2014 01 20, 18.77-day Moon

Transparency made it difficult to grab sharp details for this sketch compared to the previous night.

2014 01 20, 0430-0700 UT (-6) 18.77-day Moon
Erika Rix, Texas, http://www.pcwobservatory.com
102mm f/9.8 refractor, LXD75, 20mm, 50x, 13%T Moon filter
37F, 32% H, thin clouds/c, Antoniadi II, Transparency 1/6
Colongitude: 139.1°
Phase: 316.1°
Lunation: 18.77 days
Illumination: 86.0%

20140120 18.77d moon

Eyepiece sketch on black Strathmore Artagain paper, white Conte crayon, white charcoal pencil, black Derwent charcoal pencil, black woodless oil pencil, blending stump.


~ by Erika Rix on January 21, 2014.

2 Responses to “2014 01 20, 18.77-day Moon”

  1. Breathtakingly gorgeous. Absolutely remarkable. Your work is beyond compare.

  2. Thank you, Dawn!

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