Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 3  ·  NGC 5251  ·  NGC 5263  ·  NGC 5272  ·  NGC 5274  ·  NGC 5275  ·  NGC 5277  ·  NGC 5280  ·  NGC 5287
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M3- First light with SV 70T, SV 0.8 R/FF & ASI294 combination, 



    
        

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M3- First light with SV 70T, SV 0.8 R/FF & ASI294 combination

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M3- First light with SV 70T, SV 0.8 R/FF & ASI294 combination

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV70T

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC Pro

Mounts: Celestron AVX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290 Mini

Focal reducers: Stellarvue 0.8x Reducer/Flattener

Software: Photoshop CS2  ·  PHD2 Guiding 2.6.9  ·  MaxIm DL 5  ·  Noel Carboni's Astro-Tools for Photoshop  ·  Star Spikes Pro 4  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-D1 2"

Accessory: Spike-a Flat Fielder  ·  QHYCCD PoleMaster Polar Scope  ·  Spike-a Bahtinov mask  ·  Z-Bolt Blue Laser Pointer


Frames:Hutech IDAS LPS-D1 2": 20x120" (40') -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 40'

Darks: 50

Flats: 400


RA center: 13h42m11s.602

DEC center: +28°2222.10

Pixel scale: 2.820 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.388 degrees

Field radius: 1.964 degrees

More info:Open 


Resolution: 4144x2822

Locations: Capricorn Island Observatory, Long Island, New York, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

First time using this combination..... The widefield looks pretty decent.

Messier 3 (NGC 5272), is a globular cluster, located in the constellation Canes Venatici. It was discovered by Charles Messier in 1764. It is approximately 33,900 light years from Earth with an apparent magnitude of 6.2

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