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Kitt Peak Nightly LTO Report For UT: 2014-08-22

Report Time (MST): 04:37                    For access to all LTO-Reports go to:

4 Meter Weather Averages
From: UT = 01:00 (MST=6:00 PM) To: UT = 13:00 (MST=6:00 AM)
Elements Mean High Low AvDev
Air Temperature (°C)
Dewpoint Temperature (°C)
Relative humidity (%)000
Wind Speed (mph)
Wind Direction (°)000
4M Dome Temperature (°C)15.716.315.40.2
4M Dome Dewpoint (°C)9.510.78.60.4
4M Primary Mirror (°C)17.417.617.20.0

Weather Comments: Mostly cloudy all night, with a few brief tempting moments of clearing, only to get clouded on repeatedly. Some sprinkles at the beginning of the night, as well as ~0100. Humidity 70-85%.
Recognized Hours: ( 8.5 )      18 degree twilight + 0.5 hr.

Observer Information
Telescope Observer Prop. # Instrument Detector Seeing
4 MeterBeaton - remote 2014B-0304 MOSAIC N/A N/A
WIYNNo Observer --- N/A N/A N/A
2.1 MeterNo Observer --- N/A N/A N/A
FeedNo Observer --- N/A N/A N/A
0.9 MeterNo Observer --- N/A N/A N/A

Time Usage During The Night
Telescope Hours Used Night's Activity   Hours Lost Time Lost
Due To:
Time of
Night (MST)
0.0 Scientific Research 8.5 Weather 21:00 - 05:00
8.5 T and E        
0.0 Scientific Research      
0.0 Scientific Research      
0.0 Scientific Research      

Observing Status
4 MeterNo problems. Never opened.
WIYNSummer maintenance shutdown.
2.1 MeterNot Scheduled
FeedNot Scheduled
0.9 MeterSummer maintenance shutdown.

CommentsCleared up once morning twilight began, but too late for the 4m observer to want to attempt any observations.

Reported by:Krissy Reetz

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