M3 Globular Star Cluster

M3 Globular Star Cluster

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M3 is a well resolved globular cluster in the constellation Coma Berenice. Several faint background galaxies were also captured in this image taken under a half moon shining brightly.



Coordinates       :

13h 43' +28d 19' Coma Berenice

Date Imaged       :

April 12, 2011

Lens       :

N16 f/4.5

Camera       :

ST10xme

Exposure       :

2.1 hours

Filter       :

Astrodon RGB 21:21:21 x 2minutes

Mount       :

Losmandy Titan

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio