Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Serpens (Ser)  ·  Contains:  M 5  ·  NGC 5904
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Messier 5, 



    
        

            Steven Christensen
Messier 5
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Messier 5

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Edge HD 8


Dates:April 5, 2017

Frames: 36x300"

Integration: 3.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 68.52%


Astrometry.net job: 1526690

RA center: 15h 18' 32"

DEC center: +2° 4' 1"

Pixel scale: 0.486 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 10.912 degrees

Field radius: 0.287 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1369

Locations: Home, Durham, North Carolina, United States

Description

Messier 5 taken from my driveway in Durham, NC., April 5, 2017. Light pollution and the Moon were an issue. Celestron Edge HD 8 with .8 focal reducer. ZWO ASI 071MC-COOL, Orion 50mm guide scope, Lodestar X2 guide camera. Moonlite focuser. Taken with Sequence Generator Pro, PHD2. Processed in Pixinsight and Photoshop CC. Polar alignment with Polemaster.

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Messier 5, 



    
        

            Steven Christensen