Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  Contains:  M 53  ·  NGC 5024  ·  NGC 5053  ·  The star αCom
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Messier 53, 



    
        

            Luc Caron
Messier 53
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Messier 53, 



    
        

            Luc Caron
Messier 53
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Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
William Optics FLT 110 Triplet APO
Imaging Cameras
Canon 6D CentralDS
Mounts
iOptron CEM120
Accessories
Hotech Field flattener
Software
GIMP 2.10 · BackyardEOS · PHD2 · ImagesPlus 6.5 MLUnsold · PixInsight 1.8 8-1 Ripley
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Stellarvue SV80ST-25 APO Triplet
Guiding Cameras
Orion Star shoot autoguider

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 13, 2021
Frames:
34x60" (34')
Integration:
34'
Avg. Moon age:
1.52 days
Avg. Moon phase:
2.60%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4505324

RA center: 13h14m19s.4

DEC center: +17°5934

Pixel scale: 1.759 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 74.501 degrees

Field radius: 1.448 degrees

Resolution: 4606x3730

Data source: Backyard

Description

A somewhat ghostly sight of M 53 and NGC 5053 caused by a veil of humidity

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Messier 53, 



    
        

            Luc Caron