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#1 Mel Bartels

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Posted 22 February 2020 - 12:28 AM

Not as transparent or steady seeing as the last night out, but I taketh what the sky giveth.

Just above Bellatrix (for you northern hemispheric lads) is the Raspberry Nebula. Right next to it I noticed some nice faint dust glows. Whilst no color at the eyepiece that gives the Raspberry Nebula its name, I was pleased to see the general extent and pickup Bigfoot (my name) in the same field. I found a nice wide field image at

 

https://www.cloudyni...-sh2-263-vdb38/

 

Raspberry%20and%20Bigfoot.jpg

 

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#2 Asbytec

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Posted 23 February 2020 - 08:04 AM

Mel, here's another link to that area. Lots going on up there.

https://www.cloudyni...bulae-in-orion/
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#3 j.gardavsky

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Posted 23 February 2020 - 01:51 PM

A very deep observing and sketch with lots of details.

 

Thank you for sharing,

JG



#4 niteskystargazer

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Posted 24 February 2020 - 04:15 PM

Mel,

 

Very good sketch of The Raspberry Nebula and Bigfoot smile.gif .

 

CS,KLU,

 

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Tom




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