M53 - Globular Cluster in Canes Venatici

M53 AP155 ST10XME

Object name: M 53
Magnitude: 7.7
RA: 13h 13m 25s   Dec: +18°07'05"(current)
Size: 13.0 x 13.0

ST-10XME and CFW8a Astrodon LRGB
AP155EDF on AP900GTO
Luminance 10 x 5 min
RGB 5 x 5 min
Images acquired w CCDSoft5
Darks and Flats in CCDSoft5
Alignment and combines in Maxim
Colour combines, Levels and Curves in PS CS4
Very mild sharpening in Photoshop CS2

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Flesherton, Ontario, Canada
May 12th, 2009
Ambient temp 7C; camera temp -25C; Moon was just past full.