Only a Waning Gibbous Moon in Mind

Waning Gibbous Moon

Waning Gibbous Moon
Sketch and Details by Deirdre Kelleghan

Waning Gibbous Moon
Bray, Co Wicklow Ireland
January 28th 2008
200mm dob/FL 1,200mm/25mm eyepiece/48X
Lunation 19.60 days 01:35 – 03:42
Pastels and conte on black paper

I enjoy doing full phase lunar sketches, pastels help bring out the subtle grey tones.
In the time it takes to do these drawings there is nothing else in my mind, the concentration is
all consuming. The moon is a wonderful teacher and a great place to play.


Deirdre Kelleghan
Irish Astronomical Society 1937 – 2007
Public Relations Officer IFAS

Oscail do Shuile D’iontas na Cruinne
Open Your Eyes to the Wonder of the Universe

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