2014 02 05, 5.13-day-old Moon

The weather hasn’t cooperated very well for a daily lunar phase sketch. Even so, it’s been great fun watching the progression of the terminator on the “clear enough” nights!

2014 02 05, 00455-0322UT (-6) 5.13-day-old Moon Erika Rix, Texas, http://www.pcwobservatory.com
102mm f/9.8 refractor, LXD75, 20mm, 50x
S: Antoniadi III, T: 5/6, Temp: 41F, H: 55%, c/c
Colongitude: 331.6°
Phase: 111.0°
Lunation: 5.13 days
Illumination: 32.1%

20140205 5.13d

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 12, 2014.

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