ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland


  M 5 - Star Cluster in Serpens

M 5                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

02 Jun. 2006
20 min. Total
05 min. Sub-Exposures
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

Data Reduction Using MaxIm DL
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

Star Ranch Road Observatory
South Western Colorado Springs
Elevation 6500 Feet


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Messier 5 has core stars that can be resolved and many faint stars in the mid to outer regions.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2006

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