Astronomical Sketching: A Step-by-Step Introduction

Astronomical Sketching: A Step-by-Step Introduction

von: Richard Handy, David B. Moody, Jeremy Perez, Erika Rix, Sol Robbins

Springer-Verlag, 2007

ISBN: 9780387686967 , 195 Seiten

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Astronomical Sketching: A Step-by-Step Introduction


 

Preface

7

Acknowledgments

8

Contents

10

Introduction

12

Sketching the Moon

17

1.1 Graphite Pencil Sketching

18

1.2 Charcoal Sketching (by E. Rix)

22

1.3 Pen Sketching

26

1.4 White Chalk on Black Paper Sketching

32

Sketching Comets

38

2.1 Sketching a Comet and Its Motion

39

2.2 Creating a Wide Field Comet Sketch

47

2.3 Assessing Cardinal Directions

54

2.4 Sketch and Observation Log Sheets

55

2.5 Sketching Faint Objects in Low Light

57

Sketching the Sun

61

Warning!

63

3.1 Basic White Light Sketching

64

3.2 Projection Sketching

66

3.3 Ha Filter Sketching: Prominences

72

Prominences: Colored Chalk on Black Paper

75

Prominences: Black Charcoal on White Paper

76

3.4 Ha Full Disk Sketching

77

Sketching the Planets

83

Sketching Star Clusters

110

5.1 Sketching a Simple Open Cluster

112

5.2 Sketching a Complex Open Cluster with Unresolved Stars

118

5.3 Sketching a Simple Unresolved Globular Cluster

126

5.4 Sketching a Complex Globular Cluster

131

5.5 Marking Stars

139

5.6 Correcting Misplotted Stars

141

5.7 Stippling Technique

142

Sketching Nebulae

145

Sketching a Diffuse Nebula

147

Sketching a Planetary Nebula

153

6.3 Producing a Contour Sketch of a Dark Nebula

157

6.4 Producing a Shaded Sketch of a Dark Nebula

161

6.5 Using a Blending Stump

165

6.6 Using a Kneaded Eraser

169

6.7 Sketching Negative Versus Positive

171

Sketching Galaxies

174

7.1 Your First Galaxy

177

7.2 The Next Step: An Irregular Galaxy and Dark Lanes

181

7.3 Tips and tricks

183

7.4 Some Great Starter Galaxies to Sketch

186

Observing Forms and Sketch Templates

187

Glossary

192

Astronomical Sketching Communities

198

Lunar

198

Online Resources

198

Comets

199

Solar

199

Planets

199

Deep Sky Objects

200

General Astronomical Interest

200

Index

201