K3's Astronomy - Deep Sky
"When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars which You have set in place, what is Man that You are mindful of him?" -- Psalm 8:3,4

M92 - The Globular Cluster in Hercules

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M92 - The Globular Cluster in Hercules, 23.11.2001 (17:17 UT)
Resolution: 3.14 arcsec/pixel
Camera: Vesta 675SC + 0.6FR
Telescope: 8" F6 Orion Europa Newtonian
Result focal ratio: F3.6
Exposure: 32x7s (gain 75%), 40xDF
Seeing: lim.magnitude for naked eye 4.0, wind (blinking stars)
Temperature: 1C

1, Stacked with K3CCDTools in X2 mode,
2, Resized + gamma factor (Corel PhotoPaint),
3, Color balance (MaximDL Demo)


Click the image to see the full size picture (1.57"/pixel).
Another processing result from the same source:
1, Stacked with K3CCDTools in X2 mode,
2, Histogram + gamma factor (K3CCDTools)
3, Resized (Corel PhotoPaint),
4, Color balance (MaximDL Demo)

The main different is, that gamma factor was applied in K3CCDTools. The stars are better discernable.

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Last Update: 25.11.2001