2014 02 15, 15-day-old Moon

If the orientation looks a bit strange, it’s because I’m using a refractor with the eyepiece holder turned to the side to prevent neck strain. South is shown to the left, east is to the top.

2014 02 15, 0430-0630 UT (-6) 15.29-day-old Moon
Erika Rix
102mm f/9.8 refractor, LXD75, 13% T filter, 20mm, 50x
S: Antoniadi II, T: 1-2/6, Temp: 39F, H: 28%
Colongitude: 94.9°
Phase: 357.9°
Lunation: 15.29 days
Illumination: 100%

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

Visit the archive for more Moon phases drawings.


~ by Erika Rix on June 3, 2014.

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