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#1 oleg oleg

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Posted 01 August 2010 - 03:39 PM

Hello. This year I'm only the third time observing Jupiter. The observations are in difficult circumstances: in Russia extremely hot - 40 degrees Celsius, the atmosphere is floating like a fire. However, early in the morning managed to get a few quiet moments. I pretended to sketch the details that my eye could see.

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#2 oleg oleg

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Posted 01 August 2010 - 03:40 PM

However, after one day I saw a digital photograph ( 6" Astreya-APO telescope) , and of course it was tempting to compare what I made a mistake or was accurate.
The comparison shows that I was pretty accurate, from my point of view. I am pleased with the result, I have shown good accuracy. From the small details I reviewed one "bull's-eye - I think it is a success for yourself!

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#3 oleg oleg

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Posted 01 August 2010 - 03:43 PM

Two mistakes - I underestimated the level (of A ) - it should be higher to the south, and pushed the "porthole" in the direction of more than he should - show an arrow B.

Good luck in your observations!

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#4 mathteacher

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Posted 01 August 2010 - 04:55 PM

Very nice!

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Posted 01 August 2010 - 05:59 PM

Wonderful sketch. Great details. I am going to have to stay up late to catch some views of Jupiter one of these nights.

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#6 Tommy5

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Posted 01 August 2010 - 07:30 PM

Excellant jupiter sketch lots of detail very accurate.thanks for sharing.

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Posted 01 August 2010 - 09:50 PM

Oleg,

Ochen xorosho! To my eyes, your sketch came very close to matching the photo. How did you create your sketch? Spasibo.

Yasnom Nebe,

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#8 CarlosEH

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Posted 01 August 2010 - 09:57 PM

Oleg,

A very impressive observation of Jupiter. Your observation compares very well with the image you posted. A small error concerning the oval. Thank you for sharing it with us all.

Carlos

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Posted 01 August 2010 - 11:09 PM

Oleg,
Great observation and sketch. Your detail in the NEB is almost identical. Nice work.

#10 dweller25

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 01:02 AM

Excellent drawing.

#11 oleg oleg

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Posted 02 August 2010 - 02:37 AM

Thank you all for your kind words.
Sarkikos, I just tried to show all the details exactly as seen. Nothing superfluous. I was very attracted to the idea to draw close to reality, I try as much as true to display mutual contrasts belts. I think Jupiter is a difficult target - a large area makes it difficult.
CarlosEH, Thanks for rating! Form of Jupiter on the oval I drew "by eye", not use a template.

JimPie, thanks! Yes, I too was pleased that my visual memory did not fail me this time (but not 100%).

p.s.: Sorry my english. Thanks to google translator.


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