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

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
TPO 6" f/4 Newtonian
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 600D / Rebel T3i Modded
Mounts
Orion Sirius EQ-G
Filters
MrStarGuy CLS-CCD 2"
Accessories
Baader MPCC Mark III Multi-Purpose Coma Corrector BaAder MPCC Mark III
Software
Nighttime Imaging 'N' Astronomy · PixInsight 1.8 Ripley PixInsight
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Agena 50mm Deluxe Straight-Through Finder / Guide Scope with Helical Focuser
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI 120 MC

Acquisition details

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, 



    
        

            lefty7283

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