M 53

 

Messier 53 (or NGC 5024) is a globular cluster in the constellation Coma Berenices. It is one of the more outlying globular clusters, being about 60,000 light-years away from the Galactic Center, and about 58,000 light-years from the Solar system.

 

Technical Details:

Optics: ASA N 12 Astrograph at /6.8
Mount: ASA DDM 85
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M
Filters: Astronomik LRGB filter set
Dates/Times: 24 April 2012
Location: Rozhen
Exposure Details: L = 10 min, R = 10 min; G = 10 min; B = 10 min.
Subexposures: 2 minutes
Acquisition: CCD Soft
Processing: PixInsight, Photoshop CS
     
 

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