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May11 CN Imaging/Sketching Contest Winner!

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#1 Charlie Hein

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Posted 16 June 2011 - 06:45 PM

I am pleased to announce the winner of the May 2011 Cloudy Nights Imaging and Sketching Contest - Sketching Forum's Finalist - Michael11:

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This is my submission of a sketch of M13 - the Great Hercules Cluster. The drawing was made in Negev desert, while I was observing with my 8" Newtonian.
Sky transparancy was excellent (~6.8m), and M13 showed rich detail - including star streaks and dark filaments. Among them the famous "propeller" could be easily spotted (slightly right from the cluster's center in this sketch).

Object: M13 - glubular cluster
Telescope: 8" Orion Skyview pro Newtonian
Eyepiece: 5mm Vixen LVW, at 200X
Time: 6.5.2011 , 24:00
Location: Negev desert, Israel
Inverted graphite pencil sketch on a white paper.


To all the contestants - every one of your submissions is worthy of winning. Congratulations to all of you on a job done very well indeed!

Michael11, congratulations on your win! Your winning image will be posted on the front page of the CN website for all to enjoy!

Charlie

#2 tjensen

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Posted 17 June 2011 - 12:49 PM

Great job Michael. Well done.
Cheers
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#3 Erix

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Posted 18 June 2011 - 04:19 PM

congratulations!

#4 Michael11

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Posted 18 June 2011 - 04:37 PM

Thank you :o

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Posted 10 July 2011 - 05:46 AM

It is a testimony to the accuracy of the sketch that I could identify the globular from the sketch alone, even without having followed the contest. I can recognize many of the clumps and star chains from observations with a C8 and binoviewer. I have wanted to make a sketch of M13 myself, but find myself totally overwhelmed by the sheer number of stars.

Extremely well done!


Clear skies!
Thomas, Denmark

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Posted 10 July 2011 - 12:55 PM

Michael,
Congratulation ! I love your drawings.
Outstanding work.

Lihu

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Posted 14 July 2011 - 09:29 AM

Stunning sketch, well deserved Michael.

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Posted 20 July 2011 - 05:16 AM

well done


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