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#1 S1mas

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 02:24 PM

I'm always amazed, when celestial beauties are similar to something... Like M93 - small butterfly in the sky:

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#2 frank5817

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 07:31 PM

Simas

Yes, very much like M-6. Excellent sketch of this open cluster.

Frank :)

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Posted 23 July 2010 - 12:52 AM

Simas,
Nice sketch and observation.

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Posted 23 July 2010 - 03:19 PM

Gorgeous sketch, Simas. You have real talent.

#5 Tommy5

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Posted 23 July 2010 - 11:41 PM

Very realistic sketch thanks for sharing.

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Posted 24 July 2010 - 10:37 AM

Simas,

A beautiful observation of M92. This impressive open cluster does appear like a butterfly. Thank you for sharing it with us all.

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#7 Sol Robbins

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Posted 24 July 2010 - 05:49 PM

Fabulous!

#8 mikesemmler

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Posted 25 July 2010 - 02:44 AM

The reality is very close

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Posted 04 August 2010 - 11:15 AM

Simas,

:waytogo:, on your very nice sketch :).

:thanx:,

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Posted 04 August 2010 - 11:46 AM

You do an amazing job on open clusters.






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