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#1 ladip63

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Posted 26 March 2010 - 11:26 AM

Prefect night. I hope I got this one. I to re sketch 3 times before it went out of sight :shocked: My stars didn't look good to me.

Lynn

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#2 niteskystargazer

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Posted 26 March 2010 - 12:59 PM

Ladip63,

Nice sketch.

:thanx:,

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#3 ladip63

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Posted 26 March 2010 - 02:10 PM

Thanks Tom :D

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Posted 26 March 2010 - 02:18 PM

Thanks for sharing that with us. It's nice to see one made with binoculars.

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Posted 26 March 2010 - 02:27 PM

Thanks mathteacher. :D
Yep, I showed my other sketch that I did using my scope to another person and he said that I should his binoculars.
WOW! That made a big difference. I saw the whole Pleiades and not just a part.
Lynn

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Posted 27 March 2010 - 12:29 AM

Lynn,

I really like your sketch of M45. Sometimes it takes a couple of attempts to get items down correctly. Great job sticking with it!

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Posted 27 March 2010 - 01:47 AM

Lynn,

Yet another beautiful open cluster sketch. You must be quite pleased with your recent sketches. They are all very well done including this one. :rainbow: :bow:

Frank :)

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Posted 29 March 2010 - 05:14 PM

Thanks Jay and Frank,
I think I'm improving on my sketches. I still need to work on things. Practice Practice Practice that's all I need to do.

Lynn

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Posted 29 March 2010 - 09:03 PM

Nice binocular catch. People kind of forget M45 in the Spring, but it's a beautiful sight all the time.

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Posted 30 March 2010 - 02:50 PM

Thanks Roland :D It is beautiful every time I look at it.

Lynn

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Posted 30 March 2010 - 11:43 PM

Nice sketch Lynn. I've always enjoyed M45 and it is one of my wife's favourites too in the 3" Dob.

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Posted 31 March 2010 - 10:45 AM

Thanks Michael and Louise. :D
It and Orion Nebula are the only 2 naked eye ones that I like to look at.
Lynn

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 08:03 AM

Nice sketch, Lynn. M45 is a beautiful object in binoculars. :) Astrosketching is definitely a learn by doing skill to acquire.

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Posted 02 April 2010 - 11:43 AM

Thanks Michael,
I hope to get just as good as everyone else. :D but then I like to be a little different.

Lynn






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