Photo and Video Chronology - Mauna Loa - December 3, 2017

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A new HVO webcam provides improved views of Mauna Loa's summit caldera, Moku‘āweoweo, from the northwest rim. 

New camera shows snowfall on summit

A new HVO webcam provides improved views of Mauna Loa's summit caldera, Moku‘āweoweo, from the northwest rim. This time-lapse sequence shows a full day on Sunday, Dec. 3, starting and ending at midnight. The full moon and sensitive low-light ability of the camera allow good views throughout the nighttime hours. Morning reveals a fresh blanket of snow, which melts throughout the day. Images captured by this webcam (MLcam) are posted on HVO's website.

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