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Contains:  M 3, NGC 5272
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Messier 3, 


Messier 3
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Messier 3

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 200/1200 F6 Newtonian

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 200/1200 F6 Newtonian

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM

Focal reducers: SkyWatcher Coma Corrector (x0.9)

Software: Stark Labs OpenPHD Guiding  ·  The Imaging Catalyst Astro Photography Tool  ·  GIMP 2.10  ·  PinInsight 1.8  ·  Astro Pixel Processor

Filters: ZWO B 1.25"  ·  ZWO G 1.25"  ·  ZWO R 1.25"  ·  Hutech IDAS 1.25" LPS P2

Accessory: ZWO Off-Axis Guider  ·  ZWO EFW 8x1,25"

Dates:April 15, 2019April 16, 2019April 20, 2019May 2, 2019

ZWO B 1.25": 15x120" (gain: 76.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO G 1.25": 15x120" (gain: 76.00) -15C bin 1x1
Hutech IDAS 1.25" LPS P2: 76x120" (gain: 76.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO R 1.25": 15x120" (gain: 76.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 16.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 68.05%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.86

Basic astrometry details job: 3251033

RA center: 13h 42' 11"

DEC center: +28° 21' 54"

Pixel scale: 1.201 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.958 degrees

Field radius: 0.550 degrees

Resolution: 2621x2000

Data source: Backyard


Why waste a clear sky even if you have the full moon above?
Won't win any prizes, but it's an M3.



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Messier 3,