Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 3  ·  NGC 5272
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            Colin McGill
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            Colin McGill
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M3

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Ian King Ikharos 8" RC

Imaging cameras: Atik 460 EX

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Ian King Ikharos 8" RC

Guiding cameras: Atik 314L+

Software: PixInsight  ·  Software Bisque CCDSoft 5  ·  AstroPlanner  ·  CCDCommander  ·  TheSkyX

Filters: Baader Red, Green, Blue 36mm

Accessory: Atik EFW2  ·  Innovations Foresight On-axis guider


Dates:June 27, 2014

Frames: 62x150" (2h 35')

Integration: 2h 35'

Avg. Moon age: 0.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.03%


RA center: 13h42m11s

DEC center: +28°2233

Pixel scale: 0.584 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.179 degrees

Field radius: 0.286 degrees


Resolution: 2749x2199

Locations: Astro Camp, Nerpio, Albacete, Spain

Description

Lovely globular cluster in Canes Venatici.

I used 1x1 RGB images only, and combined to get a pseudoluminance to apply deconvolution to.

Particularly good seeing - between 1.5 and 2 ".

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M3, 



    
        

            Colin McGill