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by Davegn
Mon Sep 02, 2013 8:52 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Lunt 60 : need advise
Replies: 5
Views: 1889

Re: Lunt 60 : need advise

Terirapt wrote:Hi,

I was doing observation a few times the last couple of weeks. The latest was Saturday 31 Aug afternoon at about 4pm.
Thank you.
Hi terirapt

Do let us know more about the sky condition.
I suspect is due to the high haze or bad sky conditions.
by Davegn
Mon Sep 02, 2013 6:28 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Ioptron ZEQ25GT mount?
Replies: 49
Views: 30233

Re: Ioptron ZEQ25GT mount?

Dave, Those are great photos! How many minutes were the exposure of those photos? And what is the AP setup that you use? For a 4.7kg mount head, that is pretty impressive. Hi VinSnr Taken with a pentax K30 via a celestron 80mm Ed doublet: M27 18 x 1min with CLS filter. M51 25 x 30 sec. M42 41x 30 s...
by Davegn
Sun Sep 01, 2013 5:22 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Ioptron ZEQ25GT mount?
Replies: 49
Views: 30233

Ioptron ZEQ25GT mount?

Hi VinSnr, I m currently using this mount. http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/01/nuduhybu.jpg http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/01/u5ypazej.jpg http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/01/ugahaju6.jpg http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/01/myja2y7e.jpg All photos were shot with a 500mm f6.3 Unguided. Overall I m impr...
by Davegn
Sat Aug 31, 2013 3:01 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Celestron SCT Advanced VX
Replies: 31
Views: 11136

Re: Celestron SCT Advanced VX

Just sharing what you could do a 17mm with tracking. Image

Taken with a pentax k30

And
This

Image

With a canon g1x on a tracking mount.
by Davegn
Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:17 pm
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: Bishan Park sidewalk astronomy- Tonight (1/9/2014)
Replies: 175
Views: 69955

Re: Bishan Park sidewalk astronomy- Tonight (30/8/2013)

Weather permitting, Some of us will be conducting a sidewalk astronomy session at Bishan Park. Date: 30/8/2013 Time: From 10.30PM 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 tele...
by Davegn
Wed Aug 28, 2013 6:23 pm
Forum: General Astronomy
Topic: Send your name to Mars orbit
Replies: 6
Views: 2598

Re: Send your name to Mars orbit

Yay!

"I" will be going to mars as well.

Image
by Davegn
Mon Aug 26, 2013 8:43 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Stellarvue sv110ed focusing problem
Replies: 8
Views: 5635

Re: Stellarvue sv110ed focusing problem

Hey Alex, i asked and checked around the refractors will need a diagonal. without it, the image cannot be focused. saw this setup similar to yours and it had a extender to extend the focuser. maybe you can have a look. http://www.cloudynights.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php/Cat/0/Number/4872581/Main/48...
by Davegn
Sat Aug 24, 2013 5:09 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Budget S$200 what telescope should I be looking for?
Replies: 14
Views: 5279

Re: Budget S$200 what telescope should I be looking for?

First of all welcome to singastro and welcome back to astronomy. As for the mount, Depending on what want to do. If for visual use, you need not require an EQ mount but you would still require a stable tripod for the 5" newt. Do drop by for any of our singastro ob sessions and feel free to look...
by Davegn
Thu Aug 22, 2013 2:02 pm
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: Stargazing for Beginners - SAFRA Jurong- 17 Aug (Sat)
Replies: 15
Views: 4357

Re: Stargazing for Beginners - SAFRA Jurong- 17 Aug (Sat)

Gary wrote: 99 days to ISON!
YES! Now the 2 figure count!
99 more days to plan shots!!