Longomontanus and Environs

Longomontanus and Environs

Longomontanus and Environs
Sketch and Details by Richard Handy

Sketch of Longomontanus and environs on November 25, 2005 4:42 am PST to 6:10 am PST.

Telescope: Meade 12″ SCT
234X (2X barlow with 26mm Plossl)

Seeing: Antoniadi III-IV and occasionally II.

Colongitude: 199.9 deg

Lunation: 23.48 days

Medium: White Conte’ on black Strathmore textured paper.

Sketch size: 17.5″ x 23.5″


2 thoughts on “Longomontanus and Environs”

  1. Rich,

    Wow! This is a most impressive sketch. It was on the terminator just a couple of days ago. Your lunar sketches are jaw-dropping.

    Frank 🙂

  2. Rich,

    I knew it as soon as I saw it. This is one of yours.

    It’s a magnificent work of art, my friend.

    We see too few of those sketches of yours.

    Rony

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