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Hercules crater through my 4" Unitron

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#1 Roel

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Posted 22 March 2010 - 02:26 PM

Last night the seeing was pretty good, so I made a sketch of the nice solitairy crater Hercules (69km wide). I used my old 4" Polarex Unitron for this sketch. Magnification was 300x (5mm Plossl).

This is the raw sketch, made behind the eyepiece. HB Pencil on white paper. Original size of the sketch is 4" by 2".

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#2 frank5817

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Posted 22 March 2010 - 02:47 PM

Roel,

That is a superb sketch. You have beautifully captured great detail on a fine target here. :bow: :rainbow: :cool:

Frank :)

#3 JayinUT

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Posted 22 March 2010 - 04:37 PM

Wow!!! Photographic in my opinion. Incredible . . . It's stunning

#4 GlennLeDrew

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Posted 22 March 2010 - 07:27 PM

I like it! Very much gives the impression of a zoomed-in portion of an old film photo. :goodjob:

#5 Special Ed

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Posted 22 March 2010 - 08:45 PM

Roel,
Very nice 3 dimensional sketch of Crater Hercules. It appears you have enlarged the drawing--did you do any other processing?

#6 mathteacher

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Posted 22 March 2010 - 09:28 PM

Excellent, looks like a photo as others have commented.

#7 Tommy5

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Posted 22 March 2010 - 10:05 PM

Very cool sketch of this lunar crator, your are very talented.

#8 CarlosEH

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Posted 23 March 2010 - 01:30 AM

Roel,

An outstanding observation of Hercules. It does appear three-dimensional! Thank you for sharing it with us all.

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#9 Uwe Pilz

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Posted 23 March 2010 - 02:15 AM

Simply great! Very realistic style.

#10 S1mas

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Posted 23 March 2010 - 06:15 AM

Amazing sketch sir, thanks :)

#11 ladip63

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Posted 23 March 2010 - 03:25 PM

Roel,
Just gorgeous!! :D
Looks like you could just take a moon buggy ride. :bow:

Lynn


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