Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  Contains:  M 53  ·  NGC 5024  ·  NGC 5053
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M53 & NGC5053, 



    
        

            Chuck Manges
M53 & NGC5053
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M53 & NGC5053

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C1100 Edge HD + Hyperstar

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD qhy23

Mounts: Celestron CGEM DX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT65EDQ 65mm f/6.5 ED quadruplet #2

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II Mono

Focal reducers: Starzona Hyperstar

Software: PHD guiding  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 3.1.0  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS6  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Filters: Baader Red, Green, Blue 36mm


Dates:April 11, 2015

Frames:Baader Red, Green, Blue 36mm: 30x60" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 0.5 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 21.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 57.23%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 600430

RA center: 13h 14' 38"

DEC center: +17° 56' 42"

Pixel scale: 1.372 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -173.849 degrees

Field radius: 0.730 degrees


Resolution: 620x410

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M53 & NGC5053, 



    
        

            Chuck Manges