all-sky camera

all-sky camera

[′ȯl ‚skī ′kam·rə]
(optics)
A camera directed vertically downward toward a horizontal convex mirror so as to photograph the entire sky simultaneously.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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