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#1 Jef De Wit

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 04:51 AM

Probably the biggest asterism in the sky: the Winter Circle. The combination of my lightpolluted home and the almost full Moon shining made not a lot of stars visible. But for once streetlamps had his advantage: I could sketch the houses of the neighbours :grin: In the middle the roof of my garden house.
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#2 Aquarellia

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 08:44 AM

Superb Jef!
You know,... I like this atmosphere !
Very well done.

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 09:11 AM

Beautiful!

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 10:47 AM

Wow.. Superb!!

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 12:06 PM

great naked eye sketch you really got the big picture.

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 01:47 PM

Jef, the whole sketch is very atmospheric (no pun intended), well done.

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 01:59 PM

Jef,
Great work. You should hang the picture on your wall. Bravo.


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Posted 17 February 2014 - 02:51 PM

Jef,

Nice Naked Eye of the Wintersky :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

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#9 Uwe Pilz

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 03:01 PM

Very impressive!

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 03:48 PM

Excellent job Jef! Not sure if it was you or someone else but I seem to remember a similar sketch with a different sky from a couple of years ago. Both are just fantastic and enjoyable!

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 04:04 PM

This a very accurate representation of this circle. Bravo.

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 10:40 PM

Jef, I am always happy to see these sketches from you. This one is amazing!

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Posted 18 February 2014 - 02:29 PM

Very nice Jeff. I like it when astronomy drawing meets an artistic motif. Well done.

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Posted 18 February 2014 - 05:28 PM

Jef, that is STUNNING!!! :bow:

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#15 Jef De Wit

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Posted 19 February 2014 - 04:49 AM

Thanks all for your nice comments!! In fact this is not really a "winter" sky. We had in Belgium only three days with frost, no snow at all...

Not sure if it was you or someone else but I seem to remember a similar sketch with a different sky from a couple of years ago.

Could it be this one?

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Posted 22 February 2014 - 05:57 PM

Jef,

A very impressive composition.
Images like your sketches should decorate postal cards.
Wonderful.

Frank :)

#17 Jef De Wit

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Posted 23 February 2014 - 05:24 AM

Images like your sketches should decorate postal cards.

Never thaught of earning a living with astrosketching :roflmao:

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Posted 27 February 2014 - 05:39 AM

Nice work!

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Posted 01 March 2014 - 12:40 PM

Superb Jef! :bow: :waytogo:

#20 Jef De Wit

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Posted 02 March 2014 - 02:32 PM

Louie & Rich :thanx:

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Posted 04 March 2014 - 02:30 PM

Jef,
Your drawing is very nice to look at--good composition with those houses. Well done!

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Posted 05 March 2014 - 08:21 AM

Thanks Michael!

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Posted 22 March 2014 - 09:29 AM

Beautiful, I really like it.
You see more stars then I do here downtown Lisbon, white LP zone.

CS bernardo






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