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#1 astronz59

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Posted 19 April 2019 - 11:00 PM

The original purpose was to sketch Jupiter, but as I was waiting for him to rise, I decided to try something new (for me) on the magnificent full moon. Set the scope on the southern highlands and sketched this intriguing oblique view. The large crater with the double central peak is Drygalski (I think):

 

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Jupiter didn't disappoint. Some great detail preceding and following the GRS visible under excellent seeing conditions. After completing this sketch, I hung around and watched Ganymede slip behind the planet - beautiful sight!

 

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Posted 20 April 2019 - 12:59 AM

Ian,

 

Both very excellent sketches. I really like those lunar sketches out by the limb.

 

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Posted 20 April 2019 - 06:54 AM

Wow, I'd say you had quite a night. :) 



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Posted 20 April 2019 - 01:10 PM

Ian,

 

Nice sketches All in a good night's work! smile.gif .

 

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#5 N3p

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Posted 22 April 2019 - 01:57 PM

Very impressive sketches of the moon and Jupiter. I am impressed by your Jupiter sketch, that certainly was a good night for you to be able to catch all these nice details.

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