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Contains:  M 14, NGC 6402
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M14/NGC 6402 Globular Cluster in Ophiucus, 


            Serge Caballero
M14/NGC 6402 Globular Cluster in Ophiucus

M14/NGC 6402 Globular Cluster in Ophiucus

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Astro-Tech AT8IN

Imaging camera:QHY CCD QHY8


Guiding telescope or lens:Orion 50 mm mini guider

Guiding camera:Orion SSAG

Focal reducer:Baader Planetarium MPCC Mark III

Software:Star ToolsPhotoshop CS6Stark Labs Nebulosity 3.1.XADGSoftware PHD2 (OpenPHD)

Filter:Lumicon UHC 2"

Resolution: 3063x2078

Dates:June 29, 2014

Frames:Lumicon UHC 2": 25x300" (gain: 11.00) -4C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.1 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~23

Flat darks: ~23

Bias: ~111

Avg. Moon age: 1.97 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.34%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 26.00 job: 308683

RA center: 264.391 degrees

DEC center: -3.233 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.975 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.098 degrees

Field radius: 1.015 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Gainesville, FL, United States


One of my favorite visual globulars because of its color.



Serge Caballero
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M14/NGC 6402 Globular Cluster in Ophiucus, 


            Serge Caballero