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#1 Jef De Wit

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Posted 19 April 2011 - 01:24 PM

Yesterday it was clear but Full Moon was too low in the sky to sketch, Saturn was dancing in the EP and chasing galaxies was impossible... so I sketched some asterisms with my 12" (@ x92). Hope you like them.

STAR 19 aka Broken Engagement Ring (FOV 25')
STAR 20 aka Stargate, great! (FOV 25')
STAR 22 aka Mini-Coathanger, no competition for the real Coathanger (FOV 35')
Picot 1 aka Napoleon's Hat, just funny (FOV 35')

and an asterism from one week ago:
STAR 1 aka Diamond Ring (x34, FOV 70')

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Posted 19 April 2011 - 01:25 PM

STAR 20

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Posted 19 April 2011 - 01:25 PM

STAR 22

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Posted 19 April 2011 - 01:26 PM

Picot 1

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Posted 19 April 2011 - 01:27 PM

STAR 1

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Posted 19 April 2011 - 04:49 PM

Jef,

:waytogo:, on all of your Asterisms :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

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Posted 19 April 2011 - 11:13 PM

Jef,

Very well done. There is always something worth sketching on every clear night. You just proved it.

Frank :)

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Posted 19 April 2011 - 11:52 PM

Jef,

Thank you for sharing al of these interesting asterisms. It is fun hunting and observing asterisms.

Carlos

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Posted 20 April 2011 - 08:38 AM

Nicely done Jef, maybe one day you may be lucky and a find an extra star shining in one of the asterisms.

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Posted 20 April 2011 - 11:12 AM

Tom, Frank, Carlos and Rutilus, thanks for the nice words.

I have the idea to add the figure next to the stars, like the old skymaps did with the constellations...






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