Celestial Jester

Clown’s Face Nebula

NGC 2392, The Clown Face Nebula in Gemini
Sketch and Details by Marek Płonka

Sketch information:
My sketch shows NGC 2392 in Gemini.
The object is easily found.
The nebula didn’t show much more contrast with UHC-S filter.
I didn’t notice the blue colour of nebula. I didn’t see the central star,
which is of visual magnitude 10.5.

Object name: NGC 2392
Scope: Skywather dobs 1200/200 + 15mm SWA
Place: Poland, Silesia, Skrzyszów
Seeing: 8/10 Transparency: 2/5
Date and time: 2009-02-28 23.15
Technique: Pencil + GIMP
Author: Marek Płonka (Poland, Silesia)

One thought on “Celestial Jester”

  1. Marek,

    I saw this sketch on a brand new computer monitor the day it was posted. It looks just beautiful.

    Frank 🙂

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