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Snapshots

  1. Fearless webcast crew

    Snapshot Title: Fearless webcast crew
    Taken by: Ron Hipschman

    Image: The Great 36 inch Refractor at Lick Observatory on Mount Hamilton
    Image Owner: Ron Hipschman



    Description:

    Here are two of our webcasters preparing for the webcast which took place at 4:00 AM. For those interested, we used Wirecast software to switch video and encode the show for broadcast.



  2. 3-chip CCD camera

    Snapshot Title: 3-chip CCD camera
    Taken by: Ron Hipschman

    Image: The Great 36 inch Refractor at Lick Observatory on Mount Hamilton
    Image Owner: Ron Hipschman



    Description:

    Generously loaned to us by Magnetic Images, this is what brought you the great shots of the Moon (but unfortunately no plume from the impact - not even the 200" Palomar reflector with adaptive optics ...



  3. Business end of the 36" refractor

    Snapshot Title: Business end of the 36" refractor
    Taken by: Ron Hipschman

    Image: The Great 36 inch Refractor at Lick Observatory on Mount Hamilton
    Image Owner: Ron Hipschman



    Description:

    Here is where we mounted our tinyTV camera (which you can see if you magnify more...) to send our webcast of the moon out to the internet.