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by JoelTan
Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: 5" vs 6" SCT viewing/ astrophotography in Singapore
Replies: 3
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5" vs 6" SCT viewing/ astrophotography in Singapore

I'm looking at a 5" vs 6" SCT for viewing and astrophotography mainly in Singapore. Can say the condition is almost 95% of the time usage in Singapore! What are the differences between these 2 sizes? Of course cost wise the 5" is way much cheaper! But there again, I am interested in DSO as well, wil...
by JoelTan
Mon Oct 01, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Celestron Nexstar vs Skyprodigy
Replies: 3
Views: 486

Re: Celestron Nexstar vs Skyprodigy

Can Skyprodigy use "manual" method to setup like the Nexstar? I mean as you mentioned that due to the dim night skies of Singapore there are chances of Starsense not able to automatically detect the stars, as such can we still use the StarAlign (If I am not wrong that this is the method in Nexstar) ...
by JoelTan
Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Celestron Nexstar vs Skyprodigy
Replies: 3
Views: 486

Celestron Nexstar vs Skyprodigy

Hi can anyone advise regarding these 2 versions from Celestron. I understand that Nexstar requires you to pin point 3 locations before it can be setup while the Skyprodigy is able to automatically do all this by itself. I'm residing in Singapore, practically which will be really workable? Based on t...