M5 – Globular Cluster in Serpens Caput

Telescope: Meade LXD75 SN6
Camera: Canon Rebel T2i
Filter: Orion Imaging Sky Glow Filter
Guide scope: Meade DSX-90, DSI Pro II, PHD
Exposure: 32x30sec, ISO 1600 saved as RAW
Darks: Internal
Flat: Synthetic
Software: Backyard EOS, Digital Photo Professional, Deep Sky Stacker, Photoshop

Globular clusters are among my favorite targets for both imaging and visual. M5 is a fantastic example.

-John

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