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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 May 24 13:57 PDT
  • Today's Sunrise: 05:45
  • Today's Sunset: 20:00
  • Today's Moonrise: 11:56
  • Today's Moonset: 0:37
  • The Moon is UP
  • Moon age: 6.6 days
  • Moon phase: First Quarter
  • Next new moon: 6/16/15 7:07 PDT
  • Illuminated fraction: 41.9%
  • Moon Distance: 403135 km
    measured from center of earth
  • Astro. Dawn: 04:03 - 05:45
  • Astro. Dusk: 20:00 - 21:42
  • Outside Temp: 64.0 F
  • Inside Temp: 73.9 F
  • Obs Out. Temp: 57.8 °F
  • Obs In. Temp: 49.6 °F
  • Humidity: 42 %
  • 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

Space Shuttle Rising

What's that rising from the clouds?  What's that rising from the clouds?


NGC 7822 in Cepheus

Hot, young stars and Hot, young stars and


A Dark and Dusty Sky

In the dusty sky toward the constellation Taurus and the In the dusty sky toward the constellation Taurus and the


NGC 6240: Merging Galaxies

NGC 6240 offers a rare, nearby glimpse of a cosmic catastrophe in its NGC 6240 offers a rare, nearby glimpse of a cosmic catastrophe in its


A Cliff Looming on Comet 67P

What's that looming behind this gravel-strewn hill on Comet Churyumov–Gerasimenko? What's that looming behind this gravel-strewn hill on Comet Churyumov–Gerasimenko?


Globular Star Cluster 47 Tuc

Globular star cluster 47 Tucanae is a jewel box of the southern sky. Globular star cluster 47 Tucanae is a jewel box of the southern sky.


Auroras and Star Trails over Iceland

It was one of the quietest nights of aurora in weeks. It was one of the quietest nights of aurora in weeks.


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