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Aurora Australis Cloud Camera Images
Entry ID: AAS_4292_Aurora_Australis_Cloud_Camera

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Abstract: This data contains 1-minute resolution all-sky (hemispheric fisheye) images obtained on Aurora Australis voyages 1,2 and 3 over the 2015-16 season.
Images were obtained with a Moonglow Technologies All-Sky-Cam and associated software ( )
Images are 720x576 pixel resolution.

Purpose: Record sky conditions and derive cloud fraction during these voyages.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -43.07   S: -69.04   E: 159.96   W: 61.52

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: French, J. and Alexander, S.
Dataset Title: Aurora Australis Cloud Camera Images
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2019-01-04
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 1
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2015-10-20
Stop Date: 2016-02-22
Quality There were some issues where the image grabber software 'froze' and produced duplicate images for some periods. These duplicate images are generally detected by the analysis processing and deleted.
Access Constraints These data are publicly available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at when using these data.
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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 141 GB
Distribution Format: Images
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 3 6232 3480
Email: john.french at
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Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Hwy
City: Kingston
Province or State: TAS
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2017-10-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-01-06