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M 3 Globular Cluster (560mm), 



    
        

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M 3 Globular Cluster (560mm)

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M 3 Globular Cluster (560mm), 



    
        

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M 3 Globular Cluster (560mm)

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 70Da
Mounts
iOptron GEM28
Filters
Astronomik UV-IR Block L-3 Clip Filter
Accessories
Kenko C-AF 1.4x MC4 DXG
Software
Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight · Adobe Lightroom 6 (Adobe Lightroom)
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
TS-Optics Deluxe 50 mm Guiding/Finder scope with micro focusing
Guiding Cameras
Lacerta MGEN 2

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 24, 2022
Frames:
Astronomik UV-IR Block L-3 Clip Filter: 94x120" (3h 8') ISO1600 f/8
Integration:
3h 8'
Darks:
35
Flats:
59
Bias:
40
Avg. Moon age:
21.36 days
Avg. Moon phase:
58.32%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00
Temperature:
8.00

RA center: 13h42m11s.27

DEC center: +28°2153.7

Pixel scale: 1.552 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.444 degrees

Field radius: 0.989 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3816x2544

Locations: Derendingen 454m, Solothurn, SO, Switzerland

Data source: Backyard

Description

It's like my GEM28 never had any problems... :-) Hope it stays like that!

This time I used my Kenko 1.4x converter on my Canon EF400mm at f/8 and 560mm focal lenght. I tought a star cluster could be an interesting object for this combination.

2x Drizzled, resized to original resolution

560mm f/8

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