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Observation by Miguel Araújo: M81

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Miguel Araújo

Observer

Miguel Araújo

Observed

2019 May 03 - 21:50

Uploaded

2019 May 06 - 20:06

Objects

M81

Equipment
  • Celestron 11" SCT + 40mm EP
  • pencil grades HB & 2B, stump, kneaded eraser
  • FineGrain Daler-Rowney paper
  • GIMP 2.10
Location

Monsaraz, Portugal

Target name

M81

Title

M81

About this image

I observed this galaxy from a dark sky site in central Portugal. The spiral arms appear quite faint, only visible with averted vision. This sketched was finished at the eyepiece. 

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