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by PETER LOO
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Comet C2018Y1 Iwamoto from light polluted SG sky
Replies: 4
Views: 374

Comet C2018Y1 Iwamoto from light polluted SG sky

Mount set up: Vixen GPD2 German Equatorial Mount Scope: TS 90mm APO refractor, 600mm Focal Length Guide scope: Orion Star Shoot Autoguider Camera: Canon 500D Baader Mod (on filter) Exposure: Selected ISO 800, 60s single shot for 1 of the photo & 10 shots combined for the one with star trial Place: S...
by PETER LOO
Sun Jan 20, 2019 6:04 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Sagittarius Triplet from Singapore
Replies: 9
Views: 1678

Re: Sagittarius Triplet from Singapore

Super nice
by PETER LOO
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Polar aligning an ioptron SkyGuider pro
Replies: 7
Views: 2386

Re: Polar aligning an ioptron SkyGuider pro

An alternative to Alignment with Polar scope is to align with Earth Rotational Axis directly instead using an accurate digital level meter of 0.05 deg accuracy. Also, Polaris will no longer be the North Star some kilo years later due to Earth Precession, just like 3 thousands years ago, the North st...
by PETER LOO
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: NGC-6995 Old CCD
Replies: 3
Views: 957

Re: NGC-6995 Old CCD

Very nicely done Kimo, but since you are a season APer, i consider you 2nd best (my own opinion only)
by PETER LOO
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: A Newbie's Shameless Adventures in Imaging
Replies: 13
Views: 3712

Re: A Newbie's Shameless Adventures in Imaging

Hi Clinton, i casually opened your link & seen your photos, jaw drop (mind blowing), they are among the best (or maybe the best), so, maybe not so Newbie after all ...
by PETER LOO
Mon May 02, 2016 10:24 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Frankenscope Images and Images from Eclipse 9 Mar 16
Replies: 22
Views: 6922

Re: Frankenscope Images and Images from Eclipse 9 Mar 16

Hi Alfred, wow !!! your scope should be call Hyper Mod H-A Scope instead of Frankenscope, congratulations on the successful Modification. From this scope, we can see Chromoshere Flare distinctly and all the plasma flow in 3-D view [smilie=admire.gif] [smilie=admire.gif] [smilie=admire.gif]
by PETER LOO
Mon May 02, 2016 8:10 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Frankenscope Images and Images from Eclipse 9 Mar 16
Replies: 22
Views: 6922

Re: Frankenscope Images and Images from Eclipse 9 Mar 16

Hi Alfred, with reference to your 30 Apr Collections of Solar images, while the first two of them i can figure out are Hydrogen Alpha & Calcium K images i think, the last two close up views are they taken with Hydrogen Alpha also ? Looks like requiring very large Etalon unit and tight specifications...
by PETER LOO
Sun May 01, 2016 10:23 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Frankenscope Images and Images from Eclipse 9 Mar 16
Replies: 22
Views: 6922

Re: Frankenscope Images and Images from Eclipse 9 Mar 16

Thanks Alfred for the information & links, i am starting out with a small unit, Coronado PST, quite a lot of fun though ..