Great Andromeda Garden

Great Andromeda Garden

The Great Andromeda Galaxy and satellite galaxy
Sketch and Details by Aleksander Cieśla

This is sketch of the Great Galaxy of Andromeda, Messier 31 from the Tapadla Defile – one of the main meeting place of observers from Wroclaw and parts.

Object: Messier 31 – Great Galaxy of Andromeda (with Messier 32).
Scope: Schmidt-Cassegrain 5″ with Antares W70 25mm.
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.

2 thoughts on “Great Andromeda Garden”

  1. Aleksander,

    The sketch looks very nice. You have the stars of our galaxy well set in the foreground and those in M 31 and M 32 well into the background.

    Frank 🙂

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