M53, a globular cluster.

Constellation that it's located in: Coma Berenices

Imaging Site: My back-yard in San Diego, Ca.

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Date: 27 Mar 2009

Scope and f/: Celestron N11GPS at f/10

Mount: ATS Portable Pier and APT Wedge.

Guiding: SBIG STV Deluxe attached to a piggy-backed mini-Borg 45.

Camera: SBIG STL-11000M.

Camera temperature: -15C

Camera binning: 1 x 1

Number of sub-images and exposure: 15 - 5 minute image through each filter.

Filters: AstroDon L - R - G - B.

Image Calibration: Darks and synthetic flat.

Planning, control, capture and processing with: I didn't keep records on this one.

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