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Omega Centauri, 


            Andre van der Hoeven
Omega Centauri
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ106

Imaging cameras: SBIG STL-11000

Dates:May 22, 2014

Frames: 14x300"

Integration: 1.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.33%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 295968

RA center: 13h 26' 47"

DEC center: -47° 28' 48"

Pixel scale: 8.819 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.037 degrees

Field radius: 2.355 degrees

Resolution: 1600x1067

Locations: Siding Spring Observatory, Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia


Recently I was allowed to using a remote Takahashi FSQ106 in Australia to do some testing of the equipment. Using the telescope in Siding Springs observatory I could capture this image of Omega Centauri.



Andre van der Hoeven
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Omega Centauri, 


            Andre van der Hoeven