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Crater Walther at Sunset

Crater Walther at Sunset

Sketching: For this sketch I used: black Strathmore 400 Artagain paper, 8”x 8”, 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: 11-2-2007 11:40-12:40 UT Temperature: 0°C (32°F) Clear, calm Seeing: Antoniadi III Co longitude: 115.4° Lunation: 22.3 days Illumination: 43.6 % Frank McCabe

    Excellent drawing. That triangle of light is a very neat clair obscur.
    Mike, Thank you much, it was unplanned. When I spotted the bright ray, I knew I had to capture it quickly. Frank :)

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