All-Sky Video camera

Owner

University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS)


Scientific objectives
Instrument is designed to do real time low light video monitoring of the sky to study auroral morphology during the boreal season.

Contacts
PI: Dag Lorentzen
Address: UNIS, P.O. Box 156
9171 Longyearbyen, Norway
E-mail: dag.lorentzen@unis.no
Phone/Fax: +47 79023336/01

CO-PI: Chuck Deehr
Address: Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 903 Koyokuk Drive, P.O. Box 757320, Alaska 99775-7320, USA
E-mail: cdeehr@gi.alaska.edu
Phone/Fax: +1 907 474 7473/7290


Photo of the UAF all-sky camera

Instrument specifications
Time resolution: 25 msec
Spatial coverage: All sky
Spatial resolution: NTSC 484 x 525 @ 30 frames / second
Spectral resolution: Monochrome