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28765Re: [tmboptical] Re: Deimos in the 175/8

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  • Eric Baumgartner
    Nov 2, 2005
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      Hi, Mike:

      That's a great sketch! What did you use? Pastels?

      Could you post a higher-resolution image of the drawing so that we could
      have a better look at your artistic handiwork?

      I sketch at the eyepiece, too, but strictly in grayscale.

      Clear skies,

      Eric Baumgartner
      Redding, CT USA

      On 11/01/05 6:04 PM, "Mike C" <mike@...> wrote:

      > Here's my "artist" impression of last nights view of Mars. I was observing
      > for maybe two hours in the TMB175/8 using the Baader bino and dual 6mm TMB
      > supermonocentric eyepieces for about 396x.
      > I transferred the most contrasty features from last nights crude sketch to
      > Photoshop, and then tried and paint out the more subtle albedo features over
      > lunch.
      > Deimos is seen outside the glare to the left. I usually dont put glare in my
      > drawings but for the purpose of realism with Deimos it's a bit closer to the
      > true story -- the actual glare was worse.
      > http://www.scopenews.com/tmb175/mars/mars1101_deimos_sm.jpg
      > Mike

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