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by gwenyi
Mon Feb 09, 2004 12:37 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: celestron reflector first light
Replies: 20
Views: 7537

u need to align the red dot finder with ur telescope. try doing this in the day. regarding the magnification of jupiter, try 200x and above for good views.
by gwenyi
Sun Feb 01, 2004 7:31 am
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Twinkle twinkle
Replies: 2
Views: 1723

The atmospheric currents are continously changing, resulting in the light from the stars being slightly refracted when passing through the air and our eyes. Hence, causing the image 'twinkling' in our retina. The best observation nights are that stars do not twinkle, and the sky is cloudless. Hope t...
by gwenyi
Thu Jan 01, 2004 11:48 pm
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: Another UFO?
Replies: 10
Views: 5772

since u said that it's shaped like a disc, it's quite unlikely that it's gonna be an aircraft. furthermore, i dun think that it will be a meteor either(gone less than 2s). Might be the 2nd sighting of UFO since u guys spotted the previous 1 at dempsey =p

by gwenyi
Sun Dec 07, 2003 4:29 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: astrophotos
Replies: 3
Views: 2233


hi all, the following photos were taken using the Nikon FM2 SLR camera , coupled with the Kodak 400 Max Versatility and at f/1.8 with 30s exposures.

enjoy ! ^.^
by gwenyi
Thu Nov 27, 2003 2:28 pm
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: starville condo, gimmick or possibility?
Replies: 12
Views: 8621

i think it's more of a gimmick. the scope is for drawing buyers... business tactics i suppose.
by gwenyi
Sat Nov 22, 2003 5:47 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Mars closest 2003 images collection
Replies: 6
Views: 3599

superb !
by gwenyi
Sat Nov 15, 2003 4:08 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Newbies to Camera!
Replies: 9
Views: 4541

errm... i dun think u should take those that have the 10x zooms as they will degrade ur image quality. u shld get the cams with mega pixels ranging from 4.0 to 6.0.
by gwenyi
Sun Nov 09, 2003 8:22 am
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Probability of Intelligent Life in the Universe.
Replies: 8
Views: 4604

that's the drake equation eh ?
by gwenyi
Thu Nov 06, 2003 9:13 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: manfrotto 410 head + tripod
Replies: 1
Views: 1995

manfrotto 410 head + tripod

hmm... i am currently looking for a manfrotto 410 head + tripod. does any1 know where i can get a cheap deal ? i might consider getting a 2nd hand unit.

thx for reading .
by gwenyi
Wed Nov 05, 2003 12:35 pm
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: CSN Activated : Observation Tonight at Dempsey
Replies: 8
Views: 4004

hmm.. i'm just back from sentosa's ntuc resort. the skies there were good. although i wasn't allowed to go to the beach area, orion, gemini and canis major were all clearly visible !