Brooke's Sky Weather Astronomy Webcam
© Brooke Clarke 2007
Polaris above tall tree, @ 123W 39N, Aimed N 4min=1deg
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This page has a Java script that updates the photo every 15
minutes. When minimized it still loads the page and so consumes
Archived Images going back 24 images (6 hours at 15 minutes between images)
Wednesday Evenings are virus scan so off all night.
If you see color bars I am doing something that requires shutting down.
Making a Time Lapse Movie
These images can be used to make a movie with Windows XP
"Microsoft Movie Maker" (MMM). This program in under the
accessories folder in WIN XP.
In the Tools menu select Options and under the Advanced tab set the
picture duration to 0.25 seconds (you can change it if after watching
your movie you want it to go faster or slower).
Down load the above images by mousing over a number and "save target as" and put them someplace where you can find them.
In the MMM File menu select Import into Collections, or in the Movie
Tasks box select Import Pictures -and- select all the photos you want
in the movie.
These should show up in the Collection box in MMM. Now click on
any one photo and then press <CTRL><A> i.e. select All of
the images. Now use the mouse to grab them and drag into the
Video Timeline. Wait for the cursor to change from an hour glass
back to the pointer. You can play the movie by clicking the
Forward arrow (Play button) under the preview screen, or click on the
small arrow just above the slider on the preview screen to see the
movie expanded to fit your computer screen.
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