ASIS

All Sky Imaging System

Overview

The Solmirus All Sky Imaging System (ASIS) is a dedicated purpose sky imaging and analysis instrument designed to operate autonomously or as a component in an instrument cluster. The ASIS is a ground based cloud detection and sky analysis system with applications ranging from astronomy, to solar forecasting, to a variety of meteorological applications.

In contrast to the ASIVA, the ASIS is designed for single purpose production applications in mind. The ASIS comes in two models the ASIS-M1i (infrared) and the ASIS-M1v (visible).

QUOTES & PRICING

Data Products / Measurement

  • Cloud/no cloud reporting
  • Cloud cover and height determination
  • Photometric quality assessment
  • Sky opacity/transmission determination
  • Visible/IR image correlation and integration
  • Water vapor and ozone determination
  • Sky/cloud temperature (brightness and color) measurements
  • All sky (180 degree field-of-view) radiometric maps and analysis
  • Further capabilities currently undergoing research, design, and implementation:
  • Predictive cloud cover reporting

Technical Specifications

  • Weight: base unit ~250lbs (configuration dependent)
  • Peltier heating/cooling subsystem
  • Weatherproof
  • Stainless steel and aluminum construction
  • Dimensions: 12”W x 24”D x 39”H
  • Weight: base unit ~110lbs
  • Power: 120/230V
  • Mounting: stainless steel base (with mounting holes)
  • On board data analysis and image processing
  • Web based User Interface
  • REST API for report operations & automation

System Options

  • Connection type: Ethernet (Fiber/Cat5)
  • Dual Black Body mast for enhanced precision
  • Hatch / No-Hatch Option
  • Visible/IR filters to suit specific application
  • Software analysis and data product options
  • Precipitation sensor
  • Sun occulter for visible subsystem
  • Large capacity storage options
  • Training/Installation/Maintenance plans
  • Optional control computer (multi-system installations)