Drawn to the Universe
MAR 2010 – Tau and 83 Leonis

Tau and 83 Leonis make a stunning and colorful low power double-double and are the subject of March 2010 Drawn to the Universe Column in Astronomy Now.

Subject: Tau and 83 Leonis
Issue: March 2010 Astronomy Now
Basic Media: Graphite on Paper and Digital Editing
Featured Technique: Using image editing software to create digital double star sketches.
Suggested Materials:
  • Observing forms or white paper with pre-drawn circles
  • Pencil
  • Clipboard and portable observing light
  • Scanner and image editing software such as Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Paintshop Pro or GIMP
Digital Sketch of Tau and 83 Leonis

Digital Sketch of Tau and 83 Leonis

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Original Pencil Sketch of Tau and 83 Leonis

Original Pencil Sketch of Tau and 83 Leonis

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