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Dear all,

luckily we have excellent weather here today and I could use my lunch break for observing and sketching the solar exclipse.  When sketching, I tried to "mentally" mirror the view in the EP back to non-mirrored orientation. I hope this went well. The progress of the eclipse shown in the sketch is from 1235 CEST.

Here we go:

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Telescope: Lunt LS 50 THa B600 PT
Eyepiece: Celestron X-cel 10mm
Date & Time: June 10th, 2021 / 1215-1245 CEST
Location: home terrace, Dusseldorf region, Germany
Technique: reddish Koh-i-noor pastels, pastel pens and charcoal pen on black Hahnemühle Ingres mould-made pastel paper
Size: 24x31cm 

Clear skies!

Achim

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