Curdridge Observatory, Southampton,UK
Object name: M3
Apparent RA: 13 42 11.2  Apparent Dec:+28 22 34
Constellation: Canes Venatici
13 Apr 2014
First try with the Atik 490 at full resolution. The moon is up but able to grab a few frames on the springtime globular clusters. The full resolution is somewhat oversampled but very large :)

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This image was autoguided using my homemade off axis guider with Lodestar.

Imaged with my homemade telescope mount

Exposure Details :

Coma Corrector 25x180s on 200 @ F5 f.l. 1000 with Atik 490 camera


Skywatcher 200 Newt (upgraded with OO Hilux secondary)
Baader Focuser
Homemade focus motor
Homemade filterwheel / OAG combo with Lodestar guide camera
Artemis 285 CCD camera
Homemade Telescope mount

Curdridge Observatory, Southampton,UK

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