Flame Nebula from dark rural skies
Posted 12 March 2010 - 05:37 AM
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Posted 13 March 2010 - 07:16 AM
Posted 13 March 2010 - 09:43 AM
You create many sketches and all of them are first rate. This one is no exception. Very well done.
Posted 13 March 2010 - 10:02 AM
Frank - I have got all week of perfect dark, moonless skies, that was like a dream
Posted 13 March 2010 - 01:05 PM
Interesting sketch. I allready tried twice to observe this nebula from my backyard without succes(12" telescope and NELM of 4.5). Your Celestron is that a 8"? What was the Naked Eye Limiting Magnitude?
You make a lot of beautiful sketches these days, keep them coming! You manage to give them all a natural look.
Posted 13 March 2010 - 01:07 PM
An outstanding observation of the Flame Nebula (M78) in Orion. This is an elusive target which requires dark skies to pick out. You have captured the delicacy of this reflection nebula. Thank you for sharing it with us all.