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#1 Uwe Pilz

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Posted 04 May 2009 - 02:57 PM

This evening the air was not especially steady. I could only make out three craterlets in Plato, in more quiet moments. So I concentrated on the subtle differences in surface brightness. (32-cm-Dobson, 150x)

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#2 Jeremy Perez

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Posted 04 May 2009 - 03:11 PM

Great catch & nicely sketched, Uwe!

#3 Tommy5

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Posted 04 May 2009 - 06:49 PM

Superb sketch of Plato and the craterlets.

#4 Big Wall

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Posted 04 May 2009 - 08:52 PM

Very nice sketch!

#5 kraterkid

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Posted 04 May 2009 - 09:26 PM

Beautiful sketch Uwe!

#6 markseibold

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Posted 04 May 2009 - 10:20 PM

Uwe

Very nice sketch. :bow: :bow: :bow:

I too was looking at the moon last night and the details around Plato, Copernicus and Clavius. Although through high haze, it was some of the most rare atomospheric still air I have seen in many years. Seeing was a close 10/10! I should have been sketching! Instead I took several photos though the telescope eyepiece for possible future sketching reference.

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Posted 05 May 2009 - 06:05 AM

Uwe,
Very nice sketch of Plato!

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#8 frank5817

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Posted 05 May 2009 - 08:25 AM

Uwe,

Oh! I missed this sketch yesterday. Very nice work Uwe. :waytogo: I think everyone that looks at the moon has fun trying see how many craterlets they can pick out on the floor of Plato.

Frank :)

#9 CarlosEH

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Posted 06 May 2009 - 04:28 PM

Uwe,

An excellent observation of Plato. You have captured a few craterlets over the floor. Thank you for sharing it with us all.

Carlos






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