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Contains:  M 3, NGC 5272
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M3 Globular Star Cluster, 


M3 Globular Star Cluster

M3 Globular Star Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Stellarvue SV70T

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI 178MM Cool

Mount:Celestron ADVANCED VX

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion ST 80

Guiding camera:ZWO ASI 120 MC

Focal reducer:Stellarvue SFFR-70APO

Software:SgProPixinsight 1.8 core version (Ripley)

Filter:ZWO LRGB 1.25" optimized for ASI1600

Resolution: 2754x1856

Frames: 240x15"

Integration: 1.0 hours job: 2698735

RA center: 205.543 degrees

DEC center: 28.378 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.473 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 286.881 degrees

Field radius: 0.680 degrees

Data source: Backyard


With a bright moon out, I decided to take a "quick" image of a globular cluster despite the less than ideal imaging train for this target. M3 was the most accessible globular cluster from my location.

globular clusters are interesting objects to look at and I think provide a nice change of pace target.



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M3 Globular Star Cluster,