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Object Type: Globular cluster (Class II)
Constellation: Aquarius
Magnitude: 6.5
Size: 16'

Equipment: Meade 14" LX200R/STL-11000M/Astrodon LRGB filters/Paramount ME
F-ratio: f/9.5
Exposures: LRGB: L 10 x 5 minutes, binned 2x2: R 10 x 5 minutes: G 10 x 5 minutes: B 10 x 5 minutes: RGB binned 3x3
Date: September 20, 2008
Location: Landers, California, USA
Technical Notes: I
ndividual exposures were obtained using CCDAutoPilot2 and then sigma combined. The RGB image was created in Registar 1.0. Reduce Noise was applied to the dim portions of the luminance image and Smart Sharpen applied to the luminance image.

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