16" f/4.5 Sumerian Canopus 180 Skymax http://darkskysketches.blogspot.co.uk/
Clear skies / "Bright skies aren't empty skies" (James Mallaney)
My best solar system sketches / My deep sky sketches
Most used stuff:
AT72ED, 10" custom Newt, Baader Maxbright BV,
Canon 1D & 70-200 1:4L, Pentax 8x40 PCF WP2
André Vaillancourt Visual observer only since 1974 Skyshed POD / C14 HD 355/3910mm / CGE pro Lunt LS152 152/900mm solar / CGEM DX Celestron C80 80/600mm LS50Ha solar filter Ile Perrot, Québec, Canada / 53 years old / red zone SQM 19
Montreal, Canada 130 mm Newtonian,EQ3 mount, motor drive Bushnell 15 X 70 binoculars Lunt LS60THa, DMK21 ___________________________________________ My gallery: http://www.cloudynights.com/photopost/showgallery.php?ppuser=200949&cat=500 My home page: http://merveilleuxmonde.eklablog.fr/acceuil-c23430977
--MichaelDark site scope: Meade 8" f/6 DobWeeknight scopes: C9.25/iEQ45M, C102/AT Voyager(I am looking for a 1980s Edmund Scientific 3" f/10 red-tube reflector, PM me if you have or know of one!)
Quote:Hi Mike,Would you talk a moment about how to did the outer nebulosity of M42? What tools did you use to lighten it/blend it in places? Did you put the stars down first or after?
150mm MCT f/13, 31% CO
"People say I'm in denial. I disagree."
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
Quote:Thankyou all for the comments.Jason - I use the 'Melish technique' for sketching so its white pastels/pastel pencil and white ink pen.
Uwe Pilz from Leipzig, Germany. Astronomical pages (in German, but easy to navigate)
10" F/4.7 Modified Skywatcher Reflector, 38mm Orion Q70, 17mm Modified Ultima LX, 10mm TeleVue Delos, 7mm Pentax XL.