M53 - Globular Cluster
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Object:  M53 (NGC 5024) - Globular Cluster M53  is a globular cluster in the Coma Berenices constellation. A distance of about
58,000 light years from the Solar system.  Visual brightness 7.70 mag.  Diameter 12.6 arcmin.

Telelscope: LX200 10" @ f/4

Camera:  Starlight Xpress SXV-H9

Guiding:  SXV Guider through Stellarvue AT1010  @ f/6, piggybacked on LX200

Exposures:  L = 12 X 90 sec (18 minutes) - Binned 2X2

Filters:  Schuler  Lum

Comments:  Taken from home.  Seeing was poor.  My first image with new SXV-H9 camera and first Globular Cluster.  Guiding was
difficult with sky conditions and working with new image scale.  Used 2X2 binning. Combined and processed in Astroart. Finished in
Photoshop 7.0.
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