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Observation by Mark Phillips: M5 Globular in Serpens

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Mark Phillips

Observer

Mark Phillips

Observed

2020 Apr 15 - 22:54

Uploaded

2020 Apr 16 - 11:27

Objects

M5

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Constellation

Serpens Caput

Field centre

RA: 15h18m
Dec: +02°04'
Position angle: +3°11'

Field size

0°35' × 0°26'

Equipment
  • 250mm f4.8 OO Newtonian
  • Atik 460EX @-15C
  • Baader RGB filters 1x1
  • Capture: APT
  • Processing: APP, Photoshop
Exposure

10x180s each RGB

Location

Edinburgh, UK

Target name

M5 (NGC 5904)

Title

M5 Globular in Serpens

About this image

Finishing an imaging session and noticed M5 rising in the east. One of the few Messier globulars I haven't imaged yet so decided to stay awake for another couple of hours and capture this. Seeing was very steady - unusual for here - and so stars are sharp right down to the core.

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