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by ivan
Sun Aug 18, 2013 5:10 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Celestron Advanced VX Mount
Replies: 16
Views: 4922

Re: Celestron Advanced VX Mount

Gary wrote:Also glad to know your location in your public profile says "Toa Payoh". [smilie=hi.gif]
Yes yes, that's why I was at your last tpy sidewalk ^^
by ivan
Sun Aug 04, 2013 10:21 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Celestron Advanced VX Mount
Replies: 16
Views: 4922

Re: Celestron Advanced VX Mount

Gary wrote:Hi Ivan. Welcome to the forum! Hope you enjoy your stay here and continue to share your astro knowledge with us. :)
Thanks Gary! Hope to learn more from you guys too :D
by ivan
Sun Aug 04, 2013 9:46 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Filters for Singapore sky
Replies: 9
Views: 6803

Re: Filters for Singapore sky

Although the Haze is stopping me using m new telescope I was wondering what filters you all recomend for DSO in Singapore skys? For narrowband filters, Oxygen III and H-Alpha filters would be the most useful ones, followed perhaps by H-Beta. Whether to use OIII or HA would depend on the type of emi...
by ivan
Sat Aug 03, 2013 11:01 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Filters for Singapore sky
Replies: 9
Views: 6803

Re: Filters for Singapore sky

Although the Haze is stopping me using m new telescope I was wondering what filters you all recomend for DSO in Singapore skys? For narrowband filters, Oxygen III and H-Alpha filters would be the most useful ones, followed perhaps by H-Beta. Whether to use OIII or HA would depend on the type of emi...
by ivan
Sat Aug 03, 2013 10:50 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Celestron Advanced VX Mount
Replies: 16
Views: 4922

Re: Celestron Advanced VX Mount

Davegn wrote:Hi Orly,

Do agree with you that is this just a replacement for the current GC5.
But with add funtions! [smilie=admire.gif] [smilie=admire.gif] [smilie=admire.gif]


Regards,
Dave Ng
Yup, it's rather like a CGEM with a CG-5 payload capacity.
by ivan
Sat Aug 03, 2013 10:47 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Celestron Advanced VX Mount
Replies: 16
Views: 4922

Re: Celestron Advanced VX Mount

Hi I wrote to Celestron on this and they told me I have to build a pier to for the mount to sit on... otherwise the counterweight would run into the tripod legs. I believe this should work... Is that true? If so, how do i build a pier? :) They also mentioned that all their German equatorial mounts ...
by ivan
Tue Jul 30, 2013 6:58 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTS CGEM again [SOLD]
Replies: 2
Views: 1044

Re: WTS CGEM again

Just PM-ed you.