Category: Internet Best Practices

Broken Links on virgo-gw.eu and lack of Internet strategy for gravitation

Hello, I was at https://www.virgo-gw.eu/#about and clicked on “Click here for more information on the Virgo experiment and its science.” to find that the link is broken.  “page not found” “There is no offer for the moment, stay tuned” I am looking at the O3a data at https://www.gw-openscience.org/archive/links/O3a_16KHZ_R1/V1/1238166018/1253977218/simple/ I can download it and read it
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Feedback to Hotjar at iopscience.iop.org Is there anything more we could do

https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1361-6382/ab685e Dear HotJar and IOP Readers, Your questions are too specific. I came here because of a search on Google for gravitational waves software, particularly how the signal on the two arms of each detector is extracted from the single interference strain data. Now your articles are all in text and pictures, so I have
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Trying to suggest better ways to use live webcams, Contact Form limited

WMAC Trentham Camera 1 Live Stream I came across your live webcam at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjYnPVzwYbk Wellington Model Aeroplane Club, Radio control aircraft and multirotors (drones) at https://wmac.org.nz/ Please put a link to your organization below in the description. Also tilt the camera up and show the sky not that roof. It is OK to have tilt.
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Comment on Live YouTube video of Meteor echoes

LIVE Radio Meteor Echoes Stream from Scotland Looking at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UaNkjWkpOdE Should it say “MegaHertz”? not “Hz” Just searching for “radio meteor echoes” I see 60 MHz and 50 MHz. 3.5 MHz, 29 MHz, 1300 MHz, 1.98 MHz, 143.05 MHz. Seems like “it depends” but no one has written it down in a concise rule book.
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Comment on Houston Astronomical Society Star Parties – Elon Musk All Sky Cameras

Steve and Amelia Goldberg, If Houston Astronomical Society (HAS) would share recordings online, then star parties can be continuous and world wide. Soon, in human terms, there will be people observing from the far side of the moon and from Mars. So I hope Houston Astronomical Society will be a world leader in online community
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Archiving and Sharing lossless sky data for all the people on earth

Dominic, I spoke to Chuck Allen, vice president of the Astronomical League, yesterday — https://www.astroleague.org/al/general/contact.html “The Astronomical League is composed of over two hundred and forty (280 now) local amateur astronomical societies from all across the United States.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astronomical_League (pretty thin description) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_astronomical_societies We talked almost an hour about the growth of Internet sharing (I
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Thank you to Jonathan at Bangor University for Reference Image

The Grid:  https://csee.bangor.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/regular-grid-random-colours.png Jonanthan, Bangor University: https://csee.bangor.ac.uk/cy/project-rainbow/create-a-coloured-grid-in-processing/ Jonathan, Thank you. I was working on a simple camera calibration and needed a good target. Your random colored grid made a great clear image. Correcting the camera colors, positions and intensities is much easier with a quantitative reference. The only suggestion I have is to also have the Javascript
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Comment on Facebook Allsky Camera group site

https://www.facebook.com/groups/172438633343696 Do you know of even one allsky camera on the Internet that shares live lossless images? And archives lossless images for stacking, research, correlations? The usual photos of stars and planets on the Internet are in jpg, or compressed video, so the pixels are not real pixels. The location and properties of the camera
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Comment to Astronomical League

I had to try several times to get the LONG captcha code right.  My eyes are really tired and it makes no sense.  Finally realized they were using case sensitive.  It failed because it was more than 1024 characters. Did they tell me there was a limit?  No.  Did they warn me that I went
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All sky live cameras for teaching, research and learning to collaborate globally

Luis, Attilla —  Hi Dodie, Gary, I appreciate you looking into this.  I got a separate reply from Attilla Danko offering to help with monitoring and reporting on all sky visibility.  Lenses that see the whole sky will have visible areas on parts of the sky.  I have found live cameras where a few stars
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