Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 3  ·  NGC 5263  ·  NGC 5272
M3 - Globular Cluster in Canes Venatici, 



    
        

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M3 - Globular Cluster in Canes Venatici

M3 - Globular Cluster in Canes Venatici, 



    
        

            lefty7283
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M3 - Globular Cluster in Canes Venatici

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TPO 6" f/4 Newtonian

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 600D / Rebel T3i Modded

Mounts: Orion Sirius EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Agena 50mm Deluxe Straight-Through Finder / Guide Scope with Helical Focuser

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120 MC

Software: Nighttime Imaging 'N' Astronomy  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley PixInsight

Filters: MrStarGuy CLS-CCD 2"

Accessory: Baader MPCC Mark III Multi-Purpose Coma Corrector BaAder MPCC Mark III


Dates:May 2, 2018

Frames:MrStarGuy CLS-CCD 2": 56x120" (1h 52') ISO800

Integration: 1h 52'

Darks: 20

Bias: 250

Avg. Moon age: 17.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 93.87%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


RA center: 13h42m08s.11

DEC center: +28°2314.3

Pixel scale: 1.457 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 17.170 degrees

Field radius: 1.224 degrees

More info:Open 


Resolution: 5067x3290

Data source: Backyard

Description

Captured on May 2nd, 2018 from a Bortle 6 zone.



**Equipment:**

* TPO 6" F/4 Imaging Newtonian

* Orion Sirius EQ-G

* Canon Rebel T3i (Astro modified)

* Baader MPCC Mark III

* StarGuy 2" CLS-CCD Filter



* Agena 50mm Deluxe Straight-Through Guide Scope

* ZWO ASI-120MC for guiding



**Acquisition:** 1 hour 52 minutes

* Lights- 56x120" at ISO 800

* Darks-20

* Flats- 0

* Bias- 250



**Capture Software:**

EQMod mount control. Captured using N.I.N.A. and PHD2 for guiding and dithering



**PixInsight Processing:**

* BatchPreProcessing

* ImageIntegration

* DynamicCrop

* DynamicBackgroundExtraction

* CanonBandingReduction

* FastRotation

* BackgroundNeutralization

* ColorCalibration

* SCNR

* MultiscaleLinearTransform

* ArcsinhStretch

* HistogramTransformation

* ACDNR

* [Curves](https://i.imgur.com/hvQ8Aqv.jpg)Transformation

* LRGBCombination

* CloneStamp

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M3 - Globular Cluster in Canes Venatici, 



    
        

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