Beautiful Hydra Cluster

Abell 1060
Abell 1060

Object Name: Hydra Cluster or Abell 1060.
Location: Capitán Sarmiento, Buenos Aires Argentina.
Date: 05/01/2014.
Media: 2H, 2B, HB. Blend stump. Photoshop.
Telescope: Meade LB 12″ on equatorial tracking platform.
Eyepiece: Explore Scientific 11mm N2 82º.

First star party of the year and first non-digital sketch. Hope you like it!

8 thoughts on “Beautiful Hydra Cluster”

  1. Thank you all for your kind words! Dale, I agree with you. These types of objects are really breathtaking.

    ps: big fan of your work!


  2. Very nice job indeed, and impressive target.
    As your neighbor from São Paulo, Brazil, I should try it some day.
    Thanks for showing it.

  3. Thank you Rodrigo. If you give it a shot, dont miss also the other part (and my next sketch i hope) of the Hydra-Centaurus supercluster: the centaurus cluster, just near by. Wonderful targets. Leo

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