Simcoe Skies Astronomy

M2, NGC 7089 - Globular Cluster

M2 Globular Star Cluster

M2 Globular Cluster

Date: Sept 24/05
Location: Aquarius Magnitude: 6.5
Size: 11.7' x 11.7'
Exposures: 150 of 200
Exposure length: 3.0 sec, 5fps, f4.0
Amp on setting: off
Brightness: 100
Gain: 44%; K3CCDtools level indicator: 123
Gamma: 52%
Sizing: 1x
Filter: Orion Skyglow
Approximate magnification: 200x

Notes: Little drift over a 3 second exposure made this a reasonably good shot. Imaged in my light-polluted driveway.

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