Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 3  ·  NGC 5272
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M3 Globular Cluster - 16 April 2018, 



    
        

            Geof Lewis
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M3 Globular Cluster - 16 April 2018

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M3 Globular Cluster - 16 April 2018, 



    
        

            Geof Lewis
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M3 Globular Cluster - 16 April 2018

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C14

Imaging cameras: QSI 583wsg

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO CP3

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron C14

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Loadestar

Focal reducers: Optec NGC214 (x0.7)

Software: ImagesPlus 6.5  ·  Main Sequence Software SGPro

Filters: Astronomik L 1.25" Type IIc  ·  Astronomik B 1.25" Type IIc  ·  Astronomik G 1.25" Type IIc  ·  Astronomik R 1.25" Type IIc


Dates:April 16, 2018

Frames:
Astronomik B 1.25" Type IIc: 6x120" (12') -10C bin 2x2
Astronomik G 1.25" Type IIc: 6x120" (12') -10C bin 2x2
Astronomik L 1.25" Type IIc: 10x120" (20') -10C bin 2x2
Astronomik R 1.25" Type IIc: 6x120" (12') -10C bin 2x2

Integration: 56'

Darks: 20

Flats: 20

Flat darks: 20

Avg. Moon age: 0.44 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.22%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00


RA center: 13h42m11s.822

DEC center: +28°2233.60

Pixel scale: 0.859 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.610 degrees

Field radius: 0.242 degrees

More info:Open 


Resolution: 1623x1212

Data source: Backyard

Description

Something of a test image after swapping the QSI camera over to the C14 from my 4" APO. I had to recalibrate autofocus offsets in SGP, so I wanted a bright target to test everything was working. Less than 1 hour total data, but it served it's primary purpose....

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M3 Globular Cluster - 16 April 2018, 



    
        

            Geof Lewis