Celestial hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Tucana (Tuc)  ·  Contains:  47 Tuc Cluster  ·  NGC 104
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47 Tucanae (NGC 104), 



    
        

            Jan Scheers
47 Tucanae (NGC 104)
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47 Tucanae (NGC 104)

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47 Tucanae (NGC 104), 



    
        

            Jan Scheers
47 Tucanae (NGC 104)
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47 Tucanae (NGC 104)

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 18, 2020
Frames:
20×180(1h)
Integration:
1h
Avg. Moon age:
1.96 days
Avg. Moon phase:
4.28%

RA center: 00h24m24s.2

DEC center: -72°0509

Pixel scale: 0.964 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.269 degrees

Field radius: 0.672 degrees

Resolution: 3661x3428

File size: 7.4 MB

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Telescope Live

Description

47 Tucanae, also designated NGC 104, is a globular cluster located in the Southern constellation Tucana.
It is about 13,000 ly away from Earth, and 120 light years in diameter. It can be seen with the naked eye, with an apparent magnitude of 4.1.
47 Tucanae is the second brightest globular cluster after Omega Centauri.

This RGB-image was captured with the ASA500N telescope and FLI PL16803 camera from Telescope Live in El Sauce Observatory, Chile.
Total integration time: 60 minutes
RGB 7:6:7 subs of 180s with each filter.
Dataset Telescope Live.

Processing with Astro Pixel Processor, Photoshop CC with AstroPanel V4.2, Astronomy Tools, Topaz Sharpen AI and Denoise Projects 3 plug-ins.

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47 Tucanae (NGC 104), 



    
        

            Jan Scheers