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#1 meteorite

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Posted 27 August 2009 - 09:31 PM

Hello Everyone,

I have very much enjoyed reading about astronomical sketching and I have enjoyed viewing everyone's sketches.


Today, I purchased Astronomical Sketching: A Step-by-Step Introduction. What a neat book this is! :bow:

I can't wait to start. As soon as I can get rid of these pesky clouds.

-Walter

#2 CarlosEH

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Posted 27 August 2009 - 10:18 PM

Walter,

You have ordered the finest book on recording astronomical objects that you can obtain. Follow the lessons and you will become a become observer/recorder.

Carlos

#3 Tommy5

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Posted 28 August 2009 - 12:10 AM

Yes this book is one of my favorites i consult it often .

#4 JayinUT

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Posted 28 August 2009 - 07:48 AM

Ditto on the comments. Love this book.

#5 JakeSaloranta

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Posted 28 August 2009 - 08:58 AM

In my opinion the book gets a newbie pretty well started on astronomical sketching. Especially the sketches by Richard Handy and Sol Robbins are of good quality.

/Jake

#6 FJA

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Posted 28 August 2009 - 10:43 AM

It's an excellent book - and the authors are all members of CN.

#7 meteorite

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Posted 28 August 2009 - 01:32 PM

Thanks guys.

Looks like the forcast for this weekend is.........

RAIN!

How does it know :shrug:

-Walter

#8 Sol Robbins

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Posted 01 September 2009 - 07:27 AM

Hi,

Speaking for myself and my co-authors, thanks very much for all the kind and complimentary words. I hope what we presented helps you have more rewarding observations.

Thanks again and have fun,

#9 kraterkid

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Posted 01 September 2009 - 11:52 AM

Couldn't have said it better myself Sol! ;)






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