Category: Collaborative Global Model of the Sun

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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Thermodynamic Clocks – Time reversible systems, quality, gravitational detectors, solar system coordination

Shawn, Thank you for thinking of me, and sharing. The gravitational energy density (and the usually much smaller magnetic, electric and thermodynamic energy densities) control the rate of chemical, atomic and nuclear events at any location.  The most often used phenomena are “gravitational time dilation”, “relativistic or general relativistic corrections (from velocity and gravity)”.  An
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Trying to download frames from Solar Dynamics Observatory

Dean, Kevin, I am at https://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/aiahmi/# and wondering what the data looks like.  It says “Browser, Movie, Frames” but those are not formats, those are types.  A frame format might be PNG, FITS, SER or some other lossless format. You can make your URL for your names to be MailTo:dean_dot_pesnell@nasa_dot_gov so that it can be
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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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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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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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Comments about the International Cloud Atlas hosted by the Hong Kong Observatory

Hello, I am visiting CloudAtlas.wmo.int and I keep seeing this red note: Links in the image description will highlight features on the image. Mouse over the features for more detail. But, it actually requires a click for the region on the image to be outlined.  The instruction are correct, but should probably be in blue,
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Current activities, The Internet Foundation, Aug 2021

For the Internet Foundation I try to track all global sensor networks. One of the dramatic changes the Internet allows is integration of data from many different sensors – cameras, telescopes with cameras, microscopes with cameras, electromagnetic, gravitational, seismic, acoustic. I am trying to get them all to have standards for archiving and sharing, standards
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Post on the Facebook “Allsky Camera” group about satellite transits of star and other things

https://www.facebook.com/groups/172438633343696 Dear Allsky, I went through over a thousand live webcams on the Internet to see what people are sharing live now. My estimate is somewhere around 10,000 overall. Many of them have half sky (show half the image with sky) and in those they will capture comets, meteors, satellites, stars, planets, planes and many
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