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#1 JimPie

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 04:28 AM

Not the best seeing (about 5-6 Pickering) Couldn’t get very much of a steady view at 216x. So I settled on the main part of the Jupiter system.

The rendering is a mix of pencil drawing and digital. Jupiter itself is a pencil sketch colorized from my notes . The moons were redone digitally as was the halo around Jupiter.
Edit: I see spelled Callisto wrong :foreheadslap:

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#2 CarlosEH

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 05:00 AM

Jim,

I really like this observation of Jupiter. You have recorded the planet and the Galilean satellites very nicely. This is an observation to be proud of! (even with Calisto!). Thank you for sharing it with us all.

Carlos

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 09:05 AM

Jim, that's a great eyepiece rendering. :cool:

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 09:06 AM

Makes me smile. Must have been a good time.

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 10:22 AM

Jim, you proved you don't need the best seeing (and correct spelling) to make a beautiful sketch!

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 10:56 AM

Jim,

Wow, what a great looking sketch! Jupiter looks stunning in color and seeing the moons with the planet really give one the sense you are looking through your eyepiece. :bow: :cool: :rainbow:

Frank :)

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 11:41 AM

Very nice drawing indeed, well done.

#8 Tommy5

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 11:47 AM

very realistic drawing of an eyepiece view of jupiter thanks for posting.

#9 JimPie

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Posted 20 August 2010 - 12:34 AM

Carlos,Michael,Jef,Roland,Frank,Dweller,Tommy
Thank You!
I wanted to do high power sketch at 300x but when the view was very soft at 216x , I knew that was'nt going to happen. Im sure I'll get more opertunities.

#10 oleg oleg

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Posted 20 August 2010 - 01:25 AM

Very, very realistic sketch. :bow: I think this icon.






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