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March Sketching Target: M67

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#1 LivingNDixie

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Posted 27 February 2008 - 11:49 AM

For the month of March the sketching forum target will be M67 . This is an open cluster in the constellation of Cancer. Here is another link with more information on this cluster.

Be sure to add any details or hints on how you completed the sketch. And most important... have fun!

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#2 Never

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Posted 28 February 2008 - 01:56 AM

It isn't March quite yet but as I saw this post last night, I decided to give it a shot just to see if I still got "it" in any way.

Drawing details: Paper and (HB)pen. Magnifications used 60x & 160x

Object: Messier 67 / NGC 2682
Obs. place: Rajakylä, Vantaa, Finland
Date: 27./28.2.2008
Bortle class: Class 5 (Suburban sky)
NE Lim.mag: ~5.2m (E)
Background sky: 3-4
Seeing: 3
Transparency: 3-4
Sky conditions: Moist
Weather: Scattered cloud...

Minimum aperture: NE
Visual impressiveness: Excelente (1)

Description: SW from a 8th magnitude star. Splash of 50 * mags 10-13. Size 15'. Some signs of the old Octopus-shape.

/Jake

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#3 CarlosEH

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Posted 28 February 2008 - 05:05 AM

Jake,

An excellent observation of M67 in Cancer. This is a very atractive open cluster to target. I hope to observe it myself soon.

Carlos

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Posted 28 February 2008 - 06:47 AM

Here is my sketch of the M67 made over year ago.
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