Toa Payoh Sidewalk Astronomy tonight outside Courts - 18 Jun

Alright, this is for sharing of your observation experience. Or, if you are arranging gatherings, star-gazing expeditions or just want some company to go observing together, you can shout it out here.
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Gary
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Thanks to everyone who came. We had a good time. :)

Here are some photos of the event.

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wow nice!
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Wow good crowd! :)
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Hi,
Nice... So many people.

Keep up the good work.

Have a nice day.
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Yup, many members of the public were quite thrilled to peek at Saturn, the Moon, etc. 'Business' was really brisk.

Was nice meeting so many forum members last night, incl Gary (Meade 8' SCT with binoviewer on Porta mount, a super set-up), James Ling (Mewlon 250), Clifford60, KKK26 (APM 4' apo), RLow and wife, and ZongYao. Hope I've not omitted anyone!

Am sure there will soon be new members signing up from last night's crowd, incl one who I have pre-named 'Koala'.

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And this time, many questions being asked , what is so special about the moon tonight, that we are here setting up the telescope........

Looks like should do the big one during this coming lunar month.......

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I got the same question too, just told them that the next day is a off day, nothing special.

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starfinder wrote:Was nice meeting so many forum members last night, incl Gary (Meade 8' SCT with binoviewer on Porta mount, a super set-up), James Ling (Mewlon 250), Clifford60, KKK26 (APM 4' apo), RLow and wife, and ZongYao. Hope I've not omitted anyone!
you miss 'cloudcover' Kevin!

Before I come, I called to check, and I was told no need to bring 15" dob as there were very few people then... so unfortunately some of you missed it.
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Nah, but you brought a very nice 80/300 achro! :) *grin*
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wow..good turn out!

Hope there is some publicity for singastro too so they know there is an active community in Singapore. [smilie=cute.gif]
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