Science Operations

Weather Links

LBTO Site Information:

The ALTA Forecast is site specific.  It is a project lead by INAF Arcetri observatory  whose aim is to automatically forecast the nightly optical turbulence and other relevant atmospheric parameters for ground based astronomy.  It is updated daily at 2pm and is accessible through the LBTO VPN, else requires a login.

The LBTO Info page is a full summary of the current conditions on the summit. It provides real time sensor readings. When on the LBTO VPN, it also provides additional information, such as a snap shot of the telescope operators nightlog. Webcams are distributed throughout the chamber and on teh roof to allow remote users a full view of the facility.

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