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#1 Ed D

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Posted 13 June 2012 - 06:01 PM

On May 26 Alex (maroubra boy) posted his June sketching challenge: Wide field, and included a couple of his awesome sketches. Well, I didn't forget and had a couple of decent evenings to observe and sketch. It's not bad for my first real attempt at wide field deep sky. My sketch is actually 2 in 1 - a binocular view and a RFT view, both from my back yard in Miami, observed over the roof of my house in heavy LP.

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Posted 13 June 2012 - 06:02 PM

Here is the Binocular view with the colors reversed.

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Posted 13 June 2012 - 06:03 PM

This is the RFT view with colors reversed.

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#4 Ed D

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Posted 13 June 2012 - 06:07 PM

I really enjoyed doing these sketches and hope to do several more, perhaps of more interesting targets. I'm also going to try different things since I'm just starting with DSO sketching. Thanks for looking and I hope you like them.

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Posted 14 June 2012 - 12:40 AM

Ed,

These are very good captures of Omega Centauri.
I have seen the southern USA view of this fine target and it truly is big and bright.

Frank :)

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Posted 14 June 2012 - 06:21 AM

It's not bad for my first real attempt at wide field deep sky

It's even good! I should see this object once before dying...

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Posted 14 June 2012 - 07:55 AM

Those are very nice! Makes me want to see that cluster again sometime.

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Posted 14 June 2012 - 09:21 AM

Ed,

Nice sketches of Omega Centauri :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

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Posted 15 June 2012 - 01:23 PM

Very nice work.

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Posted 15 June 2012 - 04:49 PM

I'd love to be able to see Omega Centauri one day.
Very nice sketch!

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Posted 15 June 2012 - 07:35 PM

Thank you all for the nice comments.

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