M 56 Globular Star Cluster

M 56 Globular Star Cluster

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Object: M 56 Globular Star Cluster Constellation Lyra

Distance: 33 Thousand Light Years

Date(s) Taken: July 26 through Aug 20, 2007

Telescope: Takahashi 102S/ Flat Filed Corrector

Focal Length: 800 mm

Camera: ST 2000 XM operating at -25 deg C sensor temperature

Resolution: 1.91 Arc-seconds / Pixel

Exposures: 2 hours total duration

7 Luminance - 5 Minute Images binned 1x1

6 Red - 5 Minute Images binned 2x2

5 Green - 5 Minute Images binned 2x2

7 Blue - 5 Minute Images binned 2x2

 

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