Observatory at Night

Originally released 5 November 2014

#space #telescope #observatory #hill #night

A random observatory with an optical telescope, on some random hill... (Why state the obvious anyway?)

This is one of the drawings I made after listening to music video of Keeno's arrangement of buzzG's Hoshi no Uta (Song of Stars), vocal by Kashitaro Ito. At the time, I didn't know the meaning of song's lyrics yet.

NicoVideo: https://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm21468633
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qq7xlYVpI90

After I read dmnngn's translation of the song there, it turned out that it's quite the opposite of what I thought it to be: the song is not about looking out to other stars; it's about the earth itself, but from moon's perspective.

So in the end, this drawing has nothing in common with the song. Also, I didn't refer to a real star chart for this one, so the sky is a bit... (again) random.

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Note: This was originally drawn for 4:3 aspect ratio. It got expanded to 16:9. If you want the original 4:3 version, just crop for the middle part of this image.


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