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#1 PeterDob

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 05:24 AM

Who says that spring's only about galaxies and globulars? What about this little treasure, hidden all alone in one of the least fashionable parts of the sky... the mighty Ghost of Jupiter? Due to reasons already explained I couldn't push my scope further than 206x and there was a quarter moon around. But nevertheless the core structures leapt out at me, even without the use of a filter. I couldn't see the central star though...

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#2 kenrenard

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 06:06 AM

Peter,

Great Sketch. Especially with a Quarter Moon. Nice work I feel like I am peering through your binoviewer.

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 06:11 AM

Joli !

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 11:46 AM

Peter,

Very nice sketch of NGC 3242 :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 09:13 PM

Peter,

Very fine sketch of this celestial treasure.

Frank :)

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 09:56 PM

Agreed, Frank, really nice view.

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 11:53 PM

Very great sketch of NGC 3242.

#8 PeterDob

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 02:36 PM

Many thanks, guys. You're so kind as always. :D

Peter






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