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Clavius and Blancanus

Clavius and Blancanus

Sketching: For this sketch I used: black Strathmore 400 Artagain paper, 9”x12”, white and black Conte’ pastel pencils and a blending stump. Brightness was slightly decreased after scanning. Telescope: 10 inch f/ 5.7 Dobsonian and 6mm eyepiece 241x Date: 9-2-2007 8:15-9:25 UT Temperature: 17°C (62°F) Clear, calm Seeing: Antoniadi II-III Co longitude: 53.9° Lunation: 20.39 days Illumination: 70 % Frank McCabe

    John, Thanks, I am happy you liked the sketch. Frank
    Frank, this is fantastic work!
    Erika, Thank you, I was pretty happy with this sketch when I finished. As you well know sometimes the sketching goes easy and then there are other times. Frank :)
    Wow, now that is a sweet sketch!
    Thank you very much for those nice words. Frank :)

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