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#1 ASTROOKIE

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 09:20 PM

Hello! I present to You two sketches made by a 9yo child, Her name is Wiktoria Janowska. I met Her at the Zelow Observatory a couple days ago. She's very, very clever n lovely little woman. Well, in this case, Her fantasy sometimes dominated over realism, Imo, this is why these sketches are so beautiful and unique.
She saw a lot of details, maybe a little too much :D
We used a Coronado PST, Lunt Ls35THa, Mak 127 with Baader solar filter and two Celestron telescopes- 100 and 120mm.
At the end We admired a beautiful Sunset, using Celestron 120, without any filters. We were just amazed. Asymmetry and Sunspots are extremely impressive, We admired to the last sun rays...

Wiktoria Janowska, 9yo
14.11.2012, 14:30-14:41UT
Zelow, Central Poland
White watercolor crayon on black paper
Coronado PST DS (with Lunt etalon filter)+ Baader Zoom MARK III

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Wiktoria Janowska, 9yo
14.11.2012, 15:32-15:42UT
Black pastel on white paper
Mak 127 with Baader solar filter+ Baader Zoom MARK III

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Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh... Genius at work

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Best wishes!
Wiktoria Janowska & Damian Kepinski

#2 Jef De Wit

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:22 PM

Fun to make the youngsters warm for astronomy! My daughters are always waiting to sketch the Sun when I finished counting the number of solarspots :grin:

#3 astronz59

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 01:59 PM

Wow! What you have done is that you created memories for her that have clearly fired up her imagination. This is an experience she will never forget and hopefully ignite a passion for astronomy. Well done! :jump:

#4 ASTROOKIE

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 04:07 PM

Thanks guys, nice to hear it! :)

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 06:10 PM

Very good idea. Its fun to challenge this young girl to draw what still is her memory after the obervation.

Andr.e

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 08:23 PM

Almost as good ans Andre's and much better than my own. :)

#7 Chopin

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Posted 16 November 2012 - 06:42 PM

Bravo! We need to warp...I mean inspire children early. I am teasing, of course. It is a pleasure to read stories like this. I also (like you) enjoy the imaginative liberty taken by younger eyes when recording observations.






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