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#1 rolandlinda3

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 11:16 AM

The newest blog post (address below my signature) and sketch capture the upper limb (NNW part of the waning crescent) of the moon on September 5. I love the early sunrise views of the waning crescent, but my body generally does not obey my sleepy desires to get up and look at it. This morning I managed to get concious and stumble out to the C8 to grab the scene using an astro video camera hooked to a little 12 inch screen. The bright sun obliterated the session, but it was a delightful time while it lasted.

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 04:29 PM

Roland,

An excellent observation and message. We all view the universe in our own way. The important thing is to share this view with others. Thank you for sharing it with us all.

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Posted 15 September 2010 - 10:32 PM

Roland,

Very nice work. Always a pleasure to see your sketches.

Frank :)

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Posted 16 September 2010 - 11:07 AM

Thanks again. While I cannot get the detail under these conditions, it is still interesting to observe then.

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Posted 19 September 2010 - 12:52 AM

Roland,
Very nice dramatic sketch of this lunar sliver and very poignant essay.

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Posted 20 September 2010 - 09:53 AM

Thanks, Jim. Glad you enjoyed both.






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