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Erix
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Gallery of Sketching Contest Finalists
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March 2006

NGC 2174-5
Name: Eric Graff
Location: Cuyamaca Mts., San Diego Co., CA
Date: 25 February 2006, 03:00-03:30 UT
Telescope: 6" f/6 Parks Astrolite Newtonian Reflector
Barlow: None
EP: 20mm Parks Gold Series Plössl (45x; 69.6' FoV)
Filter: Lumicon UHC Filter
Medium: Pencil (#2) and ink on 100# index card, inverted and colorized in MS Picture It!

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Erika
Automatic doors make me feel like a Jedi.

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Re: Gallery of Sketching Contest Finalists new [Re: Erix]
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April 2006 - winner of over all contest on Reader's Gallery

Bullialdus
Name: Erika Rix
Location: Zanesville, Ohio
Date: 2005-11-12 (0100-0300UT)
Telescope: 10" LX200 Classic
Barlow: none
Filters: none
EP: 8mm TV Plossl with diagonal
Medium: Rite in Rain paper, charcoal

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Erika
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Re: Gallery of Sketching Contest Finalists new [Re: Erix]
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May 2006

Subject: M13/NGC 6205
Name: Jeremy Perez
Date: May 25, 2006
Time: 05:30 UT
Location: Anderson Mesa, Arizona
Seeing: 3-4/10 Pickering
Transparency: Mag. 6.8 NELM
Telescope: Orion SkyView Pro 6LT (6" f/8 Equatorial Newtonian)
Eyepieces: 10 mm Plössl (120X Magnification/24 arc minute TFOV)
Sketching Materials: White 28# text weight paper, HB and 2H mechanical pencils, blending stump

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Erika
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June 06

Eric Graff
Subject: A Unique 'Double-Double' in Hercules
Object Data & Comments: Double Star ADS 10905 (STF 2245) (7.4, 7.4; 2.6"; 293°; pale blue and pale yellow) with NGC 6500 (SAab:; 12.7; 2.2' x 1.6') and NGC 6501 (SA0+:; 12.3; 2.0' x 1.8') a nearly identical pair of distant galaxies separated by 2'27" in position angle 35°/215°; both are elongated NNE-SSW with slightly brighter centers
Observer: Eric Graff
Location: Cuyamaca Mts., San Diego Co., California (4,000 ft. elevation)
Date and Time: 19 June 2006 at 05:40 to 06:20 UT
Transparency: 6.6 NELM
Seeing: Pickering 8/10
Telescope: 6-inch f/6 Parks Astrolight Newtonian Reflector
Eyepiece: 7.5mm Parks Gold Series Plössl (120x, 26' FoV)
Barlow: 2x Parks Gold Series (240x, 13' FoV)
Filter: None
Medium: White 100# index card, No. 2 Mechanical Pencil, Blending Stump, Black Ink

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Erika
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Re: Gallery of Sketching Contest Finalists new [Re: Erix]
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July 06

Rich Handy
Subject: Anaximenes, Philolaus and environs Rukl: 3
Date: 7-6-06 Start - 4:36 UTC End- 5:58 UTC
Seeing: Antoniadi III-IV Weather: Clear
Telescope: 12" Meade SCT f/10 f.l.
Binoviewer: W.O. Bino-P
Eyepieces: 20mm W.O. WA
Nosepiece: 1.6X Magnification: 244X
Lunation: 11.45 days Phase: 50.9 degrees
Libration in Latitude: +6 deg 2 min
Libration in Longitude: -6 deg 48 min
Medium: White Conte' Crayon on black textured Strathmore paper
Sketch size: 18" x 24"

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Re: Gallery of Sketching Contest Finalists new [Re: Erix]
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August 06

Rich Handy
Feature: Pythagoras and environs
Time: 6:30 UT to 8:30 UT
Lunation: 14.04 days Phase: 17.1 deg. Colongitude (geocentric): 77.3 deg.
Illumination: 97.8% Libration in Latitude: +5 deg. 41 min. Libration in Longitude: -4 deg. 28 min.
Seeing: Antoniadi II-III Weather: clear, calm.
Telescope: 12" SCT Focal ratio: f/16 (1.6X nose piece on binoviewer)
Binoviewer: W.O. Bino-P Eyepieces 12.4 mm Meade 4000 series plossls
Magnification: 393X
Sketch medium: White and black Conte' crayon and White Crayola chalk on black Strathmore paper.
Sketch size: 18" x 24"

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Erika
Automatic doors make me feel like a Jedi.

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Re: Gallery of Sketching Contest Finalists new [Re: Erix]
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September 2006

Rodelaet
Object : M11, the Wild Duck Cluster.
Location : Belgium, Bekkevoort
Date: September 20, 2006 , 20.00UT
Seeing: 2.5 on a scale of 5, Transparency : 3.5
Scope : ETX 105 UHTC
Eyepiece : LV Zoom

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Erika
Automatic doors make me feel like a Jedi.

