Palomar Observatory Hale Telescope Web Cam
Remember that during the night it is almost always very
dark inside the dome, so very little can be seen on the webcam.
However, during the day and in twilight the view can be very
Movies from the web cam:
Prime Focus Instrument Change - The Hale Telescope's Large Format
Camera is removed from Prime Focus and the Wide-field Infrared Camera
is put in its place. (131 mb)
End of the Night - The end of a full night of observing concludes
as the telescope's mirror cover is closed, the telescope moves to its
parked position. The wind screen is lowered and the dome closes
until the next night. (Quicktime 2.3 mb)
Quicktime movie of the prime focus cage being lifted off of the
Hale Telescope (Friday, January 26, 2007).
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