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
Most used stuff:
AT72ED, 10" custom Newt, Baader Maxbright BV,
Canon 1D & 70-200 1:4L, Pentax 8x40 PCF WP2
Older sketches in Members Galleries (rolandlinda3)
Equipment: Binoculars & Telescopes & plain old eyes
Special equipment: sometimes astrovideo in place of eyepieces
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
Quote:even if accompanied by the "circle of death".
Quote: 2.5 hours from the backyard ... from a dark sight you'll be there all night!
Clear skies / "Bright skies aren't empty skies" (James Mallaney)
My best solar system sketches / My deep sky sketches
14" Strut; 10"XT; 102ES; 22 in Process; 3.5,5,7,10,14,20mm Pentax XW; 17.3 & 12mm Delos; 27mm Panoptic; 20&24mm ES 68; 24mm ES 82; 30mm ES 82; 6&10mm BCO;
16" f/4.5 Sumerian Canopus 180 Skymax http://darkskysketches.blogspot.co.uk/
Quote:First the Circle of Death I have found limits me as a sketcher. Scale is important, and yes, I try to keep scale, but with that circle in place I find I am more worried about the circle than about actually sketching and thus the sketching suffers.