Category: All Sky Cameras

Archiving and Sharing lossless sky data for all the people on earth

Dominic, I spoke to Chuck Allen, vice president of the Astronomical League, yesterday — https://www.astroleague.org/al/general/contact.html “The Astronomical League is composed of over two hundred and forty (280 now) local amateur astronomical societies from all across the United States.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astronomical_League (pretty thin description) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_astronomical_societies We talked almost an hour about the growth of Internet sharing (I
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Comment on Facebook Allsky Camera group site

https://www.facebook.com/groups/172438633343696 Do you know of even one allsky camera on the Internet that shares live lossless images? And archives lossless images for stacking, research, correlations? The usual photos of stars and planets on the Internet are in jpg, or compressed video, so the pixels are not real pixels. The location and properties of the camera
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Comment to Astronomical League

I had to try several times to get the LONG captcha code right.  My eyes are really tired and it makes no sense.  Finally realized they were using case sensitive.  It failed because it was more than 1024 characters. Did they tell me there was a limit?  No.  Did they warn me that I went
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All sky live cameras for teaching, research and learning to collaborate globally

Luis, Attilla —  Hi Dodie, Gary, I appreciate you looking into this.  I got a separate reply from Attilla Danko offering to help with monitoring and reporting on all sky visibility.  Lenses that see the whole sky will have visible areas on parts of the sky.  I have found live cameras where a few stars
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ClearDarkSky, All Sky Camera Standards and Goals, Education, Research, Weather and Climate

Luis, This year I joined the Houston Astronomical Society, the Astronomical League and now Texas Astronomical Society. I am a retired mathematical statistician, but I work full time still as Director of the Internet Foundation.  If you want me to bore you to tears about global Internet communities, I am happy to oblige. I have
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Sample Internet Foundation Tasks and Projects

Sample Instructions: “server boxes” project Research “old computers with barebones boot and run my own server” Buy old or new mid tower that can hold 6 disks, fast SATA, NVME SSD for memory mapping to handle big transfers at maximum speed.  And enough processors to run batch jobs like compile chromium process google ngrams gather
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3D Video, Camera accelerometer gyro inertia, depth, all sky, global correlation networks

I am watching many live videos on the Internet.  It is an exploding social phenomena on the Internet.  I am interested in the machine vision, artificial intelligence, image processing, sensor correlation network sides of it as well. Here I am looking at a bridge over a river.  At the moment I happened to start, it
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IMT is now Atomica – Please also try making gravitational sensors

IMT sent me a note about their name change. I wrote back to ask them to work harder on gravitational imaging sensors which can be adaptations of MEMS accelerometer technologies they are already familiar with. I am encouraging anyone who makes MEMS accelerometers and inertial sensors to at least try to prepare for gravitational sensor
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Comment on Odaiba Tokyo Live Webcam – Standards for live Internet data streams and archives

Dear Reader, I am watching your live webcam at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVmEjdoD2x8 with the title レインボーブリッジと東京タワー 4Kライブカメラ、お台場東京、高層マンションからライブ配信。首都高速台場線、お天気カメラお台場東京。【ちんあなご】Livecamera RainbowBridge I was curious what kind of camera you are using, its lens and horizontal field of view.  There are thousands of live webcams on the Internet now, and no standards for documentation.  I personally think it would be good if
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