Want to help defray our costs and create a better web site? Send us a few bucks. We get 500 to 700 visits per day. About 200 of you are regular visitors, at least according to the web statistics. If the camera saves you one trip or lets you catch a few great waves, it's worth a few bucks. We get an average of about $10 per month ( Bill, Sharon, Rich, Richard, Mary, Lisa, Morgan and Daryl - thanks so much, the coffers are always running dry, Sarah, William, Francis , Nic-repeat customers are especially nice, Tatjana (again), Morgan (again), Nick, Mirian (thanks from my hummers), Joseph, Lee, Morgan, December, Ephraim, Tatjana, Marian, Bruce, Mac, Scott, Mike, Alan, Jonette, George, Chris, Janice -cash is always nice, Mike, Graham, Joshua, Brian, Kelly, Nic, Jeffery, Jon, and Kim).
The camera burns about $10/month worth of electricity, not to mention the $5 or 10/month in sugar that my flying SUVs consume. Help support us, please.
or use snail mail. We accept postage stamps, coins, used cars, currency of any kind, or real estate. Contact: Donations or mail your pink slip to Al Miller, 175 Essex Way, Pacifica, CA 94044. Don't make me send my hummers down to the street corners with ponchos and pan flutes!
Here are some current views of the sun from http://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/. The orange image is about what you'd see with a pair of welding goggles, grey image shows a magnetic field image, and the blue image is an ultraviolet image. Click on the sun images for a short animation of the last few images. Finally, we're getting some decent sun spots. We were stuck in the cycle lull, not seen for a hundred years. The last time we were stuck this way for an extended period of time, we had a mini-ice age that killed the entire population of Greenland and nearly froze George Washington and our revolution at Valley Forge. For more info go to http://spaceweather.com.
I bought a new weather station. It keeps crashing on me and gobbles lots of computer resources. I'll move it to the webcam computer as soon as I figure out how to make it stable. In the mean time, I'll have it publish the current info. Forget the wind direction - I'm half way up San Pedro Mountain, so there IS no wind direction, but the other data should be correct, at least for the time/date listed:
Last page revision 10/12/2010