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acr_astro
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Loc: Germany, Dusseldorf area
Crater Atlas, May 3rd 2014
      #6505458 - 05/04/14 09:08 AM

Hi all,

yesterday evening I had the opportunity to sketch crater Atlas with Atlas E in its North and the rim of crater Hercules appearing in the lunar sunrise.

Telescope: Celestron Nexstar 127/1500 SLT
Eyepiece: Skywatcher Planetary 5mm
Place: Germany, Dusseldorf Region
Date & Time: May 3rd, 2014, 2140-2220 CEST
Technique: White pastels, charcoal on black sketching paper



Achim


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frank5817
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Re: Crater Atlas, May 3rd 2014 new [Re: acr_astro]
      #6505602 - 05/04/14 10:36 AM

Achim,

This is very nice and great 3-D with the shadows and bright reflecting highlights.
Nice one.

Frank


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Uwe Pilz
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Re: Crater Atlas, May 3rd 2014 new [Re: frank5817]
      #6506959 - 05/05/14 12:29 AM

I like this sketch. very naturalistic.

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CarlosEH
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Re: Crater Atlas, May 3rd 2014 new [Re: Uwe Pilz]
      #6507036 - 05/05/14 02:27 AM

Achim,

An excellent observation of the lunar crater Atlas. Nice central peaks and surrounding detail recorded. Thank you for sharing it with us all.

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Carlos


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acr_astro
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Loc: Germany, Dusseldorf area
Re: Crater Atlas, May 3rd 2014 new [Re: CarlosEH]
      #6507081 - 05/05/14 03:13 AM

Hello Uwe, Hello Carlos,

thanks for the feedback - nice that you liked it!

Achim


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niteskystargazer
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Re: Crater Atlas, May 3rd 2014 new [Re: acr_astro]
      #6509894 - 05/06/14 12:25 PM

Achim,

Very good sketch of Crater Atlas on May 3rd .

CS,KLU,

,

Tom


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Re: Crater Atlas, May 3rd 2014 new [Re: niteskystargazer]
      #6512635 - 05/07/14 07:16 PM

Great capture Achim! Atlas is quite a beautiful sight paired up with Hercules. Wonderful highlights and shading on the floor and crater walls. Well done!

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