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#1 lunartic65



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Posted 15 October 2009 - 02:12 PM

Hi everyone

Just got around to processing a couple of sketches from Tuesday morning and I hope you like them.


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The Double Cluster

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This a stitched sketch of NGC 869 & NGC 884. The seeing was far from ideal and I would like another go at it when the transparency is better.

Thanks for looking.

#2 CarlosEH


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Posted 15 October 2009 - 02:44 PM


Excellent observations of M34 and the Double Cluster (NGC 869/884). M34 is a very striking open cluster. The Double Cluster has no peer and you have recorded the colored stars very nicely. Thank you for sharing them with us all.


#3 JayKSC



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Posted 15 October 2009 - 04:42 PM

I really enjoy how you've colored the stars to reflect what you observed. Your sketch of the Double Cluster reminds me of my first views of this great object! Thank you for sharing these great renditions - they make me want to head out and observe again tonight! :grin:

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#4 Tommy5



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Posted 15 October 2009 - 09:09 PM

great sketches the double cluster looks awesome very realistic view thanks for sharing.

#5 JayinUT


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Posted 15 October 2009 - 09:32 PM


Excellent sketches of the Double Cluster and M34. Love M34 and the fact that besides having 400 members with at least 19 members being white dwarfs. Nicely done.

#6 frank5817



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Posted 18 October 2009 - 02:44 PM


These look fantastic on my monitor. I can tell you worked very hard on these and it paid off. :bow: :rainbow:
Frank :)

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