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Crater Euclides and Montes Riphaeus

Crater Euclides and Montes Riphaeus

Sketching: For this sketch I used: black Canson paper 10"x 12", white and black Conte' pastel pencils , and Conte'crayons, a blending stump, plastic and gum erasers. Brightness was decreased -2 and contrast increased +2 using the scanner for this sketch Telescope: 10 inch f/ 5.7 Dobsonian with 6mm (241x) eyepiece Date: 11-28-2009 4:15-5:40 UT Temperature: 0°C (32°F) Clear becoming partly cloudy, calm Seeing: Antoniadi II -III Co longitude 44° Lunation 11.4 days Illumination 80.7% Frank McCabe

    An excellent sketch,Sir.
    Kenneth, Thank you, I am glad you like it. Frank :)

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