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Contains:  47 Tuc, NGC 104, NGC 121
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47 Tucanae, 


            Hartmuth Kintzel

47 Tucanae

Technical card

Dates:Aug. 13, 2015

22x180" ISO800
19x30" ISO800

Integration: 1.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.48 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.23%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Temperature: 5.00

Basic astrometry details job: None

RA center: 0h 24' 16"

DEC center: -72° 4' 44"

Orientation: -90.303 degrees

Field radius: 0.715 degrees

Resolution: 2406x1676

Locations: Tivoli / Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia

Data source: Traveller


For me "47 Tuc" is the most impressive globular cluster at all.

The small globular cluster on the right side (NGC121) no longer belongs to the Milky Way but to neighboring Small Magellanic Cloud.
It's diameter is with 250ly approximately twice as large as 47Tuc. But with 210,000 light years it is about 12x further away.

Made here at farm Tivoli / Namibia:



Hartmuth Kintzel
License: None (All rights reserved)

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47 Tucanae, 


            Hartmuth Kintzel