I-GALFA Scheduled Observations

This is a summary of what has been observed to date and what is scheduled for the near future. Various other AO telescope schedule information is linked off the links page.

The field page describes the survey fields. Daily position and raw spectrum plots are also available.

Observing modes, observer names, and status colors are explained at bottom.

Start DateAST RangeLST RangedTFieldDayModeObsNotes
2009 Sep 12 Sat19:15 20:0018:16 19:013.00C32operec,sjg[C19] LSFS-last; bad 6b
RMS low (8.4)
fill for Aug 24 late start
FIELD C COMPLETE
PROBABLE END OF SURVEY
(pending full data check)
2009 Sep 11 Fri19:15 22:1518:12 21:123.00C31operec,sjg[C15] LSFS-last; bad 6b
RMS low (8.4)
rerun for Sep 2 wideband RFI
2009 Sep 10 Thu19:30 22:3018:23 21:233.00C30operjm,sjg[C18] LSFS-last; bad 6b
RMS low (8.3)
2009 Sep 09 Wed19:30 22:3018:19 21:193.00C29opereg,gsp[C16] LSFS-last; bad 6b
RMS low (8.1)
2009 Sep 08 Tue19:30 22:3018:15 21:153.00C28opereg,sjg[C24] LSFS-last; bad 6b
RMS low (8.4)
2009 Sep 07 Mon19:30 22:4518:11 21:263.25C27operic,gsp[C20] LSFS-last; bad 6b
RMS low(8.3)
2009 Sep 06 Sun19:45 22:4518:23 21:233.00C26operic,sjg[C16] LSFS-last; bad 6b
started 1.5h late; low-ish RMS (8.3)
2009 Sep 05 Sat19:45 22:4518:18 21:183.00C25operec,gsp[C07] LSFS-last; bad 6b
RMS low(8.5)
2009 Sep 02 Wed20:00 23:0018:21 21:213.00C24opereg,gsp[C15] LSFS-last; bad 6b; low rms
wideband RFI from Punta Salinas radar
GALSPECT narrowband ok; Mock not??
(tons of Mock PFB overflow messages)
