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#1 Uwe Pilz

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 07:02 AM

The day before yesterday I had to travel. I had some time before I must start to reach my train. Before breakfast. So I took my 8 cm Apo outside to let it cool down. Half an hour later it was still dark enough to look at the moon. In the best light I found Copernicus, but it was too complex for the time I had. So I sketched Bullialdus. It was a very fine beginning of that day.

Today I had the time to finish the sketch, especially to ink the deep shadows.

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#2 frank5817

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 11:22 AM

Uwe,

That is a great looking sketch of Bullialdus and I like the way you use your early morning time.
Excellent.

Frank :)

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 11:44 AM

Very nice, Uwe. You captured that central peak at just the right time. It must have really caught your eye in the ep. :)

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 12:28 PM

Nice representation Uwe.

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 03:28 PM

That's beautiful, Uwe. The shadow effect inside the right crater wall is awesome.

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:53 PM

Absolutely, Uwe, you have a nice technique that augments your talent for lunar observing. You turn out some very nice work.

#7 Jef De Wit

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 05:10 AM

I never sketched before (or even after) breakfast :applause: Should have been very cold in the morning.

#8 Uwe Pilz

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 09:00 AM

> never sketched before (or even after) breakfast

Not even the sun?

Thank you all for your comments!

#9 JimPie

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 03:18 PM

Uwe,
That's a nice sketch .You really captured the sharp contrasts of the crater walls and the more subtle changes on the sunlit outside. The central peak also is great.

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 04:47 PM

Uwe,

Good sketch of Crater Bullialdus :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

Tom






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