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#1 TenthEnemy


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Posted 14 January 2010 - 02:12 PM

I could not get this one to save properly, so here is a link to a higher quality version: Sun

There wasn't much activity along the limb, but there was plenty of surface detail. I used a combination of conte, charcoal, and pastel chalk to make this sketch.

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#2 Erix


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Posted 14 January 2010 - 02:13 PM

Terrific sketching!

#3 CarlosEH


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Posted 14 January 2010 - 09:54 PM


An excellent observation of the Sun. You have recorded the sunspots, filaments, and prominences very nicely. Thank you for sharing it with us all.


#4 JayinUT


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Posted 15 January 2010 - 02:13 AM


Your sketching of the Sun is just wonderful. You make me want to learn how to observe the Sun. I enjoy each of them that you have posted. Your filaments and prominences are very realistic to me.

#5 markseibold


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Posted 15 January 2010 - 05:22 AM


Great solar details in your h-alpha observing and sketching! :bow: :bow: :bow:

You've captured the essence and realism of the solar image through an h-alpha filtered telescope quite well.

You have me wanting to set up my h-alpha again, if only we would get some clearing here in Portland Oregon.

Thanks for sharing these new images,


#6 frank5817



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Posted 15 January 2010 - 01:04 PM


Stunning sketch. It almost doesn't look like a sketch in some ways--it is just so good. :waytogo: :thewave:

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