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#1 S1mas

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 03:15 PM

I caught Mars in twilight. It was really amazing steady and transparent skies... Mmm, spring...
And yes, this time Mars was bigger for me :D

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#2 ladip63

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 04:56 PM

Really nice S1mas :D :rainbow: :goodjob:
Keep up the good work.
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#3 frank5817

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 06:13 PM

S1mas,

Wow, that is a fine Mars sketch. :bow:

Frank :)

#4 mathteacher

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 06:15 PM

I agree with the others, excellent sketch!

#5 cpl43uk

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 06:28 PM

Really nice sketch and you catch the "glow" I also see when viewing - also the "salmon pink" colour for these higher altitude views. Great detail spotted too!

#6 Jef De Wit

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Posted 03 March 2010 - 09:14 AM

Congratulations with this "bigger" Mars. Excellent work.
What did you use as medium? Is this a digital sketch?

#7 S1mas

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Posted 03 March 2010 - 09:54 AM

Thanks guys :)
Jef,
I sketched on paper with HB pencil. Circle was maded with 1,25" EP barrel. After digitaized with PS.
Here is "raw" version - field work:

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#8 CarlosEH

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Posted 04 March 2010 - 05:09 PM

S1mas,

An excellent observation of Mars. You have recorded a god amount of detail over Mars. I have labeled the major albedo features visible. Thank you for sharing them with us all.

Carlos

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#9 Tommy5

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Posted 04 March 2010 - 05:20 PM

Very cool Mars sketch, nice use of color and that glow, thanks for sharing.

#10 S1mas

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Posted 05 March 2010 - 10:18 AM

Thanks guys :) Appreciate your comments.






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