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Mount Hamilton, CA - Lick Observatory
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monkeykat
N 37° 20.580 W 121° 38.232
10S E 620712 N 4133794
Quick Description: Two Web Cams located on the top of Mount Hamilton. One faces East, and the other faces West. These coordinates are for the Western Camera which faces several (6) telescopes on the mountain.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 1/18/2007 6:30:45 AM
Waymark Code: WM154R
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Jeremy
Views: 65

Long Description:
The link will take you to the site for the HamCams. A pair of cameras mounted on the roof of the Lick Observatory's Visitor Center. The two cameras provide round the clock views of the summit of Mount Hamilton. Mount Hamilton is a 4200' peak located to the East of San Jose.

The cameras are high resolution and boast full size images of 1280x960 pixels. Pictures are taken every 3 minutes. Also available on the site is a daily history of the images and movies of the stills.

Lick Observatory is open to daytime visitors nearly every day of the year. The Observatory is closed to the public on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, and at night after 5:00pm.

It is requested that you not visit at night, as the headlights of your car will disturb the scientists busy at work.
Public or Private?: Public

Web Site URL: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
Updated October 3, 2011:

Your log needs to include a picture taken from the web camera with you in the field of vision. You may need to recruit some help from someone else on a computer while you are at the web camera.
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