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M5 Globular Cluster - 102mm APO

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Imaging telescope or lens: Explore Scientific ED102 CF APO

Imaging camera: ZWO ASI1600MC-Cool

Mount: Celestron Advanced VX

Guiding telescope or lens: Stellarvue F050G

Guiding camera: Orion Starshoot autoguider

Focal reducer: Stellarvue SFFR102-2

Software: PixInsight 1.8 Ripley

Filter: Hutech IDAS 1.25" LPS D1

Resolution: 4656x3520

Dates: May 13, 2017

Frames: 60x161"

Integration: 2.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 16.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 96.05%

Astrometry.net job: 1595188

RA center: 229.645 degrees

DEC center: 2.115 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.376 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.565 degrees

Field radius: 1.115 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, Pearland, Texas, United States

Description

Trying out a new LPS filter. The Hutech IDAS LPS D1. Didn't take that many images, lots of grain that seemed more noticeable than my previous attempts to image.

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Andrew Burwell
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M5 Globular Cluster - 102mm APO, Andrew Burwell