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Messier 53 and NGC 5053, 


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Messier 53 and NGC 5053
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Messier 53 and NGC 5053

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro Tech AT66ED

Imaging cameras: Canon T1i Full Spectrum

Mounts: Celestron CG-4 MotorDrive

Guiding telescopes or lenses: MEADE 50mm Finder Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM

Focal reducers: Astro Tech 0.8x Reducer/Flattener

Software: Open Guiding PHD2 Guiding  ·  DeepSky Stacker (DSS) DSS 3.3.2  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS4 Photoshop CS4  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity Nebulosity 2.1.2

Filters: Orion SkyGlow Imaging Filter

Dates:March 22, 2019

Frames: 263x60"

Integration: 4.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 16.39 days

Avg. Moon phase: 97.03%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2621503

RA center: 13h 13' 28"

DEC center: +18° 10' 48"

Pixel scale: 1.485 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 84.367 degrees

Field radius: 2.503 degrees

Resolution: 1824x2808

Data source: Backyard



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Messier 53 and NGC 5053, 


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