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Nerf_Caching

Initial attempts at astronomical sketching

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Hi all! I was rewarded with a clear night tonight. I decided to make the most of it by doing a couple of deep sky sketches. Bearing in mind that I was observing from a backyard under a bortle 5 sky, here was what I managed to see. Attached are sketches of the Orion Nebula and the Bode and Cigar galaxies. Any advice would be appreciated as I'd like to start doing more of these sketches since they really force you to pick out the faint details in a DSO. Colors were inverted with Gimp. Thanks!

Orion Nebula 2.jpeg

Bode and Cigar Galaxy.jpeg

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Nice sketches, your M42 looks nicer and more accurate than my recent attempt, which I am still debating posting! 🙂

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