Sketching the “Swan”

I have been having a discussion with David Geary concerning M17, the “Swan” or “Omega” nebula. Looking back in my notebooks, I found I DID sketch it in 2009. The sketch is below. There is also a flipped version so the orientation matches the later image.

Same telescope – – –

Now given I am no artist, I wonder why I like the PD camera – – – ?!

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