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#1 Randolph Jay

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 08:51 AM

Home from Florida and every night for the past week has been cloudy. Some clearing last night so I tried NGC 6910 in Cygnus with and 8.8 Meade Ultrawide lens on my 8" Dobsonian. Done just before yet another cloud band crossed this part of the sky,

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#2 niteskystargazer

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 10:08 AM

Randolph,

Good sketch of NGC 6910 :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 10:27 AM

A real beauty, Randolph! The open clusters in CYG are a real challenge because there always seems to be an infinite amount of stars in the FOV that it's making you dizzy at a certain point. Very well done!

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 07:42 PM

Randolph,

The open cluster looks very nice in your sketch. We need enough clear nights to get our direct viewing and sketching fix.

Frank :)

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Posted 05 September 2013 - 05:09 AM

Oh yes, the Rocking Horse cluster with its mesmerizing yellow eye, one of my personal favourites. Thanks for sharing your sketch, it looks very very accurate!

#6 Randolph Jay

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Posted 05 September 2013 - 06:53 AM

Thanks all for encouraging words. I am trying to get more acclimated to deep sky sketching ( lunar was my "thing" ).
Tried another Cygnus open cluster last night but gave up after all the milky way field stars made my head spin!
Randolph

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Posted 05 September 2013 - 08:03 AM

:roflmao:

Welcome to the club! :pulpdnc:

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Posted 05 September 2013 - 09:45 AM

Nicely done sketch Randolph,

Best,

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#9 Randolph Jay

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Posted 05 September 2013 - 02:35 PM

Thank you Eric.






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