Globular Cluster Messier 3
Globular Cluster Messier 3

Globular Cluster Messier 3

Star clusters are generally boring, to photograph but fascinating scientifically. The hearts of long dead galaxies, most globular clusters are hundreds of thousands of stars that have been gravitationally captured by the Milky Way and now orbit our galaxy.

Capture Details

Frames: 10×30″
Integration: 0.1 hours
Avg. Moon age: 26.94 days
Avg. Moon phase: 7.43%


Astrometry.net job: 3339155
RA center: 13h 42′ 13″
DEC center: +28° 21′ 25″
Pixel scale: 0.719 arcsec/pixel
Orientation: 121.177 degrees
Field radius: 0.398 degrees

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