Object Information

Name: M53
Type: Globular Star Cluster
Constellation: Coma Berenices
Notes: Alpha Comae Berenices is at the upper left

Exposure data

Exposure: LRGB = 120:70:70:70 minutes
Processing: MaxIm DL & Adobe Photoshop CS3
Telescope: Astro-Physics 130mm f6.3 Starfire EDF GT @ f5.2
Mount: Losmandy G11
Guiding: SBIG ST-4 via a Mini-Borg 60 refractor
Camera: SBIG ST-8300M w/FW5-8300 filter wheel
Camera Temp: -20C
Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen 2 LRGB
Location: Cape Cod Imaging Station - Harwich, Massachusetts
Date: March 27 & 29, 2011

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