1.5m To Do List



RECONS       1. recruit/invoice users
Todd H.      2. reopen telescope/prove that CHIRON works
Leonardo P.  3. coordinate operations on Tololo
             4. create schedules for each Turno
             5. provide RVs for slicer for some PIs

YALE         1. troubleshoot SQL database issues
Charles B.   2. pipeline data
Tolga D.     3. distribute data
Bryndis C. 
Victoria M.  


OBSERVING    JUN/JUL/AUG for engineering by Leonardo and Todd   
             SEP 2017 -- AUG 2018 every other week by Rodrigo Hinojosa

             possible fill-in observers for specific runs:

             RECONS --- Todd / Leonardo / Dan / Wei-Chun
             Yale   --- Tolga? / Brindis? / Charles?
             others --- Andrei Tokovinin / Fred Walter? / Sebastian Hoenig?

SHARES       15% NOAO 10% Chile 5% RECONS 5% Yale 

RECONS TO DO                                                         2017.1128

2017.0403 TH: secure separate 1.5m account in Tucson
2017.0517 TH: book flights for TH and LP for JUN/JUL/AUG
2017.0522 TH: modify Secondary Member doc to be 1.5m specific
2017.0525 TH: create reopening schedule and confirm with Steve, Nicole, Esteban
2017.0531 LP: send data file names to Yale for test dataset
2017.0622 TH+LP: reopen 1.5m
2017.0624 TH: create 2017 test sample of 42 stars to confirm pipelines
2017.0627 TH: move $50K to 1.5m account from peso account
2017.0721 TH: review resumes for 1.5m operator
2017.0808 LP: observe several stars in fiber+slicer modes for Walter
2017.0809 LP: observe single star and standards for Rucinski (300sec = 4M counts)
2017.0809 LP+TH: observe for 46 nights of engineering run
2017.0817 LP: run all 2017 data through RV pipeline for 1 FLT star
2017.0817 LP: run all 2017 data through RV pipeline for 1 EVR star with hot Jup
2017.0825 TH: review hiring recommendation for 1.5m operator
2017.0901 TH: write article about 1.5m reopening for NOAO Newsletter
2017.0908 TH: write up results of engineering run to send to users
2017.10XX LP: run all 2017 data through RV pipeline for 12 EVR+FLT stars
2017.10XX LP: run all 2017 data through RV pipeline for 32 COR stars

   !!!    TH: send agreements and invoices to users for 2017B/2018A
 working  TH: finalize time for previous users (Adelman/Kovacs/Walter)
 working  TH: notify NOAO/CHILE awardees of time for 2018A
......... TH: extract potential new users from VM emails
......... TH: decide final location for 1.5m website

   !!!    LP: send Rucinski reduced slicer data from MegaTurno and Turno 01
   !!!    LP: extract Pepper RVs for Turno 02/03
......... LP: write observing manual for CHIRON at 1.5m
......... LP: post examples showing what CHIRON can do in various setups
......... LP: investigate pipeline modifications for 2-part ThAr exposures
......... LP: stabilize barycenter correction IDL code

......... LP+TH: decide on CTIO vs. YALE night report
......... LP+TH: create list of 1.5m fixes/upgrades
......... LP+TH: buy better ThAr lamp

YALE TO DO                                                           2017.1128

2017.0623 TD: get connections working between Yale and CHIRON
2017.0721 TD: pipeline first spectra from 2017 engineering run
2017.0818 TD: overcome MySql connection issues
2017.0819 TD: generate first real nightly program
2017.0829 TD: pipeline data from AUG 2017 Tokovinin run
2017.08XX TD: pipeline data from JUN/JUL/AUG 2017 engineering run
2017.0901 TD: figure out how to generate nightly program

   !!!    TD: pipeline all data for Turnos 1+2+3+4
   !!!    TD: notify users for data from Turnos 1+2+3+4

   !!!    VM: update SMARTS3 MOU for another year
   !!!    VM: move $16K to 1.5m account for Adelman/Kovacs/Walter
......... VM+TH: work out formal ownership of CHIRON



2017.0320 TH: RECONS                             slicer   ThAr
2017.0515 TH: Russel White                        TBD
2017.0525 TH: Brad Barlow                        fiber    ThAr
2017.0525 TH: Dave Charbonneau/Jen Winters        TBD
2017.0525 TH: Fred Walter                        fiber    ThAr
2017.0705 TH: Slavek Rucinski                    slicer   ThAr
2017.0706 TH: Josh Pepper/Keivan Stassun         slicer   ThAr

2017.0525 TH: Brian Penprase                     ???

2017.0525 TH: Steve Howell                       ...
2017.0525 TH: Jen Marshall                       ...
2017.0525 TH: Emily Levesque                     ...
......... TH: Ricardo Munoz

2017.0522 TH: Debra Fischer                      NO
2017.0525 TH: Rob Wittenmyer                     NO

Todd          404-413-6054
Charles       203-214-8685
Victoria      203-436-4399