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#1 acr_astro

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Posted 25 January 2021 - 02:08 PM

Dear all,

 

today between sunset and appearing clouds, I enjoyed half an hour of lunar sketching. This time I decided to have a look at the "Marius hills", the lunar dome area west of crater Marius. I would have appreciated to have a bit more time to add some more details but the clouds came in too fast. Anyway, this is the result:

 

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Telescope: Celestron NexStar 127 SLT

Eyepiece: Explore Scientific 6.7mm/82°

Date & Time: January 25th, 2021 / 1730-1800 CET

Location: backyard, Dusseldorf Region, Germany

Technique: Koh-i-Noor chalk, extra charcoal and whitecoal pens and pieces on Seawhite of Brighton black sketching paper

Size: appr. 20x30cm

 

Clear skies!

 

Achim


Edited by acr_astro, 25 January 2021 - 02:28 PM.

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#2 niteskystargazer

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Posted 25 January 2021 - 02:32 PM

Achim,

 

Very nice Chalk-/charcoal sketch of Marius Hills smile.gif .

 

CS,KLU,

 

thanx.gif ,

 

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Posted 25 January 2021 - 02:37 PM

Achim,

 

Very fine sketch of the multiple domes.

 

Frank :)


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Posted 25 January 2021 - 02:49 PM

OUTSTANDING!! ...unless you were sitting for this drawing. Looks a little sketchy to me, but well done!

 

Seriously, well done!

 

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Posted 25 January 2021 - 03:06 PM

Achim,

 So many times you leave us with a 'wow' expression.This is another of those times.So splendid.


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Posted 25 January 2021 - 03:14 PM

Wow. That is gallery quality talent right there.


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Posted 25 January 2021 - 03:48 PM

The texture and color are gorgeous, thanks for sharing with us.


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Posted 25 January 2021 - 04:45 PM

Very fine sketch here!

Thank you, Achim. 

The Marius Domes often look magnificent through my WO 158 mm F/7 apochromatic refractor. 

 

Clear skies, 

 

Aubrey. 


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Posted 27 January 2021 - 12:48 AM

Dear all,

thanks a lot for the great feedback - and of course for all the likes!

Clear skies!

Achim
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Posted 27 January 2021 - 08:28 PM

Lovely view!

 

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Posted 27 January 2021 - 11:39 PM

Love the texture here for the lunar geology.  Well done.


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Posted 05 February 2021 - 08:10 AM

That is a wonderful sketch!


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Posted 06 February 2021 - 08:02 AM

Absolutely incredible work here! Love the detail and realism. Wow!!
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Posted 16 February 2021 - 09:42 AM

Hi Achim,

What a lovely sketch... You do such a great job sketching the Moon - nice one!

Clear skies,

Darren.

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Posted 17 February 2021 - 02:10 PM

Achim,

 

Excellent work capturing the dome of Marius Hills, your technique is very realistic. The light angle was just right for observing them.
 

Cindy


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