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Saturn 20th march 2009

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#1 mike bacanin

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Posted 20 March 2009 - 10:42 PM

I sketched saturn march 20th with my Tak FS 128
x204 and x260 with pentax orthos.
faint hint of cassini at ends of rings.
I have just re-photographed the sketch, as i was tired last night! this result is sharper.
I used a pre-printed template set at 3 degree ring tilt to try get close to the current ring tilt.

mike

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#2 darkstar528

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Posted 20 March 2009 - 11:29 PM

Very nice, I wish I could see it that well...Looks like a small orange with arms...

#3 Tommy5

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Posted 21 March 2009 - 11:14 AM

Very nice Saturn sketch, good detail in the cloud bands that FS-128 is a great scope.

#4 CarlosEH

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Posted 21 March 2009 - 05:37 PM

Mike,

An excellent observation of Saturn. You have captured the major belts of the globe nicely. Thank you for sharing it with us all.

Carlos

#5 frank5817

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Posted 21 March 2009 - 07:26 PM

Mike,

Very impressive and detailed sketch. Ring is beautifully done, I see a little of the Cassini division. :bow:

Frank :)


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