AllSky Camera

Thanks to the generosity of UTC Aerospace, the McCarthy Observatory has acquired an SBIG AllSky-340 camera capable of imaging virtually the entire sky as seen from the roof of the observatory! This allows us to better track real-time weather conditions (in conjunction with our weather station), track satellites that pass overhead, and even watch for meteors or other space phenomenon! See below for the latest image, a link to a time lapse video of the last 60 minutes, and a few noteworthy images!

Current Image from JJMO

Recent sky image from above JJMO!

Download the most recent time lapse video! (.avi in DIVX format)

Interesting Images

The first meteor captured by the AllSky camera!

A Real Fireball!

Two Perseids at once!

Faint Perseid against the Milky Way backdrop.