Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  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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Imaging telescopes or lenses: VRC-8"

Imaging cameras: QSI 683WSG-8

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Ultrastar Mono

Software: PixInsight  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-series gen 2  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-series gen 2  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-series gen 2


Dates:May 8, 2019May 8, 2020May 9, 2020

Frames:
Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 235x60" -20C bin 2x2
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 138x60" -20C bin 2x2
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 120x60" -20C bin 2x2
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 112x60" -20C bin 2x2

Integration: 10.1 hours

Darks: ~64

Flats: ~64

Bias: ~99

Avg. Moon age: 12.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 68.89%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3583131

RA center: 15h 18' 39"

DEC center: +2° 0' 7"

Pixel scale: 1.430 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.377 degrees

Field radius: 0.402 degrees


Resolution: 1612x1225

Locations: Home, Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

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.

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