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#1 S1mas

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Posted 28 February 2010 - 02:02 PM

Mars was rich with details. My new Mak 127/1500 showed itself as a good planetary scope:

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#2 Jef De Wit

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Posted 01 March 2010 - 10:45 AM

That's a really small Mars on a really big paper :) Some extra information you can add with the observation: how big Mars was, the Central Meridian of Mars and is the time in UT or local time?

#3 dweller25

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Posted 01 March 2010 - 10:56 AM

Very good drawing, lots of detail, thanks for posting. Maybe a little bit bigger next time ?? :)

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Posted 01 March 2010 - 12:18 PM

I think it's great you are still observing Mars and seeing much detail.

#5 niteskystargazer

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Posted 01 March 2010 - 12:25 PM

S1mas

:waytogo:, nice sketch :).

:thanx:,

Tom

#6 frank5817

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Posted 01 March 2010 - 05:44 PM

S1mas,

Nice little Mars sketch. :cool: :rainbow: It looks as if you meant to put a larger version in that circle but it didn't come through.

Frank ;)

#7 S1mas

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 02:42 AM

Thanks guys :)
Frank, you got it right :D
I couldn't force myself to draw it large... it was so small in EP with x155 ( I'm still not sure if it was x155, maybe a lot more, because I used barlow x2 in front of my binoviewer nosepiece...), but still sharp, well focused and rich with details.
Jef - I wrote 17:30 UT in subject line.






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