Additional notes on process and implementation are available in a related post.


Real Time Sky is no longer live, but this page demonstrates actual sky data captured over a 24-hour period when the system was still running. This archived sky color data drives the background color of this page, matching today’s current time to what was captured previously captured. You may accelerate playback of the archival data using the time compression slider below.

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