Sketching at the telescope: Pierre Schwaar’s Abell 2

Posted by David Eicher
on Wednesday, July 21, 2010


Planetary nebula Abell 2 sketched by Pierre Schwaar using a 20-inch f/5.1 reflector at 140x with a Lumicon Deep-Sky filter from Buckeye Hills Park, Arizona, February 1, 1987. 

David J. Eicher library 

To learn more about astronomical sketching, Astronomy magazine subscribers can access my video "Sketching from the telescope" and read Glenn Chaple's Observing Basics column "Sketching 101."

See the rest of the Sketching at the telescope series.

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