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M5

Imaging cameras: Atik Cameras Atik 383 L+ Color

Mounts: Meade Equatorial Wedge on Tripod

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Meade ETX70-AT

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI Pro 2

Focal reducers: f6.3 focal reducer/field flattener Meade

Software: Fitswork4  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS6  ·  Meade AutoStar Suite / Envisage  ·  Artemis capture

Filters: Meade LPR


Dates:May 5, 2016

Frames:Meade LPR: 30x60" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 0.5 hours

Darks: ~10

Bias: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 28.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.61%

Temperature: 8.00


Astrometry.net job: 1064222

RA center: 15h 19' 4"

DEC center: +1° 56' 17"

Pixel scale: 2.748 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -176.914 degrees

Field radius: 0.538 degrees


Resolution: 1116x862

Locations: Home Observatory, Syke, Niedersachsen, Germany

Description

Messier 5 is a very nice globular cluster, but the difficulty is to find a good guiding star.
Therefore the offset of the cluster.

I also had some guiding problems with the DE drive, which is clearly visible on the tiny stars.

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