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Monthly Sketching Contest Winner Gallery (Starting December 2017)

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#1 JayinUT

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Posted 15 January 2018 - 06:10 PM

December, 2017 Winner 

 

The winner for December, 2017 as voted by his peers is the entry by: 

 

Entry by: Raul Leon

Date of sketch: 10/20/2017

Object: Messier 33

Location: Chiefland Florida

Equipment: 14.5 Starstructure Dobsonian Eyepiece: 21mm Ethos

Magnification: 75x

Sketching Medium: White charcoal pencil and black Strathmore artist tiles

Object type:DSO

Conditions: 8/10 transparency

 

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 10:04 AM

January 2018 winner is....

 

Entry by: acr_astro

Date of Sketch: Jan 27th, 2018
Object (give designation, name etc.): Sinus Iridum, Moon
Location:Home terrace, Dusseldorf region, Germany
Equipment: Martini Classic 10" f/5 truss tube Dobsonian, Explore Scientific 6.7mm/82°
Magnification: 185x
Sketching Medium:. Koh-i-Noor charcoal and chalk pens on black Canson Mi-Teintes pastel paper, size 24x32cm
Object Type (DSO, Solar, Lunar, Planetary, etc): Lunar
Conditions: poor, cirrostratus, 5°C

 

Clear skies. 

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#3 Susan H

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Posted 15 March 2018 - 05:06 AM

The February winner is.

 

Entry by Randolph Baron

Date of sketch:  Feb. 23 2018
Object:  Rimae Triesnecker area
Location:  Sarasota, Florida, US
Equipment:  Ioptron Maksutov-Cassegrain 150 with a Zhumell 6mm eyepiece
Magnification:  300X
Sketching medium:  White and black Conte pencils, white Faber-Castell pencil on black sketch paper
Object type:  Lunar
Conditions:  Good seeing and good transparency

Congratulations! 

 

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#4 Susan H

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 06:01 AM

The March 2018 sketching contest winner voted on by their peers is...

 

1. Entry by: Cindy L. Krach
Date of Sketch: 3/28/18
Object (give designation, name etc.): Aristarchus, Herodotus, Schrotteri Valley, "Cobra Head" feature
Location: 4,000 el Maui, Hawaii
Equipment: 12.5" reflector, Binoviewer
Magnification: 77x (observed, not FOV of sketch)
Sketching Medium:. Black Artagain paper, white and black charcoal
Object Type (DSO, Solar, Lunar, Planetary, etc): Lunar
Conditions: excellent Antoniadi 2/5

 

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Posted 17 May 2018 - 06:33 PM

The winner of the April Sketching Contest is.... Congratulations. 

 

Entry by:Michel Deconinck AKA Aquarellia
Entry by:Michel Deconinck
Date of Sketch:23 april 2:30 to 3:30 utc
Object (give designation, name etc.): Lyrids
Location:Sainte Croix du Verdon France
Equipment:naked eye and white paper
Magnification:1
Sketching Medium:.watercolor
Object Type (DSO, Solar, Lunar, Planetary, etc):meteor shower

 

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Posted 15 June 2018 - 07:22 PM

The winner of the May 2018 sketching contest is....drum roll please! A tie. No tie breakers here, they are both winners this month. Congratulations, nice work. Clear skies. 

 


Entry by: Stanislas-Jean Maksymowicz
Date of Sketch: May 8th 2018 on 8H25UTC
Object : Venus atmosphere,in deep red, yellow, yellow-green color channels.
Location: Ecquevilly- France
Equipment: Maksutow-Cassegrain 130mm F15 by Bosma Ltd
Magnification: 130x
Sketching Medium:.White mat 80grs paper and 2H/ HB pencils.
Object Type: Planetary.

Conditions: Daylight transparent sky, 15°C on morning, good images 7/10 at the best, 24° planet elevation.

 

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Entry by: acr73
Date of Sketch: May 26th, 2018
Object (give designation, name etc.): lunar crater Mersenius
Location: Dusseldorf region, Germany
Equipment: Celestron Nexstar 127 SLT, ES 6.7mm/82°
Magnification: 224x
Sketching Medium:.chalk and charcoal pens on black sketching paper, size
Object Type (DSO, Solar, Lunar, Planetary, etc):

Conditions: 25°C, thin cirrus

 

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Posted 15 July 2018 - 02:33 PM

The June 2018 sketching contest winner is: 

 

TieDyeAstronomer aka Lauren Herrington. Congratulations, Lauren great work. Clear skies. 

 

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Time: ~2.5 hours, 12:30am to 3am (05:30-08:00 UTC)
Date: June 16th, 2018
Object: NGC 6633
Location: Jasper, AR
Light pollution: Bortle 3 to 4
Seeing: Alright
Transparency: Very Good
Instrument: Oberwerk 15x70 Ultra binoculars, mounted on a parallelogram mount
Sketch materials: Regular pencil on sketchbook paper, scanned and inverted in Photoshop.


 


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