Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Lyra (Lyr)  ·  Contains:  M 56  ·  NGC 6779
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            Colin McGill
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M56

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M56, 



    
        

            Colin McGill
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M56

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Ian King Ikharos 8" RC
Imaging Cameras
Atik 460 EX
Mounts
Software Bisque Paramount MX
Filters
Baader Red, Green, Blue 36mm
Accessories
Atik EFW2 · Innovations Foresight On-axis guider
Software
CCDCommander · PixInsight · Software Bisque CCDSoft 5 · AstroPlanner · TheSkyX
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Ian King Ikharos 8" RC
Guiding Cameras
Atik 314L+

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 5, 2017
Frames:
142x150" (5h 55')
Integration:
5h 55'
Avg. Moon age:
13.98 days
Avg. Moon phase:
99.30%

RA center: 19h16m35s.977

DEC center: +30°1117.72

Pixel scale: 0.577 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.965 degrees (flipped)

Field radius: 0.282 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 2749x2199

Locations: Astro Camp, Nerpio, Albacete, Spain

Description

Globular cluster in Lyra. I found it hard to balance the colours with the new Pixinsight tools, and eventually resorted to the standard ColourCalibration tool - with the new tool, the cluster was too red (likely real, caused by dust).

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M56, 



    
        

            Colin McGill