USB Version

 

Ethernet Version

 

 

The Sensors Module

SkyAlert

Cloud Sensor from Interactive Astronomy

 

Calibrate Sensors

Allows sensor adjustments to match other weather units.

 

The Main Software Interface

A small compact display for quick overview of the data

 

The Settings

Straightforward adjustments, settings and unsafe alert threasholds

 

 

 

 

 

 

Providing weather data to enable observatory automation.

 

Humidity % Level

Wind Speed mph or kph

All Temperatures in.... C or F

Calculated Dew Point Temperature

Precipitation Sensor for- Dry/ Damp/ Rain

Brightness Levels- Daylight/ Dimlight/ Darkness

IR Sky Temperature to deternine Clear or Cloudy Skies

Graph dislplay can plot in either 12 hour time or 24 hour time

Barometric Pressure included with Temperature and Humidity Sensor

NEW ADD-ON FEATURE......Monitors 110vac line power...........see this LINK

 

Basic data provided to imaging and/ or roof control software for automation:

> Close Roof for Hardware Failure, Data Loss or Power

> Close Roof for Hi Wind, Humidity or Lo Temp

> Close Roof for Cloudly Skies or Rain

> Open / Close for dusk or dawn

 

A High Quality Graph Is Included !

Live weather data from "Meadow View Observatory" updating every 20 seconds.

 

SkyAlert cloud sensor

Specifications

Generates "Boltwood I & II Text Files" to provide weather data to most remote roof controllers, such as- SkyRoof

Text files compatible with these imaging apps.-. CCDAP... ACP... SGP. . CCD Commander... MaxPilote... PRiSM

Weather text data may shutdown your observatory for clouds, rain, high wind, high humidity or low temps.

Creates & saves .jpg or .png files for the internal ftp uploader, to provide website viewing of graph.

Has an intergrated heater for dew removal on rain and IR sensor. (Includes a 9 vdc power supply)

Monitor Resolution Required for graph display (Min Height of 800 pixels)

Required Operating Systems (Windows....XP, 7, 8 , 10)

 

 

Pricing and what's included:

$749.00 USB Unit............................$849.00 Ethernet Unit

SkyAlert Sensors Module Unit...........................................SkyAlert Sensors Module Unit

Software Package with Graph............................................Software Package with Graph

Wind Speed Sensor included..............................................Wind Speed Sensor included

Remote- For Network Access.................................Ethernet for LAN / WAN connectivity

FTP uploader for web display...........................................FTP uploader for web display

25 ft USB Active Repr. Cable.............................................35 ft Ethernet w-PoE Cable

9 VDC Power Supply w/Cable...................................................9 VDC Power Supply

Rain-IR Sens. dew removal heater......................Rain-IR Sens. dew removal heater

Aluminum mounting bracket.........................................Aluminum mounting bracket

(Free shipping in the continental U.S.)

 

 

Order Links Here:

 

 

 

 

 

See who is using the SkyAlert Cloud Sensor :

Link To Live Graphs

link to map locations

 

 

 

All weather unit sensors are "Field Replaceable."

No wiring or soldering required! All sensors are pre-wired with plug-in connectors.

1 > Wind Speed- Sensor

2 > Tem,Humidity,inHg Sensor

3 > Photocell...Brightness- Sensor

* 4 > Rain................... Dampness- Sensor

* 5 > INFARED......... Sky Temperature- Sensor

* (minor silicone reseal required)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sensor replacement prices after the one year warranty expires-

Rain Sensor- $46.00

Wind Speed Sensor- $54.00

Temp / Humidity / inHg- $50.00

Photo / Brightness Sensor- $32.00

INFARED Sky Temp Sensor: $41.00

 

 

LINK TO ORDER SENSORS

 

 

 

NOTE:

Older SkyAlerts, shipped prior to 3-15-2016, must be returned to IAA to replace bad IR or Wind Sensors.

Interactive Astronomy

1286 Valley Forge Drive

Chico, CA 95973

Attention: Jim Collins

This repair will include a modification to allow future IR Sensor or Wind Sensor "Field Replacement."

(SkyAlert has a full... one year warranty... that covers All Parts and Labor)

 

 

 

For technical issues or other inquires,

contact Jim Collins

Email- jimstar11gps@yahoo.com

Direct Mobile Phone- 510-495-7932

Skype Number- 530-588-7962

 

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