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M-51 sketch and edited edition of my M-42 sketch

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#1 Andreas.V



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Posted 19 February 2009 - 02:30 PM

hi all.

we all know the beautiful spiral galaxy M-51. Last night i spend about 2 hours only looking at it! The heaven was moderat good, but M-51 was very beautifull!
Heres a sketch!
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I also took a look at M-42 again. Because of the better seeing, was there many more details, that i didnt saw last time. For the first time in my life if was sure, that I've saw a faint tint of blue. So i made a new edition of my first M-42 sketch! Hope you like

Cant post it here cause it is to big, so here is the link:



#2 CarlosEH


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Posted 19 February 2009 - 04:31 PM


An excellent observation of M51. This is an accurate rendering of this galaxy through your instrument. Thank you for sharing it with us all. The revised M42 observation is also excellent.


#3 frank5817



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Posted 19 February 2009 - 10:40 PM


Wonderful rendering. I no longer see M51 this way from my backyard. I would need to pack up and drive for about 45 minutes to my south to get the same view and then the hard part would be making such a beautiful drawing. :bow: :rainbow:

Frank :)

#4 Tom Machtemes

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Posted 20 February 2009 - 12:48 PM


I wish I could see it like you did.
I live only 1/2 mile south of Chicago, which is in the white zone of pollution map.



#5 rodelaet



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Posted 23 February 2009 - 04:38 PM


Wonderful work!

You did a great job. :)

#6 Andreas.V



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Posted 25 February 2009 - 03:29 PM

Thanks a lot for the comments! It really nice to hear! :)

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