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Hi all,

yesterday evening, I could do yet another lunar sketch with my tiny 3" Mini Dobsonian. Round about one and a half day before the full moon, there were still some craters at the western limb favourably lit showing fine shadows.

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Telescope: Skywatcher Heritage 76/300

Eyepiece: Skywatcher Planetary 5mm

Date&Time: October 25th, 2120-2205 CET

Place: home terrace, Dusseldorf region, Germany

Technique: chalk and charcoal pencils on black sketching cardboard

Size: 3" Diameter

Hope you like it!

Clear skies,

Achim :)

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Hi all,

thank you very much for the nice feedback! :icon_salut:

Achim

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pretty cool mate :) 

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A very nice sketch Achim, Hope you keep posting more sketches.

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