User:Mu301

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Learning with dynamic content from the SkyCam project


The recent image shown below is an experiment on the inclusion of near real-time data within a wiki learning resource. It is from an automated camera at Ladd Observatory. New revisions are uploaded by Mu301Bot every 24 hours. Depending on the local weather you might see clouds or stars. The information in the caption gives the timestamp of the current revision of the image. Visit this page again tomorrow to see a new version. Learn more about this test at Mu301Bot/nelm and participate in the SkyCam project. Scientific data or images like this could be dynamically included in a variety of learning materials about subjects like astronomy or meteorology.

A recent SkyCam image of the conditions at Providence, RI.
Last image filename: 00001225.FIT
Exposure started: 2016-06-23T04:46:45.067 UTC
Image updated: 6/23/2016 12:46:56 AM



Learn about the Lunar effect

I am the Curator of the historic Ladd Observatory and a Visiting Scholar at Brown University. My research focus is the history of science and technology, in particular late 19th century astronomy and horology. I'm a bureaucrat on en-wv, please {{ping|Mu301}} me if you need assistance or help with anything.

Visit my Learning blog and join in on the conversation. I also have a personal blog called Fornax Chimiæ and I contribute to the Ladd Observatory blog. Both are primarily about the history of science and technology.

See Outreach:User:Mu301 and Wikipedia:User:Mu301 for more about me.

My wikimedia accounts are Mikeu and Mu301Bot (w/ bot flags on en-wv and beta-wv).

I have created the test account User:Test dummy.

My Freenode irc nick and cloak is mikeu@wikimedia/mu301.

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