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by rlow
Wed Apr 19, 2017 11:30 pm
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: Bright Asteroid Close Pass to Earth next 2 Days
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Re: Bright Asteroid Close Pass to Earth next 2 Days

Closest approach was already past at 8pm tonight. Look out for a 11th magnitude "star" that moves about 0.5 degrees (one Moon diameter) in half hour. There is a bit of thin haze tonight, but good luck guys.
by rlow
Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: Bright Asteroid Close Pass to Earth next 2 Days
Replies: 4
Views: 1803

Bright Asteroid Close Pass to Earth next 2 Days

Asteroid 2014 JO25 will be visible in 3 inch scope. Look out for it these two nights! Asteroid finder charts in S&T link below. https://www.msn.com/en-sg/news/world/massive-asteroid-nicknamed-the-rock-to-make-closest-pass-to-earth-in-400-years-this-week/ar-BBzWEpt?li=BBr8Cnr&ocid=spartanntp http://w...
by rlow
Sat Feb 25, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: How to Travel with a Telescope?
Replies: 5
Views: 2491

Re: How to Travel with a Telescope?

For airline carry-on cabin baggage, I've brought APM 100mm ED Apo bino (7.5kg) with Velbon Video Panhead Mount, and AP 130mm f/6.3 EDF-GT Apo (8kg) with Astroslew Inox Alt-Az Mount, both with Carbon- Fibre Tripod. C8 ota (5.6kg) would be possible for carry-on cabin baggage, as well as some 7 inch, 8...