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by orly_andico
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: Deal Alert: Skywatcher 8" for for $625 on Amazon.sg
Replies: 4
Views: 228

Re: Deal Alert: Skywatcher 8" for for $625 on Amazon.sg

Here's another good deal: Skywatcher AZ-GTI with a 102mm Mak for $760:

https://www.amazon.sg/Sky-Watcher-AZ-GT ... 07FB4X3V6/
by orly_andico
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: Deal Alert: Skywatcher 8" for for $625 on Amazon.sg
Replies: 4
Views: 228

Deal Alert: Skywatcher 8" for for $625 on Amazon.sg

https://www.amazon.sg/Sky-Watcher-S11610-Traditional-Dobsonian/dp/B00Z4G3PRK/ Note this is inclusive of shipping and GST. You do need to have an Amazon Prime subscription. There are also some other interesting astronomy deals on Amazon.sg - I got a Celestron 8-24mm zoom ($45), a 1.25" star diagonal ...
by orly_andico
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: DIY Astronomy
Topic: DIY 8"F/6 Planetary Scope from Shelves and IKEA table
Replies: 6
Views: 2200

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

You can get the Skywatcher 8" dobsonian through Amazon.sg for $625 all-in (that is inclusive of shipping and GST!) https://www.amazon.sg/Sky-Watcher-S11610-Traditional-Dobsonian/dp/B00Z4G3PRK/ You do need to have an Amazon Prime subscription, which is pretty cheap, you can even get it through Singtel.
by orly_andico
Thu Jun 11, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: M42 and some questions
Replies: 9
Views: 832

Re: M42 and some questions

Would be interesting to know how the samyang works out. I have the Canon 135/2 but it's soft wide open..
by orly_andico
Sat May 23, 2020 3:40 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: M42 and some questions
Replies: 9
Views: 832

Re: M42 and some questions

It is possible to get the horsehead even with 1- or 2-minute subs, but you need a very fast len. i remember doing it with a 50mm f/2 manual focus lens. However the HH was very small. When you get much above 50mm, f/2 lenses get expensive fast.
by orly_andico
Sat Dec 07, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: SQM Values for Mersing
Replies: 4
Views: 5017

Re: SQM Values for Mersing

lightpollutionmap.info reports 21.86 mag/arcsec^2 and Bortle 3

https://www.lightpollutionmap.info/#zoo ... FTFFFFFFFF

Good to know the web site is accurate!
by orly_andico
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTS: Celestron Nexstar 102 Mak with Accessories
Replies: 2
Views: 1764

Re: WTS: Celestron Nexstar 102 Mak with Accessories

Cleaning up old posts, given away.
by orly_andico
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTS - SBIG ST8300M + FW5-8300 + Baader 36mm H-a
Replies: 1
Views: 1257

Re: WTS - SBIG ST8300M + FW5-8300 + Baader 36mm H-a

Cleaning up old posts, sold.
by orly_andico
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTS: Takahashi EM-11 Temma2 Jr + wedge + Gitzo Alu Tripod
Replies: 0
Views: 1169

WTS: Takahashi EM-11 Temma2 Jr + wedge + Gitzo Alu Tripod

Continuing to reduce my collection. Asking for $2500. I got this a few years ago from Anat, never took it into the field, only a few outings on my balcony. Wrote a review here - https://www.andico.org/2015/02/takahashi-em-11-temma-2-jr-review.html What I'm selling - Takahashi EM-11 Temma2 Jr mount (...
by orly_andico
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:00 am
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTS: Unistar Deluxe + Gitzo G1325 CF tripod
Replies: 1
Views: 791

Re: WTS: Unistar Deluxe + Gitzo G1325 CF tripod

Sold, thanks Alfred.