|Nov 30, 2017
||First night of Phoenix Run with a GMOS queue. Forecast is expected to be clear sky, low winds, and average seeing IQ70/85.
||Night plagued by faults throughout first half of the night, in spite of that, we managed to observe an active SToO, then ran the on-sky instrument checks for Phoenix and executed one Phoenix target under CC50 & IQ70 until the end of the night.
|Nov 29, 2017
||Second night of the GPIES campaign run with a GMOS queue. Forecast is clear sky, low winds, and average seeing IQ70/85.
||In spite of the variable seeing, we were able to observe six GPI, and three GMOS B4 targets under clear sky. Two technical faults caused a lot of inconvenience in the observer side but without impact to the night time operations.
|Nov 28, 2017
||GPIES campaign run with a GMOS queue. The night is forecasted to be clear, low winds, and seeing IQ70/85 is expected.
||Very productive night, the GPI remote observers were able to observe eleven targets. Seeing mostly stayed in IQ70 range with some excursions to IQ85/Any, overall a good night. No technical faults reported.
|Nov 27, 2017
||The night is again forecast to be clear and calm. Expected seeing is IQ 70/85. The GPI team have an hour of observations, and will attempt to finish tonight. GPI and GMOS will be used for queue backup.
||The night crew arrived to SBF to find clear and calm conditions on the summit. We opened early for cooling and slewed to a tuning field. Seeing mostly stayed in IQ 70. The GPI remote observers finished their observations, and we observed an RToO and SToO.
|Nov 26, 2017
||The night is forecast to be clear and calm, seeing IQ 70/85. The GPI team will try again towards the middle of the night, and GMOS and GPI are available for queue backup.
||The night crew arrived to SBF to find clear conditions on the summit. Almost no winds, 40% RH. Night was full of very good conditions. IQ20/70 all night. No problems. GPI team almost finished with their observations.
|Nov 24, 2017
||the last night of Korean run. Since the Korean programs already have been completed, we plan to execute normal Gemini queue. Forecast: Clear sky with CC50, IQ70/85, and low wind.
||CC70/CC80 & IQ70/85 throughout the night. IQ70 and CC70 in the first half and IQ70/85 and CC80 in the second half due to the cirrus. One program with timing window (S17B-Q-24) and another ToO program (S17B-LP-10) have been executed.
|Nov 23, 2017
||fourth night of Korean block. Forecast: clear sky with CC50, IQ70-85, low wind speed. Plan to execute 2 remaining Korean programs (2017B-Q-18 and 2017B-Q-45).
||Excellent night with good seeing (IQ20 for the most of the night). completed all the Korean programs.