Toa Payoh Sidewalk Astronomy tonight outside Courts - 18 Jun

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Sidewalk Astro @ Toa Payoh - 8/8/2011

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Weather permitting, I will be conducting a sidewalk astronomy session at Toa Payoh Central tonight.

Date: Monday, 8 August 2011
Time: From 7:00 PM onwards
Venue: Open space in front of Toa Payoh Public Library [Google Map] [Street View]
Equipment: Meade 8 inch Schmidt Cassegrain Telescope

Main focus: Moon and Saturn. Trying to increase some awareness that one does not have to wait until the sky is dark to observe the Moon. For those who are able to stay late (around 1 am next morning), we can observe Jupiter.

[schild=4 fontcolor=000000 shadowcolor=C0C0C0 shieldshadow=1]All are Welcome![/schild]

01. James - Takahashi Mewlon 250 (<-- good stuff! :))
02. Gary - Meade LXD55 8" SCT
03. ... ...
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It is how many people, less fortunate than you, got to look through it."
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Will join you and james today, if event still on and weather permits ... [smilie=ahaaah.gif]

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stargazer wrote:Will join you and james today, if event still on and weather permits ... [smilie=ahaaah.gif]
Sure! Do intro yourself when you are here. :)
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I shall swing by too!

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kaomoo wrote:I shall swing by too!
Haha. Though we have not met, I think I should be able to recognise you Mr Kao. :) See you tonight!
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Nah, you don't need to recognise Gary.... just his 8" SCT and the crowd behind it! :)
DON'T PANIC

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cloud_cover wrote:Nah, you don't need to recognise Gary.... just his 8" SCT and the crowd behind it! :)
LOL. Tonight the crowd will be behind a scope with Japanese inscriptions. :P

01. James - Takahashi Mewlon 250 (<-- good stuff! )
02. Gary - Meade LXD55 8" SCT (on manual mount)
03. KK - Stellarvue 102 APO Triplet (later in the evening)
http://www.astro.sg
email: gary[at]astro.sg
twitter: @astrosg


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It is how many people, less fortunate than you, got to look through it."
-- John Dobson.

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OOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!
I'll see if I can come. No scope though....
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All are welcome. With or without scope. :)
http://www.astro.sg
email: gary[at]astro.sg
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"The importance of a telescope is not how big it is, how well made it is.
It is how many people, less fortunate than you, got to look through it."
-- John Dobson.

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event is on. clear moon. setting up the mewlon scope now.
http://www.astro.sg
email: gary[at]astro.sg
twitter: @astrosg


"The importance of a telescope is not how big it is, how well made it is.
It is how many people, less fortunate than you, got to look through it."
-- John Dobson.

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