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(8th Century Crucifix courtesy David Beccue)

Sage Webcam
Camera viewing observatory from window.... (Thanks for fixing this Drew.)


Sage Inside Webcam
Picture from inside the observatory.


webcam history page

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Sometimes the only thing to look at...

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Sept 2004

Here is a test case to see if we have enough bandwidth to transmit MP3. The following is an MP3 of radio emission from Sol. (Thanks to radiojove.)
Bitrates of 8, 10, 12, 16, & 24:

Sage Conditions

  • Local Time: Sun Mar 29 10:16 PDT
  • Today's Sunrise: 06:44
  • Today's Sunset: 19:16
  • Today's Moonrise: 14:26
  • Today's Moonset: 3:26
  • The Moon is DOWN
  • Moon age: 9.6 days
  • Moon phase: Waxing Gibbous
  • Next new moon: 4/18/15 11:59 PDT
  • Illuminated fraction: 72.6%
  • Moon Distance: 400690 km
    measured from center of earth
  • Astro. Dawn: 05:19 - 06:44
  • Astro. Dusk: 19:16 - 20:42
  • Outside Temp: 70.7 F
  • Inside Temp: 65.8 F
  • Obs Out. Temp: 57.8 °F
  • Obs In. Temp: 49.6 °F
  • Humidity: 19 %
  • Cloud Cover: [Graph]
  • Astro Calendar: 14d 30d 60d

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Current Local Weather

LIVE wx200d/1.3 interface
Most Recent Weather Ouput
Daily weather plot Find more about Weather in Frazier Park, CA
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External links

A weather page for this location is at Weather Underground

NOAA weather prediction: NOAA (long & lat) NOAA

The David and Kathleen Beccue home page is found at http://www.beccue.com

Cabin & Observatory Info

Information is here on cold weather water startup, cold weather water shutdown, and playing movies on the computer upstairs.

A GPL raytrace program, for telescope design is available here: raytrace.tgz.

The philosophy behind an observatory design is documented here.

Andrew's blog is here . Angels and Ministers of Grace, defend us!

APOD Feed

Shadow of a Martian Robot

What if you saw your shadow on Mars and it wasn't What if you saw your shadow on Mars and it wasn't


Diamond Rings and Baily s Beads

Near the March 20 equinox the cold clear sky over Longyearbyen, Near the March 20 equinox the cold clear sky over Longyearbyen,


NGC 2403 in Camelopardalis

Magnificent island universe Magnificent island universe


Orion Spring

As spring comes to planet Earth's northern hemisphere, familiar winter As spring comes to planet Earth's northern hemisphere, familiar winter


Naked Eye Nova Sagittarii 2015 No 2

It quickly went from obscurity to one of the brighter stars in Sagittarius -- but it's fading. It quickly went from obscurity to one of the brighter stars in Sagittarius -- but it's fading.


Powers of Ten

How different does the universe look on small, medium, and large scales?  How different does the universe look on small, medium, and large scales?


Atlas V Launches MMS

Atlas V Launches MMS Atlas V Launches MMS


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