2009 Sep 01 Tue20:00 23:0018:18 21:183.00C23opereg,sjg[C26] LSFS-last; bad 6b, low rms
2009 Aug 31 Mon20:00 23:0018:14 21:143.00C22operic,jhk[C25] LSFS-last; bad 6b, low rms
2009 Aug 30 Sun20:15 23:1518:25 21:253.00C21operic,jhk[C22] LSFS-last; bad 6b, low rms
2009 Aug 29 Sat20:15 23:1518:20 21:203.00C20operwp,jhk[C09] LSFS-last; bad 6b
low rms, about 8.5
2009 Aug 28 Fri20:15 23:1518:17 21:173.00C19operjm,jhk[C13] LSFS-last; bad 6b
low rms,about 8.5
2009 Aug 27 Thu20:15 23:1518:13 21:133.00C18operjm,ejk[C12] LSFS-last; bad 6b
low rms, mostly around 8
2009 Aug 26 Wed20:30 23:3018:24 21:243.00C17opereg,ejk[C21] LSFS-last; bad 6b
2009 Aug 25 Tue20:30 23:3018:20 21:203.00C16opereg,ejk[C14] LSFS-last; bad 6b
2009 Aug 24 Mon20:30 23:3018:16 21:163.00C15operic,ejk[C19] LSFS-last; bad-6b
2009 Aug 23 Sun20:45 23:4518:27 21:273.00C14operic,gsp[C11] LSFS-last; bad 6b
2009 Aug 17 Mon21:00 24:0018:19 21:193.00C13operic,pjp[C17] LSFS-last; bad 6b
2009 Aug 16 Sun21:00 24:0018:15 21:153.00C12operic,pjp[C03] LSFS-last; bad 6b?
2009 Aug 14 Fri21:15 00:1518:22 21:223.00C11operwp,gsp[C04] LSFS-last; bad 6b?
2009 Aug 13 Thu21:15 00:1518:18 21:183.00C10operwp,gsp[C06] LSFS-last; bad 6b?
2009 Aug 12 Wed21:15 00:1518:14 21:143.00C09operjm,gsp[C23] LSFS-last; bad 6b?; beam 2, 4 ok?
2009 Aug 11 Tue21:30 00:1518:25 21:102.75C08opereg,gsp[C18] LSFS-last; bad 6b?
started 1.4h late (GALSPECT problem?)
2009 Aug 05 Wed21:45 00:3018:17 21:022.75C07opereg,sjgALFA warm; session cancelled
2009 Aug 04 Tue21:30 00:4517:58 21:133.25B+C33+06opereg,sjg[B17] (redo start failed; no spectrometer)
+ [C02] (4m late; spectrometer restart)
FIELD B COMPLETE
2009 Aug 01 Sat22:00 00:4518:16 21:012.75C05operec,bck[C05] 6b bad?
2009 Jul 31 Fri22:15 01:0018:26 21:122.75C04operec,bck[C01] LSFS-last; 6b bad?
2009 Jul 15 Wed23:00 02:0018:08 21:083.00B+C32+03opernd,sjg[B17] missed; [C23] 30m late (disk)
need to redo; no data (ALFA cover on!)
