Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Lyra (Lyr)  ·  Contains:  M 56  ·  NGC 6779
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M56 Globular Cluster in Lyra, 



    
        

            Mike Oates
M56 Globular Cluster in Lyra
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M56 Globular Cluster in Lyra

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M56 Globular Cluster in Lyra, 



    
        

            Mike Oates
M56 Globular Cluster in Lyra
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M56 Globular Cluster in Lyra

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi FSQ-106 ED
Imaging Cameras
Starlight Xpress SX-814 Trius Monochrome CCD
Filters
CLS CCD · Red · Green · Blue
Accessories
Lakeside Astro Motor Focus System · Starlight Xpress SX 'Maxi wheel' · Starlight Instruments FTF3545B-A Focuser
Software
Photoshop CS6 · PIXINSIGHT 1.8 · Sequence Generator Pro
Guiding Cameras
Starlight-XPress Lodestar Autoguider

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 28, 2019
Frames:
Blue: 24x60" (24') bin 1x1
CLS CCD: 15x180" (45') bin 1x1
Green: 17x60" (17') bin 1x1
Red: 16x60" (16') bin 1x1
Integration:
1h 42'
Avg. Moon age:
23.77 days
Avg. Moon phase:
33.08%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
8.00
Mean SQM:
18.30

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2716088

RA center: 19h15m54s.5

DEC center: +30°1615

Pixel scale: 1.083 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.168 degrees

Field radius: 0.875 degrees

Resolution: 4430x3773

Locations: The Hills Observatory, Manchester, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

A very quick image captured during short gaps in the cloud. Short exposures were all I could manage, followed by a quick process.

It makes a nice change to produce a final image in a day or so rather than many weeks, months of even years of image capture and processing.

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M56 Globular Cluster in Lyra, 



    
        

            Mike Oates