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'My friend, I don't always photograph stars, but when I do, I prefer globular clusters.' M5 is a top favorite of mine (M13 holds the #1 spot) and I was excited to image it at 1650mm focal length. You can count the stars! (When William Herschel did it in 1791, he counted 200).
Telescope:   Celestron EdgeHD 9.25
Length:   1650mm
Aperture:   235mm
F-stop:   f/7.5
Sessions:   1
Captured:   2022-03-05
Lights:   35
Exposure:   30
Total exposure:   17 m
Ra:   15h 18m 33.2s
Dec:   +2° 04' 40.277
Size:   28.432 x 18.956 arcmin
Radius:   0.285 deg
Scale:   0.284 arcsec/pixel