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Contains:  M 10, M10, NGC 6254
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            Michael Feigenbaum
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Technical card

Dates:May 24, 2019

Frames: 740x30"

Integration: 6.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 70.22% job: 2711549

RA center: 16h 57' 11"

DEC center: -4° 6' 3"

Pixel scale: 0.975 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -41.072 degrees

Field radius: 0.666 degrees

Resolution: 3882x3024

Locations: Papago Butte, near Maricopa, AZ, United States

Data source: Backyard


Here we have the latest in my series of globular clusters... I'm doing this for several reasons; 1) I really like globular clusters and 2), I am using a different imaging technique on each one to tryo to make some comparisons in imaging similar objects.

I think this image may be one of my best from a technical perspective and I am somewhat encouraged by my processing on it too. I feel like my NR work is improving and the other area I'm really working on is stretching methods. In this one I used ArcsinhStretch together with HT in imitation of "noodle's" outstanding M3 IOTD image...

This is Messier 10 in Ophiucus. It is located approximately 14,000 ly away and contains approximately 100,000 stars.

Comments, criticism always welcome and Clear Skies to everyone!!



Michael Feigenbaum
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  • Final


            Michael Feigenbaum


Description: Re processed the Luminance... I think it improved the image a little.

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            Michael Feigenbaum

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