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Observation by Miguel Araújo: NGC4038/4039 "Antennae"

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Miguel Araújo


Miguel Araújo


2019 May 04 - 22:00


2019 May 06 - 20:14

  • Celestron 11" SCT + 26mm EP
  • pencil grades HB & 2B, stumps, kneaded eraser
  • FineGrain Daler-Rowney paper
  • GIMP 2.10

Monsaraz, Portugal

Target name

NGC 4038-9


NGC4038/4039 "Antennae"

About this image

I made this sketch while observing at a dark sky reserve. These galaxies appear quite faint at first, but then the details start to show up. I was surprised to be able to see the brighter regions where star formation is going on at a furious pace!  

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