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by Yong54321
Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:33 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Milky Way and M83 with iPhone
Replies: 2
Views: 237

Re: Milky Way and M83 with iPhone

Today shot of M83 galaxy with iPhone and manual Dob 8inch.

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by Yong54321
Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Milky Way and M83 with iPhone
Replies: 2
Views: 237

Re: Milky Way with iPhone

Here is a shot of M83. It shows only a hint of the galaxy spiral arm at the lower left of tge attached photo. Could anyone verify if it is M83. Look like it is a long way before I could capture good enough photo.

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by Yong54321
Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Anyone has any experience or comment about Meade Star Navigator NG or Polaris 130 Telescope?
Replies: 2
Views: 255

Re: Anyone has any experience or comment about Meade Star Navigator NG or Polaris 130 Telescope?

Thanks. I think usually telescopes of 127mm apecture are bird-jones design. Thank you very much. Just ordered the meade Polaris eq130.
by Yong54321
Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Milky Way and M83 with iPhone
Replies: 2
Views: 237

Milky Way and M83 with iPhone

Hi I would like to share some photos that I capture yesterday with my iPhone 6 camera. I am a newbie in astrophotography and astronomy but have some experience in programming. As such, I have made an iOS app to take long exposure of the night sky. Yesterday the night is clear and at my place pool si...
by Yong54321
Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Anyone has any experience or comment about Meade Star Navigator NG or Polaris 130 Telescope?
Replies: 2
Views: 255

Anyone has any experience or comment about Meade Star Navigator NG or Polaris 130 Telescope?

Hi I know celestron slt130 is very popular but i tend to like meade design. Do any come across meade goto version - starnavigator ng. I am looking at the ng 102 or 130. I read about the motor noise of meade ng, is it true that it will wake up the neighbour in the middle of the night? Price is about ...
by Yong54321
Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: DIY Astronomy
Topic: DIY 8"F/6 Planetary Scope from Shelves and IKEA table
Replies: 4
Views: 926

Re: DIY 8"F/6 Planetary Scope from Shelves and IKEA table

Hi Good to see you have done it. I am a beginner and want to buy a dob 6 inch but find it too heavy and expensive to import here. It costs about $650 to bring in from bh for a skywatcher. I wonder why an 6 inch dob needs to be heavy like 18kg. The mirror is only about 1kg. I am thinking of building ...