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Messier 29 July 25th 2009

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#1 lunartic65



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Posted 28 July 2009 - 02:51 PM

Hi there

I got out last Friday evening for the first time in quite a while. Initially there was cloud cover, but when it passed through the skies were wonderfully clear and transparent.

M29 may not be the most challenging of objects to sketch, I thought that I would ease myself into the new season with nothing too challenging.

Hope you enjoy it.

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#2 lunartic65



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Posted 28 July 2009 - 02:52 PM

While I'm here, can anyone tell me how to download a larger image onto the site? When I try to download the larger image from Flickr it's too big and is blocked, this is the medium sized image.

Thanks for your help.

#3 Jeremy Perez

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Posted 28 July 2009 - 03:58 PM

Great sketch of M29, Paul!

It may seem like a scrawny cluster, but I really like its structure. Files need to be less than 800x800 pixels and less than 100K. So one of those limits is what's tossing your image out. You could scale & save it to fit those numbers, or what I sometimes do--place the small image, and then provide a link to the larger one.

#4 cildarith



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Posted 28 July 2009 - 04:02 PM

Hi Paul, Jeremy is correct regarding the file size limits. See our image posting guidelines here.

#5 frank5817



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Posted 29 July 2009 - 10:30 PM


I like your sketch of M29 very much. :waytogo:

Frank :)

#6 rodelaet



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Posted 30 July 2009 - 03:38 PM


I enjoy your sketch very much! :jump:

Thank you for sharing.

#7 CarlosEH


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Posted 30 July 2009 - 09:50 PM


An excellent observation of M29 in Cygnus. This is a fine open cluster in the eyepiece. Thank you for sharing it with us all.


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