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Caltech/Pasadena

 

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CaltechcoleenYesDome is opening, FTS scanning, but must check alignment2019-04-10

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  Thu, 20 Jun 2019 00:11:26 GMT, 17:11 PST.
 

Pasadena, CA weather via rssWeather.com
Pasadena, CA Weather :: 43F
43F
Tonight
Patchy drizzle and fog after 11pm. Increasing clouds, with a low around 59. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
Patchy drizzle and fog before 11am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 73. Light south wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Patchy drizzle. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Patchy drizzle and fog before 11am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 69. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

 

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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