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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: Fri Oct 31 8:24 PDT
  • Today's Sunrise: 07:15
  • Today's Sunset: 18:03
  • Today's Moonrise: 14:05
  • Today's Moonset: 0:26
  • The Moon is DOWN
  • Moon age: 7.9 days
  • Moon phase: First Quarter
  • Next new moon: 11/22/14 4:32 PST
  • Illuminated fraction: 55.9%
  • Moon Distance: 363666 km
    measured from center of earth
  • Astro. Dawn: 05:50 - 07:15
  • Astro. Dusk: 18:03 - 19:29
  • Outside Temp: 45.1 F
  • Inside Temp: 59.2 F
  • Obs Out. Temp: 36.3 °F
  • Obs In. Temp: 36.5 °F
  • Humidity: 67 %
  • 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
Click for weather forecast

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

Milky Way over Devils Tower

A mysterious formation known as A mysterious formation known as


A Spectre in the Eastern Veil

A Spectre in the Eastern Veil A Spectre in the Eastern Veil


Iridescent Cloud Edge Over Colorado

Sometimes your eclipse viewing goes bad in an interesting way. Sometimes your eclipse viewing goes bad in an interesting way.


Retrograde Mars

Why would Mars appear to move backwards?  Why would Mars appear to move backwards?


Plane, Clouds, Moon, Spots, Sun

What's that in front of the Sun? What's that in front of the Sun?


Too Close to a Black Hole

What would you see if you went right up to a black hole? What would you see if you went right up to a black hole?


Sunspots and Solar Eclipse

Sunspots and Solar Eclipse Sunspots and Solar Eclipse


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