2009 Jul 13 Mon23:00 02:1518:00 21:153.15B+C31+02operic,sjg[B19] (redo start) + [C10] LSFS-last
6b bad; ok otherwise
2009 Jul 12 Sun23:15 02:1518:11 21:113.00B+C30+01remsjgSTART FIELD C
[B16] (redo start) + [C08] LSFS-last
6b bad; ok otherwise
2009 Jul 11 Sat23:15 02:1518:07 21:073.00B29dirgsp[B01] (redo full); LSFS-last
2009 Jul 10 Fri23:15 02:0017:59 20:482.75B28dirgsp[B25] LSFS-last; 6b bad
2009 Jul 05 Sun23:30 02:1517:58 20:432.75B27dirgsp[B13] bad 6b; ok otherwise
2009 Jul 04 Sat23:45 02:1518:10 20:402.50B26dirgsp[B20] LSFS-last; 6b bad
2009 Jul 03 Fri23:45 02:3018:06 20:512.75B25dirgsp,jhk[B12] LSFS-last; 6b bad and high RMS
many Mock overflows
2009 Jun 25 Thu00:15 02:4518:00 20:302.50B24operic,sjg[B26]; no LSFS; 1482 MHz RFI
6b bad; many Mock overflows
high GALSPECT RMS
2009 Jun 15 Mon01:00 03:3018:06 20:362.50B23operec,gsp[B24] LSFS-last; bad 6b; bad RMS?
2009 Jun 14 Sun01:00 03:3018:01 20:322.50B22operjm,gsp[B22] LSFS-last; bad 6b; bad RMS?
2009 Jun 13 Sat01:00 03:3017:58 20:282.50B21operjm,gsp[B15] started 3m late; bad 6b; bad RMS?
2009 Jun 11 Thu01:15 03:4518:05 20:352.50B20operic,jhk[B16] LSFS-last; started 15 min late;
bad 6b;
2009 Jun 10 Wed01:15 04:0018:01 20:462.75B19operic,jhk[B21] LSFS-last; bad 6b; ok otherwise
2009 Jun 9 Tue01:15 04:0017:57 20:422.75B18operec,jhk[B19] started 17 min late; bad 6b
2009 Jun 8 Mon01:15 04:0017:53 20:392.75B17operec,jhk[B18] bad 6b
2009 Jun 7 Sun01:30 04:0018:04 20:342.50B16operjm,jhk[B23] LSFS-last ; bad 6b; OK otherwise
2009 Jun 6 Sat01:30 04:0018:00 20:312.50B15operjm,ejk[B17] started 4m late; bad 6b
2009 Jun 3 Wed01:45 04:1518:03 20:342.50B14operic,ejk[B08] LSFS-last; bad 6b; no MH files,
fits files OK
2009 Jun 2 Tue01:45 04:1518:00 20:302.50B13operec,ejk[B09]; bad 6b; ok otherwise
2009 Jun 1 Mon01:45 04:1517:55 20:262.50B12remsjg[B02]; bad 6b; ok otherwise
2009 May 31 Sun02:00 04:3018:07 20:372.50B11operjm,gsp[B13]; LSFS-last; cut short
Mock overflow, CIMA errors
and human confusion
2009 May 29 Fri02:00 04:3017:59 20:292.50B10opereg,gspno observations; Mock synthesizer off
2009 May 20 Wed02:30 05:0017:54 20:242.50B09operic,bck
gsp
[B07]; bad 6b; high beams RMS?
2009 May 19 Tue02:45 05:1518:04 20:352.50B08operec,bck
gsp
[B03]; LSFS-last; bad 6b; low 5b RMS?
many Mock PFB overflows
started 1m late
power glitch ~ 3:30 lost a few minutes
2009 May 18 Mon02:45 05:1518:00 20:312.50B07operec,bck
gsp
[B11]; bad 6b; high beam1 RMS?
2009 May 17 Sun02:45 05:1517:57 20:272.50B06operjm,bck
gsp
[B10]; bad 6b; ok otherwise
2009 May 12 Tue03:00 05:4517:52 20:372.75B05dirjhk,ec[B06]; bad 6b; ok otherwise
2009 May 11 Mon03:15 05:4518:03 20:332.50B04dirjhk[B14]; LSFS-last; bad 6b; ok otherwise
2009 May 10 Sun03:15 05:4517:59 20:302.50B03remsjg[B04]; bad 6b; ok otherwise
2009 May 9 Sat03:15 05:4517:55 20:252.50B02remsjg[B05]; bad 6b; ok otherwise
2009 May 6 Wed03:30 06:0017:58 20:292.50B01dirjhkSTART FIELD B
[B01]; started 11m late
bad Mock data; beam 6b bad
2009 Apr 22 Wed17:00 18:0006:36 07:361:00test14dirpjp,sjg
jhk
refined 2009 setup
2009 Apr 18 Sat10:00 11:1523:18 00:341:15test13dirjhk,sjg
pjp
more smart BW;
