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The Blue Snow Ball: NGC 7662 And.

The Blue Snow Ball: NGC 7662 And.

Sketching and Equipment:
This sketch was made in several parts: First the stars were plotted on paper
Then the brightness and position of the stars were replotted and adjusted using higher magnification
Lastly the inverse colors were added with color pencils using high power on the nebula.
The sketch was then inverted.
White sketching paper, 2B graphite pencil, color pencils, White Pearl eraser, clipboard, clip on red light
16” f/4.41 Dobsonian telescope 9mm eyepiece 199x, equatorial drive
Seeing average, transparency, average, humidity 20%, Temperature: 18ᵒC ( 65ᵒF) light winds

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