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#1 Aaron

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Posted 26 July 2009 - 09:26 PM

NGC 6960 - Witch's Broom (part of Veil Nebula)
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NGC 7000 - North American Nebula
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#2 cildarith

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Posted 27 July 2009 - 12:40 AM

Aaron, nice work on these Cygnus nebulae! :waytogo:

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Posted 28 July 2009 - 11:04 PM

I agree with Eric. Very nice work. You did these pretty fast, also.

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Posted 29 July 2009 - 10:35 PM

Aaron,

Always a pleasure for me to see your fine sketches.:cool:

Frank :)

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Posted 30 July 2009 - 03:39 PM

Aaron,

Excellent capture of those nebulae! :D

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Posted 30 July 2009 - 07:54 PM

Aaron,

Nice work! :jump: :waytogo: :bow:
It looks like that Lightbridge is working out quite well for you. :ubetcha:

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Posted 30 July 2009 - 09:19 PM

very nice sketches of these summertime treats.

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Posted 30 July 2009 - 09:38 PM

Aaron,

Excellent observations of NGC 6960 (Witch's Broom/Veil Nebula) and NGC 7000 (North American Nebula). Your dark Oregon skies and large aperture have combined to bring out these elusive targets. Thank you for sharing them with us all.

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#9 Aaron

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Posted 30 July 2009 - 11:00 PM

Thanks everybody. I have been getting _much_ faster this year with the sketches, especially objects I've looked at a lot before.

I have been struggling with brightness: under the dim light I am hesitant to commit too much whiteness, then once I spray it it often doesn't look/scan bright enough and requires touch-up in pencil and/or digitally.

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Posted 01 August 2009 - 06:53 AM

I really liked the Mexican Gulf (I'f im correct) in your North America nebula sketch. :)

#11 Kris.

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Posted 01 August 2009 - 01:53 PM

nice sketches aaron, the veil nebula looks very much the same to me. haven't succeeded in spotting the North America nebula though.






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