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by kingkong
Fri Aug 26, 2011 12:31 am
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: Neil Armstrong in the news
Replies: 13
Views: 3146

Also, NASA has been using a set of mirrors placed on the moon to perform precise measurements to determine how fast its moving away from us. If that was a hoax too, then maybe the Decepticons placed it there. may be it's the autobot space ship NASA is shooting the laser off. surely that is reflecti...
by kingkong
Thu Aug 25, 2011 6:57 pm
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: Neil Armstrong in the news
Replies: 13
Views: 3146

yes, we got to return to the moon to retrieve the rest of the pillars. moon hoax my foot. those who claim we never landed on the moon should go watch transformer 3! seesh...
by kingkong
Tue Aug 23, 2011 9:00 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTB VIXEN GDP2 MOUNTS / CG5 MOUNTS (BOUGHT)
Replies: 5
Views: 1434

wow, that's fast. congratulation!
by kingkong
Sat Aug 20, 2011 11:29 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: first AP run in.. a long time
Replies: 12
Views: 2075

thanks for the link. seems like a great tool. i'm getting it! :-)
by kingkong
Thu Aug 18, 2011 4:21 pm
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: Lasik and observation
Replies: 27
Views: 8559

Airconvent wrote:Thank Goodness telescopes' focal length can be changed!
still a problem when doing public viewing where ideally my focus is the same as most of the population so they don't have to touch the focus knob....
by kingkong
Tue Aug 16, 2011 10:55 pm
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: Lasik and observation
Replies: 27
Views: 8559

i wonder if there's any update on this issue... i'm hitting mid life crisis and feeling the urge to lasik my eyes or something, and hopefully will get a couple decades of good near and far eyesight without aid... but i'm already starting to have problem reading near... i guess this is as good as pla...
by kingkong
Tue Aug 16, 2011 6:20 pm
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: guess what is this and its use?
Replies: 17
Views: 4574

cloud_cover wrote:I called up Nejilock:
An A4 is about $65 inclusive of inverter
An A3 (for the 8" and up scopes) is about $110

Anyone wants to do a group buy? :)
pls count me in if someone could help to EMS the thing to me in the jungle... thanks ;-)
by kingkong
Sun Aug 14, 2011 10:16 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: CG5 @ 1° N
Replies: 50
Views: 10184

wow a 4" solid pier... can double as counterweight? ;-)

i envy your access to an CNC expert and facility like that.... Mr. Khoo when come KK must contact me, I bring you makan seafood ;-)
by kingkong
Sun Aug 14, 2011 11:54 am
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Celestron PS127EQ
Replies: 25
Views: 7098

the poisoning begins...
by kingkong
Sat Aug 13, 2011 10:58 am
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: guess what is this and its use?
Replies: 17
Views: 4574

thanks for sharing the info, Remus. i'm thinking of getting a EL sheet + inverter/power supply locally, or on ebay, and go on the cheap, as usual...

i wonder, will a red one be as effective for flat fielding? it can double as red lighting in the field...