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Contains:  M 3, NGC 5272
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M 3 , 


            Thomas Westphal
M 3
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M 3

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA10N-OK3 10" f/3.6 Newtonian Astrograph

Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G2-8300

Focal reducers: ASA Wynne 3" Corrector 0.95x

Software: APT - Astro Photography Tool  ·  DC-3 Dreams PinPoint Astrometric Engine  ·  ASA Autoslew, Sequence, MLTP  ·  PixInsight, Photoshop, Deep Sky Stacker, Stellarium, Autoslew, Sequence, Maxim DL5, PinPoint

Filters: Baader Planetarium Baader 36mm LRGB

Accessory: Moravian Instrument External Filter wheel 10x36mm unmounted

Dates:March 30, 2016

Frames: 1x31680"

Integration: 8.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 61.39%

Basic astrometry details job: 1031191

RA center: 13h 42' 10"

DEC center: +28° 23' 31"

Pixel scale: 1.230 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.790 degrees

Field radius: 0.680 degrees

Resolution: 3169x2408

Locations: OL Sternwarte / OL observatory, Oldenburg, Niedersachsen, Germany


M 3 - a globular cluster in the constellation of Canes Venatici
(data collected between 17.03. - 30.03.16)

Aufnahmedaten / exposure data:

L => 19 x 180 sec. bin 1x1 + 30 x 300 sec. bin 1x1

R => 30 x 180 sec. bin 1x1
G => 25 x 180 sec. bin 1x1
B => 52 x 180 sec. bin 1x1



Thomas Westphal
License: Attribution-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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M 3 , 


            Thomas Westphal