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#1 Demelza

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 07:14 AM

The asterism Stargate is a multiple star system, known as Struve 1659.

The sketch is made with my 8" Dobson with a magnification of 111x.

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#2 JayinUT

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 09:14 AM

A wonderful capture of the Stargate and it does remind me of the gate Buck Rogers would fly through! Nicely done. For information on this asterism can be found here

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 09:15 AM

Demelza,

Very nice capture and star placement. :cool:

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#4 Tom Machtemes

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 10:03 AM

Demelza,

Nice sketch of Stargate.

You Must be reading S&T Mag. They had a article on it.

:thanx:

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 06:11 PM

very nice sketch, i have never heard of this one before, thanks for sharing.

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 11:52 PM

Very nice. I just observed this asterism for the first time this past weekend. You've rendered exactly what I saw.

#7 Demelza

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Posted 01 May 2009 - 08:15 AM

Thanks all!

The Stargate is a remarkable asterism. Via Corvus also easy to find. So if you are observing Virgo or Corvus, you really have to check this one out!

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Posted 03 May 2009 - 11:26 AM

Demelza,

An excellent observation of the Stargate asterism. Thank you for sharing it with us all.

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#9 TenthEnemy

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Posted 03 May 2009 - 12:23 PM

Now I feel like an idiot for always skipping over this one and going straight to M104. Nice sketch of an interesting system, You've inspired me to sketch it myself.






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