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P69-013: Resetting the clock: precision ephemerides for CW searches of Cyg X-2

P.I.: Thomas Killestein

This is a Monitoring program using FIES.

Instrument setup

  • FIES

  • Low-res fiber F1

Afternoon instructions

  • Run afternoon calibrations: fies-calibs -fib 1

Observing instructions

  • On the Queue page, make sure the OB-generated observing script is written to disk, or else 'compile'

  • Go to directory: cd ~/obs/scripts/69-013/ and do ls -lrt

  • Start the requested OB generated script

Program Tracking
Proposal 69-013
Semester P69: 20240401 - 20241001
Principal Investigator Thomas Killestein
Programme Resetting the clock: precision ephemerides for CW searches of Cyg X-2
Instrument FIES
Time Allocation 18 observations of Cyg X-2, 50m/obs.
Total Nights 15.0h
Type Mon
Notes Fixed dates to be scheduled
Total Time Spent 03:14 (hh:mm)
Proposal Date Time Type Targets Files Comments Status
69-013 2024-05-21 00:49 Mon CygX-2 FIHe210133 - FIHe210135 Observed with clear sky and seeing around 1 arcsec. S/N estimates from exposure meter were 42 (O9), 44 (F3), 56 (G7) and 97 (M2). Observed
69-013 2024-05-25 00:47 Mon CygX-2 FIHe250144 - FIHe250146 Target was observed successfully in clear sky with good seeing. Observed
69-013 2024-06-08 00:49 Mon CygX-2 FIHf080078 - FIHf080080 Target observed. Clear skies, great conditions. Observed
69-013 2024-06-16 00:49 Mon CygX-2 FIHf160083 - FIHf160085 Target observed with clear skies and sub arcsec seeing. Observed


The above information is collected from the ToO/Mon reports that have been created by the observer.

Should any of the observations have been carried out using the OB system, you will find additional information HERE

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