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M13 Great Globular Cluster in Hercules, 



    
        

            Vikas Sahota
M13 Great Globular Cluster in Hercules
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M13 Great Globular Cluster in Hercules

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Altair Astro 72edf deluxe

Imaging cameras: Altair Hypercam 183M PRO TEC

Mounts: DarkFrame Optics StellarDrive 6

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Altair Astro 60 mm guidescope

Guiding cameras: Altair GPCAM3 178M

Software: PHD Guiding 2  ·  EQMOD EQAscom  ·  ProDigital Software Astronomy Tools  ·  Adobe CS6  ·  Stellarium  ·  SharpCap 3.2  ·  AstroPixel Processor  ·  Pro Digital Software AstroFlat Pro  ·  Stellarium.org Stellarium Scope

Filters: Baader LRGB 2"

Accessory: Pegasus Astro Pocket Powerbox  ·  Pegasus Astro FocusCube  ·  Altair Astro DewZapper 3-4.5" OD HIGH POWER Dew Heater


Dates:April 21, 2019

Frames: 91x180"

Integration: 4.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 16.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 94.71%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2737203

RA center: 16h 41' 47"

DEC center: +36° 27' 21"

Pixel scale: 1.146 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 78.967 degrees

Field radius: 0.621 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1275

Locations: Backyard, Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

First light for the the 183m. Actually, my first go with an EQ mount.. first use of the new Stellerdrive6..first run with PHD2.. all came together well enough, with 0.4arc sec rms so I progressed to my first lrgb image!

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Description: Reprocessed with APP, attempting to improve the star colours.

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Description: slight tweak to the background

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M13 Great Globular Cluster in Hercules, 



    
        

            Vikas Sahota