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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)

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Summary
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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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