M3 - Globular Cluster
M3 - Globular Cluster
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M3 - Globular Cluster
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Exposures: RGB 47x2m + 28x2.5m = 8h 12m
Processing: SGP, MaximDL, Gimp
Telescope: CFF132,STF-8300M,GM1000
Guider: LE80,LSX2,GSO2X
Messier 3 is a large, bright globular cluster found in the constellation Canes Venatici.
Messier 3 is one of the brightest and most popular of all the northern globulars. It can easily be seen in any telescope but it is a challenge to observe with the naked eye.

This taken from my backyard over four nights in April of 2019. The final version consists of a little over 8 hours of total integration time.

Images of M3 - Globular in Canes Venatici
M3 imaged with an MN190 Maksutov-Netwonian reflector and an STF-8300M CCD camera
MN190 Version
M3 imaged with a CFF132 triplet refractor and an STF-8300M CCD camera
CFF132 Version
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