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The Hercules Globular Cluster, 



    
        

            Benjamin Csizi
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The Hercules Globular Cluster

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The Hercules Globular Cluster, 



    
        

            Benjamin Csizi
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The Hercules Globular Cluster

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit 100ED Super APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro

Mounts: iOptron CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Esprit 100ED Super APO

Guiding cameras: ToupTek G3M178C

Focal reducers: Skywatcher Fieldflattener for Esprit 100 ED

Software: Open PHD Guiding PHD 2  ·  PixInsight  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: Baader RGB  ·  Baader L 36mm

Accessory: PrimaLuceLab Sesto Senso 2  ·  ZWO OAG  ·  ZWO EFW 36 mm Filter Wheel  ·  iOptron iPolar  ·  Startech Industrial USB3 Hub  ·  Thousand Oaks Optical Dew Controller  ·  West Mountain Radio RIGrunner 4005H


Dates:May 26, 2020May 28, 2020

Frames:
Baader L 36mm: 90x120" (gain: 76.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader RGB: 60x180" (gain: 76.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 6.0 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~30

Flat darks: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 4.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 23.19%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Astrometry.net job: 3591086

RA center: 16h 41' 42"

DEC center: +36° 25' 52"

Pixel scale: 1.417 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 5.583 degrees

Field radius: 0.897 degrees


Resolution: 3511x2905

Locations: Home, Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

While waiting for nebula season i tried to image this popular globular cluster. I had some difficulties with focus and/or tilt during the second night which is why it only got 6h of data. Nevertheless I am quite happy with the result!

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