M56


5th September 2004

Globular cluster
Magnitude: 8.3 Size: 5.0'
Right ascension: 19h 16m 47s Declination: +30 11' 42"
Constellation: Lyra

200mm F5 newtonian @ F3.3, SC1.5 toucam
80mm F5 refractor @ F10 guidescope with SC1 toucam and GuideDog

100x12s frames captured in k3, debayered in aviraw, stacking in k3 with flat, curves in Photoshop, slight tweaking in neatimage.

Poor starshapes from problems with focal reducer.

Location: Curdridge, Southampton, UK. 51N 15W.
Details of equipment and method.

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