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Volume 358 - 36th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC2019) - CRI - Cosmic Ray Indirect
Cloud monitoring system by Visible-light Fisheye CCD for the Telescope Array
K. Yamazaki
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The Telescope Array (TA) is the world-largest cosmic ray detectors in the northern hemisphere, with fluorescence detectors (FDs) and a surface detector (SD) array. We have developed a cloud monitoring system for the TA sky to monitor weather condition during FD observation periods. We use a CCD camera with a fisheye lens to evaluate cloud coverages by identifying stars in the TA sky and comparing with a star catalogue. We will report the hardware of the monitoring system and details of the data analysis.
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