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by Jeremy
Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Digital membership the British Astronomical Association
Replies: 0
Views: 2888

Digital membership the British Astronomical Association

Dear Singastro members, Greetings from the UK! Some of you might remember me as a member of Singastro when I lived in Singapore between 1999 and 2003. I still remember the observing sessions at the polytechnic, the field near Remus’s residence and, of course, the trips to Mersing. Anyway, I am curre...
by Jeremy
Thu Oct 08, 2015 3:16 am
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: ASTRONOMY2017 - here in Singapore once again!
Replies: 3
Views: 4380

Re: ASTRONOMY2016 - here in Singapore once again!

Excellent news, Remus. I wish I could join you all!

Go well!
Jeremy
by Jeremy
Thu Aug 27, 2015 2:52 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: A possible telescope restoration project
Replies: 5
Views: 4510

Re: A possible telescope restoration project

That's quite a story, Remus! What a pity the scope got into such a bad state - but you did a good job of cleaning it.

Go well!
Jeremy
by Jeremy
Thu May 21, 2015 3:57 am
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: Astro Sites with Archeological significance in London?
Replies: 1
Views: 2749

Re: Astro Sites with Archeological significance in London?

Well, one place you MUST visit is the Royal Observatory Greenwich, http://www.rmg.co.uk/royal-observatory This is now a museum, but exhibits go back to its founding in 1675. Lots of old telescopes to see, a planetarium and of course you can place one foot on each side of the world's Prime Meridian. ...
by Jeremy
Sat Oct 18, 2014 12:09 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Milky Way Panorama from Mersing
Replies: 7
Views: 1972

Re: Milky Way Panorama from Mersing

Gosh, that brings back fond memories of trips to Mersing, Remus!
Wonderful image.

Go well!
Jeremy
by Jeremy
Tue Sep 23, 2014 2:31 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: The Lagoon - A different look [APOD]
Replies: 17
Views: 4385

Re: The Lagoon - A different look [APOD]

Congratulations, Remus! This is a stunning image, worthy of APOD.
Glad to see that your imaging goes from strength to strength.

Go well!
Jeremy
by Jeremy
Wed Aug 21, 2013 3:05 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTB: 10x50 Binoculars that are water proof
Replies: 10
Views: 2360

Re: WTB: 10x50 Binoculars that are water proof

Probably not much good to you as I am in UK. But the principle is the same: try out if you can.
I bought Opticron Discovery 8x42 for GBP 161

Go well!
Jeremy
by Jeremy
Wed Aug 21, 2013 1:54 am
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTB: 10x50 Binoculars that are water proof
Replies: 10
Views: 2360

Re: WTB: 10x50 Binoculars that are water proof

If you can, do try the binoculars out before buying. I bought a pair yesterday and tested a range in the shop, across various makes and prices. They were all roof prism type and 8x or 10 x 42 (I already have a good pair of 10 x 50 porro prisms, but wanted something a bit more compact for travel). I ...
by Jeremy
Wed Aug 21, 2013 1:46 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Barnard's Star - imaged today (and see you next year)
Replies: 25
Views: 4807

Re: Barnard's Star - imaged today (and see you next year)

Fascinating project, Gary. And a great result - well done! Will be good to keep this one going...and going

Go well!
Jeremy
by Jeremy
Sat Jul 13, 2013 6:54 pm
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: 12" F12.2 Achromatic refractor for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 1769

Re: 12" F12.2 Achromatic refractor for sale

From the sublime to the ridiculous?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?annotation ... gJ09TVIPLQ

Go well!
Jeremy