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IObservingConditionsSkyTemperature Property
Sky temperature at the observatory

Namespace: ASCOM.DeviceInterface
Assembly: ASCOM.DeviceInterfaces (in ASCOM.DeviceInterfaces.dll) Version: (
double SkyTemperature { get; }

Property Value

Type: Double
Sky temperature in °C
PropertyNotImplementedExceptionIf this property is not available.
NotConnectedExceptionIf the device is not connected and this information is only available when connected.

Optional property, can throw a PropertyNotImplementedException

The units of this property are degrees Celsius. Driver and application authors can use the ConvertUnits(Double, Units, Units) method to convert these units to and from degrees Farenhheit.

This is expected to be returned by an infra-red sensor looking at the sky. The lower the temperature the more the sky is likely to be clear.

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