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Mars August 3, 2020

Mars August 3, 2020

Sketching and Equipment:

Sketch using graphite and assorted color pencils, blending stumps, white Pearl eraser on white copy paper dark, background created using Gimp 2.8
Temperature: 33ᵒ C (91ᵒ F)
No filters used but skies filled with thin clouds and smoke from distant fires Transparency poor2/5, Seeing very good 4/5
Equipment Used: 16” f/4.41 Dobsonian on an equatorial platform 9mm, eyepiece and 2x barlow (398x)
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