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Contains:  M 3, NGC 5272
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M3 Globular Cluster, 


            Rowland Archer
M3 Globular Cluster
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M3 Globular Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 80ED Refractor

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Orion Sirius EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion StarShoot Autoguider

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Autoguider Pro

Focal reducers: Orion 0.85x Reducer/Corrector

Software: PHD2  ·  EQMOD  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  Main Sequence Software SequenceGeneratorPro  ·  StarTools 1.4 alpha

Filters: Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon H-alpha 5nm  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2

Accessory: ZWO 8x 1.25" EFW  ·  Orion StarShoot AutoGuider Pro

Basic astrometry details job: 1541846

RA center: 13h 42' 10"

DEC center: +28° 22' 44"

Pixel scale: 1.496 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 149.722 degrees

Field radius: 0.354 degrees

Resolution: 1446x900

Locations: Home Observatory, Wake Forest, NC, United States

Data source: Backyard


M3 captured with half-moon out. Loving my new setup (Orion 80ED + ASI1600MM-Cool + Astrodon filters)!

90 x 30sec L
30 x 30sec R,G,B

Tee-shirt flats. Darks and bias. Integrated with PI and processed with StarTools. Also processed with PI but like the result from ST better, I'm sure due to my familiarity with the program.



Rowland Archer
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M3 Globular Cluster, 


            Rowland Archer