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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

Frames:
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

Astrometry.net 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

Description

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:
http://www.sternhimmel-ueber-tivoli.net/

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47 Tucanae, 



    
        

            Hartmuth Kintzel