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





    
        

            Hartmuth Kintzel
47 Tucanae

47 Tucanae

Technical card

Resolution: 2406x1676

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

Astrometry.net job: 783051

RA center: 6.070 degrees

DEC center: -72.079 degrees

Orientation: -90.303 degrees

Field radius: 0.715 degrees

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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