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#1 CarlosEH

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Posted 23 July 2009 - 10:01 PM

I was able to spot a thin Waxing Crescent Moon (2.2 days old) over the western horizon (~6 degrees). The Crescent moon was beautiful as it was partially obscured by lavender-grey clouds. I hope that you all like it.

A digital image produced in Photoshop CS3.

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#2 markseibold

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Posted 23 July 2009 - 10:44 PM

Carlos

A beautiful digital rendering of the 2 day old crescent moon with earthshine. :bow: :bow: :bow: Realistic colors!

Timely that I see this now as the sky here is clear and the sun just set. You have inspired me to go out and maybe sketch.

Thank you for sharing this with us,

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Posted 24 July 2009 - 07:44 AM

Carlos,

Wonderful, colorful capture of the young crescent moon. I see you got it just above the trees. :waytogo: :bow: :rainbow:

Frank :)

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Posted 24 July 2009 - 08:33 AM

Carlos, as usual, it is beautiful. I have not had the pleasure of getting a real "young" moon like this. Nice jobn.

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Posted 24 July 2009 - 01:51 PM

Beautiful sketch Carlos, we saw the moon hanging in the west from Ridgefest our local summer festival, i showed folks all around and they agreed it was beautiful

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Posted 24 July 2009 - 06:47 PM

Very nice Carlos. I've spotted this, naked eye a few times after work at dusk.

#7 CarlosEH

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Posted 25 July 2009 - 03:48 AM

Frank, Mark, Roland, Shannon, and Tommy

Thank you all for the compliment on my Crescent Moon observation. It was a beautiful although eerie sight over the western horizon. The best of luck in your own observations.

Carlos

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Posted 27 July 2009 - 09:29 AM

Carlos,

Nice sketch, I was looking at the moon saturday about 3 o'clock, with my 80mm scope.

:thanx:,

Tom






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