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    Default Good skies and a pair of Binoculars to achieve the 80s



    Hello guys,

    As I've mentioned in the last post, I finally got the 80 Messier sketches. I have seen all of them with my binoculars but 14 of these sketches I had made from my telescope a 130mm Newtonian. As I post the sketches, I will like to share only my location at the time of the sketch and the Bortle scale.

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    M1 Bortle 5/Lijiang, China
    M2 Bortle 9/Bogotá, Colombia
    M3 Bortle 9/Bogotá, Colombia
    M4 Bortle 9/Bogotá, Colombia
    M5 Bortle 9/Bogotá, Colombia

    M3.jpegM4 Scorpious globular cluster (original).jpgM5.jpegM1 Crab Nebula (original).jpgM2 Globular Cluster in Aquarius (Original).jpg
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    Default Re: Good skies and a pair of Binoculars to achieve the 80s

    M6 Bortle 9/Bogotá, Colombia (Celestron Astromaster 130)
    M7 Bortle 9/Bogotá, Colombia
    M8, M20 and M21 Bortle 7/ Holt-Courtney, US (Bushnell Falcon 7x35)
    M9 Bortle 9/Bogotá, Colombia (Celestron Astromaster 130)
    M10 and M12 Bortle 6/Flandes, Colombia

    M6 Butterfly cluster (original).jpgMessier 7 (original).jpgM8, M20, M21.jpegM9 Opiuchus Glubular cluster (original).jpgM10 and M12 Opiuchus Globular clusters (original).jpg
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    M11 Bortle 9/Bogotá, Colombia (Celestron Astromaster 130)
    M12 Posted together with M10
    M13 Bortle 6/Flandes, Colombia
    M14 Bortle 9/Bogotá, Colombia (I have no record of the instrument used )
    M15 Bortle 9/Bogotá, Colombia
    M16 and M17 Bortle 6/Flandes, Colombia
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    Default Re: Good skies and a pair of Binoculars to achieve the 80s

    Nice sketches, and with binos! Very cool. Thanks for sharing and keep up the good work. Clear skies.
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    Thanks Susan!!! Sorry I had to interrupt my looong post but here I keep going

    M18 Bortle 5/Lijiang, China (M17 sticked his nose too )
    M19 Bortle 9/Bogotá, Colombia
    M20 and M21 Posted together with M8
    M22 Bortle 9/Bogotá, Colombia
    M23 Bortle 6/Lijiang, China
    M24 and 25 Bortle 9/Bogotá, Colombia
    M26 Bortle 5/Lijiang, China

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    Default Re: Good skies and a pair of Binoculars to achieve the 80s

    As you may noticed in the previous post, some of my most recent sketches have a format that I myself designed to give a better order to my observations. I tried to include Transparency, Bortle, Seeing, Location and NELM just in the area to sketch.

    Now let's continue....

    M27 Bortle 1/Feng Ke Village, China
    M28 Bortle 9/Bogotá, Colombia (Celestron Astromaster 130)
    M29 Bortle 9/Bogotá, Colombia (That was my first Sketch )
    M30 Bortle 9/Bogotá, Colombia
    M31, M32 and M110 Bortle 5/ Village in Lijiang outskirts, China (The capture these 3 guys was a hard work that takes me couple of tryings)
    A bonus in the last sketch: C73 and nice Glob in Columba

    M27.jpgM28.jpegM29 First sketch.jpgM30.jpegAndromeda Galaxy.jpg
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    More and more...

    M33 Bortle 5/ Village in Lijiang outskirts, China
    M34 Bortle 9/Bogotá, Colombia
    M35 Bortle 9/Bogotá, Colombia (Celestron Astromaster 130)
    M36, M37 and M38 Bortle 9/Bogotá, Colombia
    M39 Bortle 9/Bogotá, Colombia

    Triangulum Galaxy.jpgM34 Perseus Open Cluster (original).jpgM35.jpgM36, M37, M38 in Auriga (original).jpgM39.jpeg
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    Default Re: Good skies and a pair of Binoculars to achieve the 80s

    Hello Musiclucho,

    excellent work of yours on sketching the Messiers through the binoculars.

    Keep on,

    JG

    PS: If I am right, then you are at 33/80 ?
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    Default Re: Good skies and a pair of Binoculars to achieve the 80s

    Quote Originally Posted by j.gardavsky View Post
    PS: If I am right, then you are at 33/80 ?
    Thanks JG....Actually I was at 40/80. I'm trying to put them in ascendent order so it is easier for me.
    Let's keep posting more

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    M41 Bortle 9/ Bogotá, Colombia (Ceslestron Astromaster 130)
    M42 and M43 Bortle 5?/Boulder Creek, US
    M44 Bortle 9/ Bogotá, Colombia
    M45 Bortle 9/ Bogotá, Colombia
    M46 and M47 Bortle 5/Lijiang, China

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    M48 Bortle 5/Lijiang, China
    M49 Bortle 5/Lijiang, China
    M50 Bortle 9/Bogotá, Colombia (Celestron Astromaster 130)
    M51 Bortle 5/Lijiang, China
    M52 Bortle 9/Bogotá, Colombia
    M93 Bortle 5/Lijiang, China

    Note: I just realized a make a mistake describing M19 because I've seen it from Lijiang, China (Bortle 5) and not from Bogotá, Colombia (Bortle 9)

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