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Messier 6 (Butterfly Cluster)


OBJECT: Messier 6 (Butterfly Cluster),  CONSTELLATION: Scorpius TYPE: Open Cluster 

DAY: Sunday  DATE: 12/8/18  TIME: 21:40 local time 

SCOPE: 70mm Refractor ED Altair Astro-f6/420  EYEPIECE: Excplore Scientific 8.8fl fov:82°

SKETCHING: black pencil (HB) on white paper(A3). Scanning- Photoshop(pc)-inverted the image to becames black . +- brightness/contrast etc..

SEEING:2/5(light pollution)  LOCATION OF SITE: Nicosia-Mammari 

OBSERVER: Marios Ioannou 


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I like the skeches! Before I bought my telescope in last year march, I looked lot of skeches on the web, because it show very good, how the objects really looks in the eyepiece. Nice job, Mariosi! 

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