Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Serpens (Ser)  ·  Contains:  M 5  ·  NGC 5904  ·  The star 5Ser
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Messier 5 - globular cluster in Serpens, 



    
        

            Michael S.
Messier 5 - globular cluster in Serpens
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Messier 5 - globular cluster in Serpens

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Messier 5 - globular cluster in Serpens, 



    
        

            Michael S.
Messier 5 - globular cluster in Serpens
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Messier 5 - globular cluster in Serpens

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Lacerta Newtonian without name 10"
Imaging Cameras
NIKON D5300a
Mounts
Skywatcher EQ8 Pro
Accessories
LACERTA MGEN Autoguider, V 2.30 · Pal Gyulai GPU Koma Korrector
Software
PixInsight 1.8 · Hartmut V Bornemann Flux · Hartmut Bornemann GAME
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Skywatcher finderscope 9x50
Guiding Cameras
Lacerta M-Gen II Camera

Acquisition details

Dates:
April 25, 2017 ·  March 31, 2019
Frames:
28x300" (2h 20')
10x600" (1h 40')
Integration:
4h
Darks:
24
Flats:
30
Bias:
100
Avg. Moon age:
26.75 days
Avg. Moon phase:
10.97%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
4.00
Mean SQM:
20.90
Temperature:
12.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2656050

RA center: 15h18m35s.3

DEC center: +02°0148

Pixel scale: 1.588 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.542 degrees

Field radius: 0.663 degrees

Resolution: 2500x1666

Locations: My lovely garden, J-City, Burgenland, Austria

Data source: Backyard

Description

Maybe not known by everyone - Messier 5 is the biggest cluster in the northern hemisphere with 23'' compared to the Hercules globular cluster with 20'', but later is brighter.

;-)

I've put together small data from 2017 with recently acquired data in 2019.

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Messier 5 - globular cluster in Serpens, 



    
        

            Michael S.