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by bornfree
Sat Oct 31, 2015 2:53 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Collimating the Celestron 127EQ Newtonian
Replies: 29
Views: 19200

Re: Collimating the Celestron 127EQ Newtonian

laser collimation is only good as a quick fix to let you continue visual observation. if you rotate the laser collimator, there is a high chance you can see the red dot circling a point on the primary mirror. you have to use a cheshire for the job. the 6 screws behind the primary mirror. as hardware...
by bornfree
Wed Oct 21, 2015 6:05 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Observation In South East area
Replies: 12
Views: 10389

Re: Observation In south east area

maybe you can try the moon. look at the craters along the terminator (the shadow cutting across the moon) shadows of the craters along this area makes the moon a good object to look at. at least that is the brightest object to look at during this hazy period.
by bornfree
Wed Apr 22, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: Oversea Star Gazing Location
Replies: 3
Views: 3650

Re: Oversea Star Gazing Location

try climbing mount kinabalu, had heard of very dark skies there.
by bornfree
Sun Apr 05, 2015 9:38 am
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: East Coast Park Obs session - 31/12/15
Replies: 32
Views: 19445

Re: Katong Field Obs session - 4/04/15

I will upload to Flickr and fb.. share them here
by bornfree
Tue Mar 31, 2015 7:32 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Some shots from Mersing Trip on 14 Feb 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 6831

Re: Some shots from Mersing Trip on 14 Feb 2015

staring at omega centauri. had a tripping feeling as the stars feel like they are swimming about..
by bornfree
Fri Mar 27, 2015 7:30 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Portable mini Observatory first light
Replies: 8
Views: 2506

Re: Portable mini Observatory first light

looks good.
mobile observatory.. nice!
by bornfree
Wed Mar 25, 2015 1:01 am
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: Virgin Mersing Trip 20 March - 22 March
Replies: 2
Views: 2419

Virgin Mersing Trip 20 March - 22 March

Mersing Astro Trip. Date: 20 - 22 March 2015 Location: Telok Sari, Mersing Equipment: Reise 250D, Pentax XL 21, Vixen Orthos( 20mm, 12.5mm, 7mm, 5mm), Star Adventurer, Manfrotto Tripod, Canon 700D 20th March 2015 reaching the resort in mid afternoon, i took some time to check out the beach and the s...
by bornfree
Sun Mar 22, 2015 9:42 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: NGC3372 The Great Carina Nebula
Replies: 1
Views: 1136

Re: NGC3372 The Great Carina Nebula

very beautiful.. the nebulosity is so beautiful!
by bornfree
Wed Mar 18, 2015 9:29 pm
Forum: DIY Astronomy
Topic: Mini Observatory
Replies: 6
Views: 4612

Re: Mini Observatory

looks really good!
by bornfree
Tue Feb 24, 2015 10:11 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Day of great Proms with ASI174MM
Replies: 3
Views: 1188

Re: Day of great Proms with ASI174MM

super surreal!!