Older sketches in Members Galleries (rolandlinda3)
Equipment: Binoculars & Telescopes & plain old eyes
Special equipment: sometimes astrovideo in place of eyepieces
ErikaAutomatic doors make me feel like a Jedi. PCW Memorial Observatory
David Moody, FRAS 17.5" f/5 dob 10" f/10 SCT 5" f/8 refractor 80mm f/6 refractor 66mm f/6 refractor Plus a few others out of the rotation
Kit 'Don’t worry about what telescope you own, or its quality. Just get out under the night sky, and enjoy God’s wondrous universe.' - Thomas M Back
Quote:I want to do some sketching, well very basic drawing at this point. But, I need to find some convenient way to illuminate my paper, preferably a red light. I assume you've all solved this problem, but how. All advice welcome...Thanks, Pete
Mark Seibold, Artist-Photographer-University Instructor-Lecturer, Record holder for most sketch awards and un-broken record over the astro-photographers for over five years
Quote:... I tend to observe in the company of other amateur astronomers and the "red light rule" is in effect. It would be fun to experiment with different types of light, to see just if/how each variation in light changes the image.
Quote: It would be fun to experiment with different types of light, to see just if/how each variation in light changes the image.
Quote: Do you find it distracting to sketch at star parties? I have a very hard time sketching because there are so many others around to share views or I'm off comparing views through other's scopes.