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by celeron787
Sat Jul 11, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: M10 and M12 Globular Clusters
Replies: 0
Views: 19

M10 and M12 Globular Clusters

With a recent lack of clear night skies, I had to grab this small window of opportunity last night when there was a short window of clear night skies. Following the GE count along the way too. Also 1st light for my new Samyang 135mm F2.0 lens. The capability of this lens was apparent when both clust...
by celeron787
Tue May 26, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: Dark sites on the island
Replies: 7
Views: 337

Re: Dark sites on the island

I have a few areas in mind but have not tried any of them. All are located in west area. Most are generally shooting towards central catchment area. 1. Jurong lake gardens 2. Big open field near dairy farm rock climbing wall 3. Observation tower at chestnut nature park 4. Open field along dairy farm...
by celeron787
Sat May 23, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: M42 and some questions
Replies: 9
Views: 833

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. Actually I've been playing around with this set of data...
by celeron787
Sun May 17, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: M42 and some questions
Replies: 9
Views: 833

Re: M42 and some questions

Some small updates, tried drift alignment again. This time it corrected quite nicely following tutorials. https://i.imgur.com/BrS1Vgo.jpg Managed to get a decent 2min exposure (135mm) on procyon which was overhead. https://i.imgur.com/q7jCDBI.gif Unfortunately, due to camera limitations, I'll probab...
by celeron787
Fri May 15, 2020 7:38 am
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Need some opinions to get started in astrophotography
Replies: 4
Views: 1048

Re: Need some opinions to get started in astrophotography

What is it about? Would love to have a look if it's related😁
by celeron787
Tue Apr 21, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: Pasar Malam
Topic: FOUND
Replies: 0
Views: 563

FOUND

FOUND
by celeron787
Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: M42 and some questions
Replies: 9
Views: 833

Re: M42 and some questions

Thanks Ivan for the detailed reply. Seems like I have my directions mixed up, need to read a few times to wrap my head around it. Will attempt it a few more times to make more sense of it.
by celeron787
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: M42 and some questions
Replies: 9
Views: 833

M42 and some questions

Gotten my star adventurer tracker recently, tested it out with the orion nebula. Results was quite similar to my first M42 untracked shot with 390 light frames. Taken under my block at Bukit Panjang. How much more integration time do I need to get the horsehead? Sony a6000 18-135mm lens ISO400 Light...
by celeron787
Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Need some opinions to get started in astrophotography
Replies: 4
Views: 1048

Re: Need some opinions to get started in astrophotography

Hi, actually you have already selected your equipments and the next thing is to get your shopping cart to be filled. WO redcat is one scope which has been eyed by a numbers of imagers from what i know. As for star adventurer, yes it is quite portable and easy carrying around. With this items on han...
by celeron787
Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Need some opinions to get started in astrophotography
Replies: 4
Views: 1048

Need some opinions to get started in astrophotography

Hi, I'm trying to get into astrophotography after trying some untracked shots last year. I currently own a Sony a6000 and a 18-135mm zoom lens. I'm looking for: - Portable and light weight - Reasonably priced - Looking to take subjects like M31, M42, milky way, moon etc - I've also read about softwa...