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Contains:  NGC 5053, M 53, NGC 5024, The star αCom
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M53, 





    
        

            Simon
M53

M53

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Resolution: 7158x4714

Astrometry.net job: 2682090

RA center: 198.143 degrees

DEC center: 18.140 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.435 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 107.619 degrees

Field radius: 2.899 degrees

Data source: Backyard

Description

I imaged 18 subs of this at 4 minutes long each, before switching to the previously posted objects of M10 and M12. I really like the NGC 5053 cluster in this. I used my camera of choice at the moment, the Nikon D800, a camera I have not used before this season for astrophotography. I am pleased with its performance and for the wider field of view it provides...

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M53, 





    
        

            Simon