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Contains:  M 92, NGC 6341
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Messier 92, 


            Frank Schmitz
Messier 92

Messier 92

Technical card

Resolution: 4704x3870

Dates:May 5, 2018May 6, 2018

Baader Planetarium L 31mm: 60x120" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium RGB 31mm: 60x120" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.0 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 20.28 days

Avg. Moon phase: 69.23%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 13.50 job: 2049074

RA center: 17h 17' 17"

DEC center: +43° 7' 58"

Pixel scale: 0.813 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.326 degrees

Field radius: 0.688

Locations: Home, Odenthal, Deutschland, Germany


Waiting for some other targets to rise I gave a shot at the second large globular cluster in Hercules - M92. First time to edit one of those in PI, let me know what you think!



Frank Schmitz
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  • Messier 92, 


            Frank Schmitz
  • Final
    Messier 92, 


            Frank Schmitz


Still problem with the brightness settings on my mac. one time black looks good, then later in the evening when the ambient light is lower you can see the patches so fiddled around with the levels to make the background smoother.

Sky plot

Sky plot


Messier 92, 


            Frank Schmitz