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by gwenyi
Fri Sep 01, 2006 7:04 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Star trails : sheer beauty
Replies: 11
Views: 4792

namibia is located in southern africa

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Namibia
by gwenyi
Fri Sep 01, 2006 11:35 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Star trails : sheer beauty
Replies: 11
Views: 4792

128 separate five-minute images were combined to produce this result. The stars form circles about the south celestial pole but the background glow is not from light pollution. It is produced by the combined light from some of the Milky Way’s four hundred billion stars. This image was exposed with a...
by gwenyi
Tue Aug 29, 2006 6:30 am
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: suggestions on what telescopes to purchase
Replies: 38
Views: 17760

http://www.starmatrix.biz/ is also another local dealer.
by gwenyi
Mon Aug 28, 2006 10:34 am
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Pluto no longer a planet!! Down to 8.
Replies: 53
Views: 15381

it's always difficult to accept a change after you are so used to the system for such a long time.

something like u wake up every morning to run and suddenly u stop running for a day. u'll that feel something is amiss.
by gwenyi
Sat Aug 26, 2006 6:17 pm
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Let's make thing worse: Is Jupiter Considered a Planet???
Replies: 10
Views: 3508

hmmm.. interesting point raised. haha
by gwenyi
Wed Aug 23, 2006 2:15 am
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: The tale of two astronomers
Replies: 62
Views: 106759

haha. just read it, i have to 2nd that view. i suppose it's becos younger ppl today have higher purchasing power than in the past ? i think the ppl in the past had the mentality of starting with a small budget, learning the sky before deciding on their next big purchase. However, the current generat...
by gwenyi
Tue Aug 22, 2006 3:57 pm
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: Mersing 19th Aug 2006
Replies: 38
Views: 8821

mmm yeah. any vacancies for the 27-28 trip ? will share cost
by gwenyi
Mon Aug 21, 2006 6:08 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: books to recommend?
Replies: 6
Views: 3848

try wikipedia and the other websites very useful for obtaining theoretical stuff.
by gwenyi
Mon Aug 21, 2006 12:15 pm
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Possible 2007 Aurigids meteor storm
Replies: 5
Views: 1961

has always been around. prolly next year, the earth's orbit would pass better in sync with the debris. hence, better showers