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    Default The future, today: Antennae Galaxies



    Hello friends,

    Just came to post another of my sketches from my Chinese skies. This one, the Antennae Galaxies, was made last December while I was having tons of clear and dry nights (but cold ). So here is the original and I will leave a link for the processed one and this time I included a picture made by an Argentinian friend who is "starting" (like 1 year) in astrophotography

    Polluted Skies stargazing: Galactic Collision

    Mirach's Ghost and Antennae Galaxy.jpg

    IN the blog, I tried to make a short and easy to understand story about the galactic collision without mentioning too much scientific words. As is still hard for me understand complex terminology, I think it would be hard for somebody that is not into the science world. I would like to know your comments about it...please let me know if is too distant from the science facts. The last thing I want is to confuse people.


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    Default Re: The future, today: Antennae Galaxies

    LG. How do you manage these amazing sketches? Mine always look like a spider has crawled over the paper. Thanks to sharing. I will just have to try harder. Clear skies.
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    Default Re: The future, today: Antennae Galaxies

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter802 View Post
    LG. How do you manage these amazing sketches? Mine always look like a spider has crawled over the paper. Thanks to sharing. I will just have to try harder. Clear skies.
    Thanks a lot Peter!!! It wasn't always like this. I guess practice? And I feel far away to be a good sketcher. The moon is my worst nightmare (full-fledged)
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    Default Re: The future, today: Antennae Galaxies

    Very nicely done, Luis!
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    Default Re: The future, today: Antennae Galaxies

    "The future, today"... I wonder if it's not in reference to the future collision between the Milky Way and Andromeda???

    Nicely done, Luis. I am impressed with the detail you managed to pull with your scope and sky. I have to shamefully admit that I've not looked at The Antennae pair with smaller apertures, . I think I'll be chasing up this pairing again, but this time armed with both small and big caliber scopes, and see what comes of it.

    Thanks for the challenge!

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    Default Re: The future, today: Antennae Galaxies

    Quote Originally Posted by mental4astro View Post
    "The future, today"... I wonder if it's not in reference to the future collision between the Milky Way and Andromeda???

    Nicely done, Luis. I am impressed with the detail you managed to pull with your scope and sky. I have to shamefully admit that I've not looked at The Antennae pair with smaller apertures, . I think I'll be chasing up this pairing again, but this time armed with both small and big caliber scopes, and see what comes of it.

    Thanks for the challenge!

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    Cool!!! I think the 2400 meters of altitude here have help me to see a little more of detail in my 6" aperture. I wish to double that aperture for my next scope though
    And you were right! Is all about Andromeda and the Milky Way. Triangulum will join the party eventually
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    Default Re: The future, today: Antennae Galaxies

    Hi Luis. I have been off the forum for several days, and I am glad that I did not miss this thread upon my return. As usual, you did a great job with your sketching talent. I also enjoyed the link to the Polluted Skies Stargazing site. Thanks for taking the time to put your work up on here for us to enjoy Luis, and the best of wishes on getting that new and bigger 12" telescope soon.
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    Default Re: The future, today: Antennae Galaxies

    Nice sketches Luis, I like the information you also add to the observations in the margin.

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    Default Re: The future, today: Antennae Galaxies

    Quote Originally Posted by warmvet View Post
    Nice sketches Luis, I like the information you also add to the observations in the margin.

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    Hello Cindy,

    great to see you back in the AF! Been missing you.
    I am with you, that's a great sketch by Luis.
    Best,

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