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Sketch of Mare Orientale

Sketch of Mare Orientale

Equipment and Sketching Materials:

Black Artagain paper, white and black Conte’ pastel pencils, white Pearl eraser, blending stumps
Telescope 16”f/4.41 Dobsonian telescope on an equatorial drive platform at 224xand 150xwith 8mm and 12mm eyepieces
Date: 12-06-2020, 12:00 – 01:30 UT
Temperature: 6.7°C (44° F) clear, calm
Seeing: Excellent Antoniadi I -II
Colongitude: 164.1 °
Lunation: 21.0 days
Illumination: 69.2 %

Frank McCabe

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