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    Default Starting sketching challenge for messier first badge.



    Okay transposing my old drawings to black with dates and notes. Here is the first three.

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    M97/108/58
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    Default Re: Starting sketching challenge for messier first badge.

    Very nice start Mike! Keep it going!
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    Default Re: Starting sketching challenge for messier first badge.

    Nice sketches Mike!
    That’s a good start on the sketching badge.
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    Thanks guys! I like how they look on the black waaaaayyyy better.
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    Next 4
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    Default Re: Starting sketching challenge for messier first badge.

    Well done Mike!

    Excellent start to the award.
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    Default Re: Starting sketching challenge for messier first badge.

    Hi Mike. I enjoyed all of your sketches, but your M51 (Whirlpool Galaxy) and little companion NGC 5195 stands out the best. Thanks for sharing your great work with us on here and keep up this excellent work.
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    I agree with Makuser on M51.
    Beautiful details catched and sketched! I wish I saw so much details!
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