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Old 16-04-2011, 06:45 AM
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Originally Posted by mental4astro View Post
This forum has been a little lean the last few weeks. I've been hearing its hunger pain grumbles, .
did one a couple of nights ago, the seeing was excellent and i discovered a great eyepiece/barlow combination that night.

unfortunately it ended up magnifying the difference between the drawing and what you could see at the eyepiece too much to feel happy about the outcome

trick is, i suspect, to figure out how to gloss over the nitty gritty details in a way that looks good.

in the lunar observational drawings i've seen thus far they appear to do it with a shading technique.

(back to the drawing board)..

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