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by Davegn
Thu Sep 26, 2013 5:07 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Milky way?
Replies: 125
Views: 124421

Re: Milky way?

The summer milky sets very early now but Maybe. If your up for the challenge. You could also try the Summer Triangle part of the Milky Way which is near zenith when the sun sets. I have not tried yet. But Looyaa manage to shoot before that before. Give it a try! Really need to experiment with your c...
by Davegn
Thu Sep 26, 2013 11:56 am
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Milky way?
Replies: 125
Views: 124421

Re: Milky way?

Hi john and jack.

I do believe it can be done with compact cams as well. Need to really give it a try.

Do post and show what you have done.

Thanks,dave


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by Davegn
Wed Sep 25, 2013 10:01 pm
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: BBC threat to axe The Sky At Night
Replies: 7
Views: 2990

BBC threat to axe The Sky At Night

after 56 years on television with over 720 eps the BBS might plan to axe the Sky At Night [smilie=desperate2.gif] and sadly, there is no reason why they are doing so. [smilie=crying2.gif] http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2430228/The-Sky-At-Night-cancelled-just-year-Sir-Patrick-Moores-death.ht...
by Davegn
Wed Sep 25, 2013 8:39 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Nice pair of Binoculars!
Replies: 3
Views: 1711

Re: Nice pair of Binoculars!

Wow! Thanks for sharing!

Song fits the video! Piano sonata no. 14 in c# minor. Aka moonlight sonata.

Imagine pushing 2 coffins to ob the moonlight.


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by Davegn
Thu Sep 19, 2013 12:31 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: mid autumn festival moon shots
Replies: 6
Views: 1729

Re: mid autumn festival moon shots

Nice 22 degree halo!
by Davegn
Thu Sep 19, 2013 12:15 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: mid autumn festival moon shots
Replies: 6
Views: 1729

mid autumn festival moon shots

Taken tonight, Moon at 98.8% illuminated at 8.10pm.

Image

Come share your shots of the mid autumn festival moon.
by Davegn
Wed Sep 18, 2013 5:52 pm
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: Bishan Park sidewalk astronomy- Tonight (1/9/2014)
Replies: 175
Views: 69950

Re: Bishan Park sidewalk astronomy- Tonight (18/9/2013)

Weather permitting, Some of us will be conducting a sidewalk astronomy session at Bishan Park. Date: 18/9/2013 Time: From 7.45PM onwards Venue: Bishan Park's McDonald's We would be bringing our telescopes for the session. Feel free to join us. All are welcome to join in the fun with or without teles...
by Davegn
Tue Sep 10, 2013 8:00 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: CHDK - Canon Hack Developement Kit
Replies: 7
Views: 1966

Re: CHDK - Canon Hack Developement Kit

I do agree with gary. For serious AP using a DSLR would be a better choice. It too can be done with a compact cam. This photo were taken with my G1X when my DSLR died. IMHO. It makes a good back up widefield cam. http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/10/8yma8e7u.jpg http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/10/5y7a...
by Davegn
Mon Sep 09, 2013 7:09 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: CHDK - Canon Hack Developement Kit
Replies: 7
Views: 1966

Re: CHDK - Canon Hack Developement Kit

bornfree wrote:I stumbled upon this CHDK thing.

anyone tried this on their canon to squeeze the most out of their camera?
Hi bornfree.

I use the CHDK on my g1x to the 5mins exposure.
by Davegn
Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Ioptron ZEQ25GT mount?
Replies: 49
Views: 30233

Re: Ioptron ZEQ25GT mount?

Hi Orly,

Thanks for sharing.

Here is a full report by others on CN:
http://www.cloudynights.com/ubbthreads/ ... in/5704125

it very impressive for a portable mount. [smilie=admire.gif]