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#1 Aquarellia

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 10:53 AM

From 4UT just after the moonset, I was observing one hour, looking around the Leo area.
I begin to sketch this sky region located +/- 45° from the radiant. We can see the Leo main stars and the red Mars underneath.
Each time a meteor was burning out I put its trace on my white paper with the estimated magnitude. Let says one minute after, because already years ago, I realized that sometime a meteor is followed shortly by another one, just on the same track, "a double meteor". This morning I saw 42 Geminids and 2 sporadic’s, I don’t sketch the sporadic meteor here. The speed was quite low and the magnitudes quite brilliant.
In a small village, autorities don’t care about light pollution, ok then, I use this to sketch the Christmas street decoration like it was.

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#2 frank5817

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 11:17 AM

Michel,

That is a meteor shower. Very nice.

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 03:32 AM

Quite striking, Michel.

#4 Rutilus

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 05:33 PM

Very nice.

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 09:41 PM

Michel,
A very striking scene. I like it quite a bit. The Christmas decorations add an interesting touch. Good work.


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Posted 18 December 2013 - 12:30 PM

Michel,

Very nice sketch of the Geminid Shower :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

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Posted 18 December 2013 - 12:45 PM

Michel,
I love this holiday drawing of the Geminids. :)

#8 Chopin

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Posted 19 December 2013 - 09:24 PM

That is such a piece of artwork! So beautiful, Michel!

#9 Aquarellia

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Posted 23 December 2013 - 12:43 AM

Thank you all. I wish you a Merry Christmas sketchers !

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Posted 23 December 2013 - 02:28 PM

Spectacular Michel!






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