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#1 Randolph Jay

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Posted 12 December 2018 - 04:02 PM

In a dark sky and this aperture, what had always looked like an almost featureless glow began to show real detail!  I was mesmerized by this supernova remnant!  Thanks for looking!

Regards and clear skies,

Randolph


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#2 bertandlaville

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Posted 12 December 2018 - 04:43 PM

Hi Randolf and All,

 

The Crab Nebula is undoubtedly an object which rewards to be observed in a big aperture.

Here are my sketches with a 10", a 25", and a 48". The latter is brighter but less precise than the 25" one.

Reports: http://www.deepsky-d...s=m 001&x=0&y=0

 

Clear skies

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Posted 12 December 2018 - 05:03 PM

Amazing sketches of M1, Bertrand!



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Posted 12 December 2018 - 11:20 PM

Randolph,

 

This is a very fine capture of the Crab nebula.

You can see how it needed to cataloged to avoid thinking it to be a comet.

That desert sky is your true home.

 

Frank :)

 

PS Bertrand - Great looking aperture sequence of M-1.



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Posted 13 December 2018 - 02:38 PM

Randolph,

 

Nice sketch of Messier 1 smile.gif .

 

CS,KLU,

 

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Posted 13 December 2018 - 03:27 PM

Excellent rendition, Randolph. 

That is how I see it through my William Optics 158 mm apo from a dark sky site. 

 

Aubrey. 



#7 Randolph Jay

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Posted 13 December 2018 - 04:51 PM

Thank you all for taking a look and the comments.  Now can someone explain how the image disappeared from the post???  So here it is again!

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Posted 14 December 2018 - 06:48 AM

Beautiful piece Randolph.   I'm so glad this Bireggo move us wirking for you. All that tufted structure in there, beautiful.

 

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Posted 14 December 2018 - 08:06 PM

Randolph, you are exactly right. I have always seen M1 as a dim featureless glow. Until I took up sketching and learned something about exit pupils and image scale.

 

Here's mine. We are both getting some detail, that's just great! smile.gif

 

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