DMC auroral camera online for 2015-2016 season in Sondrestrom, Greenland

DMC experimental data collected funded by the National Science Foundation and AFOSR sponsored auroral observation instrument: Dual-Scale Multi Camera (DMC). Data is generally sorted into folders by date. Remember to check +/- 1 day from your desired date if you don’t see the data you’re looking for.

Data Caveats

The UTC/UT1 times specified in these files are estimates. Error in timing may be as large as a minute for data files in the 2012-2013 seasons because the observations were not hardware-timed.

Parameters: 2015-2016 season

Only the Neo is on site, first installed/focused without BG3 filter on Oct 19 2015, although the filter is available on-site.

Parameters: 2012-2013 season

The cameras were installed under a flat plate of glass, as a dome caused massive distortions in the narrow field image

Camera configuration: 2012-2013 season

Parameter CCD sCMOS
lens Kowa? Marshall 140mm
approx FOV 50x50 deg. 6x8 deg.

Attribution

Before submitting a publication draft, please contact the P.I. Prof. Joshua Semeter [email protected] so that proper credits with regard to investigators and funding agencies can be given.

Experiment Operator: Michael Hirsch

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