Contains: M 5, NGC 5904, The star 5Ser
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M5 Globular Cluster in Seprpens

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Artisanal T150/750 in Vixen casing and slide focuser

Imaging camera: Nikon D7000

Mount: Vixen GP2

Guiding telescope or lens: Self-Made 80/320mm achromat

Guiding camera: QHYCCD QHY5L-II Color

Focal reducer: Lichtenknecker Coma Corrector

Software: photoshopDeepSkyStackerPHD2 Guiding

Filter: Baader Planetarium SkyGlow

Resolution: 4797x2992

Dates: May 9, 2016

Frames: 180x60"

Integration: 3.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.08 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.35% job: 1080215

RA center: 229.792 degrees

DEC center: 1.964 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.332 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -146.170 degrees

Field radius: 1.046 degrees


M5 cluster imaged the same night as M3, in order to maximize the clear sky window between bad weather. This time about 3 hours were compiled.




Sky plot

Sky plot


M5 Globular Cluster in Seprpens,