Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 3  ·  NGC 5272
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            Eric Walden
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            Eric Walden
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Messier 3

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Imaging cameras: QHY163M

Mounts: Celestron CGE Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Software: Seqence Generator Pro  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Photoshop CC 2017  ·  Astro Pixel Processor

Filters: Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm

Accessory: QHYCCD OAG-M  ·  Starizona Microtouch Autofocuser  ·  Feathertouch 2" focuser  ·  QHYCCD QHY CCD Filter Wheel 7 x 36mm  ·  QHYCCD Polemaster


Dates:June 7, 2018June 8, 2018June 14, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 60x60" (1h) (gain: 120.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 70x60" (1h 10') (gain: 120.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 170x30" (1h 25') (gain: 120.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 69x60" (1h 9') (gain: 120.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 4h 44'

Darks: 60

Flats: 30

Bias: 100

Avg. Moon age: 15.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.39%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2128893

RA center: 13h 42' 9"

DEC center: +28° 22' 8"

Pixel scale: 0.731 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 180.090 degrees

Field radius: 0.577 degrees


Resolution: 4576x3377

Locations: Starbase Walden, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

Data source: Backyard

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Messier 3, 



    
        

            Eric Walden