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by Gary
Mon Jun 09, 2014 12:47 pm
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: Free Public Talk- Basic Stargazing Skills - 7 Jun 2014 (Sat)
Replies: 4
Views: 2705

Re: Free Public Talk- Basic Stargazing Skills - 7 Jun 2014 (

Thanks to Toa Payoh Public Library and all who came for the talk + stargazing. A beautiful and timely clear night during the June holidays! Two dobs (8", 10") and two refractors (80mm, 88mm) deployed. Crowd observe Moon, Mars, Saturn for hours. Highlight of the evening for me is showing the crowd th...
by Gary
Mon Jun 09, 2014 11:03 am
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: Jurong Eco Garden observation site (JEG)
Replies: 10
Views: 5054

Re: Jurong Eco Garden observation site (JEG)

Thanks for the info Kochu. Closes at 7pm! Bummer!
by Gary
Mon Jun 09, 2014 9:09 am
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: Jurong Eco Garden observation site (JEG)
Replies: 10
Views: 5054

Re: Jurong Eco Garden observation site (JEG)

Just realised I wrongly named the "garden" as "park". Made the necessary changes. For ease of discussion, perhaps can just use the abbreviation JEG.

Added official directions map in first post. For public transport, it's bus 199 from Boon Lay Bus Interchange.
by Gary
Mon Jun 09, 2014 7:43 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: My Astrophotography Progress (in random order)
Replies: 101
Views: 39676

Re: My Astrophotography Progress (in random order)

Very nice! Clifford's favourite Coat Hangar cluster can be clearly seen. [smilie=good-job.gif]
by Gary
Sun Jun 08, 2014 4:54 pm
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey (National Geographic Channel)
Replies: 28
Views: 42181

Re: COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey (National Geographic Channel

Next week would be the last...After that you can start on the original Carl Sagan version! Series finale episode 13 shown in Singapore. So sad to see this series end. Wish it could go on and on like The Sky at Night. Even one new episode per month will be worth looking forward to. At least it was g...
by Gary
Sun Jun 08, 2014 4:48 pm
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey (National Geographic Channel)
Replies: 28
Views: 42181

Re: COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey (National Geographic Channel

SpaceShallot wrote:Thank you Gary! I just watched ep 12, it was beautiful
Yes it was! Very inspiring. Gave us hope about the global warming situation!
by Gary
Sun Jun 08, 2014 1:08 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Testing RGB on camera.
Replies: 1
Views: 757

Re: Testing RGB on camera.

Spiral arms! [smilie=good-job.gif]
by Gary
Sun Jun 08, 2014 1:07 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Solar System objects
Replies: 62
Views: 26883

Re: Solar System objects

Beautiful! Very impressed with C6's performance especially on Mars. Keep shooting and sharing!
by Gary
Sun Jun 08, 2014 1:04 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Help getting a Starter Scope
Replies: 34
Views: 14778

Re: Help getting a Starter Scope

Hi everyone thank to all the advises; all advise was helpful. I got my scope. after the tpy public viewing I realized u guys have giant scopes. Anyways after I went back home and settled my son. I went up to the empty carpatk highest floor. It is so bright but definitely better view than viewing fr...