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#1 Michael11

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Posted 14 May 2014 - 03:52 PM

Some observations from last month session, at relatively dark site, with 250mm Newtonian:

Messier 101 - Pinwheel galaxy

Messier 3 globular cluster

A galaxy pair NGC 3226, NGC 3227
On M3 and the NGC's - I've tried a non inverting technique this time (black paper) - and so far really dislike it :tonofbricks: . A regular graphite pencil is much nicer to work with.

#2 frank5817

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Posted 15 May 2014 - 07:45 AM

Michael,

All beautiful sketches. Great attention to detail.

I think the invert method using graphite pencil and white paper is best for deep sky and black paper works best for Lunar sketching. Just my opinion.

Frank :)

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Posted 15 May 2014 - 08:13 AM

That's a fine view of M101 especially.

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Posted 15 May 2014 - 09:43 AM

Love the M101! I've visited your website in the past, great work.

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Posted 15 May 2014 - 10:23 AM

Nice work as always, Michael.

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Posted 15 May 2014 - 11:57 AM

Michael,

Very good sketches of M-101 (Pinwheel Galaxy), M-3 (Globula Cluster) & NGC 3226 & NGC 3227 (Galaxy Pair) :).

CS,KLU

:thanx:,

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#7 Michael11

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Posted 15 May 2014 - 12:15 PM

Thanks =)

Michael,
I think the invert method using graphite pencil and white paper is best for deep sky and black paper works best for Lunar sketching. Just my opinion.
Frank :)

Sounds interesting, I should give moon a try then :)

#8 geminijk

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Posted 16 May 2014 - 12:17 PM

WOW....I love em all! Super job!

John

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Posted 17 May 2014 - 03:53 AM

Great sketches Michael, thanks for sharing, Congrats on the ASOD Markarian chain today.

http://www.asod.info/?p=12249

Best Regards.

Roberto.

#10 Michael11

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Posted 17 May 2014 - 11:00 AM

Thanks :)

Congrats on the ASOD Markarian chain today.

By the way it's the Coma cluster, not Markarian's chain ;)

#11 Roragi

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Posted 19 May 2014 - 07:40 AM

Sorry, These Are the Consequences of visiting ASOD newly out of bed.

Regards.

#12 CarlosEH

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Posted 20 May 2014 - 03:35 AM

Michael,

Thank you for sharing your excellent observations of M3, M101, and NGC 3226/3227. They are all highly detailed and informative.

Regards,
Carlos






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