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by Gary
Fri Jul 04, 2014 9:20 pm
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: Free Public Talk- Meteor Showers - 5 July 2014 (Sat) @7:30pm
Replies: 1
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Free Public Talk- Meteor Showers - 5 July 2014 (Sat) @7:30pm

The next public stargazing talk is titled " Meteor Showers ". Date: Saturday, 5 July 2014 Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm Venue: Toa Payoh Public Library. Level 1 Programme Zone. Admission is free. No pre-registration required. Late-comers welcomed! Weather permitting , there will be live stargazing during or...
by Gary
Fri Jul 04, 2014 7:02 pm
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: Toa Payoh Sidewalk Astronomy tonight outside Courts - 18 Jun
Replies: 158
Views: 49930

Re: Toa Payoh Sidewalk Astronomy tonight outside Courts - 18

This is a brief report and pics of 18 Jun sidewalk at Courts Toa Payoh. Thanks to all for coming, especially Hong Lian for helping out with his dob. Able to spend more time explaining stuff to a smaller weekday crowd - how to read sky maps, pros and cons of different types of telescopes, ...etc. Goo...
by Gary
Fri Jul 04, 2014 1:46 am
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: Bidadari Observation Site (gone soon next year)
Replies: 3
Views: 1985

Re: Bidadari Observation Site (gone soon next year)

Thanks George. Updated the post with videos and photos.
by Gary
Thu Jul 03, 2014 10:24 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTS: Celestron #52268 C90 maksutov OTA - SOLD
Replies: 4
Views: 2664

Re: WTS: Celestron #52268 C90 maksutov OTA - with contrast m

Bump for you. 90mm MCT is a good design to consider if portability, collimation-free and tight budget ranks highly in one's priority list.

Thanks for the link to the review. Very interesting to read Ed Ting's conclusions of C90 vs the mighty Questar.
by Gary
Thu Jul 03, 2014 10:07 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Milky Way
Replies: 2
Views: 807

Re: Milky Way

Fortunately willpower trumps mood on those nights! Nice shots! [smilie=good-job.gif]
by Gary
Thu Jul 03, 2014 10:02 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: NGC 6888 from the balcony
Replies: 9
Views: 2087

Re: NGC 6888 from the balcony

Nice DSO and AP setup pics! Looks like cabbage to me! :)
by Gary
Thu Jul 03, 2014 9:57 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: My accumulated pics thread...
Replies: 38
Views: 13285

Re: My pics thread..(mostly Moon)

Sharp pointy stars!
by Gary
Thu Jul 03, 2014 9:46 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: My little window...
Replies: 101
Views: 21222

Re: My little window...

Nice job Sivakis! Prefer the brighter shot. Keep shooting! [smilie=good-job.gif]
by Gary
Thu Jul 03, 2014 9:40 pm
Forum: DIY Astronomy
Topic: ASIGN Observatory II is back on track!
Replies: 136
Views: 35211

Re: ASIGN Observatory II is back on track!

Beautiful shots as expected!

Just saw the clip of Better Homes and Gardens on your website. Awesome! Especially the top to bottom panning views of your observatory.

A pity your Iron Man suit was not fully operational then. Imagine wearing it during the filming! [smilie=admire.gif]
by Gary
Thu Jul 03, 2014 9:20 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Centaurus A
Replies: 6
Views: 1158

Re: Centaurus A

Outstanding! Some bachelors with time to spare may not even achieve something close to this. :)