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by reis
Fri Apr 06, 2007 1:31 pm
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: Observation Session: 05, 06 and 07 Apr 2007
Replies: 30
Views: 8605

Nice meeting you pple!

Yeah! it was quite a feat for me - beginner. Never thought of watching Jupiter "live' from earth and yet, very near home! Big Thanks to all the scopes ( & owners) present yesterday... really made the Universe is a stage cozier to me... :wink:
by reis
Fri Apr 06, 2007 1:21 pm
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Cool Aurora video on youtube
Replies: 9
Views: 3790

Aurora & (particularly) Cassiopeia admirers :wink: would love this clip! Magnificent! Very intense display of lights... directed by Nature.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BDc-0wne ... ed&search=
by reis
Wed Apr 04, 2007 1:13 pm
Forum: DIY Astronomy
Topic: DIY laser pointer holder
Replies: 22
Views: 20769

Agree :D the clip was CUTE! but will u b replacing it in ur next update, yanyewkay?

*wondering if u'll be modifying front set of screws to "fix" the laser as well as keeping it on* :wink:
by reis
Sun Apr 01, 2007 6:50 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Ob with Monoculars
Replies: 6
Views: 3203

Ob with Monoculars

Hello! i'm new to obbing and not yet familar with the various constellations. I tried it out yesterday on the Scorpius Constellation using the mono with my right eye and my left eye on the star map (against the sky) all at the same time. I realised that I was able to figure out the 'shape' faster......
by reis
Sun Apr 01, 2007 5:23 pm
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: Observation Session: 05, 06 and 07 Apr 2007
Replies: 30
Views: 8605

Wow!! Thanks for the details! Will be there on the 6th! Let me know if there's any last min changes. Are we going to see something like what Chrisyeo posted on 29 Mar about Jupiter's Moon? http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap070329.html Really hoping for a SUPER CLEAR SKY! PS: Weixing, the april fool...
by reis
Wed Mar 21, 2007 12:09 am
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Aurora Borealis?
Replies: 15
Views: 6055

These are nacreous clouds. From Wiki: These are clouds in the winter polar stratosphere at altitudes of 15,000–25,000 metres (50,000–80,000 ft). They are implicated in the formation of ozone holes; [1] their effects on ozone depletion arise because they support chemical reactions that produce active...
by reis
Tue Mar 20, 2007 11:58 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Aurora Borealis
Replies: 19
Views: 10087

[/quote] Conclusion? I'd rather not see this nice thing in Singapore ^^ However I'd wish to travel up there someday so i can enjoy the nice views of it. Better still, move to Canada so i can enjoy it every night. haha.. ur so right! but there are 'seasons'... Go Alaska... heard that the frequency of...
by reis
Tue Mar 20, 2007 11:49 pm
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Cool Aurora video on youtube
Replies: 9
Views: 3790

From Wikipedia: Auroras are now known to be caused by the collision of charged particles (e.g. electrons), found in the magnetosphere, with atoms in the Earth's upper atmosphere (at altitudes above 80 km). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurora_(astronomy) Reis: Bcos they occur on earth's surface, u'll...
by reis
Mon Mar 19, 2007 11:46 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Very new here and super blur!! pls help!!
Replies: 11
Views: 5978

Hello!

Is the Tampines obs group still going on?

Thanks!