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Caltech/Pasadena

 

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CaltechcoleenNoDome has not opened since 9/11/17; power supply has been ordered2017-09-14

Caltech/Pasadena (California Institute of Technology)

TCCON Status: Provisional

Located in Pasadena, CA

34.13623N, 118.126897W (Linde-Robinson coelostat - according to Google and phone GPS)
~230 masl on the roof (237 m according to a phone GPS)
~210 masl in the sub-basement?
Wennberg, Roehl, Blavier, Wunch

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The latest image looking South from the Millikan Library at Caltech:

South-looking webcam from Millikan Library, Caltech

Here's a YouTube video description of our fancy new LEED laboratory. Here's the link if it doesn't appear below:

Weather

Live weather station at Caltech:

http://tccon-weather.caltech.edu/

The current pyranometer level:

Is the dome open? It is currently  Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:37:38 GMT, 00:37 PST.
 

Pasadena, CA weather via rssWeather.com
Pasadena, CA Weather :: 43F
43F
Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Light southeast wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 61. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 11pm. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 60.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 92.

 

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 Treffers_AAS_Coelostat_2013.pdf
Dick Treffers' coelostat poster presented at the AAS in Long Beach, 2013.
7.9 MB10:33, 11 Jan 2013dwunchActions