2014 02 02, 2.12-day-old Moon

This was a rushed sketch before the overcast sky prematurely ended the observing session. Very little albedo features were detected within the earthshine.

2014 02 02, 0030-0130 UT (-6) 2.12-day-old Moon
Erika Rix, Texas, http://www.pcwobservatory.com
102mm f/9.8 refractor, LXD75, 20mm, 50x
Partly cloudy degrading to overcast
Colongitude: 294.7°
Phase: 150.3°
Lunation: 2.12 days
Illumination: 6.6%

20140202 2.12 day 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 February 11, 2014.

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