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Testing times       ©2020 breadmaker
Panasonic DMC-FZ72       5th place, 102 points
1/320s, f4.1, ISO 200, 63mm, Shutter Priority, Pattern, flash
Post-Processing: Increased contrast slightly
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      Extra Info: Found this 1000 piece puzzle, unopened, at the back of a cupboard whilst clearing out during lockdown. Proved quite difficult and kept us occupied since many pieces appeared to be a good fit in several positions as well as their correct one, hence the magnifying glass to check the fine detail! You can see that many pieces are exactly the same shape.Pieces are coated with phosphorescent ink so that after exposure to light the stars and galaxies light up in the dark.
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May 19, 2020
    Congratulations on your top 5 finish!

May 19, 2020
    Thank you for your votes and comments, I was quite surprised to gain 5th place, and yes if you are wondering it certainly is the hardest puzzle I have every done. I bought it about 20 years ago after seeing it in a friends house but never got round to it until lockdown. For anyone interested if you Google "Celestial Planisphere" I think you will find it is still available. Good puzzling!

May 19, 2020
    This photograph was composed perfectly and taken beautifully. Congratulations.

Jade O.
May 19, 2020
    The skill in puzzle making is outdone only by the skill in photograhy...congrats on top 5.

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May 18, 2020
    Seems to be a very difficult puzzle !
Nicely photographed, I like it.

May 18, 2020
    Good find in the cupboard - what an amazing jigsaw. Great way to pass the time.

May 17, 2020
    What a fabulous and challenging jigsaw puzzle!

May 17, 2020
    Im doing a black and white Picasso jigsaw. Similar difficulties! Good photo.

May 17, 2020
    OMG - This looks really challenging. I have done a few large puzzles, but I don't think they came close to this one for difficulty. It will be beautiful when it is done, and it looks like you are nearly there. Nicely composed and taken - the detail and colour are great.

May 17, 2020
    Well composed and taken. Puzzles have found a new popularity.

Jade O.
May 16, 2020
    Something about the whole subject is compelling and it is well taken. Top 10

May 16, 2020
    Oh goodness, that looks impossible! I bet it looks beautiful when done.

May 16, 2020
    I have this vision where you get it finished and take it out to look at the stars. Then someone holds it upside-down overhead to match the sky, and it all falls apart.

Old Finn
May 16, 2020
    Interesting puzzle

May 16, 2020
    Great idea and a nice way to while away the days. In my favs.

May 15, 2020
    and now we have time and patience. looks a difficult puzzle I would ned a large magnifier
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