Astronomical Association of Southern Illinois
Uwe Pilz from Leipzig, Germany. Astronomical pages (in German, but easy to navigate)
Quote:Didn't you see any nebulosity from unresolved stars at this magnification? I like the subtle color. The different size of stars as the primary means of conveying their brightness - personally not so much, but of course it is a common convention. The yellowish stars (the bright one on the border top-right and a few fainter ones in the middle) - how was it done? After inverting in Photoshop?
Quote: Colours were marked on a separate sheet, and added in photoshop with a brush tool in "colour" mode.
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Omni XLT 150 on CG-5 ASGT, CG-4, Astromaster 114EQ, Celestron FirstScope 70mm EQ Refractor
Zhumell Plossl 32mm, 12.5mm, 6mm, 4mm, 5x and 2x Barlow
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RASC Member (Okanagan) Home built 15"f5 Obsession clone 8"f6 Antares Dob Celestron Skymaster 15x70 Howie Glatter laser pointer/Blug Lumicon 2"OIII 2"UHC Eyepieces 31mm Nagler,21mm Ethos,13mm Ethos,10mm Ethos,8mm Ethos,6mm Delos,2X Barlow, Antares 1.6X Barlow,TV Paracorr Type1
CG-11 5"mak,CR6&4,c60(vixen)ST120,MK67 1939 B&L 7x50,1943 AO M28 Past Friends 32 rfrs including 6" petzel,antares 6" 1529, Antares 4"f15,Jaegers 5" f5,76mm Mayflower,etc 19 Newt 4"-16" including Meade 1266 RG,DS16,SN10,RV6,SPC6,6"SS conqueror,5.5"CC,10" homemade,4" dynascope.etc 16 sct/mct 90mm-10" including Meade 2010,Super C8,180mm Orion mak,meade 2045,c90 etc 250 binos My Gallery
Quote:How long did this sketch take you to do? Was it over a couple nights adding to it, or many hours in one night?
Clear skies / "Bright skies aren't empty skies" (James Mallaney)
My best solar system sketches / My deep sky sketches
Christopher AstroSky 16 inch dob 12.5 inch build for my dad. http://s1232.photobucket.com/u...%20inch%20truss%20II
DIY Astro Chair http://s1232.photobucket.com/u.../diy%20astro%20chair
Quote:Just awesome Michael and your gallery is surely one to view for inspiration.
C-11 SCT, XT10i Dob, C-6 SCT, ETX125PE Mak-Cass, TV102, & AT66
"We the People are the rightful master of both congress and the courts - not to overthrow the constitution, but to overthrow the men who pervert the constitution." Abraham Lincoln"
The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands." Psalms 19:1
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"Aus Schaden wird man klug. (Darum ist einer nicht genug.)" Telescopes, Pans, Orthos, and Naglers http://www.undermidnight.com