Contains: M 5, NGC 5904, The star 5Ser
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M5 Globular Cluster - 102mm APO

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Explore Scientific ED102 CF APO

Imaging camera: ZWO ASI1600MC-Cool

Mount: Celestron Advanced VX

Guiding telescope or lens: Stellarvue F050G

Guiding camera: Orion Starshoot autoguider

Focal reducer: Stellarvue SFFR102-2

Software: PixInsight 1.8 Ripley

Filter: Hutech IDAS 1.25" LPS D1

Resolution: 4656x3520

Dates: May 13, 2017

Frames: 60x161"

Integration: 2.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 93.99% job: 1595188

RA center: 229.645 degrees

DEC center: 2.115 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.376 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.565 degrees

Field radius: 1.115 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, Pearland, Texas, United States


Trying out a new LPS filter. The Hutech IDAS LPS D1. Didn't take that many images, lots of grain that seemed more noticeable than my previous attempts to image.



Andrew Burwell


Sky plot

Sky plot


M5 Globular Cluster - 102mm APO, Andrew Burwell