All Sky Colour Camera


Atmospheric Physics Laboratory, University College London (UCL)

Scientific objectives
All-Sky colour imager providing information about auroral activity, cloud cover and atmospheric clarity. Primarily a support instrument for the UCL Fabry-Perot Interferometer and Scanning Doppler Imager.

PI - Science: Anasuya Aruliah

PI - Instrumentation: Ian McWhirter

Address: Atmospheric Physics Laboratory,
Department of Physics & Astronomy,
University College London,
London WC1E 6BT, England.

Phone: +44 (0)20-3549-5832
Fax: +44 (0)20-3549-5846

Instrument specifications
Camera: Starlight Xpress SXVF-H9C
1392 x 1040 pixels
RGB colour matrix
Lens: Fujinon Fisheye F/1.4, f = 1.76 mm
FOV 185 degrees
Time resolution: Updates every 5 minutes.