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NGC4038/4039 "Antennae"

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Observer
Miguel Araújo
Time of observation
04/05/2019 - 23:00
Object
NGC 4038-9
Observing location
Monsaraz, Portugal
Equipment
Celestron 11" SCT + 26mm EP
pencil grades HB & 2B, stumps, kneaded eraser
FineGrain Daler-Rowney paper
GIMP 2.10
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I made this sketch while observing at a dark sky reserve. These galaxies appear quite faint at first, but then the details start to show up. I was surprised to be able to see the brighter regions where star formation is going on at a furious pace!  

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