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Mare Crisium

Mare Crisium as sketched by E.M. Brook on December 3rd, 1895 at Simcoe, Ontario. 12-inch reflector.

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Clavius #2

Clavius, as sketched by Miss Helen Stennett, Simcoe, Ontario, 1897. 12½" reflector.

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Clavius

Clavius, as sketched by Miss Cora Beemer, Simcoe, Ontario, 1897.

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Bay of Rainbows #2

The Bay of Rainbows (Sinus Iridum), as sketched by Miss Cora Beemer, Simcoe, Ontario, 1897. 12½" reflector.

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Bay of Rainbows

The Bay of Rainbows (Sinus Iridum), as sketched by Miss Cora Beemer, Simcoe, Ontario, 1897. 12½" reflector.

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Mars 195811222000

Mars on 1958 November 22 @ 20:00 EST, seeing 3. South is approximately up.

Drawings made through a 10 f/7.2 Newtonian. Power 150. Seeing in Pickering's scale; 5 is the best we ever have here. Polar region marked in dotted line: glimpses and doubtful. Time: EST.
Location: N.Lat. 45°17'31, W.Long. 72°33'02; elev.: 650 feet
Address: S.A. Zielinski, Fulford, Que.

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Europa Shadow Transit 20121220

© Gordon Webster. Europa shadow transit, 2012 December 20. 120mm f/8.3 refractor, at 125x. This sketch was the co-winner of the first RASC Astrosketchers' Contest.

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NGC 2244 Sketch

© Gordon Webster. Both sketches were done at the eyepiece then cleaned up and inverted using Corel Paint Shop Pro.

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Hercules and Surrounds

© 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.

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Aristarchus, Herodotus et Vallis Schroteri

© 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.

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