The Diamond Sphere

Diamond Sphere

M13 (NGC 6205) The Great Globular star cluster in Hercules
Sketch and Details by Aleksander Cieśla

This is sketch of Messier 13 – the Great Globular Cluster of Hercules from the Tapadla Defile – one of the main meeting place of observers from Wroclaw and parts.

Object: Messier 13
Scope: Schmidt-Cassegrain 5″ with LVW 13mm
Date: August 20th 2009.
Place: Tapadla Defile (Tąpadła). Bottom Silesia. Poland
Weather: Excellent. Seeing 4,5/5. Transparency 5/5.
Technique: Graphite pencil.
Tooling: GIMP2.

Aleksander Cieśla

3 thoughts on “The Diamond Sphere”

  1. Aleksander,

    This digital rendering is a beautiful representation of just how M13 appears in the eyepiece of a small to moderately large telescope under very good sky. Splendid!

    Frank 🙂

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