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by chrisyeo
Fri Apr 03, 2015 5:47 pm
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Straits Times feature: sidewalk astronomy in Singapore
Replies: 3
Views: 7964

Re: Straits Times feature: sidewalk astronomy in Singapore

Well done on being feature, guys!
by chrisyeo
Thu Feb 06, 2014 7:43 am
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Gakkan Realstar Planetarium - recommended!
Replies: 15
Views: 9484

Re: Gakkan Realstar Planetarium - recommended!

Hi Gary - nice "pre"-review! Forgot to mention about the demo box! Just some comments to add: - the joints between the pentagons are barely perceptible if constructed and bent upwards properly, and only in the densest part of the Milky Way, so nothing to worry about. - as one end of the projection i...
by chrisyeo
Wed Feb 05, 2014 7:05 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Gakkan Realstar Planetarium - recommended!
Replies: 15
Views: 9484

Re: Gakkan Realstar Planetarium - recommended!

No need to solder. Just simple screws and lots of taping.
by chrisyeo
Wed Feb 05, 2014 7:24 am
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Gakkan Realstar Planetarium - recommended!
Replies: 15
Views: 9484

Gakkan Realstar Planetarium - recommended!

Hi guys! Long time no see. Over the weekend I chanced upon the Gakkan Realstar Planetarium at Taka Kinokuniya, and for slightly less than $50 (20% disc.), it really exceeded my expectations. It's a self-assembly kit with a separate brochure with English instructions. Took some effort to assemble (90...
by chrisyeo
Sun Aug 11, 2013 3:05 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTS: Meade LXD55 mount [best offer]
Replies: 0
Views: 803

WTS: Meade LXD55 mount [best offer]

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-uQEkQ2nSJfk/Ugc12ecKgvI/AAAAAAAAJ1g/N_VxPr2DnyI/w640-h480-no/2013-08-10 https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/KMF_oZ_ZJIoQUZrYFV6mReU09DhUXM3ryA4--O5iVx8=w640-h480-no Hi guys, Have a Meade LXD55 tracking mount minus the tripod but with box, willing to pass to anyone w...
by chrisyeo
Sat Feb 16, 2013 7:20 am
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Rare Event: Meteorites injure people and property in Russia
Replies: 15
Views: 11281

Re: Rare Event: Meteorites injure people and property in Rus

Really amazing. Probably the first large meteor strike that has been captured so extensively on video and pictures.

Really scary to imagine also should ever a Tunguska-sized event happen over a populated city....
by chrisyeo
Wed Sep 21, 2011 8:15 am
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: UARS Satellite uncontrolled rentry around Sep 23
Replies: 13
Views: 2682

UARS Satellite uncontrolled rentry around Sep 23

Just a heads up ! http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/uars/index.html UARS Updates Update #6 Wed, 21 Sep 2011 04:00:29 AM GMT+0800 As of Sept. 20, 2011, the orbit of UARS was 127 mi by 140 mi (205 km by 225 km). Re-entry is expected Sept. 23, plus or minus a day. It is still too early to predict the t...
by chrisyeo
Sat Jul 16, 2011 9:27 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Mersing Astro Expedition 01 July 11 to 03 July 11
Replies: 55
Views: 7446

Hi everyone,

It has been a while, but I just want to say "WOW!". Great images and thanks for sharing the special memories!

Chris
by chrisyeo
Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:11 am
Forum: Feedback Corner/Test Corner
Topic: Singastro Wiki Ver 2
Replies: 20
Views: 17003

Thanks very much Zongyao! One of the moderators will help make a backup and get in touch with you (tks!)

Is there anyone who can help with the wordpress theme? I can't remember who designed the forum but we could get in touch with him...

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by chrisyeo
Thu Jan 20, 2011 12:31 pm
Forum: Feedback Corner/Test Corner
Topic: Singastro Wiki Ver 2
Replies: 20
Views: 17003

Hi Zongyao, We can give you access to the backend to do a database backup and install Wordpress. Are you willing? Just tell us when. I experimented with the fantastico wiki engines a long time ago but don't remember being impressed. If you think wordpress is better we should go with that instead. Me...