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Western Mare Crisium

Western Mare Crisium

Sketching and Equipment:

For this sketch I used: 400 series black Strathmore Artagain paper 9″x 12″, white and black Conte’
pastel pencils , and Conte’crayons, a blending stump, plastic eraser.
Telescope: 10 inch f/ 5.7 Dobsonian with 6mm (241x)
On an equatorial platform
Date: 09-19-2016 07:00 – 09:10 UT
Temperature: 18°C (65°F)
Weather: clear, calm
Seeing: very good Antoniadi II
Co longitude: 122.0°
Lunation: 17.75 days
Illumination: 92.4%

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