Messier 79 (Globular Cluster) - Sketch

messier 79 globular cluster sketch

object details: Messier 79
size: 8.7' ;  magnitude: 8.6m ;  distance: 41kly ;  constellation: Lepus .

Location and conditions: Negev desert (Nahal Barak), Israel, ~6.6m sky.
Time and date: 14-15/09/2012 , 03:30.
Instrument: Skywatcher BKP250 10" F/5 Newton, 5mm Vixen LVW eyepiece (240X).
Drawing details: Graphite pencil sketch on a white paper, made while observing with a telescope under red light. Sketch is north oriented. Scanned, inverted and processed in Photoshop. Observer: Michael Vlasov.

Original drawing:
M79 cluster sketch