Category: All Sky Cameras

Comment on a sunset image posted on Facebook – purpose, uses and sharing of live camera streams on the Internet

Peggy, I keep suggesting that you put in an all sky camera as a live feed to YouTube. I have been reviewing live videos like that on the Internet, and there are many of beaches, cities, mountains, forests, nature. I have found thousands of them and study them as a new Internet resource for education,
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Astronomical Societies – Everyone has a right to see and study the sky, without begging or paying

Luis, I think the default should be – if I am looking at my settings – I want to change them.  I had to figure out that I first had to click on “Make Changes to Primary Member Record” (not a confirmation of changes, but getting permission to change it at all), which was after
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Comment on Viki playback speeds, image controls, and search screens

I have reviewed the use of video playback speeds in various services.  YouTube uses 0.25, 0.5, 0.75, 1.0, 1.25, 1.5, 1.75, 2.0 but it is not sufficient.  I have experimented with speeds from 1/100 to 100x or faster.  Rather than a fixed set of speeds, an intelligent assistant can help. For action movies, they have
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Plans for measuring the speed of gravity again, using superconducting gravimeter and related sensor networks

One linear regression is all that is needed to useg JPL Ephemeris to separate the sun moon from earth-based signals I want to repeat the SG network speed of gravity measurement I did in 2003 using all the current stations. I will also use the best of the broadband seismometers from IRIS.edu. Any absolute measurements,
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Balloon Videos, Allsky and HalfSky Cameras on the Internet

UFOs Unexpected Flying Objects on a Peaceful Morning – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCmkCsNVzEI I am reviewing live videos on the Internet, but seldom have time to just enjoy them. I made a second video of the balloons, but tried to add a magnifier to the video to show them larger. I want to add many tools to make
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Estimate Direction of a live webcam from position of the moon at known time

I was looking at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9k_sg8rhsgk which is on the roof of the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center in Duluth, Minnesota at about 11:30 pm.  The moon was shining brightly on the water. From Google maps I found the satellite view, a rough idea of where the camera was pointing, and the latitude and longitude in
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Calibrating and documenting all images and videos on the Internet – Half Sky and All Sky Cameras

Facebook AllSky group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/172438633343696 I have found thousands of live web cameras on the Internet. Here is one that has stars often – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mb2ZzwShJog I saved a screen print of the whole page when found good stars. Then I opened that in an image viewer and clipped the sky. I went to https://nova.astrometry.net/upload and
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Comment on Chain Fountain videos

Chain Fountain 2 – Drill powered spool https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcsb1xAv7XA When the beads are in a jar, they have a vertical component of velocity to go up and over the rim, so the beads trajectory follows gravity. Since stress travels through the beads much faster than the beads themselves, the force of the faster beads in the
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Comments and questions for Facebook InTheSkyOrg and In-The-Sky.Org

https://www.facebook.com/intheskyorg/ All the material you post here. Is it also on your website? Can you index and organize it? If you post the same item several times, can you keep things together? You have good tools on your site, but they can be improved. There is no standard best practices form for easy and traceable
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Comments to AllSky group on Facebook

I bought this Arducam MIPI camera for the Raspberry Pi. It is 4672*3496 and the best that anyone seems to have gotten is 1 frame every 10 seconds. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07W6LTFZC. I think it needs a $200 computer, not a $100 one. And some assembler or C programming. But then look at the time lapses posted by
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