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#1 Demelza

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 07:12 AM

Name: The Whale Galaxy (NGC 3641)
Type: Galaxy
Telescope: 8" Dobson
Magnification: 111x

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#2 JayinUT

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 09:08 AM

Demelza,

I love the detail of the whale galaxy and think you have captured not only the shape but the mottling of the core. Very accurate and nicely done.

#3 frank5817

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 09:17 AM

Demelza,

Beautiful bright capture.:waytogo:

Frank :)

#4 Tom Machtemes

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 10:06 AM

Demelza,

You have a nice sketch :waytogo:

:thanx:

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#5 Aaron

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 02:09 PM

Beautiful sketch, I just viewed and drew this galaxy and companion for the first time last week.

#6 TenthEnemy

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 07:08 PM

Very nice sketch. I've never observed this on myself, but it looks very interesting. I often plan to look for this one, and end up forgetting, maybe I'll stick a post-it in my atlas...

#7 Jeff Young

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Posted 30 April 2009 - 11:02 AM

Excellent sketch, Demelza!

The Whale is a real pleaser, especially for us southern-sky-challenged 54°N denizens.

Cheers,
-- Jeff.

#8 Demelza

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Posted 01 May 2009 - 08:12 AM

Thank you!

@TenthEnemy: this galaxy is really a must see! Very bright, large and beautiful.

#9 CarlosEH

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Posted 03 May 2009 - 11:25 AM

Demelza,

An excellent observation of NGC 3641. You have captured the Whale Galaxy very nicely. Thank you for sharing it with us all.

Carlos






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