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#1 rerun

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 06:44 AM

Hallo,

yesterday suddenly the skies cleared up here at my place so I decided to oberserve Mars and Saturn.For me Saturn is always a difficult planet for sketching.Yesterday I also saw two moons of Saturn,Titan and Rhea.

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#2 S1mas

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 06:49 AM

Yeah, I observed nice Titan position yesterday too. After one hour it was noticeable that he moved along Saturn. Thanks for sharing :)

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 06:58 AM

Nice drawing, I observed Saturn as well, Titan was great.

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 08:16 AM

Hallo dweller 25 ,hallo S1mas,

thank you for your friendly comments.Here is another Saturn sketch.I like this one better.

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#5 JayinUT

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 10:49 AM

Markus,

Nicely done on both sketches and I enjoy both. I do think I agree with you and like your second sketch the best. I love the shadows you've captured of the planet. I'm glad you got a break in the clouds to observe.

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 11:44 AM

Markus,

Ah very nice sketches. I see that the southern hemisphere of the planet looked a little darker than the northern one. That is an excellent freehand sketch. :bow: :rainbow:

Frank :)

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 11:56 AM

That is a new way to sketch Saturn to me. Thanks for sharing it!

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 01:27 PM

Hallo Jay,

thank you for kind words.I am glad you like the sketches.I was very happy about the clear sky yesterday ,it was a great surprise.
Maybe to night I have the chance to observe Mars and Saturn again.

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 01:33 PM

Hallo Frank and mathteacher,

thank you very much for your friendly comments.

@ Frank :

I was inspired by your fantastic b/w and coloured Mars sketches you show us here in the forum :bow: :bow:,so I got the idea and tried a coloured Saturn.

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 01:36 PM

Markus,

Excellent observations of Saturn and it's satellites. It is interesting to watch the satellites change positions over time. Thank you for sharing them with us all.

Carlos

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 01:40 PM

Hallo Carlos,

thank you very much :jump: .It looks a little crazy to see Titan "over" Saturn.I never saw this view before.

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 07:54 PM

Very cool Saturn sketch the widefield approach including the moons looks very cool.






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