Astronomical sketching : a step-by-step introduction by Richard Handy; et al

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Telescopes with an odd number of mirrors, such as Schmidt Cassegrain Telescopes (SCTs) or refractors with mirror diagonals, will present a mirror image. 3 Cardinal directions in a mirrored view south, and east. 2) For a mirror-imaged view, working clockwise, the cardinal directions will proceed as follows: north, east, south, and west. 4 Sketch and Observation Log Sheets There are a wide variety of methods for recording your sketches and observing notes. No single observing record system will fit the style of every amateur astronomer, so the way you choose to do this will be unique to you.

Other lighting solutions can also be found online in most amateur astronomy forums. CHAPTER THREE Sketching the Sun Star Light, Star Bright To Earth and its inhabitants, our Sun is the key that sustains life. To our solar system, the Sun is the key to its creation. Exploring our parent star opens an opportunity for us to witness phenomenal events, all associated with the production and transportation of energy. With minimal equipment, not only can we observe these fascinating events, we can record them, follow trends, and capture them through sketching!

If you find this to be the case, judicious application of masking tape, or electrical tape with small holes in it may help dim the light down to a manageable level. Other lighting solutions can also be found online in most amateur astronomy forums. CHAPTER THREE Sketching the Sun Star Light, Star Bright To Earth and its inhabitants, our Sun is the key that sustains life. To our solar system, the Sun is the key to its creation. Exploring our parent star opens an opportunity for us to witness phenomenal events, all associated with the production and transportation of energy.

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