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by chancy_sg
Wed Oct 25, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTS : Takahashi 76DCU/FS60CB - SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 939

WTS : Takahashi 76DCU/FS60CB - SOLD

Am selling my Takahashi 76DCU objective with the FS60CB base and focuser unit with the standard adpaters to 1.25". Also includes the Takahashi 6x30 finder and base and the 80mm clamshell. This is the split tube version and is excellent for portabliity. http://alpha-lyrae.co.uk/2017/03/12/takahashi-f...
by chancy_sg
Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:20 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: A Newbie's Impression of the Takahashi MT130 Newtonian
Replies: 3
Views: 2371

A Newbie's Impression of the Takahashi MT130 Newtonian

Last year, I came across a used MT130 on sale while looking for a visual scope . On arrival, the condition of the scope really was New Old Stock but no corrector or reducer was included. Eventually with the help of Great Red Spot, I managed to complete the set to achieve the trifocal capabilities of...
by chancy_sg
Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTB: Looking for a used Takahashi FS-60CB
Replies: 1
Views: 1383

Re: WTB: Looking for a used Takahashi FS-60CB

Hi, I have one available details here... viewtopic.php?f=12&t=14810
Planned to keep it but if you are keen do feel free to let me know. As it is a blue paint set, it will be an fs60q complete ap set.
by chancy_sg
Wed Jun 21, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: A Newbie's Shameless Adventures in Imaging
Replies: 13
Views: 5688

Re: A Newbie's Shameless Adventures in Imaging

Added 3 images from a recent trip down south to the flickr site. All wide field with 135mm Samyang, SWAT350 and stock Canon 5DS. Carina region, Rho complex and Coal Sack. Just a note on the Samyang 135mm F2 - it is an amazing lens for the money, stars are round all the way to the extreme corners on ...
by chancy_sg
Wed Jun 21, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTS: ASI1600MM-Cooled with Baader 8 Filter Set
Replies: 0
Views: 996

WTS: ASI1600MM-Cooled with Baader 8 Filter Set

Selling to fund a bigger camera! The below as a set: 1) ASI 1600MM cooled CMOS camera - USB hub version (USD$1280)-sold 2) mini Filter Wheel - 5 position 1.25"(USD$199)-sold 3) Heater strip (USD$19)-sold 4) Canon EOS adapter (USD$38) - great for wide FOV with Canon EF mount lenses Detailed reviews f...
by chancy_sg
Wed May 03, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: Mersing report : 28th-30th Apr 2017 (The Astro-Hunger Games)
Replies: 5
Views: 2596

Re: Mersing report : 28th-30th Apr 2017 (The Astro-Hunger Ga

Looking forward to the next trip with you! great write-up and I never realised so many objects spotted! :P
by chancy_sg
Mon Apr 10, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: A Newbie's Shameless Adventures in Imaging
Replies: 13
Views: 5688

Re: A Newbie's Shameless Adventures in Imaging

M51 added to the collection. Same setup as the Hamburger. Hope to add more galaxies soon!
by chancy_sg
Sun Apr 02, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTS: Takahashi FS60Q BLUE 80thAnn Limited-***WITHDRAWN
Replies: 3
Views: 2369

Re: WTS: Takahashi FS60Q BLUE 80thAnn Limited Ed

Please close this thread. Item withdrawn. Thank you.