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Edge of Mare Vaporum to Sinus Medii

Edge of  Mare Vaporum to Sinus Medii

Sketching and Materials:
For this sketch I used: black Strathmore 400 Artagain paper, white and black charcoal pencils,
pastel pencil dust was used in portions of the background applied with a Q-tip and blending stumps, white Pearl eraser.
Telescope: 10 inch f/ 5.7 Dobsonian on a drive platform and 8 mm eyepiece 181x
Date: 01-02-2011 04:30 - 06:00 am local time
Temperature : 4.4 °C (40° F)
Partly cloudy, hazy, calm
Waning gibbous phase
Seeing: Antoniadi III
Colongitude: 164.8 °
Lunation: 20.6 days
Illumination: 65 %

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