"You're not afraid of the dark, are you?" - Riddick "The best scientists are humble. They seek to understand, not to ensure their legacy, but merely to understand." - Mori
Norme 150mm MCT f/13, 31% CO Yellow Zone "People say I'm in denial. I disagree."
Quote:The sketch is made by printing a chart from Cartes du Ciel in negative and sketch the galaxies on it, then scan the drawing and convert it to a positive in MS Paint.
Clear skies / "Bright skies aren't empty skies" (James Mallaney)
My best solar system sketches / My deep sky sketches
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
My Blog http://buddybarbee.wordpress.com
Quote:Why not? Good idea when you have not enough time or you want to spent more time on the DSO than sketching all those stars!
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;
Tele Vue 102 #1321 on Vixen GPDX eq mount 35 mm & 24 mm Panoptic, 17 mm Nagler T4, 11, 9, 7 mm Nagler T6 1.8x and 2x TV Barlows
Grab-and-go: Tele Vue 76 #2003 on Gibraltar alt/az mount Pentax SMC 8-24mm zoom Nagler 3-6mm zoom