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#1 mike73

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Posted 26 July 2012 - 02:50 AM

A while ago I decided to set myself a project of sketching all 110 Messiers, no time restraints and no rush just more of an effort on my part to slow down my observing sessions and really enjoy all the beautiful objects that Messier catalogued.

We've had an unusual spell of good weather in the UK and I've been out making the most of it, all the rain and cloud that summer has given us so far is now long forgotten.

This M20 sketch was done at a local dark site and there is a few other new sketches on my blog from the last few nights if you'd like to see more or read some details of each sketch.

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#2 John K

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Posted 26 July 2012 - 08:25 AM

Great sketch.I really like it.The triffid nebula is a neat object for sure.

#3 JeanB

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Posted 26 July 2012 - 08:53 AM

Terrific work, Mike!

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#4 JayinUT

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Posted 26 July 2012 - 12:33 PM

Very good sketch and I like your capture of M27 as well from your site.

#5 phily

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Posted 26 July 2012 - 01:22 PM

Good sketch, Mike. Seems it was a nice clear sky!
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Posted 26 July 2012 - 03:36 PM

Mike,

Very nice sketch of M-20 :).

CS,KLU,

Tom

#7 Jef De Wit

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Posted 27 July 2012 - 10:06 AM

there is a few other new sketches on my blog

Great sketches! I like the globulars most (I have great difficulties with these). But the link to the lunar sketches isn't working :(

#8 frank5817

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Posted 27 July 2012 - 10:39 AM

Mike,

This is indeed a great sketch.

Frank :)

#9 OrionMZ

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 03:41 AM

Very good

#10 mike73

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 06:05 AM

there is a few other new sketches on my blog

Great sketches! I like the globulars most (I have great difficulties with these). But the link to the lunar sketches isn't working :(

Fixed that link Jef, only three lunar sketches in there at the moment though.

Thanks everyone for the positive feedback. :)

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 09:33 AM

Very good sketch and such a fun object to study and record.

#12 maroubra_boy

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Posted 29 July 2012 - 06:18 AM

Mike, we here in Oz would like our clear skies back, thank you very much!

Good sketch, mate. M20 is a beastie that does need time to tease out the details. Impressive, Mike.

Alex.






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