Messier 53 is a globular cluster located in constellation Coma Berenices. This cluster is quite far from galactic center of the Milky Way (60 000 light-year), which makes it to be located on the outer edge of our galaxy. However, it heading towards the center with speed approximately 63 km/s. The cluster contains 500 000 stars, but this cannot be verified by the photo I took, because it is 58 000 light-year from Earth and my telescope has very small aperture to resolve this kind of details.
|Telescope||Newton 254/1000 mm|
|Focal length||1060 mm|
|Autoguiding||ZWO 174MM, TS 60/240 mm|
|Camera||ZWO 071 Pro @-10°C|
|Corrector||Explore Scientific HR coma corrector|
|Filters||Astronomik L-1 - UV IR Block Filter
|Exposure||45x300s, Gain 94, bin 1x1,|