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astrophotography

M92

2016-08-26 / Image Details (Click on image to enlarge)

M92 is one of the brighter globular clusters in the northern hemisphere, but it is often overlooked by amateur astronomers because of its proximity to the even more spectacular Messier 13. It is visible to the naked eye under very good conditions.


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Technical Details

LocationZollikerberg, Switzerland
CameraNikon DSLR D7100
TelescopeSkywatcher Quattro 8CF 200 DS Fibre OTA Newton Carbon
Special LenseSkywatcher Newtonian F4 Coma Corrector
MountSkywatcher AZ-EQ6, EQASCOM, Stellarium
AutoguidingLacerta MGEN2 (Autoguiding, Dithering und Camera Control)
Camera ControlDigicamcontrol (Focus, Camera Control)
Lights32 x 45s (24'), ISO-800, additional Biases, Flats and Darks
Stacking SoftwarePixinsight 1.8
Image ProcessingPixinsight 1.8