The Orion Nebula (M42)

Posted by orionl
on Sunday, October 30, 2011

Sketching nebulas at the eyepiece is extremely difficult.  My old lighted clipboard that woked fine for the moon and Jupiter just doesn't work.  I would look at M42 then draw a couple of lines and when I returned to the eyepiece my vision was gone.  The entire sketch took several nights.  Sketching the flimsy nebula proved to be quite a challenge.  I need a new lighting scheme!

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