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#1 rolandlinda3

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Posted 09 August 2012 - 10:42 PM

Ever had an object hit you in the face with its overwhelming features and complexity? I still remember this night over two years ago that yielded this sketch of the Lagoon. It was fast and furious...but also yielded this story as I looked back...

Story and sketch are on the blog. The address is under my signature.

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Posted 10 August 2012 - 04:31 PM

Roland,

Nice color on the Lagoon Nebula :).

CS,KLU,

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Tom

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Posted 13 August 2012 - 02:47 PM

Roland,

I remember this one. Close ups of the Lagoon neb. visually are not so colorful but like your sketch are awe inspiring.

Frank :)

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Posted 13 August 2012 - 03:20 PM

Yes, the color really does blow our socks off. We did it again last night as a sketch lesson on Night Skies Network but used a Hyperstar Lens on a C8, so it was a wide field look, whereas this one was a bit closer in. Still awesome color. Astro video pays for itself with just getting to see 10 objects like this where the color depth and structure is just plain amazing.






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