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Contains:  M 5, NGC 5904, The star 5Ser
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M5 & 5 Serpens Cauda, 


            Marc Ricard
M5 & 5 Serpens Cauda
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M5 & 5 Serpens Cauda

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Dates:May 8, 2019

Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 83x60" -20C bin 2x2
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 58x60" -20C bin 2x2
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 50x60" -20C bin 2x2
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 52x60" -20C bin 2x2

Integration: 4.0 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~99

Avg. Moon age: 3.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.08%

Basic astrometry details job: 3253952

RA center: 15h 18' 40"

DEC center: +2° 0' 14"

Pixel scale: 1.430 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.297 degrees

Field radius: 0.404 degrees

Resolution: 1632x1219

Locations: Home, Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Canada

Data source: Backyard


An image of the globular cluster M5 and the double star 5 Serpens captured from my backyard from May 8th to May 31st. According to Wikipedia it's both one of the largest and oldest globulars in our galaxy. It's also a great target if you're imaging from light polluted skies.



Marc Ricard
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M5 & 5 Serpens Cauda, 


            Marc Ricard