Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Hercules (Her)  ·  Contains:  M 92  ·  NGC 6341
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M92/NGC 6341 - The "Other" Hercules Globular Cluster, 



    
        

            Serge Caballero
M92/NGC 6341 - The "Other" Hercules Globular Cluster
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M92/NGC 6341 - The "Other" Hercules Globular Cluster

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M92/NGC 6341 - The "Other" Hercules Globular Cluster, 



    
        

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M92/NGC 6341 - The "Other" Hercules Globular Cluster
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M92/NGC 6341 - The "Other" Hercules Globular Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT8IN

Imaging cameras: QHY CCD QHY8

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50 mm mini guider

Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG

Focal reducers: Baader Planetarium MPCC Mark III

Software: Star Tools  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 3.1.X  ·  Photoshop CS6  ·  ADGSoftware PHD2 (OpenPHD)

Filters: Lumicon UHC 2"


Dates:June 5, 2014

Frames: 23x360" (2h 18') (gain: 11.00) -8C bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 18'

Darks: 10

Flats: 19

Flat darks: 19

Bias: 101

Avg. Moon age: 7.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 46.53%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 22.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 294481

RA center: 17h17m05s.0

DEC center: +43°0632

Pixel scale: 1.978 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.607 degrees

Field radius: 1.017 degrees


Resolution: 3059x2087

Locations: Backyard, Gainesville, FL, United States

Description

Often overlooked because of its more spectacular neighbor in Hercules, M92 is still one of the brightest globular clusters in our sky, visible by naked eye under dark skies.

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M92/NGC 6341 - The "Other" Hercules Globular Cluster, 



    
        

            Serge Caballero