Re: ConCAM

From: Michael DiMuzio (mikedimuzio001@sbcglobal.net)
Date: Sun Aug 17 2003 - 14:16:23 EDT

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    Very cool images....At least somewhere is clear.
    
    Mike
    
    
    Greg Roberts wrote:
    > Hi All
    > 
    > Ive just "discovered" that my previous place of emplyment, the
    > S.A.Astronomical Observatory now has a CONCAM ( CONTinuous CAMera) operating
    > at its outstation in Sutherland,South Africa.  This operates throughout the
    > night and takes pictures of the Sutherland night sky using a fish eye
    > camera. I dont have any info on the camera but it appears to be doing quite
    > a good job - for example in this mornings picture there is a bright
    > satellite track. The site to go to is http://concam.net/sa . Another way to
    > get to the camera is to go to the webpage of the Southern African Large
    > Telescope (SALT) at http://www.salt.ac.za/content/webcam/default.htm and
    > click on the CONCAM item.
    > 
    > This site also has two webcams operating, one showing the outside of the
    > SALT telescope and the other shows the inside of the dome. This telescope
    > should be in operation by the end of next year.
    > 
    > Enjoy -- maybe try satellite spotting with the CONCAM when nothing else to
    > do - might also be useful for re-entries etc.
    > 
    > Cheers
    > Greg
    > 
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