LBBG Commissioning with AGW1: 05 November 2011 UT
Observer: JHeidt (LBTO)
Telescope Operator: DHuerta (LBTO)
Telescope Support: RHansen (LBTO)
Instrument Support: JMorris (LBTO)
No observations due to high winds all night.
NB: Due to the storm some trees came down on the unpaved road below the gate, but have been removed by 10am or so.
Snow on mountain approx. 5cm. Snow and ice was present down to 8000f. 4WD was very usefull, but not absolutely required
(well, maybe if one wanna go up).
Details (all times are UT)
00:40 Forecast predicts strong winds & snow showers. The wind is there preventing us from opening. Otherwise there are
a few thick clouds but many clear patches on the sky.
05:00 Storm has fully approached. Wind is 25-30m/s with gusts as high as 45m/s. Foggy.
10:00 Storm still going on. Some rain, later snow.
- 05 Nov 2011