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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: Mon Oct 20 6:00 PDT
  • Today's Sunrise: 07:05
  • Today's Sunset: 18:15
  • Today's Moonrise: 4:06
  • Today's Moonset: 16:34
  • The Moon is UP
  • Moon age: 26.4 days
  • Moon phase: Waning Crescent
  • Next new moon: 10/23/14 14:56 PDT
  • Illuminated fraction: 10.8%
  • Moon Distance: 403506 km
    measured from center of earth
  • Astro. Dawn: 05:41 - 07:05
  • Astro. Dusk: 18:15 - 19:40
  • Outside Temp: 37.2 F
  • Inside Temp: 62.6 F
  • Obs Out. Temp: °F
  • Obs In. Temp: °F
  • Humidity: 57 %
  • 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

Comet Siding Spring Passes Mars

Yesterday, a comet passed very close to Mars. Yesterday, a comet passed very close to Mars.


Comet McNaught Over New Zealand

Comet McNaught was perhaps the most photogenic comet of modern times -- from Earth.  Comet McNaught was perhaps the most photogenic comet of modern times -- from Earth.


Melotte 15 in the Heart

Cosmic clouds form Cosmic clouds form


Messier 6 and Comet Siding Spring

Messier 6 and Comet Siding Spring Messier 6 and Comet Siding Spring


Rosetta's Selfie

Rosetta's Selfie Rosetta's Selfie


Mysterious Changing feature on Titan

What is that changing object in a cold What is that changing object in a cold


Auroral Corona over Norway

Higher than the highest mountain lies the realm of the aurora. Higher than the highest mountain lies the realm of the aurora.


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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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