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Observation by Mike Greenhill-Hooper: M3 Spring Globular

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Mike Greenhill-Hooper

Observer

Mike Greenhill-Hooper

Observed

2021 May 03 - 00:00

Uploaded

2021 May 10 - 13:37

Objects

M3

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Constellation

Canes Venatici

Field centre

RA: 13h42m
Dec: +28°22'
Position angle: +120°41'

Field size

0°40' × 0°30'

Equipment
  • Celestron C11 on SkyWatcher NEQ6 mount; f6.3 focal reducer
  • OAG - Orion StarShoot; image camera Atik 383L OSC
Exposure

10x5m binned (B&W) + 10x5m unbinned (colour)

Location

Miradoux, S.W. France

Target name

M3

Title

M3 Spring Globular

About this image

I didn't want to stay up too late as it gets dark here only around 22:30 local time (CET), so targeted this bright globular that required relatively short imaging time.  Quite a good test for telescope tracking.

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