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Contains:  M 14, NGC 6402
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Messier 14, 


            Ken Sturrock
Messier 14
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Messier 14

Technical card

Frames: 132x240"

Integration: 8.8 hours

Basic astrometry details job: 2532281

RA center: 17h 37' 36"

DEC center: -3° 14' 42"

Pixel scale: 1.304 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.463 degrees

Field radius: 0.721 degrees

Resolution: 3100x2500

Data source: Backyard


Shot of M14 taken from my home near Denver.

It's almost nine total hours of data. A little over two hours through LRGB, each.

Used both ABE & DBE, background neutralization (probably not needed), color balance, a snort of deconvolution on the L channel, some noise reduction, saturation boost and light curves.



Ken Sturrock
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Messier 14, 


            Ken Sturrock