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08 Dec 2018 04:18

Wow several centimeters?! I've never seen ANYTHING like that before.  It actually sounds even prettier than a fresh snowfall.
 
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08 Dec 2018 04:57

It really is. :)  (Shot from a few years ago)

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08 Dec 2018 10:43

I've always been fascinated by what fog and wind can do.  Below is my weather station at home a few years ago, which needed some cleaning.  This was hard ice, not something that could be brushed off.  Everything, wires and all, had a coating of 5 - 10 cm ice.  In the mountains, though, this effect can be extreme and things can be coated with a meter of ice, causing masts to collapse.
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08 Dec 2018 10:47

Partly my work.  That is, not my cameras, but I wrote most of the software to do data collection, calibration, stitching, etc.  We now finally have an all sky camera in northern Norway.  In reality four cameras which together cover the entire sky.  Recording continuously 12 MP at 15 or 30 fps.

Snapshot updated every 5 minutes.
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09 Dec 2018 00:33

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Source of the post In reality four cameras which together cover the entire sky.  Recording continuously 12 MP at 15 or 30 fps.

Neat. See anything interesting?
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09 Dec 2018 02:39

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Source of the post Neat. See anything interesting?

Meteors, and a few fireballs, much more to come, hopefully.  But even a random visit to check the snapshot should give a decent chance of seeing aurora, if the weather is good.  These days the sun doesn't rise, so much of the day is dark.  For instance, yesterday:
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09 Dec 2018 08:07

Some pics from my recent trip
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09 Dec 2018 20:25

Wow those are beautiful! a Honeybee, a Heron and a Spoonbill and Gators?!  And to think Doc, had you gone just a little bit further north you would have been stuck in a historic snowstorm thats hitting the Carolinas!
 
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10 Dec 2018 00:52

Beautiful compositions.
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15 Dec 2018 21:31

I saw an impressive sundog in that halo near the sunset.
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17 Dec 2018 13:43

I've prepared a dataset of 2726 meteors and 1131 false detections, published here.  I'm trying to use machine learning to do binary classification of similar images: whether they show a meteor or not.  My experience with machine learning (in Python) is limited, however, so I decided to publish the dataset for anyone who might find it interesting, and perhaps I can get some help in making a good classifier.  My initial attempt (included in the dataset) was moderately promising, but I believe it can be improved.

Anyone please feel free to have a go at this if it sounds interesting.  Read more: Machine learning challenge

Examples of actual meteors from the dataset:
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31 Dec 2018 04:37

It's that time again.  Looking back over all my photos, here are my 10 favorites from 2018:

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31 Dec 2018 11:24

Great photos, Wats.

I travelled a lot in 2018, but not that many photo destinations.  Anyway, here's my mix of memorable moments by month (skipping a couple due to forum limitations):
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Happy new year!
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03 Jan 2019 06:54

Almost one hour after sunset right now.
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