© Alexander Massey. Craters Aristarchus, Herodotus & Vallis Schröteri, 2012 February 4. C5, f/10, at 250x. This sketch was co-winner of the first RASC Astrosketchers' Contest.
Mare Crisium as sketched by E.M. Brook on December 3rd, 1895 at Simcoe, Ontario. 12-inch reflector.
Clavius, as sketched by Miss Helen Stennett, Simcoe, Ontario, 1897. 12½" reflector.
Clavius, as sketched by Miss Cora Beemer, Simcoe, Ontario, 1897.
The Bay of Rainbows (Sinus Iridum), as sketched by Miss Cora Beemer, Simcoe, Ontario, 1897. 12½" reflector.
© Alexander Massey I’m throwing my hat into the ring with this sketch of the crater Hercules and surrounds. An average night’s start ended with quite stable conditions to be able to see very fine details. A multitude of fine riles, escarpments and stunning long shadows along the terminator was a dramatic scene I could not resist.
© Alexander Massey This sketch is of one of the brightest features on the Moon, the crater Aristarchus. The brilliantly illuminated internal western wall requires time to spy out the many fine details within it, otherwise these features would be washed out. A myriad of riles radiate out from this crater.
Naked-eye Moon Tantramar Marsh on 2012 January 2. Sketch © R.A. Rosenfeld.
Silvia Graca © I drew this picture on September 14th, 2013 from about 9:15 PM to 10:30 PM CDT from Winnipeg Manitoba. I used a Mead LightSwitch telescope with a 2 inch 8 MM eyepiece. I used graphite pencils and an eraser.
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