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Re: Gallery of Sketching Contest Finalists new [Re: Erix]
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Oct 2006 - winner of over all contest on Reader's Gallery

Rich Handy
Subject: Aristillus and Autolycus Rukl: 12
Date: 10-13-06 Start: 9:15 UT End: 10:50 UT
Lunation: 20.90 days Phase: 277.5 deg Illumination: 56.5%
Colongitude: 164.8 deg Lib. in Lat.: -5 deg 40 min Lib. in Long.: +7 deg 39 min
Seeing: Antoniadi III-IV with 30 seconds of Ant. II every 20 minutes
Weather: Clear early, turning to occasional clouds mid to late during session, 10-15 knot winds late.
Telescope: 12" Meade SCT F10
Binoviewer: W.O. Bino-P with 1.6X Nosepiece.
Eyepieces: W.O. WA 20mm Plossls
Magnification: 244X
Lunation: 18.48 days Phase: 311.1 deg Illumination: 82.9%
Colongitude: 133.7 deg Lib in Lat.: -3 deg 53 min Lib in Long.: +5 deg 12 min
Sketch medium: White and black Conte' Crayons on black textured Strathmore paper.
Sketch size: 18" x 24"

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Erika
Automatic doors make me feel like a Jedi.

Zhumell 16", 10" LX200 Classic,Celestron 102 XLT, ETX70-AT, DS Maxscope 60mm, AT6RC
PCW Memorial Observatory

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Re: Gallery of Sketching Contest Finalists new [Re: Erix]
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November 06

Dee
Herodotus Aristarchus Vallis Shroter

03/11/06
18:00UT - 18:40 UT

Conte Crayons
Conte Pastel Pencils
Prismelo Water Colour Pencil Black and White
300gm Daler Rowney Paper
Sky Watcher 200mm
Focal Length 1200mm
8mm TVP eyepiece
Bray Co Wicklow Ireland
Humidity 90%Temp 2C
Lat: 53:11:44N (53.1955) Lon: 6:06:31W (-6.1086)
Seeing 2
Transparency Average

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Erika
Automatic doors make me feel like a Jedi.

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Re: Gallery of Sketching Contest Finalists new [Re: Erix]
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December 06

Sally Russell
England

Subject: 'Metius, Fabricius, Janssen and Lockyer'
Scope: 105mm AstroPhysics Traveler, 2x Barlow, 3.5mm TV Nagler (magnification ~x340)
Date: 9th December 2006
Time: 05.40 - 06.55 UT
Lunation: 19.1 days (disc illumination 80.6%)
Sketch: White pastel pencil on black 'Canford' paper
Sketch size: 8 inches x 11 inches

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Erika
Automatic doors make me feel like a Jedi.

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January 07
Jason Aldridge

Subject: Lunar Crater Langrenus
Location: North Port, FL
Date/Time: 1/5/07 - 2230-0025 EST
Instrument: 8" Zhumell Dobsonian
Eye Piece: 6mm Orion Expanse + 2x Barlow
Sketching Material: Strathmore Sketch Paper, 0.5mm #2 HB Mechanical Pencil
Software: MGI Photosuite III

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Erika
Automatic doors make me feel like a Jedi.

Zhumell 16", 10" LX200 Classic,Celestron 102 XLT, ETX70-AT, DS Maxscope 60mm, AT6RC
PCW Memorial Observatory

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Feb 07
Acheron

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Erika
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March 2007

Subject: PK 348+34.1 (Abell 33), a Planetary Nebula in Hydra
Observer: Eric Graff
Location: Cuyamaca Mts., San Diego Co., California (4,000 ft. elevation)
Date & Time: 12 March 2007 at 04:30-05:15 UT
Transparency: NELM 6.7
Seeing: Pickering 5-6/10
Telescope: Parks Astrolight EQ6 (6" f/6 Newt)
Eyepiece: 20mm Parks Gold Series Plössl (45x, 70' FoV)
Filter: Lumicon OIII Filter
Sketching Materials: #2 pencil, black ink, blending stump, 24# copy paper

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Erika
Automatic doors make me feel like a Jedi.

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Re: Gallery of Sketching Contest Finalists new [Re: Erix]
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April 07

SGT500
Messier 51
04/20/07
Meade 16" Lightbridge
17MM Nagler T4(107X)
Seeing 4-5
Transparancy 5-5

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Erika
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May 07


Kris Smet
Ptolemaeus, Alphonsus and Arzachel
24/05/07
8" dobson f/5
5mm Baader Hyperion ep (200x)
seeing: poor
transparancy: good

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Erika
Automatic doors make me feel like a Jedi.

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June 07

2007 June 10th and 11th
Solar prominence sequence of 260-270 degrees position angle

Erika Rix
Zanesville, Ohio

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July 07

SGT500
Messier 27
Meade 16" Lightbridge
Televue Nagler 17mm T4
Orion Ultrablock

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Erika
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August 07
Jason Aldridge

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Erika
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Re: Gallery of Sketching Contest Finalists new [Re: Erix]
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September 2007

Myles:



Pencil on sketch paper at the eyepiece, pastel on black sketch paper indoors, Adobe Photo Elements 5 for the digital mod.

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October 2007

WadeVC

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