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September 2023 Sketching Contest winner is Andrew(Nightowl99)Congratulations on your sketch of the Eastern Veil Nebula!


September 2023 Sketching Contest winner is Andrew(Nightowl99)Congratulations on your sketch of the Eastern Veil Nebula!

Andrew (Nightowl99)
NGC 6992 and 6995 - The Eastern Veil Nebula
100x magnification
14” Dobstuff ETT coma corrected to f/5.5
Stellarvue Optimus 20 mm
Lumicon gen 3 Oiii filter
8/18/23 and 9/15/23, Mt Pinos, CA
Seeing 3/5, Transparency 4/5
Sketched on black paper at the eyepiece with white Conte pencil for stars and white pastel applied by brush for the nebula. Stars are highlighted afterwards and some additional stars added with white gel pen. Two sketches were combined in GIMP.


    • Joe Bergeron, Scott99, geminijk and 19 others like this

    Amazing

    Congrats, Andrew! @Nightowl99

    Nicely done 

    WOW! Spectacular observation. Great detail in your sketch. I have had similar observations, but  this is an artistic sketch of your observation! Beautiful.

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    tibor.moldovan
    Oct 23 2023 10:10 PM

    Geez, that’s beautiful. 




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