M3 (NGC 5272)

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Globular Canes Venatici 13h42.2 28°23' 18.6' 6.4 33.9 Kly

Messier 3 (also known as M3 or NGC 5272) is a globular cluster of stars in constellation Canes Venatici, at a distance of about 33,900 light-years.


M3, NGC 5272

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Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
May 6, 2003 Centurion
L 1:1
RGB 3:1
L 3x300
R,G,B 300
LRGB, Max Entropy, DDP