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Contains:  M 3, NGC 5272
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Messier 3 - Globular Cluster in Canes Venatici, 





    
        

            Insight Observatory
Messier 3 - Globular Cluster in Canes Venatici

Messier 3 - Globular Cluster in Canes Venatici

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Resolution: 1024x1024

Dates:April 12, 2018

Frames:
Baader Blue: 2x300" bin 2x2
Baader Green: 1x300" bin 2x2
Baader Luminance: 1x300" bin 1x1
Baader Red: 1x300" bin 2x2

Integration: 0.4 hours

Darks: ~1

Avg. Moon age: 25.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.80%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Astrometry.net job: 2010166

RA center: 205.632 degrees

DEC center: 28.379 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.828 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 212.468 degrees

Field radius: 0.971 degrees

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: SkyPi Online Observatory

Description

Messier 3 (M3 or NGC 5272) is a globular cluster of stars in the northern constellation of Canes Venatici. It was discovered on May 3, 1764, and was the first Messier object to be discovered by Charles Messier himself.

Imaged on Insight Observatory's Astronomical Telescope for Educational Outreach (ATEO-1).

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Messier 3 - Globular Cluster in Canes Venatici, 





    
        

            Insight Observatory