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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;
Quote:Nicely executed sketch, Brandon. But...is this through a Newtonian? the directions are labelled as if it was sketched through a refractor or a Maksutov-Cassegrain with a diagonal. I find it difficult to identify the three bright triangles that distinguish this cluster, I think that's 39 Cancri near the top but can't be sure..
Quote:I'm not sure as to how I could've messed them up? The object should drift West, and all of the other cardinal directions should be inferred based on that analysis.
Quote:Quote:I'm not sure as to how I could've messed them up? The object should drift West, and all of the other cardinal directions should be inferred based on that analysis.West yes, but south is up, north is down. Not vice versa. I took the liberty of matching the stars correctly - in my opinion - in SkyMap, here's the result with directions visible:http://www.kolumbus.fi/jaakko.saloranta/Deepsky/M44_Doyle.gif