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#1 JimPie

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 02:11 PM

Last night was the first night in many weeks that I have had transparent skies. I chose M 15 and M 2 as my sketching targets. M15 resolved a couple dozen stars and showed a lot of granulation. M 2 was mostly granular and nebulous and resolved about 6 stars.

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#2 JimPie

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 02:12 PM

Here is M2

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 03:35 PM

Jim these a great, you've really captured lots of unique structure! I really enjoy the way you create the granular appearance.

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 05:01 PM

Great sketches Jim, a couple of favoutite globulars and fine sketching targets,

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 06:34 PM

Jim,

Beautiful sketching of these 2 globulars. :bow: :rainbow: I would say you were pretty happy to have clear transparent skies for viewing.

Frank :)

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 06:43 PM

I like the way you catch these incredible objects :jump:

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 11:18 PM

Awesome!

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Posted 20 August 2010 - 12:57 AM

Thank You everyone.
Jeremy ,
The structures do indeed seem unique (compared to many other renderings of these objects) ,mostly because of missing structures due to my observing area. I do these sketches to demonstrate that observing can be done under less than ideal, well, actually poor conditions.

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Posted 20 August 2010 - 02:14 AM

Jim,

Excellent observations of M2 and M15. You have captured fine detail over these globulars in your fine renderings. The asymmetry over M2 is evident. Thank you for sharing it with us all.

Carlos

#10 Jef De Wit

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Posted 20 August 2010 - 06:37 AM

Jim
I'm glad that you catched so much detail in your urban sky! A proof that "bright skies aren't empty"!






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