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Contains:  M 3, NGC 5272
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M3 - NGC 5272, 



    
        

            Seymore Stars
M3 - NGC 5272
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M3 - NGC 5272

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Planewave CDK17

Imaging camera:Finger Lakes Instrumenttaion Proline 16803

Mount:Astro-Physics AP1600

Guiding telescope or lens:Planewave CDK17

Guiding camera:Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Software:PixInsight 1.8 Pisinsight 1.8

Filters:BlueGreenRed


Resolution: 2943x2883

Dates:Feb. 1, 2019

Frames:
Blue: 3x600"
Green: 3x600"
Red: 3x600"

Integration: 1.5 hours

Darks: 0

Flats: 0

Flat darks: 0

Bias: 0

Avg. Moon age: 26.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.01%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3064912

RA center: 13h 42' 12"

DEC center: +28° 22' 44"

Pixel scale: 0.636 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 125.140 degrees

Field radius: 0.364 degrees


Locations: steve, Orange county, NY, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Messier-3 is a globular cluster of stars. One of the finest northern globular clusters, following only Messier 13. It is estimated to be 11.4 billion years old. It is located at a distance of about 33,900 light-years away from Earth.

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M3 - NGC 5272, 



    
        

            Seymore Stars