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marianogj
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Reged: 03/04/11

Loc: Madrid, SPAIN
M 8. The Lagoon Nebula.
      #5331646 - 07/23/12 04:25 PM Attachment (74 downloads)

Sagittarius brings very beautiful objects. The Lagoon Nebula is one of them.

Object Name: M 8 (NGC 6523) and NGC 6530
Location: RA 18h 04m 30.7s Dec -24º 22' 51"
Type: Emission Nebula+Open Cluster.
Constellation: Sagittarius.

Bonilla.Cuenca. SPAIN
Date: July 20, 2012
Material used: graphite pencil on white paper. Inverted image and processed with Photoshop.

Telescope: Celestron S/C 8" Mount Cgt5
Eyepiece: 31 mm Hyperion Aspheric + UHC filter. Magnification 65x
Conditions: NEML 5'64 (Chart 14 Cyg). Temperature 18ºC

Blog:Dibujo Astronómico

Edited by marianogj (07/23/12 04:54 PM)


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JeanB
Pooh-Bah


Reged: 07/11/11

Loc: Montreal, Canada
Re: M 8. The Lagoon Nebula. new [Re: marianogj]
      #5331682 - 07/23/12 04:40 PM

It always fascinates me how you guys have those sketches looks as if they were high quality photo!!!

Great work, Mariano!!!

Jean


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Ed D
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Re: M 8. The Lagoon Nebula. new [Re: JeanB]
      #5332031 - 07/23/12 08:27 PM

Mariano, that is awesome!!! I agree with Jean, it looks like a photo. Only a good eye can pick up on the minute, almost imperceptible little things that differentiate the sketch from a photo.

Ed D


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John K
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Re: M 8. The Lagoon Nebula. new [Re: Ed D]
      #5332100 - 07/23/12 09:06 PM

great sketch.

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phily
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Reged: 12/18/04

Loc: Kent, UK
Re: M 8. The Lagoon Nebula. new [Re: John K]
      #5332535 - 07/24/12 04:02 AM

Excellent sketch, very high quality drawing.
Phil


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niteskystargazer
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Re: M 8. The Lagoon Nebula. new [Re: marianogj]
      #5332871 - 07/24/12 10:35 AM

Mariano,

Very good sketch of M-8 .

CS,KLU,

Tom


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marianogj
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Re: M 8. The Lagoon Nebula. new [Re: niteskystargazer]
      #5332989 - 07/24/12 12:05 PM

Thanks for your comments. I enjoyed doing the sketch being in company of good friends. Can see the original sketch on the blog Dibujo Astronómico

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i_sairanen
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Re: M 8. The Lagoon Nebula. new [Re: marianogj]
      #5334104 - 07/25/12 01:33 AM

Nice sketch marianogj! Can you tell shortly how you have processed the original sketch? Is that only a invert image or have you done also something else?

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marianogj
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Reged: 03/04/11

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Re: M 8. The Lagoon Nebula. new [Re: i_sairanen]
      #5334223 - 07/25/12 06:15 AM

hello i_sairanen
Excuse my use of language. Is google translated from Spanish.
Process:
1, Original image reversed.
2 º I cleared the bottom of the sketch with brightness levels.
3 º I have highlighted the stars using the white brush.
The sketch takes only these three processes.


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i_sairanen
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Re: M 8. The Lagoon Nebula. new [Re: marianogj]
      #5334323 - 07/25/12 08:46 AM

Thanks! I will renew my homepages and update the sketches to reverse colours. Now they have white background. Completely black background doesn't see as realistic as background in your sketch.

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Jef De Wit
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Re: M 8. The Lagoon Nebula. new [Re: i_sairanen]
      #5338232 - 07/27/12 11:01 AM



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frank5817
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Re: M 8. The Lagoon Nebula. new [Re: Jef De Wit]
      #5338297 - 07/27/12 11:36 AM

Mariano,

Beautiful sketch of M8 keep them coming.

Frank


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geminijk
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Reged: 04/03/08

Loc: TN
Re: M 8. The Lagoon Nebula. new [Re: frank5817]
      #5339406 - 07/28/12 02:35 AM

Super sketch!

John


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marianogj
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Re: M 8. The Lagoon Nebula. new [Re: geminijk]
      #5339452 - 07/28/12 04:04 AM

Jef de Wit, Frank, geminijk, thanks for your comments. Dibujo Astronómico

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OrionMZ
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Reged: 11/20/11

Loc: Italy
Re: M 8. The Lagoon Nebula. new [Re: marianogj]
      #5339464 - 07/28/12 04:41 AM

This is a very accurate sketch

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rolandlinda3
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Re: M 8. The Lagoon Nebula. new [Re: OrionMZ]
      #5339786 - 07/28/12 10:35 AM

Mariano, your sketch shows a lot of effort. It is excellent.

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