(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

Sometimes the only thing to look at...

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 Dec 21 1:12 PST
  • Today's Sunrise: 06:58
  • Today's Sunset: 16:50
  • Today's Moonrise: 7:23
  • Today's Moonset: 17:58
  • The Moon is DOWN
  • Moon age: 28.8 days
  • Moon phase: New Moon
  • Next new moon: 12/21/14 17:36 PST
  • Illuminated fraction: 0.6%
  • Moon Distance: 376752 km
    measured from center of earth
  • Astro. Dawn: 05:28 - 06:58
  • Astro. Dusk: 16:50 - 18:21
  • Outside Temp: 40.6 F
  • Inside Temp: 55.0 F
  • Obs Out. Temp: 46.8 °F
  • Obs In. Temp: 43.1 °F
  • Humidity: 94 %
  • Cloud Cover: [Graph]
  • Astro Calendar: 14d 30d 60d

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Current Local Weather

LIVE wx200d/1.3 interface
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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

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!


Tyrrhenian Sea and Solstice Sky

Tyrrhenian Sea and Solstice Sky      Tyrrhenian Sea and Solstice Sky

Apollo 11 Landing Site Panorama

Have you seen Have you seen

Reflections on the 1970s

Reflections on the 1970s Reflections on the 1970s

NGC 7331 and Beyond

Big, beautiful spiral galaxy Big, beautiful spiral galaxy

Geminid Fireball over Mount Balang

This was a sky to remember. This was a sky to remember.

W5: Pillars of Star Formation

How do stars form? How do stars form?

The Potsdam Gravity Potato

Why do some places on Earth have higher gravity than others?  Why do some places on Earth have higher gravity than others?

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2012-04-03 17:59:09

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2011-07-23 12:27:53

Hello, Cool site. I think I might have done a burnout somewhere in that picture but that was before my new years resolution of not doing dumb things that cost me money

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