NGC 2808

NGC 2808, a globular star cluster in the constellation Carina
NGC 2808, a globular star cluster in the constellation Carina

Object Name: NGC 2808.
Object Type: Globular Cluster.
Location: San Miguel, Buenos Aires Argentina.
Conditions: Good transparency, bad seeing.
Date: 19/12/14.
Media: 2B, 2H, blend stump and PS. Averted vision.
Telescope: Meade LB 12″ on equatorial tracking platform.
Eyepiece: Plössl 10mm (x152) .
First glob, very tricky!


4 thoughts on “NGC 2808”

  1. Leandro,

    Excellent work on NGC 2808 and I would never know by looking at it that it is your 1st one! I like how it is off center to show the double stars as well.

    Aloha!

    Cindy

  2. Thank you all for your kind words! I drew this for a globular cluster sketch contest of my astronomy club (Espacio Profundo), which i hope to win!

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