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by sentinel
Wed Jul 01, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: eVscope | 100 times more powerful than a classical telescope
Replies: 4
Views: 2977

Re: eVscope | 100 times more powerful than a classical telescope

Was interested in this before... until i saw the price :P I didnt delve into the features but the nearest i can think of this is "video astronomy" and "electronically assisted astronomy" (EAA). You can read more about these first to understand the concept. I do have my cheap setup using these: - ris...
by sentinel
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: EAA: Carina nebula with poor man's h-alpha
Replies: 6
Views: 1368

Re: EAA: Carina nebula with poor man's h-alpha

Although i save to file, i rarely revisit as i am more into the "live" experience.
by sentinel
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: EAA: Carina nebula with poor man's h-alpha
Replies: 6
Views: 1368

Re: EAA: Carina nebula with poor man's h-alpha

Managed to make pc-control of nexstar slt mount work. It drastically makes object location easier, whew. In one night just on one side of sky (east) via window i managed to locate a lot mostly globular clusters. Milky way (where many object are located) is even barely accessible that night. Some neb...
by sentinel
Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: EAA: Carina nebula with poor man's h-alpha
Replies: 6
Views: 1368

Re: EAA: Carina nebula with poor man's h-alpha

Last night live stacking at home of orion nebula using
50mm f183mm guidescope.
Camera RT244
Filters: Uhc + uv/ir + red
Software: Sharpcap free version

Image

It caught a passing plane somehow:

Image
by sentinel
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy - Some familiar DSOs
Replies: 2
Views: 931

Re: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy - Some familiar DSOs

Very nice!
What is the camera?
Any filters or reducer?
by sentinel
Mon May 06, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: SOLD: Skywatcher 6" Newtonian OTA with EQ3-2 Mount
Replies: 1
Views: 918

SOLD: Skywatcher 6" Newtonian OTA with EQ3-2 Mount

This is the well-known Sky-watcher 150/750 newtonian reflector telescope with EQ3-2 mount [Sold] OTA: Aperture: 150mm (6 inches) parabolic mirror FL: 750mm (No eyepiece, no finder) Mount: Equatorial mount EQ3-2 Aluminum tripods. Originally came with cheap 8-inch scope. Connects to OTA via screws. I ...
by sentinel
Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: EAA: Carina nebula with poor man's h-alpha
Replies: 6
Views: 1368

EAA: Carina nebula with poor man's h-alpha

Last night the sky was not so cloudy from my HDB kitchen window. I can see the sounthern cross which is a good sign. Still I got so amazed at the number of stars this cheap setup showed. https://i.imgur.com/Tn40TVg.jpg Toying with histogram. https://i.imgur.com/MmXQmKA.jpg Captured some then greysca...
by sentinel
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: China to launch world's first man-made moon in 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 3672

Re: China to launch world's first man-made moon in 2020

The thing is this may become mainstream and adapted by other countries including singapore.
by sentinel
Thu Mar 01, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTS : EQ3-1 Mounts [SOLD]
Replies: 7
Views: 2110

Re: WTS : EQ3-1 Mounts [SOLD]

Sold the eq3 n retracted the eq1. Thanks