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Sketching: For this sketch I used: black Strathmore 400 Artagain paper, white and black Conte’ pastel pencils and a blending stump. Contrast and brightness were slightly increased after scanning. Telescope: 10 inch f/ 5.7 Dobsonian and 9 mm eyepiece 161X Date: 7-23-2007, 1:15-1:48 UT Temperature: 24° C (75° F) Partly cloudy, calm Seeing: Antoniadi III Colongitude 10.1 ° Lunation 8.6 days Illumination 58 % Frank McCabe

    Frank, simply amazing detail in a very complex area. Fantastic rendering! These two have always reminded me of the flow of debris that coursed over the area after the Imbrium impact. There is almost a feel of a liquid flow through them. Rich
    Rich, Thanks for your compliments. It just never ends, the beauty of the lunar landscape and the ancient history. Frank

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