GALSPECT+Mock
2009 Apr 17 Fri16:00 17:1505:15 06:311:15test12dirpjp,sjg,
jhk,cjs,
rjm
smart basketweaving
+ Mock bank setup
2008 Oct 10 Fri17:30 21:1518:24 22:053:45D28dirjhk[D04_03, 23_04]; LSFS last; 6b ok?
FIELD D COMPLETE
2008 Oct 09 Thu17:45 21:1518:34 22:013:30D27dirjhk[D19_07]; LSFS last
partial coverage
ALFA rotation problem
2008 Oct 08 Wed17:45 21:1518:31 21:573:30D26dirjhk[D14_03]; LSFS last; 6b ok?
2008 Oct 07 Tue17:45 21:1518:27 21:543:30D25dirjhk[D13_03]; LSFS last; 6b ok?
no WAPP data
2008 Oct 06 Mon17:45 21:3018:23 22:043:45D24dirjhk[D12_02]; LSFS last; 6b bad
2008 Oct 05 Sun18:00 21:3018:34 22:013:30D23dirjhk[D10_03]; LSFS last; 6b bad
2008 Oct 03 Fri18:00 21:3018:26 21:523:30D22dirjhk[D08_03]; LSFS last; 6b ok?
2008 Oct 02 Thu18:15 21:4518:37 22:043:30D21dirjhk[D11_03]; LSFS last; 6b partly ok?
WAPP 1+2 overflows
2008 Sep 24 Wed18:30 22:0018:21 21:473:30D20operic,jhk[D06_03]; 6b bad
2008 Sep 23 Tue18:30 22:0018:16 21:433:30D19operec,jhk[D03_03]; 6b bad
2008 Sep 22 Mon18:30 22:0018:13 21:393:30D18operec,jhk[D00_03]; 6b bad
2008 Sep 11 Thu19:15 22:4518:15 21:413:30D17operic,sjg[D02_02]; no problems?
2008 Sep 10 Wed19:15 22:4518:10 21:373:30D16operic,sjg[D22_02]; 6b bad
2008 Sep 07 Sun19:30 23:0018:14 21:403:30D15operjm,sjg[D21_02]; 6b bad; 3a?
GSR MH position glitch
2008 Sep 06 Sat19:30 23:1518:10 21:513:45D14opereg,sjg[D01_03]; 6b bad
GSR MH position glitch
2008 Sep 04 Thu19:45 23:1518:17 21:433:30D13operic,sjg[D18_02]; 6b bad
2008 Sep 03 Wed19:45 23:1518:13 21:403:30D12operic,sjg[D17_02]; 6b bad
2008 Sep 02 Tue19:45 23:3018:09 21:513:45D11operec,sjg[D07_02]; 6b bad
GSR MH position glitch
2008 Aug 27 Wed20:15 23:4518:12 21:423:30D10operic,bck,
gsp
[D20_02]; 6b bad
2008 Aug 26 Tue20:15 23:4518:07 21:383:30D09operec,bck,
gsp
[D16_02]; 6b bad
2008 Aug 25 Mon20:30 24:0018:19 21:493:30D08operec,bck[D25_02]; 6b bad
2008 Aug 24 Sun20:30 24:0018:15 21:453:30D07operjm,sjg[D24_02]; 6b bad
2008 Aug 23 Sat20:30 24:0018:11 21:423:30D06opereg,sjg[D15_02]; 6b bad
WAPP3+4 disk space errs
2008 Aug 21 Thu20:45 24:0018:18 21:343:15D05operic,nd,
sjg
[D23_02]; 0a,6b bad
2008 Aug 20 Wed20:45 00:1518:14 21:453:15D04operic,nd,
rr,sjg
[D04_04]; 6b bad; 0b?
started 6m inside field;
couldn't see script disk
earlier; redo?
2008 Aug 19 Tue20:45 00:1518:10 21:403:15D03operec,jhk,
gsp,tg,
rr
[D19_02]; 0b,6b bad; 3a?
2008 Aug 18 Mon21:00 00:1518:21 21:373:00D02operec,sjg[D05_04]; bad beam 6b
started 6m inside field;
delay from reboot to fix
GALSPECT errs; redo?
