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Contains:  IC 858, M 53, NGC 5024, NGC 5053
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Messier 53 with NGC 5053, 


            Miles Zhou
Messier 53 with NGC 5053
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Messier 53 with NGC 5053

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi FSQ 106ED f/5 FSQ 106ED f/5

Imaging camera:QSI 683 wsg-8

Mount:Paramount MyT

Guiding telescopes or lenses:

Guiding cameras:

Focal reducers:

Software:PixInsight for Mac

Filters:HaAstrodon luminance filterAstrodon RGB


Resolution: 3258x2420

Dates:May 6, 2016

Frames:Astrodon RGB: 48x600" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 8.0 hours

Darks: 0

Flats: 0

Flat darks: 0

Bias: 0

Avg. Moon age: 29.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.14%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: None

Mean SQM: None

Mean FWHM: None

Temperature: None

Basic astrometry details job: 1077843

RA center: 13h 14' 28"

DEC center: +17° 52' 55"

Pixel scale: 2.097 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.152 degrees

Field radius: 1.183 degrees

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States


Wide field Globular Cluster in Coma Berenices, together with NGC 5053. Imaged by FSQ-106ED hosted by Deep Sky West in New Mexico. Processed with PixInsight 1.8.

Version B added the luminance layer.



Miles Zhou
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • Messier 53 with NGC 5053, 


            Miles Zhou
  • Final
    Messier 53 with NGC 5053, 


            Miles Zhou

Sky plot

Sky plot


Messier 53 with NGC 5053, 


            Miles Zhou