Please join me in congratulating Randolph Jay for winning the November 2016 site-wide Astrophotography/Sketching Contest with his fantastic lunar sketch! Link to contest poll
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Here is the sketch of Plato on the waning moon that I did on November 22nd from Sarasota Florida. I used a Skywatcher 90mm Mak-Cass with a Televue 9mm lens. The sketch was done on Artagain black sketch paper, Conte white and black pastel crayons and pencils and some white charcoal. I used a cell phone camera and then created the black oval mask using Gimp. I am posting the labelled version of this sketch. The labels were also added using Gimp. What a sight! Unfortunately the next two nights/ mornings were clouded out or I would have done more early morning observing.