of chemically-peculiar hot subdwarfs.)
2020-1-SCI-004 P2 RSS (Population study of stellar rotation rates in open clusters)
2020-1-SCI-013 P2 RSS (x2) (Finding young stars and their planets)
2019-1-MLT-008 P2 HRS (HRS monitoring of yellow symbiotic systems)
2018-2-LSP-001 P2 RSS (Observing optical counterparts of transient objects)
2019-2-SCI-006 P3 HRS (Investigating the multiplicity of WR stars)
2020-1-MLT-008 P3 RSS (Obtaining redshifts for G4Jy sources - the brightest radio galaxies in the southern sky)


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