Weekend Amateur: Using Nasa's SkyView virtual observatory to create stellar images

Weekend Amateur: Using Nasa's SkyView virtual observatory to create stellar images

There's no way I could afford my own 2.5 meter telescope, much less a mountain-top observatory. Thanks to Nasa and its SkyView virtual observatory, I created this image of the globular cluster Messier 3 using professional data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. You can too.

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