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Interacting galaxy pair NGC 4490/4485

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#1 Randolph Jay

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Posted 04 April 2024 - 01:16 PM

The sky transparency in the desert outside Twentynine Palms CA was superb last night.  I have seen this pair of interacting galaxies in Canes Venatici before but I have never sketched it.  As we know, sketching really does make the observer notice details that might otherwise go undetected.  Lovely star field around these galaxies added to the beauty. 

Clear skies all,

Randolph

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Edited by Randolph Jay, 04 April 2024 - 01:18 PM.

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Posted 04 April 2024 - 01:55 PM

Nice sketch!!

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Posted 04 April 2024 - 02:33 PM

Love the Coccon!  Wonderful rendering Randolph.

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Posted 04 April 2024 - 02:51 PM

Randolph,

 

Very fine sketch despite the poor seeing. They make a great pair don't they.

 

Frank :)



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Posted 06 April 2024 - 07:26 AM

Very nice work Randolf you must have been very cold while creating this I spent many nights under the 29 palms skies back when I was in the Marine Corps .I  appreciate  your excellent sketches!

Semper Fidelis  & Clear Skies

cheers Jon 



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Posted 08 April 2024 - 11:06 AM

Randolph,

 

Good sketch of Interacting galaxy pair NGC 4490 / NGC 4485 smile.gif .

 

CDS,KLU,

 

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Tom




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