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8 Day Old Moon


8 Day Old Moon

Sketching: For this sketch I used: black Strathmore 400 Artagain paper, white and black Conte’ pastel pencils and a blending stump and my index finger too. Brightness was reduced by a value of -5 (using Microsoft OfficePicture Manager) after scanning. Telescope: 4.25 inch f/ 5 Dobsonian and 21mm eyepiece 26x Date: 11-05-2008 to 11-06-2008 / 23:00-1:00 UT Temperature: 20° C (68° F) Partly cloudy, breezy Seeing: Antoniadi III Colongitude: 3.5 ° Lunation: 7.99 days Illumination: 48.0 % Frank McCabe






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