Please accept my sketch of Gassendi and Mersenius craters and surrounding region. I created this sketch from my backyard in Green Bay, Wisconsin during a night of rare excellent seeing. Its a very interesting region of the Moon just off the boarder of Mare Humorium. I made the sketch using my 10in Discovery Dobsonian telescope at 170x with a neutral filter. For this sketch I used white paper with 2H, HB and 2B graphite pencils and blending stumps to smooth. I hope you enjoy it.
Object Name – Gassendi and Mersenius craters
Object Type – Lunar Surface
Location – Green Bay, WI
Date – Sep 17th, 2013
Media – graphite pencil, white paper, blending stumps
Equipment – 10” Discovery Dobsonian at 170x. Neutral Filter.