2008 Jul 29 Tue22:30 01:4518:33 21:523:15ZW14operec,jhk[ZW07_05]; no problems
FIELD ZW COMPLETE
2008 Jul 28 Mon22:30 01:4518:28 21:483:15ZW13operec,jhk[ZW06_04]; no problems
2008 Jul 27 Sun22:30 01:4518:25 21:443:15D01operjm,jhkSTART FIELD D
[D09_03]; no problems
2008 Jul 26 Sat22:45 01:4518:36 21:403:00ZW12opereg,jhk[ZW03_05]; no problems
2008 Jul 25 Fri22:45 02:0018:32 21:513:15ZW11opereg,jhkfiber optics prob; no obs
2008 Jul 17 Thu23:00 02:0018:15 21:203:00ZW10opernd,jhk[ZW09_01]; no problems
2008 Jul 16 Wed23:00 02:0018:12 21:163:00ZW09operwp,jhk[ZW01_03,01_09]; break in
the middle of observing
WAPP1+2 errors
2008 Jul 06 Sun00:15 02:4518:47 21:182:30ZW08opernd,jhk[ZW08_05]; no problems
2008 Jul 05 Sat00:15 02:4518:43 21:132:30ZW07operec,jhk[ZW05_05];
LST coverage 2m short
WAPP disk space error
2008 Jul 04 Fri00:15 02:4518:39 21:102:30ZW06operec,jhk[ZW09_15]; 0b+6b bad?
partial coverage
ALFA rotation problem
2008 Jun 20 Fri01:00 04:0018:29 21:303:00ZW05operec,sjg[ZW11_03]; 0b bad
2008 Jun 19 Thu01:00 04:0018:25 21:263:00ZW04operec,sjg[ZW00_04]; 0b bad?
2008 Jun 18 Wed01:15 04:1518:36 21:373:00ZW03operjm,sjg[ZW10_04]; no problems
2008 Jun 17 Tue01:15 04:1518:33 21:333:00ZW02operjm,sjg[ZW04_04]; no problems
2008 Jun 16 Mon01:30 04:1518:44 21:292:45ZW01dirsjg[ZW02_05]; no problems
START FIELD ZW
(revised schedule)
2008 Jun 15 Sun00:00 03:0017:09 20:103:00A 29operwp,sjg[A04_03]; no problems
FIELD A COMPLETE
2008 Jun 11 Wed00:00 03:1516:53 20:093:15A 28operjm,sjg[A02_03]; no problems
2008 Jun 10 Tue00:15 03:3017:04 20:203:15A 27operjm,sjg[A01_03]; no problems
2008 Jun 09 Mon00:15 03:3017:01 20:163:15A 26opereg,sjglightning storm; no obs
2008 Jun 08 Sun00:15 03:3016:57 20:123:15A 25opernd,sjg[A00_03]; WAPP2 disk error
2008 Jun 05 Thu00:30 03:4517:00 20:152:45A 24opereg,sjg[A11_02]; no problems
(revised schedule)
2008 Jun 02 Mon01:15 04:0017:33 20:192:45A 23opereg,sjg[A09_04]; no WAPP2 data
2008 Jun 01 Sun01:15 04:0017:30 20:152:45A 22operwp,sjg[A08_03]; no WAPP2 data
2008 May 31 Sat01:15 04:0017:25 20:112:45A 21operwp,sjg[A18_02]; no problems
2008 May 30 Fri01:30 04:1517:37 20:222:45A 20operec,sjg[A07_02]; no problems
2008 May 29 Thu01:30 04:1517:33 20:182:45A 19dirnd,sjg[A25_01]; no problems
2008 May 27 Tue01:30 04:1517:25 20:102:45A 18dirjm,sjg[A10_02]; no problems
2008 May 26 Mon01:45 04:3017:36 20:212:45A 17remjhk,bck[A24_01]; no WAPP4 data
2008 May 25 Sun01:45 04:3017:32 20:182:45A 16remjhk,bck[A17_01]; no problems
2008 May 24 Sat01:45 04:3017:28 20:132:45A 15remjhk,bck[A13_01]; no problems
2008 May 23 Fri01:45 04:3017:24 20:092:45A 14remjhk,bck[A06_02]; no problems
2008 May 22 Thu02:00 04:4517:35 20:212:45A 13remjhk,bck[A19_02]; no problems
2008 May 21 Wed02:00 04:4517:31 20:162:45A 12remjhk,bck[A12_03]; no problems
2008 May 20 Tue01:30 04:4516:57 20:133:15A 11remjhk,bck,
sjg
[A23_02 by mistake]
several other problems
2008 May 16 Fri01:45 05:0016:57 20:123:15A 10remcjs,tg,
sjg
[A23_01]; 6b,2a int (mid-scan
