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#1 luukieboy2

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 02:36 AM

A few holes in de clouds last night made me wanna go outside and sketch some more. I didn't want to take a too difficult target, cause clouds were flying over constantly. First looked to some highlights of the night that are up right now; M31 with company, Double Cluster, M37, North-America Nebul. After that it was time to push the telescope to M15 and start sketching. Digitized in Photoshop.

Telescope used is an 80mm Refractor, with power from 16x - 40x

Thanks for watching,

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#2 kenrenard

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 07:06 AM

Nice work. Always nice to see something in any size scope. I especially like the three small stars in the triangle.


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Posted 08 August 2013 - 08:02 AM

luukieboy2,

Good stuff--you've captured the low power appearance of this glob nicely.

You might be interested in comparing your sketch to this low power widefield one (with an inch more aperture) I made of Comet C/2009 P1 (Garradd) passing close by M15.

I believe your drawing is mirror reversed so north is at ~1 o'clock and west at ~10 o'clock.

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#4 azure1961p

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 08:06 AM

Very nice granular texture portrayed.

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 09:17 AM

luukieboy2,

Nice sketch of M-15 :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

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#6 Rutilus

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 03:07 PM

Nice.

#7 Randolph Jay

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 06:48 PM

Lovely.

#8 frank5817

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 11:19 PM

This is a very nice sketch of M-15 and sketching it off center adds a bit of additional interest.

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#9 Tommy5

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 11:38 PM

Nice M-15, an often forgotten fall/late summer global cluster.

#10 Jef De Wit

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Posted 09 August 2013 - 08:11 AM

Fine sketch!

#11 Sol Robbins

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Posted 11 August 2013 - 03:59 PM

Beautiful! I really like an excellent sketch through smaller scopes.






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