Photobucket
(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

Photobucket
Sometimes the only thing to look at...

Photobucket
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 Aug 22 14:37 PDT
  • Today's Sunrise: 06:21
  • Today's Sunset: 19:36
  • Today's Moonrise: 3:52
  • Today's Moonset: 17:45
  • The Moon is UP
  • Moon age: 27.1 days
  • Moon phase: Waning Crescent
  • Next new moon: 8/25/14 7:13 PDT
  • Illuminated fraction: 6.5%
  • Moon Distance: 404373 km
    measured from center of earth
  • Astro. Dawn: 04:51 - 06:21
  • Astro. Dusk: 19:36 - 21:06
  • Outside Temp: 79.3 F
  • Inside Temp: 82.0 F
  • Obs Out. Temp: 81.6 °F
  • Obs In. Temp: 87.9 °F
  • Humidity: 21 %
  • Cloud Cover: [Graph]
  • Astro Calendar: 14d 30d 60d

Sage links

Sage Home

Sage Chat

Obs Webcam Control

Light Controls

M38 Info

The Jeep
M38 Gallery

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

Comet Jacques, Heart and Soul

On July 13th, a good place to watch On July 13th, a good place to watch


Venus and Jupiter at Dawn

On Monday morning, Venus and Jupiter gathered close in On Monday morning, Venus and Jupiter gathered close in


In the Center of the Lagoon Nebula

The center of the Lagoon Nebula is a The center of the Lagoon Nebula is a


Contrasting Terrains on Comet Churyumov Gerasimenko

Contrasting Terrains on Comet Churyumov Gerasimenko    Contrasting Terrains on Comet Churyumov Gerasimenko


Star Trails Over Indonesia

Both land and sky were restless. Both land and sky were restless.


Jupiter and Venus from Earth

It was visible around the world. It was visible around the world.


No X rays from SN 2014J

Last January, telescopes in observatories around planet Earth Last January, telescopes in observatories around planet Earth


Recent Comments

2012-04-03 17:59:09

hi!!!

By: Awact
2012-04-03 17:59:09

Outstanding job.

By: RooseveltC89
2012-04-03 17:58:27

Hi all Your website inculudes usefull information. I added your website to Google Reader and i will follow it when i have time. Best regards...

By: Benoalcolocky
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

By: Maverick
2011-07-20 21:30:53

Here's Sage's new comment board. Feel free to leave us feedback, suggestions, bug reports, or anything else you want to share :-)

By: Drewski

Share Your Thoughts With Us! Name
Email

Prove you're a human:


What is the first letter of this sentence?

Your comment will be posted once it's approved by an admin. HTML and special characters are allowed, unless they get abused...
Your email will not be posted or shared with anyone.