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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  Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:11:54 GMT, 12:11 PST.
 

Pasadena, CA weather via rssWeather.com
Pasadena, CA Weather :: 43F
43F
This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 87. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78.

 

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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