The Sagittarius Paradise

This is sketch of Messier 8 – The Lagoon Nebula in Saggitarius Constellation. Sketch was made in Jodłów during astronomical meeting StarParty 2010.

Object: Messier 8
Scope: Schmidt-cassegrain 5″ with SWAN 20mm and UHC-S filter.
Date: September 11, 2010
Place: Jodłów, The Sudetes.
Weather: Excellent. Clear, black sky.
Technique: Graphite pencil
Tooling: Inverted, some correction in GIMP2
Author: Aleksander Cieśla (Wimmer)

2 thoughts on “The Sagittarius Paradise”

  1. Aleksander,

    Excellent treatment of M8 with the 5″ scope. You have captured much detail and it looks great.

    Frank 🙂

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