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Crater Euclides and Montes Riphaeus

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#26 frank5817

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Posted 26 December 2009 - 07:27 PM

Jef,

Your sketch of Euclides and Montes Riphaeus looks great. You caught the features a little closer to the terminator than I did and your sketch is orientated north up. Shadowing is very nice and you have given it a great 3-D look. :bow: :rainbow:

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Carlos,

Thank you again.:thanx:

Frank :)

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Posted 27 December 2009 - 02:19 AM

Frank,

Wonderful that APOD posted your image, so very well done and deserving. I'm going after Aristotles and Eudoxus tomorrow night starting at twilight, thanks Frank for the suggestion.

Jef,

Your 3-D capture in your image is tremendous.

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Posted 27 December 2009 - 03:10 AM

Frank and Jay
Thanks for the kind words. I looked at internet for the special Moon I saw. It was a Corona! It is caused by waterclouds and not iceclouds.

@ Jay: Good luck with sketching te Moon!






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