power cycle no help)
2008 May 15 Thu01:45 05:0016:52 20:083:15A 09dirsjg[A16_01]; 6b intermittent
2008 May 14 Wed02:00 05:1517:04 20:193:15A 08dirsjg[A14_01]; no problems
2008 May 13 Tue02:00 05:1517:00 20:153:15A 07dirsjg[A20_01]; no problems
2008 May 12 Mon02:00 05:1516:55 20:113:15A 06dirsjg[A15_01]; 6b intermittent
2008 May 11 Sun02:15 05:1517:07 20:073:00A 05dirsjg[A05_02]; 6b intermittent
2008 May 10 Sat02:15 05:3017:03 20:183:15A 04dirsjg[A03_02]; revised LSFS freq
beam 6b intermittent
2008 May 05 Mon02:30 05:4516:58 20:133:15A 03dirsjg,bck[A21_01]; funny LSFS freq
beam 0b intermittent
2008 May 04 Sun02:30 05:4516:54 20:103:15A 02dirsjg,bck[partial A23_01,25_02,01_05]
incomplete WAPP data
funny LSFS freq
beam 0b intermittent
2008 May 03 Sat02:45 06:0017:05 20:213:15A 01dirsjg,bck,
cjs
[A22_01]; START SURVEY
WITH FIELD A
(whole-lambda mode)
funny LSFS freq
beam 0b intermittent
incomplete WAPP data
no freddie log
2008 May 02 Fri17:00 18:1507:19 08:341:15test11dirml,sjgRA stability, CAL timing,
doppler check
2008 May 01 Thu02:45 04:1516:57 18:281:30test10dirsjg,mlfull IGALFA + ZOA +
GALFACTS commensal
2008 Apr 25 Fri18:00 18:4507:51 08:370:45test09dirml,sjgfollow-up filter and
data rate measurements
2008 Apr 24 Thu17:00 18:4506:47 08:331:45test08dirml,sjgpulsar filter response,
WAPPs max. data rate
2008 Apr 24 Thu03:15 05:1517:00 19:002:00test07dirsjg,cjs,
ml
try real Strips A & Z,
basic commensal
2008 Apr 23 Wed18:00 18:4507:43 08:280:45test06dirsjg,mlGALFACTS WAPP conf,
smart LSFS start pos
2008 Apr 21 Mon18:15 19:0007:51 08:360:45test05dirsjg,mltry WAPPs pulsar mode
2008 Apr 19 Sat12:30 13:1501:57 02:420:45test04dirsjg,mlget AZ wagging working
2008 Apr 17 Thu18:30 19:1507:50 08:350:45test03dirsjg,mlbasic GALSPECT +
WAPPs commensal
2008 Apr 16 Wed18:30 19:1507:46 08:310:45test02dirsjg,mlbasic basketweave;
GALSPECT only
2008 Apr 13 Sun12:30 15:0001:33 04:032:30test01dirsjg,mlbasic basketweave;
GALSPECT only

Table Keys

Status Colors
no obvious problems
commensal problems only
minor I-GALFA problems
serious I-GALFA problems
not yet observed
test observation
 
ModeDescription
dirScience team member
observes directly
from control room
remScience team member
observes remotely
using VNC session
operTelescope operator
observes following
written instructions*
Observers
ObsNameAffiliation
ic Israel Cabrera Operator
ec Edgardo Cruz Operator
nd Norberto Despiau Operator
tg Tapasi Ghosh GALFACTS
sjgSteven Gibson I-GALFA
eg Elliot Gonzalez Operator
jhkJi-hyun Kang I-GALFA
ejkEric J. Korpela I-GALFA
bckBon-Chul Koo I-GALFA
ml Mikael Lerner CIMA
rfmRobert Minchin ZOA
jm Juan Marrero Operator
pjpPhil Perillat CIMA
gspGeumsook Park I-GALFA
wp Wilfredo PortalatinOperator
rr Roberto Ricci GALFACTS
cjsChristopher Salter GALFACTS
*The science team members listed in ``oper'' mode contact the operator prior to the session and are on call during the session.


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