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by Chris
Thu Nov 25, 2010 10:33 am
Forum: DIY Astronomy
Topic: A Premium ATM 10" Newtonian Project
Replies: 51
Views: 20426

Just wondering, where do u get the truss connectors and truss tubes with the male connectors?
by Chris
Tue Nov 23, 2010 1:40 pm
Forum: DIY Astronomy
Topic: Condemned bino = 2 scopes + 2 eyepieces
Replies: 5
Views: 1789

Yeah. But i would consider painting the inside black though. I am working on the other lense. Will post the finished scope up in about a week's time.
by Chris
Tue Nov 23, 2010 1:38 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTS : 6 inch Meade Achromatic Refractor
Replies: 10
Views: 3263

Very tempted. But I don't have a driver's license yet...
by Chris
Wed Nov 17, 2010 6:17 pm
Forum: DIY Astronomy
Topic: Condemned bino = 2 scopes + 2 eyepieces
Replies: 5
Views: 1789

Condemned bino = 2 scopes + 2 eyepieces

It have been months since Croys had passed me his condemed bino, but due to A levels, I had limited time to spare. Since I have tanked through 80% of hell already, and the chem MCQ is 6 days away, I feel exceptionally bored and of course free. After unscrewing the parts that can be unscrewed, and me...
by Chris
Sat Nov 13, 2010 11:51 am
Forum: Astronomy FAQs/Articles
Topic: *GASP!!!*
Replies: 1
Views: 1937

Lol. Though luck. Could have been prevented if he forgot to put the eyepiece cover on.

Anyways, we used the school dob to set stuff on fire when we feel bored and had nothing to do. Haha.
by Chris
Sat Nov 13, 2010 11:43 am
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: Many Astro Items To Clear!
Replies: 52
Views: 12579

ok... but no thanks. I am still saving up for an EQ6 >.<
by Chris
Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:12 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: Many Astro Items To Clear!
Replies: 52
Views: 12579

About the orion 4.5, I also have another one at home. Is it possible to use 2 of them as bino viewer?
by Chris
Sun Oct 24, 2010 4:39 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Effect of haze on telescope?
Replies: 5
Views: 1207

If you leave ur scope covered, it should be fine. Haze is made up mainly of SO2, O3, carbon monoxide and NO3. ozone is a stable compund, thus not reactive. too much CO kills u, but I am very sure it can't react with aluminum coatings. As for no3 and so2, these gases are acidic, meaning that it can r...
by Chris
Tue Oct 19, 2010 12:39 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Is 8kg dodsonian heavy?
Replies: 14
Views: 4853

Truss dobs can DIY. Hence, u can taylor it according to ur personal preference.

Oh yeah, orly, nice work u have done for the truss dob u constructed, just that the poles doesn't fit though and it is not really portable... The crayford focuser is sweet.
by Chris
Tue Oct 19, 2010 12:34 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Will larger apertures produce brighter visuals?
Replies: 16
Views: 4556

Having started out with the school's 8 inch dob, I had aperture fever. Bigger is indeed better. However, it also means more $$, and a more expensive mount to carry or track with such a heavy scope. The weight of a 10 inch mirror alone will dissuade u from bringing the set up anywhere else (don't for...