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Is it very diffuse or is it highly condensed at the center? If it possesses a distinct central condensation or pseudonucleus, is this feature centered or off-centered compared to the entire coma? Use the stars that are visible in the sky and plotted on your chart as a scale to estimate the coma’s diameter. 3. The dashed circle represents how I visualized this diameter on the sketch. Step 4: Sketching the ﬁrst layer of the coma With the size and proﬁ le of the coma in mind, lightly load your blending stump with graphite (see Using a Blending Stump on page 153).
You may feel the need to spend as much time as possible at the sketch, with the light turned up brightly, working your way through the mechanics of the whole process. And you know what? That is perfectly ﬁne. Work under the conditions you need until you are comfortable with the process. However, keep these points in mind as you gain conﬁdence. Try to apply them with every sketch and you will ﬁnd that it becomes easier with time. One ﬁnal issue is how to hold your red ﬂashlight. If you are able to sit while observing, you can keep the clipboard in your lap and hold the ﬂashlight in one hand while you sketch with the other.
Whichever method you use, do try to capture at least the following information: object observed, date and time, instrument used, eyepiece and ﬁ lter used, magniﬁcation, and atmospheric conditions. 1 you in recalling the details of your observing sessions, it will also help you prepare for future observations as you consider what combinations of equipment and conditions led up to the view you were able to sketch. This information is also valuable to other amateur astronomers if you decide to share and compare your observations.