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#1 Demelza

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 07:11 AM

Name: Sombrero Galaxy (M104) & Jaws (STAR 20)
Type: spiral galaxy & asterism
Telescope: 8" Dobson
Magnification: 40x

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#2 frank5817

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 09:13 AM

Demelza,

That is a very nice sketch of M 104 and the foreground stars.:waytogo:

Frank :)

#3 JayinUT

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 09:16 AM

Demelza,

You really captured both M104 and Jaws very well.

#4 Tom Machtemes

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 09:59 AM

Demelza,

You got some nice sketches, Keep them comming.

:thanx:

Tom

#5 rodelaet

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 03:25 PM

Demelza,

Great sketch! :bow:


Thank you for bringing Jaws under my attention. :jump:
I had a good look last night at it with my 4" refractor. At x60, Jaws was cut off at the edge of the fov. Thanks to your sketch, I recognized Jaws instantly. I moved M104 out of center on purpose to included Jaws on my sketchpaper. The gx and Jaws formed a nice duo in my fov. I imagined that Jaws was trying to attack M104. :lol:

#6 Demelza

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Posted 01 May 2009 - 08:20 AM

Thanks everyone!

I saw a few pictures of Jaws before I've observed it. To be honest: I couldn't reconize the asterism. When I was looking for M104, I stumbled upon a few bright stars and reconized it immediately. :)

Anyway: It's a funny sight to see those objects together!

#7 CarlosEH

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Posted 03 May 2009 - 11:28 AM

Demelza,

An excellent observation of M104 and Jaws (Star 20). Thank you for sharing it with us all.

Carlos






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